6 Questions For Your IT Manager

October 30th, 2017

Cyber Security threats are at an all time high. Are you or your current IT provider taking all of the necessary steps to keep everything you have worked so hard for safe? Here are 6 questions you should be asking yourself or you IT service provider.

Video Transcript:
Hello, I’m Mike Ritsema with i3 Business Solutions where our mission is to accelerate business results by integrating technology solutions.

Think patching is unimportant? Ask Equifax

September 15th, 2017

Written by Brandi Koloski, i3 Business Solutions - Marketing Assistant
Has your security ever been breached after sharing too much information online?

With i3’s ReliabilITy, The answer would be NO because the team here at i3 is constantly updating and protecting your organization, information, and technology.

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.

Not sure what to give your techie friend for Christmas?

December 9th, 2016

Written by Benny Buljko, Level 2 Support Technician

Now that we’re closing in on the holiday season, it may not be too late to get that last-minute gift for a loved one. Although we all want the next best TV, newest smartphone, and most powerful laptop on the market, there are a few new tech gadgets to consider before making a decision! Our technology professionals at i3 Business Solutions have devised a list of “hot” tech gadgets that are rapidly gaining popularity.

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.

Ransomware: How expensive can it really be?

September 28th, 2016

Summarized by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

I shared a meal not long ago with a source who works at a financial services company. The subject of ransomware came up and he told me that a server in his company had recently been infected with a particularly nasty strain that spread to several systems before the outbreak was quarantined.