Category Archives for An Executive View

May 25, 2017

Protecting Your Business from Cyberattacks

Data breaches are a universal concern for small, medium, and large businesses today. The breaches that are most publicized are the ones that hit international corporations like Target and Home Depot, but any company

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May 18, 2017

Protecting Your Business from WannaCry Ransomware

At Awecomm, we have been talking a lot lately about protecting sensitive data. We have had a few recent blog articles and hosted a great event at the DAC helping business executives understand the importance

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May 12, 2017

Are Your Hiring Issues Related to Your Technology?

Hiring great people is a challenge for all of us. Whether you are trying to fill a position that has a plethora of available candidates, or one that has very little, there are challenges either way. So

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April 27, 2017

How Technology Impacts the Value of Your Business

Technology plays a role in several aspects that impact overall business value: Operations, capabilities, strategic positioning, agility, scalability, employee and client experiences, and even how you are

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April 24, 2017

The Intangible Benefits of IT Investment

When making business investment decisions, there are usually soft costs involved, right? Costs that may increase or decrease, but will not appear on the income statement (at least, not directly). These

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April 5, 2017

IT Investment Decisions: Scaling with Technology, Not Just with People

Growth is always a good thing, right? When a company scales and grows, it means there is demand for their product and they have the resources to expand. However, expansion doesn’t always mean new facilities

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March 31, 2017

IT Must Have a Seat at the Strategic Table

If you’re reading this blog, you already know that IT is very important to your business. Your business processes are connected to IT services and systems, making your day-to-day operations dependent

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March 24, 2017

IT and Business Strategy: 10 Ways to Close the Gap

A while back, we wrote that the biggest technology mistake a CEO can make is deferring technical decisions to a non-strategic role within the organization. Technology can’t just be focused on the

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March 8, 2017

The Cloud and Your Business in 2017

The cloud is thought of as many things, probably because it is so ubiquitous and involved in nearly every industry and technological capacity there is. Today, you can think of the cloud as a network of

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February 23, 2017

Is Your Data at Risk? Best Practices for Protecting Critical Data

Data today takes on many forms: It includes your internal business data and customer data that you might store. It could be credit card information, social security numbers, personally identifiable information

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