Multi-Industry Advances in 3D Printing

By CRA | December 26, 2018
2018 saw an explosion in 3D printing. In addition to growing as a consumer product (the millionth 3D printer was purchased in 2017), 3D printers have been in the news, and even the focus of art exhibits. Here’s a recap of the biggest advancements in 3D printing in 2018. 3D Printing Advances in 2018 3D printing is a complex, but increasingly common, way of manufacturing virtually designed items...

Tech Tip of the Month: Backup & Disaster Recovery Preparedness

By CRA | December 18, 2018
With the amount of data businesses hold, it’s no secret that backups are key. Since we started typing term papers on word processors we learned–many of us the hard way–the importance of saving our work. While many of today’s IT solutions offer constant saving of individual work, it’s vital that businesses think big picture, long term and address very real risks. This month, Computer Resources...

How Artificial Intelligence Redefines Stock & Hedge Fund Trading

By CRA | December 18, 2018
This was one of our most popular blog posts of 2018. We've updated this post with new information to continue providing valuable content. 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...

How Blockchain Technology Is Revolutionizing The FinTech Sector

By CRA | December 14, 2018
This was one of our most popular blog posts of 2018. We've updated this post with new information to continue providing valuable content. 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?

The Role of Smart Cities in America's Near Future

By CRA | December 11, 2018
In the last year, interest in smart cities has risen considerably as everyone, from public safety and municipal governments to The Big Three, recognizes that the future is now. What are the features of a smart city? And what is the role of smart cities in the next few years? Today we’ll explore both what smart cities are and should be as well as how they may change life in the next few years. ...

Changing the face of IT operations: 5G Technology

By CRA | December 04, 2018
5G is coming and with it, all kinds of hype about AT&T, Verizon and new devices. 5G goes far beyond cell phone technology, though. It has massive implications for Information Technology. Here are the ways 5G is anticipated to change IT. What is 5G? Simply put, 5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. Each new generation has offered increased data transmission speed. Each has also had...