Category Archives: IT Strategy

Inertia and Technical Debt in IT

In a discovery meeting with a potential client this week we discussed a long list of challenges they have with their current IT provider.  Really long.  They have been with them for over 7 years.  Then he raised an interesting objection.  He said, “I just don’t want to leave one set of problems for another […]

Calculating the Cost of Downtime

Male IT technician looking at server rack with hands behind head

We met with some business owners this week where the current IT provider has neglected their technology for some time.  There were a few contributing reasons for this.  The client is in manufacturing and is hesitant to invest money in technology that they didn’t see improving their production process or output.  The current solution was […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Move to Office 365

Top 10 Reasons to Move to Office 365 There are a lot of reasons that most businesses should consider moving to Office 365, and a few things to think about when making the jump. Office 365 can be a huge productivity boost for businesses, and has a lot of great features that can streamline their […]

Bucking the trend – Is BYOD a fit for your business?


BYOD or Bring your own device is a big trend in business technology, and while it has several advantages there are also some pretty serious challenges associated with it that should be considered before jumping on the bandwagon. Let’s define BYOD a little bit.  Bring your own device refers to a current technology trend where […]