Consider what technology you need to stay ahead of your competitors.
Consider what technology you need to stay ahead of your competitors.
May 10, 2016 7:00 AM CDT

Risky business

How contractors use computers to make and lose money

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Computer technology is now affecting almost all elements of a contractor's business. From a practical standpoint, no contractor is going to be successful without incorporating some technology into their business. The question for you is: What technology will lead to a more profitable business?

This is not always an easy question to answer. The trick is picking and choosing your technology battles with care and then approaching them methodically and systematically.

Learn about "the cloud", "mobile computing" and "the Cowboy Effect". Consider what technology you need to stay ahead of your competitors. See how the impact of being in the cloud may affect your business’ security risks with system back-ups, anti-virus software, and other general security considerations. Review the resources available to you to use cloud services such as MSP’s, VAR’s, and other cloud related vendors.

Risky Business – How Contractors use Computers to Make and Lose Money”, is peppered with case studies of contractors who have struggled with technology to make it a successful part of their business. Their struggles can become your guide in this practical and common sense look at how a contractor can use technology to make...or lose...money.

Be sure and register for the free Wednesday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m. CDT webinar to learn more.


About the Author

Larry Wendt has led Syscon, Inc. as its chief executive and systems designer since 1986.

 

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