Information Technology

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    Why Do We Struggle With IT?

    Are we fooling ourselves in thinking IT can be a competitive advantage?  Why are SaaS platforms like Salesforce, Slack and Asana so nice to use while Enterprise apps are non-intuitive, hard to integrate and ugly? As executives, why do we struggle to get our systems to be an advantage rather than just something that barely gets the job done? The question why do we […]

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    Why Are IT Departments Hated?

      While reading this article, keep in mind the recent security breaches faced by well known corporations. The animosity between IT departments and end users has existed from the earliest days of corporate computing and is more intense than the Mac vs PC debate. Today we attempt to answer the question, Why Are IT departments Hated? Dilbert […]

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    Top 15 CIO Challenges of 2014

        This is our top 15 list of CIO challenges for 2014 delivered in no particular order based on recent discussions with our clients.   1. Constant pressure from finance to reduce costs. CIOs probably answer the question “Couldn’t we save money by doing this in the Cloud” far too often. Each time the question […]

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    3 Recent IT Disasters You May Have Forgotten

    “The only system which is truly secure is one which is switched off and unplugged locked in a titanium lined safe, buried in a concrete bunker, and is surrounded by nerve gas and very highly paid armed guards. Even then, I wouldn’t stake my life on it.” — Gene Spafford, Director, Computer Operations, Audit, and […]

  • How ColoAdvisor Works

    I’ve always been a big fan of visuals to get a point across quickly. I’ve worked with numerous companies that had such elaborate services and products menu’s on their website that even as an employee I’d get lost. What’s more surprising is when software companies selling niche software fail to provide at least a screenshot […]