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Why Do You Need A System Health Check?

Whether you run a small company or a big one, the IT system is the very core of your business. A System Health Check identifies current problems, predicts future issues, and provides opportunities for improvements. Having a bigger picture and an overview of where you stand will allow you to avoid potential problems down the road that may impact your system’s productivity and availability.

How Follow-The-Sun Model helps you Deliver 24/7 Global Support

The sun never sets for businesses that rely on remote and global support for customer service. The traditional “Follow-The-Sun” model handle issues globally between offices in different time zones, increasing responsiveness and reducing delays. In other words, this is a method to satisfy customers regardless of the time or location.
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3 Reasons to Migrate to the Cloud

There are a few myths and misconceptions surrounding the Cloud and its security. However, to date, there have been very few security breaches in the public Cloud, and most of them caused by its users.
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Increase IT Performance in 90 days

Enter your text here…About AllariAllari helps I.T. leaders shine by leveraging proven IT-as-a-Service success models to create customized plans for I.T. Operations & Cybersecurity functions. Customers leverage Allari’s basic services to fulfill specific Roles, Work Areas, Knowledge Capture initiatives as well as reinforcing their core competencies such as Security Operations Center, Application Services, Help Desk …

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Kanban Principles

Kanban is a workflow management method designed to help you visualize your work, maximize efficiency and be agile. It means billboard or signboard in Japanese. Initially developed by Toyota in the late 1940’s introduced with the concept “just in time” and a pull approach system.  This means that production was based on customer demand, rather than standard push practice to …

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What CIOs Love and Hate About Their Job

An informative survey from Gartner lists the top 10 things CIOs love and hate about their job. Do you agree?Like us, you may not be a CIO, but can identify with the results of Gartner’s survey of CIOs conducted in late 2015. On a broad level. we tend to like the aspects of our job where …

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7 Tips for Maintenance Outages and How Best To Leverage ServiceNow Visual Task Boards

1. Annual maintenance schedules are critical to the success of a business. They deserve advanced planning & detailed attention & shouldn’t just be executed on demand to resolve incidents. They need to be executed proactively according to an annual schedule. You can easily define outage windows for the entire year. Start with a 13 week cycle and build from there. These “mini vacations” for your IT assets, believe it or not, are not only the basis for high availability but more importantly are the foundation for the proactive nature of the IT function itself.
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Correcting the IT Productivity Problem

A new approach to software development is cutting the cost and complications of traditional, role-based models. Welcome to the Access Economy.

8 Ways to Save System Administrator Time

SysAdmins are the overly busy backbone of our digitally driven offices, and time is their greatest asset. Here are 8 ways to avoid wasting the little time they have. System administrators, or SysAdmins, make the business technology world go around. If they aren’t troubleshooting your computer issue, rooting out a system virus, or adding a new …

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3 Project Planning Lessons from Eisenhower

3 Project Planning Lessons from Eisenhower 3 Lessons from The Project Manager of The Project. With a little help from Bill Belichick, Edward Lorenz, Benjamin Button, Mark Twain and my daughters. During the annual run up to the Super Bowl last year, I kept reading articles quoting Coach Bill Belichick quoting Dwight Eisenhower – “plans …

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Assessing IT Assessments

IT Assessments Are Important For Every IT Environment Since They Give A Glimpse Into The Aspects Which Work And Those Which Do Not Within A Corporation.

Cloud Computing – 4 Drivers Leading to Exponential Growth

Cloud Computing – 4 Drivers Leading to Exponential Growth The staggering growth in cloud computing shows that, like many consumers, the business world is choosing the Access Economy over the Ownership Economy. Like the average American, I own a number of albums that I’ve collected over the last couple of decades. I also own a …

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A Day in the Life of Chip (from the IT Department)

A Day in the Life of Chip (from the IT Department) Balancing time between new technology priorities while still providing core service delivery along with executing the maintenance needs of existing systems is the biggest challenge for today’s IT organizations. The ID2 Method shows there may be a better way. A recent survey on stress …

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3 Massive IT Productivity Killers & Three Effective Fixes

3 Massive IT Productivity Killers & Three Effective Fixes IT organizations need to tighten up their life jackets and dig in all paddles if they’re going to successfully navigate their companies through the white waters of digital transformation. Due to the swiftly rising waters of innovation in business technology over the last several years, companies of …

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Boldness and Talent: The Top Needs for Tech Innovation

Boldness and Talent: The Top Needs for Tech Innovation Technological innovation remains a current priority of the C-suite but a recent survey shows a lack of confidence towards future innovative success. A recent report by Deloitte surveyed 600 of America’s top chief executive officers (CXOs) and those in-waiting (CXOWs) to measure confidence levels in their organizations …

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