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Has COVID-19 Killed Email?: The Mecca Minute

  You know this COVID-19 scourge has quite obviously changed us forever.  To still get things done everyone using Zoom and Teams to continue their work, school, church, scout meetings, family meetings…I call it Life Continuity.  But something has emerged I'm not so sure everyone has noticed. I know I have, and so have a number of my colleagues and Read more

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Has COVID-19 Killed Email?: The Mecca Minute
  You know this COVID-19 scourge has quite obviously changed us forever.  To still get things done everyone using Zoom and Teams to continue their work, school, church, scout meetings, Read more
Industrial IoT
The Challenges of Remote Work: The Mecca Minute
  Wow!  What a month!  Or should I say four.  Since early December when the first COVID-19 outbreak started in China, we’ve made a lot of strides towards making our workforce able to work Read more
Industrial IoT
Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: The Mecca Minute
  Today I'd like to talk a little coronavirus and its impact on tech. Tech firms all over the world use international trade events to showcase their products and maybe even in many Read more
Industrial IoT
What in the World is DevOps: The Mecca Minute
In one of my business networks, a C-level exec asked me “what the hell is this DEVOPS thing.” Being from IT I was forced to answer the question in a way that didn’t cause him to glaze over, Read more
Industrial IoT
Protecting Yourself Online this Holiday Season
  On this extended holiday episode of The Mecca Minute with Gerry Mecca we explore how to protect your personal information online this holiday season. As shoppers increasingly look to Read more
Industrial IoT
Explaining Robotic Process Automation
  With this edition of the Mecca Minute I’d like to talk a little robotic process automation or RPA. RPA is hyperautomation that takes automating processes to the next level. Like many Read more

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Will Chipotle’s Investment In Education Pay Off For Its Employees?
April 20, 2021
Chipotle launched its new debt-free tuition program for its employees. The program will cover those majoring in agriculture, culinary, and hospitality industries. The move shows intention for how the QSR values Read more
Track to the Future: Array Technologies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification
April 20, 2021
Array Technologies recently completed its ISO audits and ISO certification. This exciting step in Array Technologies' growth was the main topic of conversation for this episode of Track to the Future. Travis Read more
E2B: Energy Industry Cybersecurity Threats In The Digital Age
April 20, 2021
  Are energy companies taking cybersecurity seriously? Are they shifting focus to application security? E2B host Daniel Litwin speaks with Dan Cornell, Chief Technology Officer of the Denim Group and Kent Read more
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Has COVID-19 Killed Email?: The Mecca Minute
May 1, 2020
  You know this COVID-19 scourge has quite obviously changed us forever.  To still get things done everyone using Zoom and Teams to continue their work, school, church, scout meetings, family meetings…I call it Life Continuity.  But something has emerged I'm not so sure everyone has noticed. I know I have, and so have a number of my colleagues and Read more
The Challenges of Remote Work: The Mecca Minute
March 24, 2020
  Wow!  What a month!  Or should I say four.  Since early December when the first COVID-19 outbreak started in China, we’ve made a lot of strides towards making our workforce able to work from home.  For me it's been a big challenge. I have a household full of humans that all want to fight for the same bandwidth.  And, so the first thing I had to do was Read more
Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: The Mecca Minute
February 26, 2020
  Today I'd like to talk a little coronavirus and its impact on tech. Tech firms all over the world use international trade events to showcase their products and maybe even in many respects test the market waters to see how products might do in the industry. But this is important to the tech world because travel has now been restricted, and many of the Read more
What in the World is DevOps: The Mecca Minute
January 23, 2020
In one of my business networks, a C-level exec asked me “what the hell is this DEVOPS thing.” Being from IT I was forced to answer the question in a way that didn’t cause him to glaze over, and I think I did OK. DevOps, for this type audience, is better described in business terms verses all the techno-babbling to impress my buddies. For techs I Read more
Protecting Yourself Online this Holiday Season
December 23, 2019
  On this extended holiday episode of The Mecca Minute with Gerry Mecca we explore how to protect your personal information online this holiday season. As shoppers increasingly look to make their purchases online, it becomes even more important to make sure you have the correct protocols and protections in place. As an IT expert, Gerry has the tips and Read more
Explaining Robotic Process Automation
December 12, 2019
  With this edition of the Mecca Minute I’d like to talk a little robotic process automation or RPA. RPA is hyperautomation that takes automating processes to the next level. Like many other subjects I’ve shared in the past, this concept is not new. But the big reason that it has evolved from a dream to reality is the power of the cloud, or more Read more
Understanding Digital Disruption and Transformation: The Mecca Minute
November 20, 2019
  Understanding Digital Transformation   Digital transformation is yet another oversimplified set of buzzwords with a very complicated meaning. Digital transformation is most often associated with the conversion of a largely manual processes into a highly efficient and inherently more organized process using data. It can also be applied to Read more
Business Casual: The Past, Present, and Future of the Internet with Gerry Mecca
October 31, 2019
  Gerry Mecca, IT expert and host of the Mecca Minute, joined Business Casual to discuss the 50th birthday of the internet. From the early days of dial up modems and chat rooms to IoT and the cloud, no one could have predicted how the internet was going to develop in its first 50 years. Gerry and the guys relive some of that history and take a look at Read more
The Mecca Minute: Explaining the Cloud
October 28, 2019
  It's a question that is asked on a regular basis: What is the cloud and how do I use it? On this episode of The Mecca Minute, Gerry Mecca provides an explanation of what the cloud is and how to best utilize it. He also explains the risk involved for companies when they make the decision to adopt a cloud-based service. Gerry Mecca is currently with Read more