Category Archives for An Executive View

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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February 3, 2017

Protect Your Business from IoT Devices

It shouldn’t be news to you that connected Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are hackable; we’ve heard about hacks of baby monitors, cars, and more, and the recent Dyn attack used an “army” of over

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January 27, 2017

The True Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are the focus of major companies in many different fields (auto manufacturers such as Ford, GM and Tesla; technology companies like Google and Microsoft; and even the ride-sharing giants,

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January 18, 2017

The 8 Things You Can’t Afford to Overlook When Scaling Your Business

The most common problem facing any startup as they become a household name is growing pains. As a product or service takes off due to an influx of VC funding, signing a major new client, or a highly publicized

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January 6, 2017

The 4 Results You Really Need from Your Technology

Lots of companies that we meet with today know they need to be doing more with technology. They hear about “the cloud” or are concerned with falling behind because they don’t know where to start.

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