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CIO Paradox: Part 2

As we looked at in our last blog, change is one of life’s constants…that includes work life. And those who embrace it are more prepared to reap the benefits of change. CIO’s need to get ahead of the change, or at least try to not get behind, or even worse, under change. CIO’s are being […]

The CIO Paradox: Part 1

Change is one of life’s constants.  Some folks embrace it; others avoid it.  But most often, it will happen whether you like it or not.  We are on the precipice of a huge change, an evolution even, when it comes to Information Technology. And it will be felt across the organization. These changes are predicated […]

Webex Teams FKA Cisco Spark

Spark. There, I said it. For the past four years Cisco Spark has been the elephant in the room. Why now is Cisco coming up with a new platform? What will happen to Jabber and WebEx? Confusion abounded, and the roadmap was kludge. When Cisco Spark was introduced, the idea of teamwork was quickly becoming […]

Transforming business processes

When you hear the term Robotic Process Automation (RPA), what do you visualize?  Actual robots sitting at desks working?  More of a Jetsons, robot Rosie?  As cool as that sounds – when we are talking about RPA we are talking about “software robots”, think code. And these “software robots” are changing the way we conduct […]

vSphere: Past, Present & Future

PAST Pre-vSphere 6.5 With dates rapidly approaching for older versions of vSphere to go into “end of support” and end of “technical guidance”, SMP wants to make sure you are aware of what that means and to prepare you as much as possible, so it will not be a surprise. vSphere version 5.0 and 5.1 […]

Revolutionize the way you meet!

Share One of the main challenges organizations are faced with daily is the ability to have productive meetings.  Disjointed tools and legacy technology create complexity, resulting in decreased productivity and a poor user experience.  Meetings rarely start on time, and for many participants, meetings can be a giant waste of time. Having just attended my […]