Seven Sins of IT: Failure to Fit

Fit is important. Think about a shirt you want to wear for the next big outing. If it’s too big, you’re uncomfortably drowning in extra material and look like a child playing dress up. If it’s too small, you are constantly tugging at fabric and may feel like you’re busting out! The same goes for […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Choppy Changes

As a kid, my dad liked to teach me life lessons. Some of these came in typical ways, like how to tie your shoes or how to ride a bike, while others were more unconventional, like the rules of comedy. Rule one (and to be honest, I’m not sure we ever got past this rule) was timing […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Missing Metrics

As a business leader, you know the importance of metrics. The flowery stuff doesn’t matter: show me the numbers. Show me the impact this will have on my business. If you can’t back up what you’re proposing with cold, hard stats, I’m not interested. Sound familiar? Here’s the thing: stats can be flowery, too. There […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Subpar Scheduling

Once your IT is set up, what happens next? Is there talk of scheduling another visit, or does your IT service provider leave your parking lot, never to be heard from again? Is that the level of service you’re wanting from your technology provider? If your provider is only interested in selling you technology solutions, […]

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Seven Sins of IT: Poor Performance

Of course, no one likes anything performing poorly. Whether it’s an off-key singer at the café or a fumble from your favorite athlete, it’s practically universal that all people dislike a poor performance. As a business owner, it’s vital to know this fact in order to keep your business booming. How can your business have a […]

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Tis the Season for Holiday Technology Solutions

The holidays are upon us, and with that, many changes. With so much excitement, why would your technology stay stagnant? It wouldn’t! Holiday technology solutions can be temporary or on a more permanent basis and can make a significant difference in your business this holiday season.   According to comScore, mobile Internet usage has almost […]

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IT Goes Mobile: Top Apps for IT Staff

There’s an app for that. Remember those commercials? That campaign was launched in early 2009, and while Apple (and everyone else) is so over that phrase, it still rings true. Now, IT staff and administrators can take their work with them thanks to mobile apps. We’ve compiled a few awesome apps just for your IT […]

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Uncovering Shadow IT

It’s on your computers. It’s on your smartphones. It’s on your devices. It’s shadow IT , and it could be lurking in your office. Shadow IT may not be the scariest sounding thing, but trust that it’s capabilities can cause great problems–or great success–for your company. First thing’s first, what is shadow IT? Shadow IT […]

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Getting Schooled in IT Managed Services

If your school is looking into expanding its technology efforts, then IT managed services should be high on that list. Utilizing a company’s IT managed services offers full support options for scalable technology solutions at a fraction of what it would cost for your school to implement the same services independently. Schools have so many […]

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