Technology: How are you going to use it?

People often ask me, “Where do you think technology is going?” While that question is pretty common, my typical response is quite the contrary; “How do you plan to use it on the trip?” Next, I am often presented with a blank expression. The point I’m trying to make is that technology is, and always will be, an enablement tool. It allows us to handle more transactions, communicate more frequently and in greater volume. It [...]

By |2018-04-22T07:14:27-05:00August 19th, 2016|Newsletter Articles, Robert's Blog|Comments Off on Technology: How are you going to use it?

Join us on a Journey to the Bottom Line

I am pleased to share with you an educational initiative that LammTech is launching this fall, called the Leadership Series. Information technology management for small and midsized businesses has gone through a lot of change over the past 20 years. In the early days of personal computers and peer-to-peer networks, a technical professional was typically paid by the hour, on an as-needed basis. In contrast, today’s Internet involves sophisticated networks, government compliancy requirements, intellectual property [...]

By |2018-04-22T07:18:41-05:00August 19th, 2016|Newsletter Articles, Robert's Blog|Comments Off on Join us on a Journey to the Bottom Line

5 ways businesses can cut energy, save money

(BPT) - Companies across the nation are looking for ways to become more energy efficient, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are no exception. Reducing energy consumption is one of the top areas where SMB leaders need more guidance — up 14 percent from the previous year, according to the Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey. Energy costs are among the largest business expenses for any company. Simple conservation efforts will go a long way to lower [...]

By |2018-04-22T08:13:35-05:00May 19th, 2016|All Posts, Robert's Blog|Comments Off on 5 ways businesses can cut energy, save money

When Using Cloud-Based Services, Always Have a Plan B

Cloud based technology is in a constant state of change. New services followed by new hype, chased by falling prices. The question many ask is - “How low can they go?” The question that I ask – “How low can they afford to go and still remain in business?” As a vendor I am contacted on a weekly basis in one form or another by cloud vendors pushing their wares, many sound too good to [...]

By |2018-04-22T11:22:34-05:00April 16th, 2013|Robert's Blog|Comments Off on When Using Cloud-Based Services, Always Have a Plan B

Cars, Insurance, and Computers – They’re all the same.

Really? When it all comes down to your decision-making, what drives your purchase? Sure there are the new features or body stylings on vehicles. There’s the faster processor or more storage on computers. Of course with insurance it is more matching coverage to needs. Independent agents represent many of the same insurance companies and everyone has the same rate to offer. So how do you choose? It is most likely the customer service experience and [...]

By |2018-04-22T11:23:45-05:00April 9th, 2013|Robert's Blog|Comments Off on Cars, Insurance, and Computers – They’re all the same.