About Dmitry Cherches
February 28th, 2013
IT Strategy Legacy
Do you have the keys to success?
How do you know when it’s time to buy a new car? From a purely economic standpoint, the answer is simple: when the cost of maintaining your old vehicle becomes prohibitive.
The same holds true for your legacy IT system. Read More
November 27th, 2012
Case Study IT Strategy
Automation Engines Boost Revenues
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 birthdays and favorite restaurants – on a 2” by 4” card? It’s hard to imagine how businesses functioned at all without the convenience and accessibility of technology.
October 30th, 2012
Cloud-Connected Technologies Offer Faster Backup and Reliable Recovery
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 have the degree of readiness that assures business continuity in the face of lost or damaged data.
October 16th, 2012
Duct Tape is Not the Answer.
The adage “Everything old is new again” may apply to fashion or even music, but for business owners saddled with outdated information technology systems, there’s nothing charming about a “retro,” or legacy, IT system. The truth is, legacy systems can slow business down and wrest away any sense of control in managing a successful operation. Worse, they can keep even the best of business models from netting true growth or innovation.