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InnoTech Oklahoma 2014 Cloud Facts

Jumbled business and technology glyphs over ominous sky pretty much says it all. No one really knows when the cloud started. Microsoft introduced Hotmail as the free web mail service in 1996. […]

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Technology Writers on Notice in 2014

If you’re a journalist in the technology industry, then one of your resolutions should be to get your act together. Let’s start with Christopher Mims’ 2013 Was a Lost Year […]

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Back to Facebook

OK, I was wrong. I really didn’t think Facebook would survive. It was a fad that would fade away like Myspace. So, just another lesson to learn about people and in […]

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Personal Use Office 365

I often hear the same complaints: My ISP e-mail sucks. Maybe I should do that Carbonite thing to backup my files. A new copy of Microsoft Office costs how much? […]

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Improve Your Worth in 2013

In mid January, James Altucher wrote a post for TechCrunch titled “10 Reasons Why 2013 Will Be the Year You Quit Your Job“. It was a tug at the hearts of […]

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IT Firms Make Less on Cloud

Many of my peers often ask if they should get into cloud computing. I generally tell them a flat “no” with an explanation that they’ll make less money, a totally different […]

Disaster Drills

How often do you try out your disaster plan? If you’re a small or medium business, the default answer is “what plan?” or “we’ll find out when it happens”. The […]

Eliminate Bottlenecks

Is this year going to be better than last year? I can already say yes, but can you? The reason is the elimination of several bottlenecks in our business. It […]

Winter Ready

One day in late October, the day ended at 91 and then just like that the next morning it was freezing and the high was in the 50’s. Then the Northeast […]

Dead Zero

Here are two contrasting stories of network security for National Security Month. What follows, does not depict real events or persons.  In the business world, corporate data is protected by two separate, […]

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Washing Machine Syndrome

At some point in your life, it happens. The washing machine stops spinning out or simply dies. What a major inconvenience to have wet and soapy clothes. You may have to […]

IT Spring Forward

Back to the future in the late 80’s, I started with a company that did automatic identification (bar coding) and data collection for Fortune 500 manufacturers and distributors. At that […]

Practical Network Security

October is National Security Month and while not a sexy topic, network security does include ample intrigue, betrayal, and high emotion. Unfortunately, no one cares about security UNTIL something happens, but savvy […]

Directions on Microsoft

Microsoft is coming off their biggest year ever and just had the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in mid-July to kick-off a new fiscal year. The message was primarily 3 fold:  […]

Always Business Ready

Is your business ready for a tornado, flood, ice storm and now potentially earthquakes and even mundane fire? No matter what product or service your organization provides, customers expect you […]

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