Chief Information Officer (CIO) Denis Tanguay’s workload has quadrupled over the past few years, and he has been struggling to stay on top ensuring that systems are secure and available when his employees need it. How did he overcome these struggles? He found a solution in outsourcing. As the CIO for Central Maine Healthcare explained

Business emails are piling up in your inbox like it will never stop. This is where email handling tips come in handy if you want to get on top of the constant flood of messages. Managing your business email account be challenging, especially when you need to accomplish many tasks such as reading and responding

Disasters can strike at any time, and at any level of severity. From the deletion of a critical file, to your business being destroyed in a fire, you should be taking steps to prepare for potential disaster. In order to be prepared for a disaster, and to make it out the other side, many companies

What is business analytics?

Monday, 03 February 2014 by

There are many important components of a business, and data is definitely among the most popular. Pause and think for a moment how much of your business relies on it. It would be a challenge for a business to function without it. For business owners that look into data, many will have heard the term

For decades the focus of business and technology solutions has been on the acquisition and implementation of the tool. In the dawn of computing, hardware was the scarcest portion of early information technology solutions and IBM mainframes, which cost $1M, were a large competitive advantage. In the 80s, we saw the rise of ‘micro-computers’ and the emergence

If it isn’t broken, why pay to fix it? It used to be that our clients approached us because they needed a skilled trade, someone to fix broken technology. Do any of these sound familiar? My server/network is slow My iPhone/Blackberry/Android doesn’t work properly I’m not confident in my backup system I’m pretty sure my

Researchers at Gartner, Inc. believe that 2013 will be the year of larger-scale adoption of big data technologies. Organizations have gained a better understanding of what big data can do and have identified obvious or potential business opportunities that cannot be met with traditional data sources, technologies or practices. As a result, they are looking

Fashion designer Georgio Armani says style can be defined as “a simple way of saying something complex.” Technology should accomplish the same mission. The best IT solutions reduce complexity, helping customers cut costs, save time and focus on growing their business. One of the most effective ways to reduce IT complexity is through IT modernization.

My most recent blog post in The Georgia Straight focused on the topic of IT strategic planning for small business.  At Mobeus Technology, most new clients we encounter exhibit little to no signs of technology planning and strategy within their IT environments.  Historically, IT is tackled on an ad hoc basis and is implemented in a reactive

HOW OFTEN DO you travel around your city of residence or within another country, relying on the information found on either a road map or a Google map? The definition of a road map is “a map of roads, and possibly other features, to aid in navigation”. Essentially a road map is a planning tool or

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