Category Archives: IT Consulting

Is Your Network Really Secure?

Last year, US Congressman Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence made the following assertion: “There are two types of companies in this country, those who know they’ve been hacked, and those who don’t know they’ve … Continue reading

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Making Smart Tech Investments… the First Time

Has your company ever made a tech or IT investment that did not go as planned? Many small and midsize companies have. Far too often, businesses buy a cool feature set, but end up with a solution that does not … Continue reading

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Why Do Internal IT Projects Take So Long?

Most business leaders have faced challenges getting an internal IT project done. Projects that seem like they should only take a few weeks take months to complete. Or even worse, important projects never getting completed. In my experience, IT people … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall Hostage to Your IT Team

Do you ever feel like a hostage to your IT people? It’s a common feeling, because there is often a lack of proper IT documentation. I have frequently seen companies that stay with their IT provider for months, even when … Continue reading

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An Important Business Lesson from the Super Bowl Power Outage

Many people talked about the power outage at the Super Bowl and how embarrassing it was  that this happened to the biggest sporting event of the year. However, what many people are missing is that the power was only out … Continue reading

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Why Implementations of New Systems Frequently Fail

Far too often, companies buy new systems or software packages and they do not get much value out of it. I have seen it in my operations role in the past, as well as with a number of clients. The … Continue reading

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Here is to a Prosperous New Year!

Are you ready for a prosperous 2013? While talking to lots of companies around San Diego, I felt a real shift in the business mood during 2012. More and more companies are preparing for significant growth in 2013. While I … Continue reading

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