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The Secret of the Tile Guy

One of our best clients told me about what would have otherwise been a mundane event: Replacement of floor tiles by their local “Tile Guy”. However, this turned out to be pretty exciting. Let me share with you this (slightly dramatized) story: It was a dark and stormy night, and the “Tile Guy” only works […]

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Where are the Microsoft Apps?

What about all those great Apple Apps? Microsoft is still paying developers, reportedly $100,000 and more, to develop apps. How long will it take Microsoft to “catch up”?

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Ditch the iPad and Get the Surface Pro?

The Surface Pro is a phenomenal computer. But do you still need the iPad? As long as you have an iPhone, most people who want to walk away from the iPad will find the “Surface plus the iPhone” a great combo. The Surface has some “get your real work done” horsepower that the iPad lacks.

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Your Client May Require You to be Certified

Customers and prospects may demand that your organization possess certifications that you don’t need—often at a great expense to you. A perfect example is PCI for organizations that handle credit and debit card information.

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