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July 24th, 2015 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Be aware that at this time Windows 10 will need a connector update in order to connect to/be backed up by Essentials 2012 r2 http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2015/07/23/client-connector-availability-with-windows-home-server-small-business-server-and-windows-server-essentials-for-supported- - Read More
 
July 21st, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received a note this morning from the folks over at LogicNow - the makers of MAXfocus. With "ServiceDesk 2.2" MAX's service desk is moving into the full "PSA" space - professional services automation.I've been using the MAX ServiceDesk for about a year now. And it has been a good ticketing system - Read More
 
July 21st, 2015 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
ByRich Anderson,executive coach with HTG Peer Groups Q: What Should Solutions Providers Do During Quadrant II Time To Make IT More Effective? A:Time for a bit of wisdom from Nebraska. Vietnam veteran, retired U.S. Senator from Nebraska, and former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel once said that - Read More
 
July 17th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I've finally started posting videos related to Standard Operating Procedures for Managed Service Providers! I've been meaning to do this for a long time and finally got around to it.Here's how this will work:1) I'll post the videos on YouTube - My channel is www.youtube.com/smallbizthoughts.2) - Read More
 
July 14th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I live in California, so golf season lasts twelves months of the year. But for many places, I understand there's an actual season for golf - and Summer's it.Golf outings for your company can be a great way to get people together in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether it's for your established clients or - Read More
 
July 14th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received an interesting press release and thought I'd pass it along.What do you think? Will we eliminate email? Is that possible? Is it a good idea?SAN FRANCISCO--Convo, the leading enterprise-ready mobile messaging and collaboration platform, today announced the all-new mobile iOS and Android - Read More
 
July 13th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I got a note this morning from my friend Nadia Karatsoreos, the Community Manager over at MAXfocus. She is hosting two great webinars in July:Nadia KaratsoreosCommunity Manager, MAXfocusWebinar: Pricing Strategies to Optimize Your ROITuesday July 21, 2015 11:00 AM EDTAre you a new MSP - Read More
 
July 13th, 2015 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
http://www.businessinsider.com/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-responded-to-azure-support-cry-from-tiny-startup-2015-7# So some are saying how cool this is that Satya Nadella stepped up and helped to support this customer.  I see this as a failure of support and I’m guessing that it’s - Read More
 
July 11th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Goals matter.A lot.Four years ago I decided that I want to write more, travel more, and speak more. Since then I've released nine books. Last year was an amazing travel year for me. This year will be about the same. And I have about 30 speaking gigs a year.When I started, I didn't have a plan. I - Read More
 
July 10th, 2015 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
ByRobyn Porter,Human Resources Manager & Consultant, HTG Peer Groups In my lastpostI spoke about the need to have quarterly “un-reviews” and why they can be an effective and useful tool in managing your employees. I also mentioned that annual reviews are an equally important part - Read More
 

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