Apr
07
2016

Put Your Sales Team On Autopilot

BY Mind Over Machines
3 minute read

There’s no doubt that salespeople are grateful for technology assists. Remember having to memorize every client’s kid’s name and baseball average to make them feel special? Or toting around a bulky Rolodex that included everything you ever wanted to know about your client – including...

Mar
05
2016

Data By The Book

BY Mind Over Machines
5 minute read

Big data, with all of its vastness and mystery – and confusion - is actually a remarkably straightforward concept: store everything for later analysis. Because once it’s gone, you can’t get it back. The end.

Ok…so there’s more to the big data story. And while the term big data is both...

Feb
04
2016

Technology Change Reaps Rewards

BY Mind Over Machines
2 minute read

Technology enables change, and change drives success. We measure success in terms of change: increases, decreases, percentages, growth and trends. But how do we define change? Transformation? Innovation? Conversion? Shift? Transition?

Jan
03
2016

SOA Long and Thanks For All The Fiche

BY Mind Over Machines
5 minute read

What’s the best approach for transitioning from physical records (paper and microfiche) to digital records for your organization? Should you just rip the bandage off and have it done all at once? Or should you build capacity into your systems, in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)...

Dec
09
2015

Mashing, Mixing and Maximizing Data

BY Mind Over Machines
3 minute read

Data is a game changer. 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day – and the data comes in all shapes and sizes.  Long gone is the notion that data is just for reporting, or collecting. Mix some innovative understanding of data with some good old-fashioned diligence, and...

Nov
06
2015

Making the Case for a Strategic Technology Plan

BY Mind Over Machines
2 minute read

Would a general go into battle without a defined plan? Never. Neither would he consider each operation individually. Rather, he would pursue tactics that link all of the battles together to meet a strategically defined goal of winning the war. It would be a plan against which he...

Oct
01
2015

Mining for Gold in Your Data

BY Mind Over Machines
3 minute read

Infotech research giant Gartner defines data mining as the process of discovering meaningful correlations, patterns and trends by sifting through large amounts of data stored in repositories. In short: “There’s gold in them hills!”

Sep
03
2015

For Safety’s Sake, Store Your Data in the Cloud

BY Mind Over Machines
2 minute read

Of great concern to most organizations is data protection and security. Yet, according to an Aberdeen Group Benchmark Report, more than 44 percent of companies with 100 to 1,000 employees do not have a disaster recovery strategy in place. Even companies that have a formal plan may not...

Aug
05
2015

What’s the Big Deal About Big Data?

BY Mind Over Machines
2 minute read

Big data is big business. Trillions of bytes of information are generated everyday by businesses large and small. And right in the middle of the big data picture are consumers as they browse, shop, share and communicate both online and offline.

Jul
03
2015

Enterprise Mobility – Doing It Better

BY Mind Over Machines
1 minute read

“To better the world through information technology.” We take our mission seriously, especially when it comes to making our client’s world better. But what exactly does “better” mean? Working smarter? Faster? More efficiently? Expanding sales opportunities? The best technology...