For decades now, there has been two opposing choices in managing IT- do it yourself, or outsource it. With increasingly technical, business and compliance complexity, the old school concept of the fixed internal IT team is becoming increasingly expensive and unrealistic. The fact is, a myriad of IT skills are required in today’s IT environment,… Read more »
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Okay, I get that you may not like change. I understand that Windows XP is like a trusted friend who’s been at your side for a decade or more. I get that it works, and hey, if it ain’t broke, why fix it… Really I do understand. But you really don’t have a choice anymore,… Read more »
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 and are trying to decide what to do with it here are a few suggestions that may be helpful in your decision making process. Nice to Haves Many companies… Read more »
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 EMPLOYEES! Millennial workers are leading the way in the BYOD charge, as they have had… Read more »
A lot of talk these days surrounds Mobile Device Management, why you need it and how you can use it to help control your mobile workforce. But did you know that if you work with a recent version of Exchange server, you have some portion of the control for mobile devices that sync to your… Read more »
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 movies, Pandora and Spotify help you enjoy music from wherever you have 4G. It’s tougher to find applications that help you do your job in the same way. We recently… Read more »
There are many conversations regarding the Cloud these days, seemingly endless chatter on why to move to the cloud and why not to. 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… Read more »
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.
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.
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