Author Archives: Tanya Hall

Going to the Cloud: How One Company Sees the Future

Small and medium-sized IT departments face unique challenges when it comes to deploying cost-effective information technology solutions, and seamlessly integrating those systems across the enterprise. Their budgets, teams and executive support are often limited. These challenges prompted the founders of RunMyProcess to create a cloud-based platform to help deliver IT projects in a timely, cost-effective […]

Microsoft Vs. Google

View full size image Carpe diem! Microsoft has seized the opportunity presented by Google’s privacy policy changes to tout its online services as alternatives. Ads this week hit the pages of the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and USA Today suggesting that people concerned with Google’s policies try Microsoft’s Bing search engine, Internet […]

IT Growth Outlook is Bright

View full size image With spending on hardware and software reaching record amounts, new research shows the IT industry’s growth outlook has reached its highest level in five years. Fueling the growth, according to the CDW IT Monitor, is the anticipated record-high demand for hardware and software investments. The data shows 80 percent of IT decision-makers are […]

3 IT Experts on How to Get Your Company To Respect Your Department

View full size image If you’re like most CIOs, you want to help the business succeed while increasing the credibility of IT—often easier said than done. But there are things you can do to make the business stand up and take notice of what you’re trying to accomplish. Yes if you are really attached to […]

Business Intelligence Smart Even for Small Business

. CREDIT: Business intelligence image via Shutterstock View full size image While many small-business owners may be under the impression business intelligence is only for their larger competitors, research from St. Joseph’s University suggests they think again. Researcher Ginny Miori said business intelligence can boost small businesses by helping determine their best customers, their most profitable product or […]

CIOs Embracing Consumerization of IT

View full size image While much has been made of companies not accepting the bring-your-own-device trend among employees, new research shows many businesses are actually embracing the movement. Yes even trading does this though there are a lot of traders who are still comfortable sitting in front of their computers, getting into their trading platforms […]

Business Lack Tools to Tame Influx of ‘Big Data’

View full size image Businesses today are communicating with their customers more than ever before, whether it’s through their website, social networks or mobile devices. It is probably the website that is made to talk more about the trading field and the various trading software like the olymp trade. This is very clear from the […]

Businesses Beefing Up on IT Security Specialists

. CREDIT: IT security guard sign via Shutterstock View full size image In the wake of increased high-profile cybersecurity breaches, new research shows businesses are beefing up on their IT security specialists. The 2012 Career Impact study by (ISC)2, a nonprofit organization representing security specialists worldwide, found that 72 percent of businesses hired new employees last year […]

IT Firms Profiting From Cloud Use

View full size image As the use of cloud-based services continues to rise, so too do the profits for IT firms offering those services, new research revealed. According to a new survey from CompTIA, a nonprofit trade association for the IT industry, nearly half of IT channel companies offering cloud-based servicesreport that 50 percent or more […]

Is IT Becoming Obsolete?

View full size image With cloud computing, smartphones and social media all converging, experts are asking if there is still a need for traditional IT workers. “It is true that some of that IT infrastructure of managing email and other applications is moving to the cloud, and that has certainly changed the staffing needs of […]