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8 Operational Benefits of a Quality vCIO

My wife and I bought a very old farmhouse about 10 years ago.  When we first moved in, we self-performed most of the work to get it in shape to live in.  It had been sitting empty for 2 years. Before that an older couple had been living there, and they were unable to do…
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Girl on Kindle

8 Tips for Staying Positive in Our Stressed-Out World

This article is the ANTI-stressed-out, NON-nasty-spreading-disease, NOT-A-WORD-of-world-disaster, NON-political-jockeying edition.  I don’t know about you, but I am getting tired of the present state of events.  Even now, I’m avoiding a few words to describe things, because I think we are all just a little weary of hearing them!  I don’t want to see another webinar…
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Working Remotely

The Transition into Working Remotely

Over the last month and even more so in the last week, most of us have been transitioning to a work at home environment.  For some this might be freeing, and for others it might be a challenge!  For those of us who are also juggling children doing school from home and maybe even have…
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IT Suppoer Security

7 Questions to Drive You Forward in 2020

As I think about the coming year, it looms large. It is so hard to believe that 2020 is upon us. Why does it seem so significant? In taking a quick look back at predictions from 50 years or so ago, it seems others thought 2020 would be big too.  Popular Mechanics in 1950 predicted…
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Robot Hand

The Age of Exponential Innovation & Industry 4.0

Just a few weeks ago, I sat in a presentation by futurist Todd McLees of the Pendio Group on Industry 4.0 at the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) annual meeting.  Those of you who have heard Todd speak won’t be surprised to hear that he was quite compelling.  His main premise is that we…
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