Entries by Ryan Carter


Top 5 Trends Impacting Retail Networks

Retail IT leaders are under constant pressure to provide innovation to their customers and end users while at the same time “keeping the lights on”. To make matters worse, the growing risk of security breaches is a constant threat. With the growth of cloud applications, security, mobility, and the Internet of Things, these all impact […]

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2014 Budget Season: 3 Must-Dos to Reduce IT Operating Costs

As you gear up for the 2014 IT budget season, you know there are many areas competing for IT time and attention.  According to a recent article from CIO.com, you’re also trying to secure the best talent when it comes to areas like application development, project management, and technical support.  At the same time you’re probably […]


Is Telecom Outsourcing Really the Answer?

We have all heard the term ‘outsourcing’, especially in IT.  Unfortunately, the concept has lost its appeal and value as people tend to associate outsourcing with the elimination of jobs or the replacement of resources with process.  In the world of telecommunications, a function essential to every enterprise in business today, the management of expenses, […]


Improving Financial Management of Telecom

Improving financial management of telecom services within your organization is never easy, but managing the financial component of telecom can be a nightmare. Multiple carriers, multiple contracts, different locations; these factors can all lead to poor financial management and cost creep. Add mobility into the picture and you get a hodge-podge mess (I use hodge-podge because a […]