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Managed Services, Best Practices

Sales is Hard Enough... Supporting Sales Teams Shouldn't Be

If you have a sales team to support, you know this responsibility comes with its own unique challenges.  You also know that keeping them focused and productive pays big..

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Best Practices

What we can learn from Tom Brady

Football fan or not, you probably saw or heard about the Super Bowl this past weekend.  And you know the focus was all about Tom Brady. The fact that he is 40 years old and..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

Endpoint protection isn't what we think it is...

Most companies spend a great deal of money on IT security.  We secure data centers, networks, PCs, tablets, phones, and now with IoT... everything that has an IP address.  All..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

Declare Disaster, Push Button, Drink Beer.

These are the exact words from a client who told me that his wish is for a new Disaster Recovery (DR) process for his company.  Of course, he does do work for a very large..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

It's about time! (Warning: Double entendre ahead)

For 30 years I have been in IT industry.  And for all of that time the promise of technology has been to accelerate business; and there are many ways in which we have delivered..

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Cloud Development, Cloud Adoption, Best Practices

Happy DevOps New Year!

This recent holiday season and  New Year is a great time to reflect on last year.

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Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

IT Testing: What's Appropriate for Replatforming Projects

Testing is an important component of any IT project. Releasing a serious flaw to production in a business-critical application can have disastrous effects. At best, it's a..

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Cloud Development, Best Practices, Cloud 101

What comes first... good SCM or DevOps?

Prior to a DevOps engagement, a potential client would want to know how you'll engage their team(s) and where your analysis may start. Would it be continuous integration? How..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

Real Service Desk Leverage Requires a Little Perspective

I often hear people talk about the Service Desk as the organization’s “window” into the IT function; and I get it.  The Service Desk has a significant impact on the IT brand,..

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