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Are you getting the IT support your business needs?
February 16, 2016 by Tris Hussey

Are you getting the IT support your business needs?

More than just help desk, do you have someone in your corner for IT strategy and planning? Your laptop isn't connecting to the network, you know emails are backing up because your phone is about to bounce itself onto the floor. Who's going to help you? Maybe you have a... Read More
The Benefits of a Virtual CIO
January 26, 2016 by Nigel Brown

The Benefits of a Virtual CIO

You’ll Wish All Your Executives Were Virtual! How many movies and TV shows have you seen whose plots revolved around robots or computers with artificial intelligence rebelling against their human creators and trying to take over the world? So when you hear the term “virtual CIO,” it might conjure... Read More
How I'd Bring Managed Services to My Last Startup
January 21, 2016 by Tris Hussey

How I'd Bring Managed Services to My Last Startup

IT on a shoestring doesn’t have to be broken For more of the past dozen years I’ve led or been a part of a number of startups. Regardless of the startup, its niche, or the number of people, one thing has been universally true: IT planning was ad... Read More
We started saying no to customers, and you wouldn't believe what happened next
January 14, 2016 by Tris Hussey

We started saying no to customers, and you wouldn't believe what happened next

Our business started to grow. Here’s why. Managed services is a tricky business. Managed services is a wide-open term that could mean lots of different things to lots of different people. I’m going to start with a broad (but succinct) definition: managed IT services is helping a company... Read More
Enterprise-class IT Isn't Magic
December 14, 2015 by Tris Hussey

Enterprise-class IT Isn't Magic

But great great IT does take planning, listening, and execution I read a good article on Harvard Business Review—Executives Get the IT They Deserve—which wanders its way through why consumer IT isn’t like Enterprise IT and then why Enterprise IT is better—and worse—than consumer IT.... Read More
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