April 9, 2013

BYOD Considerations

BYOD. Bring your own disaster? Bring your own disruption? The fact is, when it comes to bring your own device, resistance is futile, and most of the concerns we hear about can be remediated with a little planning. In reality, BYOD is not a technology challenge so much as it is a business question, and I think that fact is overlooked far too often due to the overwhelming noise in the space regarding security fears, viruses, CONTROL, etc.
April 3, 2013

Cloud Applications for Productivity

Most mobile cloud apps are aimed toward consumerism.  News organizations like CNN have mobile apps to get the latest headlines, Netflix lets you watch the latest […]
March 12, 2013

Scalability – A Compelling Cloud Argument

The first and most important thing to understand when it comes to cloud computing is that it has not changed the goal of computing, just some parameters. The goal of all computing is to produce valuable information and data in as efficient and cost effective a manner as possible.
March 7, 2013

Shutting it down… with Microsoft’s Windows 8

One of the biggest frustrations we have run across with the release of Windows 8 is how to shut it down.   It used to be fairly simple, […]
March 3, 2013

Scalability – A Compelling Cloud Argument

[avatar user=”richardb” size=”original” align=”right”] There are many conversations regarding the Cloud these days, seemingly endless chatter on why to move to the cloud and why not […]
February 11, 2013

Will The Cloud Save You Money?

Can't avoid the ever ubiquitous marketing and real world cloud references. Cloud computing, however, is still just computing, and at the end of the day, we invest in computing infrastructure as a means to an end - and that end is enhanced productivity and profitability.
February 3, 2013

Backing it up… with Microsoft’s Windows 8

We recently received an email from a reader asking what seemed a relatively simple question:  “How do you perform a complete system backup in Windows 8?” […]
January 17, 2013

2013 Predictions

As I look into my crystal ball for 2013, there are a few topics I think will be hot around the water cooler, and as a business owner, executive or IT professional, it would be smart to start thinking about and planning for.
January 7, 2013

Playing in the Clouds… with Microsoft’s OneDrive

If you have been working with Windows 8, use Outlook.com or have a Windows phone or Surface tablet, you might be familiar with a service from Microsoft […]
December 24, 2012

What Does Excellent Service Mean To Me?

Everybody promises great customer service. Some seem to hit the mark, some don't but the promise is always there, because inherently it is a desirable thing, a thing we clearly want.What is it though? To me, excellence in service is not a promise, it is a commitment.What is the difference?Well, a promise is a binding event, a commitment is a way of doing things, a way of being