Joe Dysart

Business, Technology

How Fleets Can Double Down on Ransomware Protection

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With the threat of ransomware reaching new heights in 2021, many trucking and logistics companies are doubling down on their defenses against the scourge to make sure they’ve done everything they can to avoid becoming its next victim.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Securing Your IT Network

Protecting your trucking company’s computer network from the latest cyberthreats is an even greater challenge in 2021 given the stubborn persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to security pros.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
May 21, 2021
Business, Technology

Google Penalties Coming in May

Google is promising to double down on its policy of penalizing poorly designed websites with lower rankings in search engine returns with its next update, slated for May.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
February 19, 2021
Business, Technology

Curing Remote Workers’ Blues

Covenant truck Eric Whitton, senior vice president of technology at Covenant Transportation Services, said he sees more upsides than downsides for remote work. (Covenant Transport)

Given the stubborn persistence of the coronavirus, many trucking and logistics companies have turned to collaborative “teams” software to ensure their managers and staff can work virtually for the foreseeable future.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Staying Ahead of COVID-19

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Trucking companies are turning to new software applications to help mitigate employees’ fears about contracting COVID-19 while on the job.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 25, 2020
Business, Technology

The Power of Podcasting

Amidst the wide array of highly sophisticated digital tools marketers are using to increase profits, a surprising — and decidedly low-tech — alternative is scoring big gains for trucking companies: the simple podcast.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
May 22, 2020
Business, Technology

The Shame Police: Google Toys With Penalizing Slow-Loading Websites

Internet search goliath Google is toying with the idea of shaming slow-loading websites by displaying a “Usually loads slow” splash screen in place of a homepage when someone is trying to visit such sites.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
March 6, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

SEO: Give Your Company a Fighting Chance

While the challenge of ensuring that your trucking website is search engine optimized can feel daunting, getting your hands around SEO basics may be easier than you think.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
December 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

AI-Powered Analytics: Company Reports Can Now Write Themselves

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Truckers looking to autogenerate written reports from their databases now have a raft of choices available, thanks to the emergence of artificial intelligence-enabled ­writing software. Essentially, these AI-generated writing solutions can drill down into company databases and autoproduce easy-to-understand, written reports.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 20, 2019
Business, Technology

Hackers’ Latest Trick

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In a marked shift from previous years, hackers are much more likely these days to be bent on stealing your computer processing power rather than embedding ransomware or other malware in your network, according to a new report from IBM.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
May 24, 2019