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Creating Dynamic Training Using Technology

We have all been in a class where the instructor drones on and on. (Think “Bueller? Bueller?)  Most classes are delivered with an instructor clicking through a slide deck going on about something that no one is really listening to. It’s not that they are not interested in the subject, in fact they may be very […]

The Importance of Training in Technology

  Technology moves quickly. And so do ways to collaborate and communicate. Ten years ago the iPad didn’t exist, Google maps on a smartphone was brand new, and Casey Neistat hadn’t even uploaded his first video to YouTube. Last year your old desk phone could make calls, put people on hold, transfer a call, and maybe […]

Advances in Cybercrime Demand Greater Protection: A look at retrospective security versus point-in-time solutions

With cybercrime predicted to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021 and to be more profitable—and therefore, more attractive to criminal organizations—than the global combined trade of all major illegal drugs, businesses can no longer rely on traditional network security tools and expect to achieve protection.¹ More than 75% of all current antivirus engines can’t detect […]

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes What customers are getting out of SD-WAN.  Business outcomes. – James Weinbrenner Twenty years of change in technology has created new types of businesses and disrupted entire industries. The current shift from Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based networks to Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is such a game changer as […]

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 […]