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.
October 29, 2012

Windows 8 Is Great!

So, Windows 8 is out, and Microsoft is making their big push to make us all aware of it and hoping we all love it. I've been using it a bit, and certainly reading all of the various reviews, and I have to both agree, and disagree with what I am reading.
October 17, 2012

What is Windows RT?

Pre-orders have begun for the Microsoft Windows RT tablet. However, the Windows 8 tablets are not yet available. But wait... isn't Windows RT windows 8? Well, yes, sort of.
August 8, 2012

It’s a Zombie (server) Apocalypse!

Well, zombies are very popular right now, and it only was a matter of time before someone figured out how to link Zombies and IT.
March 7, 2012

New iPad Announced – Should You Care?

Well, maybe. The new iPad will cost the same as the old but will have a screen (double the old) resolution and updated technology to keep it fast. There's more, but their are also
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...
November 23, 2011

Thankful for IT Support?

With Thanksgiving just a day away, I was pondering the many things I am thankful for, much like everyone does this time of year. Strangely, IT support never makes the top of my list. I know
November 1, 2011

How Much Should You Spend On IT Support?

One of the most common questions we get around IT coverage for smaller businesses is 'what will it cost?' Signing up for IT is a bit like
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...
July 7, 2011

CFO’s Lack Faith in CIO’s

CIO.com had an interesting article today regarding how IT is viewed in the corporate environment by the CFO, whom IT typically falls under. Not surprisingly (to me), the picture is