Managed Service Providers – Creating Confidence for Business

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Managed service providers have become a very integral part of running a successful small to medium sized business (and some larger ones too).  Most forward-thinking organizations understand the math behind this notion and use some form of managed service in their IT operations today.  Jack  Welch really hits the nail on the head with his statement:… Read more »

Corporate Security – 5 Sure Fire Ways to Get Your Business Hacked

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The #1 cause of planes falling out of the sky is pilot error. Interestingly, it’s also the #1 cause of compromised corporate security but in this case, planes don’t usually fall out of the sky and “pilots” are seated comfortably in office chairs all over our great nation. But that doesn’t mean the results can’t… Read more »

5 Reasons to Outsource IT Services

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Entrepreneurs – if there is one thing they all have in common it is the overwhelming penchant for wanting to do everything themselves.  Most entrepreneurs are really lousy at delegating to their own people let alone an outside specialist.  Given that no one is an expert at everything, the characteristic of not letting go can… Read more »

The Modern Worker – 15 Facts

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I have to admit, I completely “borrowed” all of this from a Steve Balmer (Microsoft CEO) address at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. But I found the facts so facinating that I had to share them. Today’s modern worker is so different from the stereotypical 9 to 5 worker of yesteryear as… Read more »