Month: May 2013

What Should You Expect From an IT Audit?

Most businesses depend on a delicate ecosystem of network connections to support their daily business operations. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take much to disrupt the balance of these environments; a tidy and carefully cultivated garden can easily turn into an overgrown tangle if you don’t keep an eye on things.

Using IT to Improve your Business Processes

Business Process Management (BPM) is growing in importance as many organizations look for ways to work more efficiently, improve customer service and avoid wasteful spending.  Although BPM is usually thought of as a “management concern,” IT professionals are often heavily involved in these initiatives as well.  That’s because new technology has always played an essential …

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Making Sense of Microsoft Licensing

With Windows XP slated for retirement next year, many businesses are looking to adopt Windows 7 as a replacement.  What they may not realize, however, is that licensing for this operating system is actually more expensive than it is for Windows 8.

The End of Windows XP

This isn’t the first time we’ve posted about Windows XP’s impending doom, but if you missed the news, this operating system has been scheduled for retirement in early April next year.  For end users, this means that there will no longer be any support available for this operating system and no more updates or security …

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