Client Provider Privilege

Company success and growth now more than ever hinges around how a company deals with its clients. Companies which thrive and survive will be those for whom the client relationship sits at the very heart of business strategy. Every process within the company must revolve around providing a positive client experience. This is especially relevant ...

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Death By Meeting

The setting A nondescript, windowless conference room somewhere in Corporate America with exceptionally uncomfortable chairs, three of which are broken, a projector, and a Polycom phone. The players Meeting host. Host has invited you all to participate, ostensibly to get your opinions on some topic. Host begins the meeting by going over the purpose of ...

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EXCLUSIVE MICROSOFT LICENSING PROMOTION

EXCLUSIVE MICROSOFT LICENSING PROMOTION

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Microsoft Announces a Merge of Teams and Skype for Business

Microsoft update on Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business:
Microsoft Teams will expand your collaboration by allowing “guests” to access a team in your account. Initially only Office 365 customers can be invited but that will open up later.

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KAMIND IT Named 2017 US SMB Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) Western Region Partner of the Year

PORTLAND, OR — August 3, 2017 — KAMIND IT, a Lake Oswego IT and cyber-security company, today announced it has been named 2017 US SMB Enterprise Mobility & Security (EMS) Western Region Partner of the Year by Microsoft’s US Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Group. The award recognizes the US SMB partner that has demonstrated ...

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Windows 10 Editions

Our customers are asking us which version of Windows 10 they should use in their business. It will come as no surprise to you that we do not recommend the Home version as it is just not robust enough for business use. The table below provides you with a quick and easy map of features ...

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4 Reasons Your Employees Are Using Dropbox

Dropbox is recognized as the first company that made cloud file sync simple and free. Today, with 400 million users as of June 2015, the service is one of the fastest growing in the world. But amidst this rapid adoption, business owners are asking, “Is Dropbox safe for my business to use?” Before we answer ...

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Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec, of Shark Tank fame, was the keynote speaker at an IT event I attended last week. (Thanks to Robin Robins for organizing such a great session!). In the relatively short time we spent with Robert, I learned a lot. Here are my top 10 takeaways (with one bonus point added): 10. You must ...

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Plugging those Pesky Time Leaks

Bethanne Kronick, Owner of SIMPLIFY! Like an open window in July can suck the air-conditioned air out of your home, time leaks in our routines can sabotage productivity efforts at work. Here are a few common ones and some strategies to replace them with positive alternatives. Time Leak #1 - Social Media & the Internet. ...

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CUSTOMERS EXPECT MORE

In today’s market, as in none before, it is crucial that we learn selling savvy. The sales environment has changed radically in four distinct ways: 1. Customers are better-educated, more sophisticated and more value-conscious. In other words, they are harder to please; they want more for their money. Think about your own demands as a ...

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