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November 16, 2016

The Value of Outsourcing: How to Save Money on IT

Cutting costs is a tenet of business. If you’re making money, it only makes sense that you want to keep it. At the same time, you’re […]
November 1, 2013

Surplus IT Budget? Lucky You!

It’s that time of year: Time to decide what to do with surplus IT budget. If you find yourself with some surplus in your IT budget […]
October 24, 2013

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’ […]
June 12, 2013

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 workplace computing is enhanced productivity. Cloud and mobility are simply tools that further enable this goal. But, as with all seemingly simple concepts comes complexity.
May 15, 2013

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 bear some analysis and discussion before making any final decisions regarding BYOD in your business.
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.
October 31, 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Review

I think Microsoft is on spot here, and believe that they got ahead of the market. This device represents bringing hardware, software, and cloud computing together in a way that is compelling and simple. It works, and it makes me more productive.
February 7, 2012

Add Screen Space and Improve Productivity!

One of my pet peeves is not having enough screen real estate to do my job. While it is common to...
August 16, 2011

The IT Labor Challenge

I read an interesting article the other day regarding IT recruiting and retention. The key fact I saw right up front that was in May, the unemployment rate for IT professionals was at 3.8% against the national overall average of 9.1% and the IT labor market was...
May 13, 2011

The Great Tablet Experiment

I have been on a 3 month experiment to see if I can really change the way I stay productive. As ISOutsource moved into a full on laptop refresh cycle, I decided to...