Are You Ready to Be a Hybrid IT Hero?

The transition to cloud-based backup and storage solutions, like winter in Game of Thrones, is beyond coming – it has already arrived. More and more organizations are moving their invaluable data back-ups from on-premise to the cloud. However, not all organizations are moving at the same rate. Some are lagging behind and by doing so, are wasting time, effort, and money all unnecessarily. I recently helped a client upgrade their back-up solution and I feel  …>> more

Why Big Law Firms Need to Modernize Their Approach to IT

Anyone who’s ever gone for a fine dining experience knows it’s not all about the food. Sure, the chef may be the hottest in town with his or her three-Michelin-star restaurant, but the appeal is everything that comes with being there. It’s about servers in white tuxes, a sommelier recommending the perfect wine, and the overall impression that you are being treated to an elite experience. I tend to think about the fine dining experience  …>> more

Collaboration and the Classrooms of Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a seminar on Windows 10 and how it will impact the workplace of tomorrow. The session was both interesting and insightful and it got me to thinking about advancements in technology are changing the way classroom learning at colleges and universities is evolving. And as the great musical poet once noted – the times they are a-changin’. Today’s campus environments are now the domain of  …>> more

Planes, trains and automobiles – why the Microsoft Surface is my road warrior choice

What comes to mind when you mention the term modern workspace? For many, it’s an office filled with an endless array of shiny new gadgets… like in George Jetson’s office at Spacely Space Sprockets. While gadgets are a part of the modern workspace, they by no means fully define the concept. In its ideal form, a modern workspace is one that facilitates each task you need to complete in the most productive way possible –  …>> more
BY DEAN REID, MAY 29, 2019
SECURITY

What it’s like inside the chaos of a cyber-attack

Every disaster movie starts the same way. Happy people joyfully going about their daily lives, completely unaware of the panic and chaos that is about to befall them. This is exactly how it is in the minutes and hours leading up to a cyber-attack. There is no warning, no lead time to prepare. It’s just calm one moment and bedlam the next. How would you react if right this second, your organization was hit with  …>> more

Why Smart Hospitals Mean Better Patient Outcomes

Code Blue. The two most intense words one can hear inside the confines of a hospital. Whether it’s from the latest TV medical drama or a real-life situation, just about everyone knows what it means. The words conjure the image of doctors and nurses scrambling to assist a patient in critical distress. In every hospital in the country, it begins the same way – with an audio announcement of a code blue over the PA  …>> more