IT Budgets: 2020-2021 Planning for business continuity during Covid-19.

Since the world went crazy in 2020 and the fact that we faced a world-wide pandemic,global tech spending dropped by 7.3% in 2020 and forecasts suggest 4.3.% growth in 2021 which is still down from 2019 levels (according to Gartner). The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 report, published on 13 May stated…

Working from home: 7 Rules for getting it right.

Maintain eye contact, offer a firm handshake, dress appropriately: the basic rules that define a professional attitude at work are well-established, and office etiquette evolves only slowly. But with the office effectively moving online, many codes that make up business etiquette have now been shattered. Many of us barely bat an eyelid at impromptu Zoom…

The Total Economic Impact of migrating to Microsoft 365

Many companies are considering a wide range of cloud-based solutions to create and empower the modern workplace. According to a report by Forrester Research 42% of respondents work from home and 32% work from client sites or during travel. They also found that 98% of information workers collaborate with someone else at work on a…

Thriving, Not Just Surviving

Business Thriving? Mike is CEO of Agility Communications and a telecom veteran of 20 years, having worked for CenturyLink (Qwest) and as an independent telecom consultant. His industry expertise makes him adept at advising businesses on telecom strategy, helping SMBs optimize their communications, especially in the rapidly evolving landscape of cloud services. He is committed…

Why you need to move to Integrated Cloud Solutions

If you haven’t already your probably considering moving to Microsoft Office 365 to elevate your business so that your employees can be productive anywhere, work better together, and protect what matters. The reality is the cloud with all its flexibility has also opened up a great deal of complexity because business productivity tools are not…

How to migrate your business to Office 365

Many companies have used Microsoft Office, Outlook and other products for years without encountering the cloud. Your company may be sitting fine in your on-site server farm but there are some great advantages to migrating to Office 365. I know you hate Email issues and have learned probably the hard way not to touch email…

IT Management Best Practices

Most IT Directors focus is to automate and improve business processes throughout the enterprise. But the IT organization itself also has its own need for process improvement and automation. The best-run IT organizations not only focus their process improvement efforts but also seek to optimize their own IT management processes.