Disaster Recovery

September 16th, 2016

Written by Rachel Dokter, Social Media Manager

On August 20, a tornado swept through West Michigan destroying trees, damaging homes and leaving a mess behind it.  This elevated fear due to the risk of fire and natural disaster- along with the affects it may have on local businesses in its path.

Microsoft #WPC2016 Office 365 Cloud

July 29th, 2016

Written by Mike Ritsema, President and Partner

Last week I attended my first #WPC2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Ontario, CN. Here are my key thoughts and ‘learnings’, along with announcement about new products, enhancements to existing products and programs recently announced at the conference.

You’re Invited: Security Executive Briefing

May 10th, 2016

 i3 Business Solutions would like to personally invite you to an exclusive Security Executive Briefing on Thursday, May 26th at 11:45AM.
i3 continues to see a rise in ransom ware and phishing attacks. Disasters of all shapes and sizes linger in the shadows waiting to attack.

Spring Into Clean With i3

April 12th, 2016

April has arrived and with it brings spring cleaning! This year, i3 Business Solutions wants to help you get organized.
Join i3 on Wednesday, April 27th at 11:30AM to discuss ways to overcome notification distractions, program clutter, and tips to better organize your desktop confusion.

Matt Engel at LinkedUp GR Networking Event

March 7th, 2016

“A great event, real personable, smaller group…able to really meet with each other.”
A quote from the LinkedUp GR event we hosted in July. We love hearing good feedback on i3 events! Thanks to attendees like Matt Engel from Real Property Management Investment Solutions, we are able to make these events a success.

An Executive Briefing – March 24th

February 26th, 2016

You're invited to join Mike Ritsema on Thursday, March 24th at 11:30am for an executive briefing on Office 365 productivity.

Enjoy a tasty lunch while Mike shares a variety of fresh suggestions to more efficiently and effectively use Office 365.  i3 will also provide a guide to successfully implementing  SharePoint Sites and OneNote.

Christmas Open House Luncheon

November 20th, 2015

We would love to have you join us for our Christmas Open House Luncheon! There will be plenty of delicious food, good company and Christmas spirit. So invite your coworkers and friends and come over to i3 Business Solutions' offices (560 5th Street Suite 404). The festivities will kick off at 11:45 AM on Wednesday, December 16th and will continue until 1:30 PM.

We would also like to encourage the spirit of the holidays by giving to one of our local charities, Kid's Food Basket.

IT Planning Webinar Recap

November 18th, 2015

A HUGE thanks to our presenters, Brian Abraham and Mike Ritsema. Despite a few minor technological difficulties, they pressed on and presented relevant and useful information. Topics included:

-Components of an IT Plan

-IT Budget Necessities

-Disaster Planning

-Pracitcal Steps and i3's Recommendations

The webinar below is worth 30 mintues of your time and is packed with valuable information.

IT Planning for 2016

November 5th, 2015

Can you believe it is November already? With 2016 quickly approaching, it is time to begin planning and budgeting for the New Year. To help that process, which can be painful sometimes, we have 3 simple hints for budgeting for the New Year.

Here are 3 simple tips for IT budgeting

1. Plan, Plan, Plan and Plan.

Michigan Council of Women in Technology

October 19th, 2015

The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation is making a concentrated effort to grow membership in West Michigan.  Although their roots are in the Eastside of the State, local IT professionals are working with the Foundation to grow membership locally.