Archive | April, 2012

Security checklist – unusual items you should be looking at

April 30, 2012

0 Comments

Over the last 20 years I done hundreds of security audits and worked on many resolutions. It amazes me that many businesses think they are completely secure, yet have not taken the appropriate steps to actually ensure their company’s security success. There are the obvious task a company should perform, like security patches, updates and such. […]

Continue reading...

Google faces backlash on release of new product

April 26, 2012

0 Comments

So it Google at it again? Just two days into their launch of Google Drive, an online cloud storage solutions (that competes with our own product).  Google is already facing suspicion as it tries to persuade people to entrust their personal documents, photos and other digital content to the company’s new online storage service. If […]

Continue reading...

Survey – What is in your CRM package?

April 24, 2012

2 Comments

Continue reading...

Windows 8 – Does it belong in your workplace?

April 23, 2012

14 Comments

Last Friday during a client conference call I was asked if Windows 8 should be considered for their workplace.  There is a lot of discussion about Microsoft’s newest OS. Currently nobody has a definitive answer regarding it’s validity in the workplace . If someone tells you they do, then they obviously do not know what […]

Continue reading...

Microsoft’s Roadmap – New software coming your way soon, maybe…

April 19, 2012

2 Comments

As we can all attest, one surety in the technology field is that Microsoft will continue developing software, whether we need it or not. Although, Microsoft’s target release date have been anything but accurate. As new technologies are introduced, the need to enhance and update software does seem appropriate. From desktop to server, nearly every […]

Continue reading...

What potential employers want to know about you

April 16, 2012

2 Comments

While doing research for a previous article entitled “Your privacy – can an employer ask for your Facebook login and password?” I came across plenty of articles and topics related to the subject. Recently, while I was still reviewing some material for a follow on segment I came across an article at http://www.Baselinemag.com that not only […]

Continue reading...

Cloud Gridlock – what you should be looking for

April 12, 2012

0 Comments

Earlier this week I was on the telephone with a potential client discussing their intended cloud use and the volume of data they aim to upload. We discussed who would use this data and when and why. As our conversation progressed, it became apparent that this customer could have some real issues in data retrieval […]

Continue reading...

Our CRM Journey – what it means for you!

April 9, 2012

3 Comments

For the past three years my business partner, James Roten and I have been building a cloud solution not only for our customers, but for ourselves too. Our original thoughts were to move our company into the cloud to minimize hardware and software expenditures and to reduce support. Well now – we offer these services to our […]

Continue reading...

Tech Support – are you getting the support you need?

April 5, 2012

0 Comments

With all the new technology available today, iPads, smartphones, cloud services, software as a service and a parade of new hardware, software, patches and updates, including new releases of our old beloved favorites like Microsoft Office, it is not surprising that many companies are having troubling finding the right technical support staff. In fact, it […]

Continue reading...

To Spam or not to Spam

April 2, 2012

6 Comments

On Friday later afternoon my telephone rang. On the other end was a frustrated client that some of their email was sitting in their Spam folder. They said these are legitimate emails and after they were marked as safe, but the next email still ended up in the Spam folder. This is common and I […]

Continue reading...