21 Aug 2020

The Advantages of Live (Without-a-Net) Virtual Conferences

One of the biggest news items of the past week in the US was the Democratic party’s virtual convention held (mostly) in Milwaukee. Let me just get this out of the way: there will be no political commentary here—only observations about the format of the convention and how this is relevant to our ability to communicate how we can lower e-sign costs and also optimize email security automation. Obviously, the DNC (that’s the Democratic party organization)... Read more...

14 Aug 2020

A Brown Bag Lunch (on Us) for 2020

Remember the good old pre-pandemic days when you would get one of those internal emails about a “brown bag” lunch? Maybe, if you were lucky, your company would foot the bill for catering. At RPost, we would have our Thursday lunches brought into our LA office, and we all would commune to talk about everything from movies to the latest advancements in encryption technology—all in person and without masks. Imagine that. These “brown bags”... Read more...

07 Aug 2020

RMail: The N95 Mask of Email Encryption Software

Earlier this week, a house party in Beverly Hills, California made national headlines, as hundreds of revelers went maskless and practiced virtually zero social distancing. Worse still was that gunfire erupted later on in the party, and three people were shot. Parties like this are hardly limited to California, as it’s clear that people all over the nation (and world) are using rented ‘party houses’ as a substitute for the nightclubs that have... Read more...

31 Jul 2020

Dichotomy of High Tech and Low-Tech Solutions in a New Normal (with Sports and More?)

When we first wrote about our predictions of virtual reality tech trends in sports (read our 2017 projections) we thought we would see more of an injection of virtual reality into sports broadcast sooner. Faced with forced change due to COVID, we are now seeing this forced intersection, a form of augmented reality. With some professional sports leagues returning to the stage over the last week, we’ve been witness to some strange dichotomies of high... Read more...

24 Jul 2020

The People Have Spoken: Americans (TE Readers) Prefer to Relive Live Events

In one of the biggest election upsets since 1948 when Harry Truman defeated Thomas Dewey, Tech Essentials readers delivered a resounding vote of support (85%!) to relive the full moments of our Optimize!2020 Virtual Conference as opposed to the ‘crib-note’ highlight reels. In the spirit of full discourse, the Tech Essentials staff expected a much different result. You may recall that two weeks ago we asked readers to “vote by click”... Read more...