What The Hospitality Industry Is Doing To Win At IT Services

Restaurants, hotels, spas, event venues, and tourist attractions—they all serve a mostly random subset of the general public daily. In this challenging paradigm, the slightest IT problem can easily become a major disruption that leads [...]

Microsoft Cuts Support For Major Products In January 2020

We know how big of a pain it can be for any business to have to change software. Employees are comfortable and businesses may have used the same product for years.

Cryptolocker: Malware Just Got a Bit Nastier!

Traditionally the kinds of virus and malware we see on client computers is fairly benign. While it may disrupt the flow of business, it is generally not destructive. It may require a computer to be formatted and reinstalled, but as a rule [...]

Is Bad Tech Costing Your Company?

I was reading an interesting article that asked the question "Is Bad Tech Costing Your Company" and it really brought home the reality of 'old school' IT thinking and the importance of having the right technology, AS DEFINED BY YOUR [...]

One Security Lesson Microsoft Learned Well

Last week, a group of hackers were all over the web for taking Forbes staff reporter, Andy Greenberg, on a joy ride in a Ford Escape and Toyota Prius (check out the video below).  The purpose of this joy ride: To highlight the security [...]

The Impact of BYOD on IT Complexity

In the world of technology, the methods of delivery change over time as technology evolves, but the goal has remained the same – to produce valuable information and data in as efficient and cost effective a manner as possible. The goal of [...]

More BYOD Considerations

As we continue on our discussions around BYOD, one topic that comes up time and again is the potential issues around these mixed use devices. The mixing of personal and professional data creates some questions and issues that really do [...]

BYOD Considerations

BYOD. Bring your own disaster? Bring your own disruption? 

Cloud Simplified

One of the most challenging aspects of the current push towards cloud computing is the confusing marketing aspect of it. The answer to every question is 'cloud' and there is little clarity around what is meant.'Cloud Computing' has become [...]

Windows 8 Part 2

Lots of talk about Windows 8 recently (not surprisingly). As I blogged earlier, I am a fan, but there are considerations that need to be considered when determining if you want to move to the new OS.