Incase you missed us, here is a recap of our Document Management and Securely Sharing event

November 6th, 2017

Dang it! Did you miss our event: Document Management & Securely Sharing?
Sometime's going to an event that isn't at your desk is a really difficult thing to do during your work day... especially on a Friday when you have so much to do because the weekend us upon us! That is why we felt it was important to share our event information with you!

First off, have you ever had a document that you wanted access to on another computer, or that you wanted to send to someone else? The solution to this kind of scenario would be to attach it to an email and send it off.

Office 365: Tips & Tricks

March 24th, 2017

Video by Nick Herner, Level 1 Support Technician

Nick Herner, one of i3’s Microsoft Office 365 specialists, is featured in this short but useful video with a few commonly used tips for being productive in Office 365.

If you are wanting to learn more, please join President and Partner, Mike Ritsema, on March 29th, 2017 at i3 Business Solutions for lunch and a briefing on tips and tricks regarding O365 productivity.

BEWARE: More Phishing Attempts

February 14th, 2017

Written by James Lijewski, Level 3 Network Technician/Support Center Team Leader

Be on the lookout for more phishing attempts. This went to my Junk Email folder in my Outlook, and happened to notice it when checking for other items. Moved it to my inbox, and looks like it’s an attempt to get us to go to a malicious website.

2017 West Michigan Peer Groups

February 9th, 2017

Written by Mike Ritsema, President & Partner

Peer Groups have so impacted Kathy and me at i3 Business Solutions that Mary Witte and I decided to start a group right here in West Michigan.

While there are many options for peer networking available including Vistage, GR Chamber, and more – this peer group will have a little different focus.

Yearend or Full Year Strategic & Operational Planning

January 12th, 2017

Written and Recorded by Mike Ritsema, President & Partner, Directed by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

 

Keith McFarland, author of The Breakthrough Company and Bounce and his keynote speech at ConnectWise IT Nation Conference

Levers to any company's Breakthrough win:

1.] Strategy

2.] People

3.] Execution.

How do I choose new Cloud or Application Software?

January 5th, 2017

Written by Kathy Labozzetta, Partner

I would like to share some relatively simple but important rules on how to start looking for New Cloud or Application Software in the New Year:

Set Clear Goals for the Project – What is your company trying to accomplish with this change (it’s normally a massive project and investment for the company)? In other words, how are we going to measure our results to know this project is successful? Is it company cost savings, productivity gains, client and customers support or decision making dashboards that make data readily available for management and leadership teams? Whatever the justification, make sure goals are clearly documented and defined including criteria for success.

What can we expect for 2017?

December 30th, 2016

Written by Tom Emperor, Senior Engineer

With 2016 nearing an end, we can reflect on what the year brought us and what we can expect for 2017.  2016 saw quite a few progressions to the cloud landscape.  Security was brought into the forefront as phishing, keyloggers, and hacking made the front pages on several occasions from large companies to our own election.

Office 365 Roadmap – Large File Attachments using OneDrive

November 30th, 2016

Written by Mike Ritsema, President and Partner

At i3 Business Solutions, we rail against islands of information.  The key to I.T.:  Information Technology – is I.S.: Information Systems.  Less information systems or platforms means improved collaboration and productivity.

Is big data driving you forward?

November 21st, 2016

Written by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

Typically, "Big Data" is a term used by researchers and enterprises, but no industry is unaffected by the value of big data. As more content is being created than ever before, companies are now leveraging compiled data in order to make more knowledgeable business choices.