IT Medications

IT Medications
Recurring IT Services and Subscriptions can be confusing

I’m getting close to retirement age and like many in my age bracket, I take an assortment of medications to keep body-and-soul together; 10 pills in all at various times during the day. The names of most medications are hard to pronounce and I only have a fuzzy idea of what they do.

Taking a few pills beats feeling lousy or going to the hospital any day, but managing the Medsrequires some organization and planning.  I use morning and afternoon daily pill containers that I fill once a week.  I see the Pharmacy is offering pre-filled blister packs that I may start using soon; it takes away the headache of filling pill containers and eliminates potential mistakes.

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Budget Season

Budget Season
Planning for changes to IT Systems in 2018
For many of our clients, Fall is more than leaves turning colour and the weather getting colder.  It’s a time when they start planning their 2018 budgets.  Of course, IT forms part of that planning process. For most of our clients who require 2018 budget planning, we will be in direct contact with them to review their current configurations and make recommendations for 2018 enhancements and replacements.  However, I thought I’d pass on some general IT budget planning tips.

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Life Without Wires

Life Without Wires
Network Cabling is Still a Significant Cost to Proper Networking

For as long as I have been in the computer industry, the promise of true wireless has been just around the corner.  Not only devices that don’t need a network cable, but ones that don’t have any wires at all; no power, monitor, keyboard or mouse cables – nada!

If I searched hard enough, I might be able to cobble together enough boutique pieces to make this a reality, but I don’t think I’d want to use it. The chances of it working seamlessly and quickly are very low.

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