Monthly Archives: January, 2017

Simple Steps to Successful Vendor Management

Vendor management is quickly becoming a focal point for businesses, but when dispersed teams are involved, communication and coordination challenges often arise. Manage this relationship more efficiently with a few simple steps. More than ever, organizations are looking at ways to streamline the vendor management process. But before it can be simplified, a few things…

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Hiring Styles: 3 Ways to Offer IT Employment and When to Use Each

Different types of positions attract different types of candidates. Make sure you’re offering the ones that will best meet your business objectives. In the information technology field, there are many types of arrangements available to both employers and job seekers, from full-time to freelance and everything in between. And each type of “engagement” both attracts…

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4 Questions to Consider for Cloud Deployment

Make a solid plan for the technical impacts of cloud-based enterprise systems. The cloud offers several strategic benefits, such as providing online access from anywhere, increasing infrastructure efficiency and allowing for very rapid changes. However, supporting cloud-based apps requires careful thought regarding optimizations to your IT infrastructure. Here are 4 questions you should answer in…

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The Hidden Costs of Multi-Vendor Management

Working with multiple, locally-sourced vendors may seem a better solution than flying central staff from location to location, but when it comes to ROI, there is a third, more profitable and far more streamlined option. When multiple sites need technical support, it is easy to assume that paying a local vendor at each location is…

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How to Scale Up Now Without Laying Off Later

How to Scale Up Now Without Laying Off Later The good news: New business was awarded increasing your project scope. Now you just need to figure out how to effectively scale up quickly without laying off later or being faced with idle resources. Customers, as well as the business, want projects done on time and…

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3 Rules for Outsourcing Network Load Balancing

3 Rules for Outsourcing Network Load Balancing When balancing external internet traffic, experience is the key to efficient and successful optimization. While 90% of load balancing is done within a single geographic location and can often be managed in-house, the remaining 10% of geographically dispersed load balancing is an incredibly high risk and often expensive…

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