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Technology Leaders Are No Longer Behind the Scenes, They Are Integral for Driving Strategy

Technology Leaders Are No Longer Behind the Scenes, They Are Integral for Driving Strategy
  Toby Buckalew, Interim CIO, Columbia Advisory Group, is a leading technology strategist with over thirty years of industry experience. Jason Claybrook sat down with Buckalew Read more

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Recognizing the Value of the Skilled Trades
February 1, 2023

People value skilled trades for the everyday necessities they bring to life. From plumbing to electrical, machinists, and construction, trades play a vital role worldwide. They make the world happen. Unfortunately, there is a growing gap in the skilled trades workforce, despite high wages, employer-funded training, readily available positions, and the opportunity to apply […]

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Inflation Rates Ease, But Long-Term Contracts Keep Prices High
February 1, 2023

With inflation rates easing and shipping costs dropping along with several commodities (not eggs), consumers may be wondering why they haven’t seen a noticeable price difference yet. Blame it on supplier contracts. A typical procurement practice is shoring up supplier contracts in advance, which means prices could hold for several months. The longer high prices […]

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The Trend of Procuring Online Education Intervention Solutions
February 1, 2023

Education systems that have taken a metered approach towards spending for instruction materials are also using this methodology to procure online education intervention solutions. Estimates put the overall global Online Tutoring Market at 6.52 Billion in 2021, and experts believe that number could reach over 19 Billion a year by 2030. And while online […]

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Technology Leaders Are No Longer Behind the Scenes, They Are Integral for Driving Strategy
April 21, 2022

Toby Buckalew, Interim CIO, Columbia Advisory Group, is a leading technology strategist with over thirty years of industry experience. Jason Claybrook sat down with Buckalew for an in-depth discussion on his career and insights into the current state of IT management. Buckalew witnessed plenty of technology evolution and innovation during his lengthy career in […]

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5 Reasons to Shift from Traditional IT Storage to Object Storage As-A-Service
December 16, 2020

Is object storage as a service (STaaS) transforming traditional IT storage methods? If so, what are the benefits for organizations to make the switch? Mike Lamb, Product Manager for Solution Infrastructure at ViON, Paul Speciale, Chief Product Officer for Scality and Ronak Chokshi, Product Marketing Manager for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, provided several reasons to consider […]

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Adapting to a Mobile-First Strategy
August 24, 2020

On this episode of The Suite Spot, Teknion Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer John Comacchio joined hosts Carlos Vargas, Howard Holton and Paul Lewis to talk about how his organization remained agile in the face of COVID-19 pressures and is moving forward during the period of reopening and into a new normal. Teknion is a company that partners […]

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How Modernization Can Put a SPARC Back in Your Step
May 20, 2020

Technology evolves and changes, but, too often, there is a rush to change everything completely rather than improving on what you have. As many organizations begin to phase out past technology, many don’t think about simply improving the technology they have, a project that can come at a lower cost and often fits all […]

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Constant Technologies: Keeping Command and Control Centers Operating 24/7
December 18, 2019

Ryan Wolstencroft, Principal Support Analyst at Constant Technologies, joined this episode of Mission Critical to Mission Possible to talk about how businesses can keep their operations centers running efficiently, 24/7. Careful planning and consideration of a business’ needs is the first step in building a command center. “Do that,” Wolstencroft said, “and you already avoid […]

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What InfoComm 2019 Taught Us about Video Conferencing Solutions
July 1, 2019

The modern-day business is not often confined to one building. Long-distance communication has become seamless, and AV providers have been tasked with improving conferencing across the world. From improved cameras and better projectors for video conferencing to a more fluid wireless experience, workers expect remote meetings to be as smooth as in-person gatherings. Carl […]

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