Digital transformation is so pervasive that we see it in our everyday life. When we take an Uber instead of a taxi. Or order from Amazon instead of heading to the mall. Or ask questions of Alexa or Siri instead of cracking an encyclopedia. With eye-popping examples of reinvention making headlines, it’s tempting to think […]
Peek behind the curtains of the hottest department in the company IT has become an integral part of nearly all initiatives and a major source of innovation in business, yet it remains largely undervalued and unappreciated. In this issue, we go behind the scenes to discuss three key issues in IT for 2019: training, security […]
Designing an IT training program is like buying ice cream for a Little League team. Everyone wants something different and they’re all hoping they don’t have to share.
I’d wager that the best business advice often ignored comes down to this, “You should write a strategic plan.” Stop procrastinating and just do it already! In this issue of the Best of DTS, you’ll find some practical tips to get you started. Overwhelmed by the thought of it? Call us and we’ll assess exactly […]
If you leave continuing education up to each individual, guess what? Employees with the most advanced skills will take them elsewhere, to an MSP that values and supports a culture of continuous learning.
Mention ‘strategic planning’ and many people think ‘offsite retreat.’ While a day or two away from the office is a good time to focus on your strategic plan, the plan itself is a valuable guide year-round, encompassing every action, initiative and dollar spent.
As offices go virtual and coworkers connect via phone or email, many organizations find themselves struggling to create company norms, a group mindset, and most importantly, trust and rapport.
Far too often organizations find themselves lowering expectations to match the performance of their workforce. “It would be a stretch.” “We’re over extended.” “We’d need an extra day in the week to make it happen.” Instead, I challenge you to raise your performance to meet expectations – and do what is necessary to make it […]
Every tweet, post and link is another piece of data. With researchers estimating a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data generated daily, we’re focusing our attention on a few of the more arresting data-driven issues facing organizations in this issue of the Best of DTS Newsletter. Our hope is not data overload, but a more […]
Even if your title doesn’t include the word “Manager” you are likely responsible for managing a meeting, project, team, or initiative. In this issue of the Best of DTS Newsletter, you’ll find some managerial inspiration to help keep you on your toes. How can leadership and ongoing training benefit your organization? Call and we’ll do […]