Skip to content

Tag: Virtual CIO

Meaningless Noise Image

Avoid April Fools Technology Pranks

  April Fools’ Day was actually invented by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1934 to raise morale during the Great Depression. Well no, it actually wasn’t as explained in John […]

Modern Network

What a Modern Network Looks Like

A generation ago, the picture below looked vastly different. Old network diagrams conjured thoughts of defending a castle. However, the problem for decades has been the fact that people work more outside of their business or […]

Secrets Revealed

Few Technology Firm Owners Are Competent

You absolutely would not risk your health, reputation, or money going to people who were not professional doctors, lawyers, and accountants. However, many organizations regularly gamble with information technology that […]

IBM

Navigating The IBM Sales Approach

I’ve seen just about every sales approach from half a dozen industries over the last decade – some I’ve even tried myself. While we abandoned it in the early 90’s, the […]

Cloud Computing Facts Image

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. […]

Pulse Invitation

Competing with LinkedIn Pulse

  Like millions of other LinkedIn users, I was recently invited to publish on LinkedIn Pulse. The invitation went directly to my Marketing folder via an automatic inbox rule. In truth, it could […]

Rising Star Image

Top 5 Things to Change About Your Home Page

It’s 2014 and everyone should start to recognize and correct these common home page mistakes: Possibly the most boring, but also the most popular website color is blue. Why not try to […]

9-11 Vigilance

9/11 Vigilance

On 9/11/2001, I was driving to Muskogee to implement Windows Terminal Services for the Veterans Administration Medical Center. My CFO called my cell and said Tower I had collapsed from […]

Umbrella Corp iPhone 6

12 Reasons Not to Buy iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 announcement is just a few short hours away… Sorry. I dozed off for a second. Oh and iWatch will be announced too, even though watches are one […]

www

WWW Prefix Recommended

If you’re the average person, just type whatever you want in the browser address bar. The technology will automatically open the site adding a www. prefix or open a list of […]

WPC 2014

WPC 2014 Insider Perspective

WPC, otherwise known as the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, was again a huge event this year with over 16,000 attendees descending on Washington D.C. July 13-17. This was my 8th WPC […]

Yammer Logo

Yammer Curiosity

If you don’t know about Yammer, it’s effectively the Facebook for business – recently purchased by Microsoft and now included free in every Office 365 subscription. Given this one fact, many […]

2014 Logo

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 […]