Office Document Strategies Blog

Matching IT Support Needs To Vendor Delivery

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 8, 2015 @ 07:07 AM

One of the most challenging things for businesses looking for IT support is matching their needs to vendor's delivery capabilities and models.  There is a lot of discussion in the IT industry around how best to deliver I.T. services in a cost effective and efficient manner.  Whether this is being done well is always a question to consider.

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Topics: IT support

Help Wanted 182,000 IT Pros

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 8, 2015 @ 07:04 AM

A major Labour Market Study looking at the Canadian IT landscape from 2015 to 2019 says that there is a need for more IT talent over the next four years in Canada.

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Topics: IT network, IT support

Time Is Running Out On Windows 2003 Server

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 @ 07:02 AM

Like Windows XP last year, Microsoft has announced the impending end for Windows Server 2003 with support stopping July 14 2015.  What this means is that Microsoft will no longer issue security and bug updates for this server platform effective this coming July.  

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Topics: server software, IT network, IT support

Apple IBM IT Partnership | Implications For More Than Enterprises

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

The July 15th announcement by Apple and IBM that they were entering into a partnership for IT services and products for enterprise clients has many implications.  The essence of the announcement is that IBM will use its services expertise to develop from the ground up an extensive series of apps specifically for use with Apple iOS based products like the iPhone and iPad.

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Topics: IT support, BYOD, business processes

What To Do Before Abandoning Your Old IT Network Computer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

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Topics: Computer, document management, document storage strategy, network server, Computer, IT support, network security

Lenovo Continues To Grow Its Brand With Cell Handset Purchase

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 5, 2014 @ 08:02 AM

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Topics: IT support, Lenovo

Low Tech Maintenance For Your Office IT Computers

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Have you ever had to recover something from the floor under your desk?  Is your desktop computer cabinet under there as well?  What is usually under your desk that can threaten your computer's performance?

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Topics: Computer, Computer, IT support

Wearable IT Devices Create New BYOD Challenges

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

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Topics: software tools, IT network, technology tools, IT support, network security, BYOD

You Are The Defacto IT Manager | How To Tell

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 8, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, IT network, network backup, Computer, IT support, network security, managed services plan

Dot CA Scam | Windows 8.1 | Different Generations Different Data

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 8, 2013 @ 07:10 AM

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Topics: internet connectivity in Canada, IT support, Samsung, Windows 8