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Executives and Security.   It's Not Personal.

When asked why he robbed banks, Willie Sutton famously responded; "Because that is where the money is.''  Discussing security with executives they often take the idea of..
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Managed Services, Best Practices

Tackling Change in IT with STP

I recently had the opportunity to jump back into Project Management after many years focused on other things. I worked with a group of very talented IT engineers, many of whom..

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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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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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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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Managed Services

What brand of sphygmomanometer does your doctor use?

I was speaking with a client recently, we’ll call him Frank, about all the tools Astadia uses in delivering our services.   He is a very sharp IT veteran and after answering..

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Managed Services

IT as a Service (ITaaS)

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