Case Study: Smart IT Scales With You

Client Description Interstate Capital Corporation is one of North America’s leading invoice factoring companies. They help small and medium-sized businesses succeed and grow throughout California, Texas, and New Mexico. They started small themselves almost 25 years ago, in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. When it became clear that they had a great idea and potential for […]

We Don’t Do Band-Aids

You’re successful because you’re intentional As a professional, you’ve no doubt realized that you can’t run into your daily grind with pure spontaneity and intuition. Not if you want to keep your clients happy. You’re seasoned. You know there has to be a methodology, a trajectory, a consistent set of steps that you can count […]

What Is The Internet of Things?

If you’re one of the many Americans who aren’t familiar with the phrase, “the Internet of Things,” it basically refers to our increasing line of products that collect and transmit data via the internet. Think smartphones, fitness trackers, smart thermostats, etc. Once the stuff of sci-fi books and spy comics, gadgets of unsurpassed capabilities and […]

Why This Baby Boomer Hates the “M” Word

The media has a new whipping boy, and it’s not the new POTUS. It’s the up and coming generation of westerners born (depending on whom you ask) between 1982 and 2004. Millennials. I hate that word. The label millennial has some pretty unflattering connotations: lazy, entitled, and whiney, to name a few. Why millennials matter […]

HD Shortage Results from Thai Floods

A worldwide shortage of hard drives is expected in the near future as many of the Thai-based factories continue to struggle with flooding. In the same way the massive earthquake and tsunami damaged Japan’s electronics industry, the flood crisis in Thailand is causing concern for companies that require hard drives for production. The majority of […]

Security and Small Businesses

Fact: all it takes is one security breach to destroy a company. But few – especially small businesses – seem to realize it, according to a recent survey released by StaySafeOnline.org. Results show that few small businesses see themselves as a target of online thieves or hackers, resulting in many having only token security policies […]

Don’t Get Scammed on Facebook

A word of caution for Facebook users: Hackers and scam artists are now using promotions and all other sorts of come-ons to victimize users into falling for phishing traps or giving up personal information. It is important to know what to do to avoid becoming a victim as well as securing your system to prevent […]

5 Reasons to Say Yes to Managed Services

Long-term cost-effectiveness. Simple, but comprehensive and updated solutions. Dependable and stable. These are just some of the advantages of using Managed Services to deliver efficient and custom designed IT solutions that meet your specific needs. Many large businesses prefer the use of Managed Services to meet their IT needs, but many smaller organizations continue to […]

LinkedIn is More Than It Appears

For businesses, social networks like Facebook and Twitter can be used to connect your businesses with the general public. But through a unique social networking platform called LinkedIn, you have access to a symposium or conference of sorts, where you can connect with fellow professionals and businesses. Among the many social networks on the World […]