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Strategic Planning

Why should an organization concentrate on aligning strategic plans? Often, organizations are preoccupied with the immediate issues they face – new business guidelines, a new employee, new piece of equipment or software – as such, they strugle to align with the objectives. Aligning their strategic plan helps a business maintain the overall big picture and can help them plan for…

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Google Talk

Does your business leverage the latest available technologies? Already recognized as a global powerhouse, Google has released a VOIP tool; Google Talk. Google Talk is a downloadable chat application that allows individuals to instant message, share status updates, transfer files, talk long distance for free, have an audio conference and many other things. There are many company advantages to using…

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Anti Virus

How does anti virus products play a role in your business and technology strategy? Threats to computers and the programs they run are spreading faster and farther than ever before. In recent years, viruses could not travel that fast. They would only spread when a user would participate in a certain activity that allowed the virus in. Some viruses relied…

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You Tube & Vimeo

Video marketing is no longer an optional online marketing strategy for businesses; it is essential. Video marketing is one of the fastest growing forms of getting word out to the general public. It is a form of social media that is thriving. A growing number of people are beginning to watch videos online on YouTube and Vimeo many of which…

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VoIP

VoIP technology has improved and evolved over the years from low quality and low reliability to something that’s become a standard. For the technology department alignment of VoIP is closer to support and businesses have many concerns and voice reliability and quality are the top of the list. If technology departments do not take the right steps to ensure that…

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Twitter

Does your business Tweet? Twitter is an online social media forum that allows individuals and companies to communicate and interact on a whole new level.  Twitter can connect people with one another that would otherwise have no contact.  It can also engage and empower people who had no such power in the past.  There are a number of companies and…

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Facebook

Does your business have a Facebook group page? What is your organizations strategy and how does the alignment of Facebook mesh with your customers. Serious companies simply have to have an online presence in today’s modern society to be viewed as credible by customers.  That means having a website and taking advantage of social media outlets such as Facebook. Facebook…

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Knowledge Management

What is your business’s key person loss contingency plan? Many companies find themselves in trouble when a certain employee retires, quits, or leaves the company for some reason or another.  This is because that particular employee knew things about the organization that no one else knew.  When they left, the company no longer had that knowledge available and the person…

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Video Conferencing

Many companies are finding that there is much less need to travel with today’s modern technology at hand. In past days, in order to have meetings with various individuals spread across the company, employees would have to travel to those destinations. That would mean plane tickets, hotel rooms, car rentals, meals, and many other costs. Today, video conferencing can help…

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Virtualization

Virtualization is likely the most used solution in the IT world.  In fact, it has started a large overhaul of the computer industry as a whole.  IT specialists are beginning to grow in their awareness of the advantages that can be gained with virtualization technology.  Those advantages include heightened resources in a scare economy, better ability to compete and many…

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