Why Internal IT Staff Can Be a Hindrance

Hiring an IT employee to take care of in-house issues must be the answer because you are tired of reacting to all of the IT issues you are having.  When your business gets big enough to hire an internal IT person it might make things worse.  In this post, we will discuss why maintaining internal […]

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Why Include Technology in your Business Planning

Technology decisions may be costly or difficult to change later.  Forecasting what hardware and software your business needs to remain competitive requires planning and organization.  In order to stay ahead of the curve, include technology into your regular business planning and strategy sessions.  Generating a plan will help maintain your environment, train your staff, and support employees who […]

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5 Tips to Tech-Safe Travel

Summer is a great time to travel and many of us bring our technology along so we can share the fun and keep up with everyone back home.  We know about all the tips to keep our homes safe, like having someone pick up your mail and newspapers, leaving a light or television on to make […]

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Technology Doesn’t Solve All Problems

My first BIG IT job was working for Andersen Consulting in Northbrook, IL as a Network Administrator.  The facility at Northbrook was huge; 6 five-story adjacent office buildings housing over 1,500 people who were responsible for managing the global corporation.  The server room was over 2,500 square feet, and housed over 100 physical servers and […]