Bridging the Gap Between Generational Communication Preferences

February 19, 2018

It's no secret that technology is rapidly changing. As such, businesses have to keep up in order to retain good talent and to remain competitive amongst peers and similar organizations. In today's recruiting world, a Millennial (or Generation Y) would think twice about working for a company who expected limited use of the Internet and used old versions of applications with no collaboration capabilities. As a generation that upgrades their smartphones every couple of years, they would expect the same of an organization's network and applications. 

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Technology Trends, Collaboration, Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation: Identify the Why

April 14, 2017

In our last article, we asked if you could identify areas where your business could benefit from a digital overhaul.  For some, this is easy and for others, it may be hard to identify.  But before you begin, you must understand the reasons for wanting to go on a digital transformation journey.

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Data Points, Technology Trends, Digital Transformation

SE Blog Series: Digital Transformation

September 29, 2016

Business leaders are always looking for ways to create efficiencies and drive revenue. As the Internet became the way we communicated via email and business websites, organizations began taking advantage of cloud solutions like cloud hosted business applications (SaaS) and Microsoft Office 365.

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Data Points, Technology Trends

Hyperconvergence Defined

June 17, 2016

The world of hyperconvergence is relatively new, bringing forth a new approach to technology that should not be ignored. As Information Technology (IT) is ever-changing and continuously becoming more streamlined and sophisticated, it's important for businesses to stay "in the know" on the latest and greatest and to understand if it's the right 'next step' to take. To fully meet the needs of the ever-evolving and more tech-savvy clients businesses serve, it's a 'must' to have what IT takes to keep them satisfied. So, what is hyperconvergence and what does IT do?

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Data Management, Managed IT, Network Design & Implementation, Technology Trends

Wrapping IT Up: Write and Maintain a Mobile Device Management Policy

May 20, 2016

The time to think about Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions and policies isn’t after employees start using various personal devices for work. 

At our recent Lunch & Learn, Personal Devices and Corporate Data: The impact of BYOD and MDM in the workplace, Elek Miller of Drummond Woodsum stated, “You need to carefully consider your policies & procedures and document them prior to any employee using a device for work.  It is one of the most important/first things you should do prior to implementing any MDM solution.” 

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Data Protection, IT Strategy, Managed IT, Technology Trends

Update on Windows 10 Upgrade

February 23, 2016

In July 2015, Microsoft released the Windows 10 operating system (OS). Since then, Microsoft has been offering a free upgrade to Windows 7 and 8.1 users through July 29, 2016.  

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Technology Trends