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5 Reasons Why Real Estate Firms Should Outsource IT Services

By CRA | June 19, 2018
Managed IT is a benefit for public and private employers. Real estate firms, especially, should consider outsourcing their IT. Here’s why. Why Real Estate Firms Should Outsource IT Save money on staffing. Real estate firms are generally small and focused on the buying and selling of residential and commercial properties. With most agents using personal devices and relying on email, IT needs are...

Real Estate Transactions Made Easier With Machine Learning

By CRA | June 05, 2018
Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are no longer fantasies but instead a part of our daily reality. While many of us grew up picturing AI as friendly robots, from the Jetsons to Star Wars, it’s both more simple and complex than this. In this post we’ll explore how machine learning is everywhere and how it is making real estate more efficient. Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence...

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...

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...

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...

Computer Resources of America (CRA) Listed as Top IT Services & Consulting Firms, and Top Cloud Consultants by Clutch

By CRA | December 13, 2017
Computer Resources of America named Top IT Services & Consulting Firms and Top Cloud Consultants representing 12% of companies from the IT Services industry of Global Leaders by Clutch. B2B ratings and reviews platform Clutch has named Computer Resources of America (CRA) a Global Leader in two categories on its annual Global Leaders List, an exclusive ranking of the most highly recommended...