15 Pro Tips To Help Your Team Embrace A New Company Tech Tool

The most successful migrations I’ve seen occurred when new projects and work were fed only to the new tool. This method encourages employees to adopt the new tool and explore it while working on something real that impacts their daily lives. Demos, training sessions and fiction are fun, but nothing drives adoption like the need to continue working.

~ Tom Roberto

 

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12 Essential Considerations For Small Businesses Thinking Of Hiring An ITaaS Vendor

How dependent are you on technology, externally? If your small business lives and dies by its technology infrastructure or systems, ITaaS is a recipe for disaster. In a small business, everything rides on revenue and an ability to pivot quickly. If you’re reliant on a third party, you must consider what would happen if you had extended SLAs or an onsite presence. You have to be agile today!

~ Tom Roberto

 

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The Charismatic Leader isn’t the most Sympathetic

Charisma is a powerful thing. It’s been described as someone who possesses a virtue that sets them apart; someone who is treated as endowed with specifically exceptional powers or qualities. Today charismatic leadership is sought after to challenge the traditional bureaucracy within an organization. Transformative moments in business will typically come from the charismatic, and not from those appointed to positions of leadership.

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The World Missed Out on What Facebook Could Have Been

Like it or hate it, Facebook changed the world forever.  Online communications and the social media revolution was built upon the foundation that Facebook laid.  Unfortunately business also changed in 2004.  The idea around venture capital, IPO’s, and the forever funded enterprise was solidified.  We were robbed of what Facebook could have been.  The tech bubble, silicon valley economics and an introverted college student drove fame and fortune over a generational legacy; and we were left with what we have today. Continue reading “The World Missed Out on What Facebook Could Have Been”