Best Practices

vendor risk management

How to Avoid a SolarWinds Scenario: A Comprehensive Guide to Vendor Risk Management

In early 2020, networking tool vendor SolarWinds fell victim to a sophisticated large-scale cyberattack. And according to The New York Times, the breach affected over 250 companies and government organizations. The extensive list included: Microsoft Intel The Pentagon The Justice Department...

October 20, 2021 in
business automation

Business Automation Basics + 5 Ways Companies Drive Growth

Henry Ford introduced the Model T to consumers in 1908. It was a simple, dependable, and affordable car. Still, Ford wasn’t satisfied because he thought the Model T could be better and more affordable. He wanted Model Ts to be so mass-produced that everyone could own one. Ford would need...

October 7, 2021 in
software licenses management

5 Best Practices for Software Licenses Management

In 2020, company spending on SaaS tools went up 50%. SaaS waste is expanding, too. Suppose your company is growing fast without a protocol for license management. You might be surprised at how many duplicated and orphaned software products you find. Successful IT asset management (ITAM) is...

August 4, 2021 in
saas subscription management

Ditch the Spreadsheet: A Smarter Way for SaaS Subscription Management

Did you know that the average mid-size business uses 137 SaaS applications? Yet, despite those high numbers, most businesses still track their SaaS app usage with an Excel or Google spreadsheet. If you’re one of them, you probably know how unwieldy and inefficient this can be. Yet most...

IT Career

7 Tips to Start Your IT Career from IT Leaders

According to Forbes, software and IT jobs will double in 10 years. David Moise, CEO of Decide Consulting, says, “While COVID-19 slowed the pace, it did not derail the technology job growth.” So, what could this growth mean for you? If you hire talent, know that this shift could affect...

May 11, 2021 in
workflow management

The Ultimate Guide to Workflow Management

Workflows help you get work done by completing a sequence of tasks. Moreover, they’re how you get repetitive tasks done, over and over again. If designed well, workflows can save you and your company time and money. For the most part, workflows are useful—that is, until they become unruly...

April 23, 2021 in
cloud migration

Cloud Migration: Why And How Everyone Is “Moving To The Cloud”

The cloud. Even its name sounds as foggy as trying to reach and touch the real thing. We get it. Not to mention, you might not get exactly what it does and why it’s vital to advance your business. The cloud is not always an easy concept to grasp, especially when it comes to migration.

April 16, 2021 in
IT Audit

IT Audit: A Guide to Run a Comprehensive Audit

“Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things” — Peter Drucker. In our post, “SaaS User Management: How to Track Employee SaaS Usage,” we quoted Peter Drucker. In addition to the above quote, he said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”...

April 12, 2021 in
what is compliance

What Every SaaS Business Should Know About Compliance

Compliance doesn’t have to be an intimidating 10-letter word. In fact, meeting SaaS compliance requirements could bring security to your infrastructure and protect your customers. Being compliant could also instill trust with your customers and potential clients, helping grow your company....