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  1. 5 Characteristics Of A Great IT Employee — And None Of Them Are Technical Skills
    10/16/2014

    My underlying principle about recruitment is that specific skills and training are important, but they shouldn’t be your primary concern during the hiring process. Job skills are necessary, of course, but you should look beyond skills and consider the behavioral characteristics that spell success in your company. My belief has always been that I can teach you to do your job better, but I can’t change who you are. Behavioral skills are much harder to teach and to change. People skills, management, leadership, creativity, ability to deal with adversity: these are of more value in the long term than any specific “job” skill. In the end, those are what we need.

  2. What Apple Pay Means For The Channel
    10/15/2014

    Apple Pay has been a long time coming. Now that it’s here (or almost here), you’re probably wondering what it means for you as a reseller. We’ve been studying the technology and the wider payments climate carefully, and have a few tips and insights to help you navigate the ways this will change things for you and your merchant customers.

  3. 7 IT Security Best Practices For IT Pros To Protect Against Cyber Threats
    10/15/2014

    Cyberattacks come in many forms, from nation-state hacking to ransomware. Malware like CryptoLocker, which netted the malware authors a reported $30M, doesn’t discriminate either — hitting the consumer, the small business, mid-market, and large enterprises. 

  4. Channel Transitions Midwest Speakers Offer MSPs “Steps To Success”
    10/15/2014

    Executives representing CompTIA, GFI MAX, Mercury, and Worldpay provide guidance to 100+ channel professionals at Chicago conference

  5. Data Breaches By The Numbers
    10/14/2014

    Though we usually hear of data breaches when they happen to big brands, 81% of all data breaches happen to small businesses. And unlike big businesses, 60% of SMBs that experience a breach close down within 6 months.

  6. Fixing The Disconnect Between Employer And Employee For BYOD
    10/14/2014

    It’s no surprise that there are many articles and papers on Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) that will advise employers on how to secure employee devices. With the exponential growth in malware and potentially unwanted apps (PUA’s) during 2013, particularly on the Android™ platform, the stakes and risks have never been higher.

  7. Success Runs In Groups, Peer Groups, That Is
    10/10/2014

    Over the past several months I’ve been blessed to be able to speak at several vendor events about peer groups and HTG in particular. The amount of time has varied from an hour to three hours, and the format has often included some tabletop time as well to interact with attendees. At each of the events and sessions, as is almost always the case, there is a lot of excitement and energy around peer groups after I finish speaking. I am very blessed to be able to introduce people to the HTG Way of doing peer groups because it’s something I am passionate about. I enjoy sharing about my leadership journey and what my experience with HTG Peer Groups has taught me about the power of peers.

  8. Top 5 Reasons Why CFOs Are Concerned About Backup
    10/10/2014

    The CFO these days is far more than just a bean counter.

  9. 3 Key Trends In Mobile Enterprise Technology
    10/10/2014

    To remain competitive in the fast-moving mobile enterprise market, VARs, ISVs, distributors and other channel partners who resell and support IT solutions for business need to stay ahead of the curve on how mobile business and applications are evolving.  Following are three emerging trends that will likely affect how mobility-based businesses and government agencies evaluate, purchase, and deploy mobile systems and components.

  10. 5 Tips To Adding Value To Hybrid Clouds With Cloud Management Platforms
    10/10/2014

    The data center world was changed forever by the virtualization revolution – and that change has only accelerated with the cloud computing technology that followed.  Over the last 18 months the market has settled on the notion that any sizable organization that has enough workload diversity benefits the most by using  both public and private cloud in a hybrid model.

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