• June 08, 2022

    The Azure Change – Part II

    Let’s recap Part I from last week. We are at a moment in time when there is a palpable shift in technology. We’ve seen several of these during our 35 years in business, and we’re in one right now. We’re moving from a central server for all company data and programs to an on-demand, file […]

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  • June 03, 2022

    The Azure Change – Part I

    The Azure Change – Part I I’ve mentioned in some previous articles and videos that there is a significant shift happening in business computer services. Our industry evolves at a hectic pace, but there are moments in time when there are significant shifts that impact our clients at a foundational level. We put together a […]

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  • May 11, 2022

    Book Review: Great by Choice

    Book Review: Great by Choice When asked if the authors were more or less optimistic after this research study, they said ‘this study shows that whether we prevail or fail, endure or die, depends more upon what we do than on what the world does to us.’ How encouraging, and sobering; we can and should […]

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  • May 11, 2022

    Tracking Certificates of Insurance

    Tracking Certificates of Insurance I can’t think of any of our contractor clients who don’t have to deal with Certificates of Insurance. A certificate of insurance is proof of insurance, what type, and when it expires.  It’s our responsibility to track these expirations and receive updated certificates before any additional payments are made. Then during […]

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  • May 04, 2022

    Another Good Reason

    Here’s Another Good Reason To Stay On Top Of Your AR We had a client who sent us a copy of a form that had been filled out and sent to a City they were working with. The form was a request to change the bank and account information for future payments. The reason we […]

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  • April 27, 2022

    Leadership -What’s New, Changes

    Leadership – What’s Changed and What’s Next In 2021, I signed up for the Hero’s Journey with Darren Hardy. This is a year-long training course with a weekly call and homework, targeted to business owners and those in leadership positions in their company, in their community, or their family—so anyone who has a desire to […]

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  • April 20, 2022

    FBI Warning

    FBI Warning Within the Managed Service Provider industry (MSP’s), specific companies receive regular briefings from the FBI, trends they’re seeing. We’re not all invited to the party, but the FBI is interested in what we see within our client base, trends. Recently, we received a warning from the FBI about an aggressive effort by sophisticated […]

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  • April 12, 2022

    How the Mighty Fall: Book Review

    How the Mighty Fall: Book Review Jim Collins refers to this as his ‘dark book.’ His previous books share research as to how companies excel and grow, becoming or succeeding at being great. This research was focused on companies who ‘fell’ and the five (5) stages of decline as identified from the research. One of […]

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  • April 06, 2022

    Sophisticated Bank Scam

    Sophisticated Bank Scam On a recent call with our C12 IT Affinity group, one of the companies shared a client story that we just had to share with you! At the client, the financial person’s account was compromised. The hacker was able to change the password to the bank, and the only Two-Factor (Multi-Factor) Authentication […]

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  • March 29, 2022

    Time to Laugh

    We’ve been recording our short video updates for several years now. Larry had a little fun putting together a ‘blooper’ reel a while back and it started circulating at Syscon recently. In honor of April 1st, we thought we’d share some of the fun with you!

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