Category Archives: IT Consulting

The Business Benefits of IT Consulting

IT Consulting

There seems to be a fair bit of confusion from business owners around the term IT Consulting.  They may be justified, because a lot of folks that work in the space do different things, and they all call their jobs IT Consulting.  I wanted to shed some light on what it is and some of […]

Strategic Planning for Technology

Strategic Planning for Technology

Alright it is the beginning of a new year.  Everyone is talking goals and making plans for how they are going to succeed in the new year.  Many businesses are working on KPI’s which will be the benchmarks they look to for success in the new year.  You should be talking about strategic planning for […]

IT Tips for Setting up a New Office

IT Tips for Setting up a New Office If you’ve ever opened a new office, you know firsthand how frustrating it can be to deal with I.T. issues for the first few weeks. Here are a few tips to help make your next office setup go smooth: Planning One big piece that gets missed is […]

Preventing Server Sprawl

Server Sprawl

Preventing Server Sprawl I frequent consult with the owners of small and medium businesses on how to best support their networks.  There have been a couple of times recently where “server sprawl” has been particularly evident.  I thought it was worth taking a few minutes to cover and issue a potential warning to small business […]

Strategic Planning for IT in 2020

Strategic Planning for IT in 2020

Strategic Planning for IT in 2020 There are a lot of things to consider when running a business.  The end of the year brings a reconciliation of books, and frequently some resolutions for the year ahead.  I thought some quick info on what strategic planning for IT in 2020 should look like might be helpful.  […]

5 Things Your CTO Should Be Doing Instead of Desktop Support

5 Things your CTO SHould be doing instead of Desktop Support

5 Things Your CTO Should Be Doing Instead of Desktop Support The role of CTO is frequently misunderstood, and it can be a costly mistake for business owners and executives.  Our purpose today is to demystify it.  Here are 5 things your CTO should be doing instead of desktop support. Defining Need The first thing […]

Hidden Costs of In-House IT Staff

Hidden Costs of In-House IT Staff

Hidden Costs of In-House IT Staff Small and medium business owners are always looking for areas where they can save a few bucks.  Many business owners and C levels look at the expense of in-house IT staff as a cost center and simply live with it.  What they don’t realize is that there are many […]