Business Solutions’ Channel Transitions VAR/MSP Executive Conference provided education and networking designed to help attendees learn how to best implement and manage the as-a-Service model. Attendees shared some of the takeaways via Twitter from the October 7 conference in Philadelphia.
DavidWells101: #chantran13 Looking forward to gathering new insights. Financing transition to as a service
ctoevents: Pay it forward. #AJO #chantran13
jpanek: John Rutkowski of BOLDER Designs recommends book The E Myth Revisited. #chantran13
mszkoda: #chantran13 @bsminfo Great day here at channel transitions! pic.twitter.com/0X8OM6FqgX
PAR_Partner_Eco: Learning how to INVIGORATE the channel with "as a service" #chantran13 pic.twitter.com/edzYcJla05
jpanek: To retrain or rehire sales and tech staff changing from break-fix to MSP. Break-fix: don't change easy. #chantran13
jpanek: Panel discussion at #chantran13. Change to MSP one customer at a time. Get staff on the bus one at a time. pic.twitter.com/am0txtoPc5
Golem5: Managed service providers don't want their solutions to break. Ever. Solid point. #chantran13
InsideRSPA: #chantran13 via @Golem5: Contact recurring clients every 3-6 months. Set budget expectations for next service they may want to sign up for.
Jim_Roddy: Attendees at #chantran13 say they love the diversity of channel executive here. Various businesses & verticals. @bsminfo
jpanek: MSP Rule of 78. Add One customer @ One dollar each month = $78 rev at year-end. Imagine $100 - $1000 per customer. #chantran13
jpanek: Make a x/y matrix of customers and services you sell. Green check if they have it, red x if they don't. Go sell some services! #chantran13
DavidWells101: @Jim_Roddy Great event, came away with more than going in and made great connections in the process #chantran13
Channel Transitions is sponsored by: AVG Managed Workplace, Mercury, OKI Data Americas, GFI MAX, ModernOffice Suite, and Harbortouch with industry association partners The ASCII Group, CompTIA, and the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA).