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9 Strategies to Create a Tech-Savvy Classroom

By CRA | May 29, 2018
With the rise in jobs seeking tech-savvy candidates to students looking at the technological prowess of colleges when deciding where to apply, it’s time for schools to create classrooms where technology is more than an occasional treat or dreaded nightmare. To cap our month looking at technology across the educational sector, here are 9 strategies to embrace technology in the classroom where...

Making Your School Attractive to Tech-Savvy Students

By CRA | May 22, 2018
Today’s students are the most tech-savvy in history. Not only do they have the know-how to live in a digital world, but they also seek institutions that function fluidly in the digital realm. It is vital to understand what students want when it comes to their school and how it uses technology. To compete, schools must understand what students want and what they know so that schools can meet them...

The Future of Cloud Computing in Education

By CRA | May 15, 2018
The benefits of cloud computing aren’t a secret anymore. Education has seen an explosion of technology integration thanks to the ease and accessibility of the cloud. It’s also the best option for secure, scalable file storage. That indicates a bright future of cloud computing, especially in the education sector. The Benefits of Cloud Computing in Schools In order to understand the future of the...

How to Implement Technology in the Classroom

By CRA | May 08, 2018
Today’s students are required to be far more tech savvy than those who were in the same classrooms a decade ago. With everything from college applications to job interviews taking place in the digital sphere, typing skills just don’t cut it. Here’s a look at what top experts in education say students need for tech skills and the tools to implement technology in the classroom to set up students...

Artificial Intelligence is Redefining Trading

By CRA | April 25, 2018
Artificial intelligence is on the rise and changing how historically human-powered business is done. One example of this is the effect of AI on trading. The Coming of Age of Artificial Intelligence Chances are you use forms of AI every day. Talking to the virtual assistant in your phone or home to get the weather or figure out the name of that actor who’s in everything is one example. A form of...

Finance Management with Office 365

By CRA | April 18, 2018
FinTech was late to the cloud game. Now, they’re pretty much proclaiming from the rooftops, “We’re here!” and are likely to pave the way for others to do the same. Here’s what you need to know if you’re still on the fence about cloud-based financial management with Office 365. If Microsoft 365 Is Good Enough For These Brands... First, Microsoft acquired big name brands in 2017. NASCAR, British...

5 Things You Must Know About The Impact of the New Tax Law on Financial Technology

By CRA | April 11, 2018
There’s been a lot of chatter, online and off, about the new tax law. Here’s what everyone needs to know about how it affects FinTech (financial technology). How The New Tax Law Affects FinTech The law went into effect on January 1, 2018 and will affect 2019 tax filings. Regulators are still hashing out how to enforce the code, so it will take some time to predict the exact impact of the changes...

Blockchain Technology is Revolutionizing FinTech

By CRA | April 04, 2018
Blockchain technology is changing the face of financial technology, or FinTech. What is Blockchain and why does it work so well in the finance sector? That’s what we’re unpacking today on the Computer Resources of America blog. What is Blockchain Technology? Blockchain, also called “distributed ledger”, is a form of document sharing that allows as many people as necessary access to a file that...

Tips and Tricks for Designing from Home

By CRA | February 07, 2018
Working from home is no longer something people dream of. The amount of people working from home, especially designers, is increasing rapidly. This week we’re breaking down the stats and trends and then sharing tips and tricks for thriving in work from home graphic design jobs.  Working From Home: By The Numbers One in five Americans works from home at least once a week. That’s 30 million...

Adobe CC 2018: What’s New?

By CRA | January 30, 2018
Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 is out and has seen some significant changes over previous versions. Here’s the rundown on what you can expect from the new suite. What’s New In Adobe CC 2018? Broken down by components of Adobe Creative Cloud, here are the updates to the suite that will improve your workflow. Photoshop There are several new features and improvements. Find the complete release notes here...

Version Control: Collaborating on Live Projects

By CRA | January 24, 2018
As work culture becomes more open and collaborative, version control is increasingly important. From the simple example of “track changes” in Word, or creating a spreadsheet together in Google Sheets, office-based and remote workers are regularly collaborating in realtime and can easily see what others have done to improve code, texturize a logo or electrify language. It’s time for this...

CAD in 2018: What to Expect

By CRA | January 22, 2018
While architecture and engineering don’t change much, the technology used to design is evolving at a rapid rate. Computer-aided design (CAD) is no exception. We’ve been watching and have made predictions about what to expect in 2018. Here are our top predictions for advancements in CAD in the next twelve months.  2018: Our 6 CAD Predictions Tech trends cross several industries and because CAD is...