Newsletter Archive 2017

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2017 November


Do You Know How Much Your SMB Spends on IT?

IT is a critical component of business, and companies are devoting a large portion of their budgets toward it. This trend is expected to grow as we become increasingly reliant on technology in the workplace. This anticipated growth is not limited to large companies—a new update of the Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts that total IT spending by small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will approach $568 billion during 2017. Moreover, this number will increase by more than $100 billion to exceed $676 billion by 2021. These statistics show that SMBs recognize the value of IT, with hardware, software, and services helping to improve productivity and keep up with the

Industry Stories

Charitable Initiatives: How Giving Back Benefits Your Business

Here are some of the ways charitable initiatives are a win-win proposition, and your company will benefit from getting involved. Increase employee morale – Corporate giving increases engagement within employees, as people are likely to respect leaders who actively…

Streamline Business Processes by Automating Document Workflows

In the so-called ‘Digital Age,’ it’s remarkable to think that so many businesses are still utilizing manual, redundant tasks in their operations. This is particularly curious when it comes to the continued use of paper documents in workflows. While…..

How to Track and Measure Employee Productivity

There is a fine line between measuring employee productivity and micromanaging your staff. Here are some less meddlesome ways to track and measure employee productivity without negatively impacting team morale. Measure performance, not time. There’s no shortage of…

Community News

Over Achievers

Tim Renegar, center, congratulates September’s Over Achievers. Pictured L-R: Earl Alberson, Heidi Merrill, Mitch Lowrey, Jade …

Sharing Information and Expertise

Tim Renegar, pictured second from left, participated at the Channel Pro meeting in New York as a panelist for converging markets for the managed IT providers …

BTA Fall Colors Event

At the BTA Fall Colors event in Asheville, NC, Tim Reneger (second from right) joined the expert panel to discuss the benefits of growing organically, and through …