We were able to link up with Mike Freeman a while back to report upon some internal feats. The Networking Departments is rapidly morphing to keep up with the industry’s hot trends and we were able to score some exclusive interview dialogue with Mike himself. Take a few minutes to read through the transcript. Interviewer: …

Toronto

The Chicago IST Connect Summit is just around the corner! Are you ready for a morning stacked with prime networking opportunities, trending educational content, influential guest speaker presentations, and an exclusive session packed with channel-oriented content crafted out just for you, the ISVs? Be sure to download our comprehensive app to help you keep organized …

Intelligence

Retailers must constantly adapt to shoppers needs and desires to stay relevant within the industry. Associates have to acquire new skill sets. Technology must contain in-store and supply chain updates to keep customers interested. Be the hero everyone needs and work with your retail-faced end users to ensure they boost their intelligence and evolve as …

AI

It’s no doubt that there’s a lot of hype centered around AI. It’s a hot topic. As great as it is, a lot of it is placed on a pedestal and often difficult to sell. There are already so many preconceived notions of the hot trend, making it difficult to live up to the hype. …

Organized

The VAR world is fast paced and ever-evolving. If a VAR were to ever fall behind or slack off, that could affect the flow of  things and potentially harm their business. As the competition heightens over the passing months, working efficiently and promoting a positive customer service etiquette can win the race. As VARs, you …

Threats

Network security is a big topic on everyone’s mind. Protecting a network with secure applications is even more important. Engineers and enterprises have found that as time goes on, threats attacks gain a larger variety and more ground on who and where they attack. Specifically speaking, phishing has come a long way and is continuing …

SMBs

Hackers understand that the destruction they can bring to small businesses is monumental in size. SMBs possess weak cybersecurity protection and a lack of funding to cover the potential damage of security risks. These hackers keep penetrating deeper and deeper. More than 70% of cyberattacks target small businesses. Although SMBs cite security as their most …

Growing

Marketers often make the mistake of forgetting to think like business owners. Marketers end up focusing on topics such as webinar attendee participation, website impressions and social click throughs, when the most important features aren’ that at all. The only metric that remotely matters for for-profit businesses is money and how you’re going to acquire …

Members of Generation Z are starting to enter the workplace. As crazy as that sounds, Gen. Z (Born 1997-2015) does include some young adults who are graduating college and applying for entry-level positions. These individuals are earning money on their own and fear the ‘big, bad banks.’ Financial Institutions, ISVs, and VARs alike must learn …

Now that you’ve learned the who, what, when, where, why and how Blockchain has worked its way into technology, why does it even matter? More specifically, why does it matter to ISVs? Where do VARs fit in?  Yes, we all know that Blockchain isn’t anything new to emerge on the scene, but perhaps not every …