Dec 9, 2015 2:47:38 PM

4 Warning Signs your IT Provider May Hold you Hostage

4 Warning Signs your IT Provider May Hold you Hostage

Hostage situations can be pretty hostile and while you may think this type of scene is something that only happens in the movies, facts are facts. More often than we’d like to see, we encounter companies whose IT companies are holding their information and technology hostage. You may be thinking, “Not MY IT provider. They would never do that.” But the truth is, you’d be surprised at how often we encounter providers that are holding back on transferring credentials for new clients.  If you think that your IT provider may be situating themselves to hold you or your technology hostage, here are a few warning signs and helpful tips that might help you avoid a really hostile situation:

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Oct 14, 2015 12:23:42 PM

Golf Club IT Project Hang ups to Avoid

Golf Club IT Project Hang ups to Avoid

When it comes to major renovations, it’s very important to have all your ducks in a row. Careful planning ensures that no details are overlooked. But what happens when things don’t quite go according to plan? Having an expert project manager on hand to ensure that things run smoothly is important – but taking it a step further, you need to be prepared for any issues that might arise. More often than not, with so many variables and details involved in an IT project, something gets delayed and the timeline suffers. For Golf Club IT projects, it’s even more vital that you have everything organized, as they’re often coinciding with major club renovations. If you’re entering into or considering an IT project in conjunction with your club renovations, here are a few hang ups that you should be aware of that can lengthen the timeline if you’re not careful.

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Jul 1, 2015 8:46:00 PM

3 Reasons to Trash your IT Project Proposals

3 Reasons to Trash your IT Project Proposals

Technology projects are expensive. Really expensive. A hardware refresh can run anywhere from a few thousand to hundreds of thousands for a whole new system. Such a major capital investment requires a lot of diligent research and you need to make sure that you choose the right partner to execute that project on your behalf. But which one? While getting proposals for the project that you need might be the way you have approached this in the past, we think that you should throw those proposals out. Sounds a little crazy right? After all the back and forth, the conversations, the communication of needs, of pain points … Why would you ever throw all that energy away? Shouldn’t someone review these documents? Yes and yes. But before you go vetting out a project for a single server refresh or workstation replacement – you might want to consider going another route entirely. Here’s a few reasons we think that you should throw out your IT project proposals – and what you can do instead.

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Jun 30, 2015 2:26:41 PM

4 Tips for Moving Away from Single-Source IT Companies

4 Tips for Moving Away from Single-Source IT Companies

At one time, a single resource was all your business needed from a technology perspective. You’ve come to rely and trust that single resource, but both of you know that you’re growing apart. You’ve discussed transitioning your technology to a larger provider that can support your users and network better. But just because your single-source IT company has been helpful and recognizes that you’ll be moving on doesn’t mean that they won’t make the process difficult once you actually begin pulling the plug. Here are a few tips for moving away from single-source IT companies and how to avoid some really big headaches. 

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