General Computing Executive Commentary

  1. Pop Quiz: What’s The Difference Between Compliance And Security?
    4/27/2015

    The relationship between compliance and security is one that many IT types think they understand, but in reality don’t quite grasp. That’s why my ongoing effort to educate on this topic starts by asking the same question: Do you have smoke alarms in your home?

  2. The Internet Of Things: Connecting The World Comes At A Cost
    4/27/2015

    I love talking about the Internet of Things. The buzzword is awful, but it’s a favorite topic of mine, bringing together the idea of an intelligently connected world with practical devices to create systems. These systems add intelligence, allowing devices to communicate machine to machine and then take action as required.

  3. 5 Field Service Trends With The Power To Differentiate Business Operations
    4/27/2015

    Field service operations don’t look like they used to. Advanced technology has driven significant change and operational efficiencies. Field personnel are empowered to bring more value to customer engagements, solve problems, and grow sales.

  4. Window Of Opportunity: Server 2012 Migration
    4/23/2015

    Insights for channel partners as they look toward the Windows Server 2003 support deadline

  5. 3 Security Problems The IoT Will Create — And How To Solve Them
    4/23/2015

    The connected world is coming sooner than you think. App developers and mobile service providers are already taking advantage of the new era of connected cars, wearable devices, and entire smart homes — all fitting into the notion of the Internet of Things (IoT).

  6. The Engines Of Commerce: Driving Down Data Center TCO With Asset Intelligence
    4/21/2015

    Data centers are the engines of commerce. They enable every aspect of modern civilization, but in doing so they use massive amounts of corporate finance, much of which is wasted through inefficiency and asset underutilization.

  7. 20 Great Books That Can Help Build Your IT Solutions Provider’s Leadership Team
    4/14/2015

    Building a leadership team is an ongoing challenge. Yet it is one of the single most important tasks an owner/entrepreneur must do. Fortunately, there are many great books that can help make the task a little simpler.

  8. 4 Tips For Improving Financial Reporting
    4/14/2015

    Accurate and timely financial reporting can be a valuable tool in managing any size business. A leadership team equipped with accurate financial data is empowered to make quicker, more informed decisions and effectively keep up with changing market conditions.

  9. 4 Things To Consider When Protecting Apps And Data In The Cloud
    4/13/2015

    The debate about which cloud is the right for business — public, private or hybrid — has been ongoing and may never be completely resolved, but most will agree the choice depends on the business and its unique requirements.

  10. 25 “Leadership Learnings” To Help You At The Helm Of Your IT Solutions Provider
    4/9/2015

    I am blessed to be able to spend a lot of time with leaders from all over the globe. Over the years, I’ve collected some observations about the disciplines and habits they live by. Here is a compilation of things I’ve observed and learned as I’ve watched these leaders do what they do.

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