WannaCry Ransomware – what you need to know & how to protect your organization

As you undoubtedly read online or saw in the news, a brand new “ransomware” virus called WannaCry impacted over 150 countries, 250,000 computers across multiple verticals including healthcare and banking. In March, I wrote about the seriousness of security threats, malware, and ransomware on our FlexManage blog, and what we can do about it to protect [...]

Help your end-users win the SharePoint Search lottery!

Everybody loves the idea of winning a lottery. For a very small investment, you reap huge benefits, get to retire, and live out the rest of your days on some exotic island somewhere. Back here in reality, we have systems to maintain, and end users that need information. They need to find what they want, [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|SharePoint|0 Comments

How to eliminate the bottlenecks in every IT environment

Before coming over to run managed services for an IT services provider, I was a director for managed services with an eDiscovery (“electronic discovery”) services provider. Interestingly enough, there are a lot of similarities between the two. In eDiscovery, there were always bottlenecks between retrieving data for litigation, the processing of that data, storing it, [...]

How to create your enterprise data strategy with Microsoft Power BI

Creating an enterprise data strategy can be time-consuming, and difficult. Often the decision of whether the data is the primary corporate asset must come from the top of management. Often the buy-in from higher-ups is difficult and cumbersome. However, it must be recognized that data is the asset from which we can make informed business [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Business Intelligence|0 Comments

5 steps to a solid disaster recovery plan

If your business was about to be destroyed by fire, and you had one minute to save one file, what would it be? I’d guess not your pictures of Fluffy the cat. But maybe your payroll data or customer order list. A Disaster Recovery Plan defines which data you will save first and what will be [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery|0 Comments

Find your way with a SharePoint Envisioning Workshop

Have you ever sat at your desk wondering how you are going to make your SharePoint environment truly exceptional for your end users? Have you ever started a SharePoint project only to see it get bogged down in the weeds? Do you have an idea of what SharePoint nirvana looks like for your organization, but [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|SharePoint|0 Comments

Our Microsoft Voice – The EMS Elite Partner Program

As a Microsoft Gold Partner and a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, we were honored to be exclusively invited to participate in the EMS Elite Partner Program. What does this mean for our business and for our clients? A little backstory... I have been an IT Consultant for over 14 years now and have been [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Cloud, EM+S|0 Comments

How to survive a data disaster

Can you find your way back if you take a wrong turn on the road to disaster? If disaster strikes, recovering from it could cost you thousands of dollars, plus lose your customer’s good faith. You need a strong data backup plan. Having a plan to save your business from bad things will help you [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Security|0 Comments

Malware attacks on the rise – is your law firm protected?

Malware is no joking matter. It may be coming for you and your law firm when you least expect it. How could malware possibly affect my law firm? Imagine this scenario for a moment. An email comes in with the subject line Reply Brief due. The sender isn’t on the counsel list, but your reply [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Managed Services, Security|1 Comment

5 ways to make the most powerful data visualizations possible

I am on a mission – a mission to simplify data visualizations and present a strategy that my team and yours can use together to visualize the most important performance indicators of your business. Thus, you’ll be able to bring your simplified and polished analytical efforts to your senior leadership with confidence. I will outline [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Business Intelligence|0 Comments