Working Remotely

Wait….I can use hot water? Hot Water versus Information Technology habits and routines, what is the connection?  Discover the power of habits and routines.  Most people do not realize just how powerful our habits and routine thinking can be, and sometimes, being stuck in the same old way of thinking will cause real pain in Read More »

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Common XSLT Code Samples We do a lot with XML!  Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that many explain as being “self-describing”.  In other words, you make it up yourself.  XML can be used to help represent data structures and is commonly used in web services, configuration files for applications, and in some Read More »

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Building SOAP Web Services Have you ever needed to stand up a quick and simple web service?  Building quick and simple web services is easy when you have working examples.  We work with SOAP and REST based web services on a regular basis.  They have become the essential go-to solution for system to system communication. Read More »

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Fizen Technology® Becomes Member of MSPAlliance® Fizen Technology® joins vibrant global consortium of cloud, managed service providers and technology enabling vendors Tampa, Florida – Fizen Technology® today announced that it has become a member of the MSPAlliance. MSPAlliance is the oldest Managed Services group and the only Accrediting and Standards based body created specifically for Read More »

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Taking Care of Busy People Keep in mind that if you take an exceptional person and give them 10 things to do, you may find that little is accomplished. Give an exceptional person a few focused items to complete with a clearly expressed deadline, and you are likely to find it all gets completed.  Many Read More »

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Leverage Evergreen IT Evergreen IT allows vendors to update and patch systems for you by offering cloud-based solutions that keep your network, servers and software updated regularly. By upgrading systems in a scalable, real-time manner, you are addressing the need to upgrade in small, manageable ways. The time to repair the roof is when the Read More »

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The Sharks are Circling Holding people responsible for their actions is an ongoing topic within a business, especially in IT.  Something has gone wrong and the executive team is keen to hold someone’s “feet to the fire.”  Here are some tips to see you through, when there is blood in the water and the sharks Read More »

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Define Your Matrix for IT Keep in mind that if you take an exceptional person and give them 10 things to do, you may find that little is accomplished. Give an exceptional person a few focused items to complete with a clearly expressed deadline, and you are likely to find it all gets completed.  Many Read More »

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Clear Perspectives Too often we rely on emotion or circumstantial evidence to construct perspectives on our employees, vendors and customers; which are short-sighted.  Develop a clear perspective of situations within Information Technology. “We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behaviour.” ~ Stephen M.R. Covey, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Read More »

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