Proactive Management – Fixing Problems Before They Happen

Driving in to work, listening to techie talk radio stuff, I heard about a new vulnerability being exploited in Internet Explorer. The gentlemen talking about it on the radio said, “The fix is too complicated so just start using a different browser.”

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How To Remember 295 Passwords

LastPass is both a mobile and browser-based app. It has apps for all major mobile operating systems (including iOS, Android, and Blackberry), and even the obscure ones like Symbian and HP’s webOS (do people still use that?). They also have plugins for all the major browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera) and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux machines. But what does it do exactly?

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3 Questions You Need To Ask Your CIO

Last month I talked about the Three Factors of a Proper Technology Budget. Those three factors – Asset Management, Human Capital Growth, and Strategic Alignments – should fuel any organization’s technology budgeting. But, quite frankly, most business leaders don’t fully understand their technology enough to properly evaluate these three factors and come up with an effective technology budget. I highly recommend every business leader establish a CIO for their organization, whether through an outsourced provider like aCOUPLEofGURUS, or a part-time executive. It is important to form a relationship with someone who understands your business, the technology running your business and the best ways to make sure that technology keeps your business running.

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Are You Investing in The Right Technology?

A couple weeks ago I attended Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference.  Microsoft invites all of their partners to a week-long conference full of education, unveiling, vendor booths, meetings, and of course a little fun.  They had some pretty cool demos this year: the world’s largest touchscreen – Eighty-four inches!  As the guy was demonstrating the screen, […]

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