Operational Excellence

The search for answers — and success — starts from within

What are you looking for this hour? I have asked myself the same question just about every hour at work for the past 12 years. As of Feb. 1, I will have worked for the same company for 12 years. I reflect back and acknowledge the many lessons learned over this time. None of these […]

Sports Training Strategies Apply to Business

Truth tends to be consistent across categories. This is an ancient idea that has resonated with many over and over again. According to Michael Hudak, a BlueBridge Networks account executive, “throughout my experiences as an IT technician, an athlete, a student, and a young professional in the business world, I have applied truths to various […]

Here’s How to Get the Most Out of Right Sizing

By Kevin J. Goodman and Roger Mitan Technology changes constantly. Literally as we write this article some new piece of hardware or software is being created or updated to radically change the way some common process currently functions. To business technology leaders this sounds scary, especially if you recently convinced your company to invest large […]

Benefit from Cybersecurity & Privacy Training

When it comes to cyber security, the small shops seemingly fare better than their bigger brethren. The old adage of “The bigger you are, the harder you fall” seems to hold true in cybersecurity (at least in the press reporting) as larger stores seem to have more to lose and are a higher profile target. […]

Protecting your Privacy and Credit Cards during the Holiday Season – Cybersecurity

Take some time to educate and empower yourself to review online best practices. This effort now could radically reduce your risks personally online while helping you and your business to protect both its privacy and credit. Here are some links to websites that will help keep your credit safe online: The internet is a shared […]

Meet in the Middle During this Last Quarter

As the year begins to wind down, it’s a good time to stop, pause, and reflect. How are you doing? Are you meeting or exceeding your company’s goals and objectives? Sometimes the simple and seemingly mundane modifications or adjustments can provide great change and/or needed momentum. We often think we are too busy doing what […]