Spring Forward with IT Asset Management

Regardless of the mixed weather conditions around the US, we are approaching the Spring season and have moved our clocks forward by one hour already. St. Patricks Day festivities took place over the weekend including here in our hometown of Chicago! Wearing the color green is expected to bring you good luck, and in alignment […] Read More

RAY ALLEN to launch RACS+

RAY ALLEN, Inc. released the RACS+ version of its RACSystem earlier this week. The new user interface is designed to provide improved functionality for both Partners and Customers, with enhancements to the dashboard, as well as more efficient navigation properties. The next phase of RACS updates will incorporate a variety of improvements, providing a more […] Read More

Disaster Recovery – Where are the IT Assets?

Natural disasters are experienced around the world on an ongoing basis – whether it is an earthquake, hurricane or meteor as we have observed in recent months. The impact might be to your central point of information and assets, or simply one of the many global sites in your business. This is a kind reminder […] Read More

Hybrid IT, Actionable Analytics and Integrated Ecosystems

According to the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013, there are many strategic technologies that will have a significant impact in the next three years. As we have noticed in the overall evolution in IT, disruptions are taking place and those who will not adapt will over time fail. The team at RAY […] Read More

IT Asset Management – A Global Challenge

Where is your company Headquarters? Is the IT and Operations Team located there? The entire team or simply the senior leadership? Whatever the answers might be for your organizations, the needs are the same. IT Asset Management is a Global Challenge, requiring accountability, data integrity and visibility. In the 4Q of 2012, senior decision makers […] Read More

2012 In Review

The last 12 months were an interesting ride for those in IT leadership positions as well as RAY ALLEN INC. These only solidified the need for IT Asset Management in the business, while also linking the critical skills for leaders in IT and the executive team. Here’s a look back at our updates and announcements […] Read More

Top 5 Keys to Success in IT Asset Management

The IT organization is not going to succeed or fail on only one topic; rather it requires three key factors that will all link together in the business: People, Process and Technology, linked together by Communication, which is critical for success. While these are the foundation, there are other requirements for overall success. As we […] Read More

CIOs and Innovation: IT Enabled Business Value

As we approach the final month of 2012, there is a great deal of buzz about the increased pressure on the CIO Decisions and the balance of power and impact in the business with the others in the business, such as those in development (CTO) and external facing roles (CMO). It was mentioned at a […] Read More

Innovation in Chicago: RAY ALLEN Receives 2012 Best of Chicago Award

Earlier this year, RAY ALLEN Inc was selected for the 2012 Best of Chicago Award in the Computer Software Development category by the Chicago Award Program, as displayed on our website. Each year, the Chicago Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These […] Read More

Immediate Impact with Greatest Flexibility: The CIO Decision Balance

As the fourth quarter of 2012 is underway, there is increased pressure on the CIOs. This ranges from the trends in technology, globalization and governments. The CIO is seen as the go-to person often to improve efficiencies. CIO Magazine highlighted this in a recent article. The knowledge and exposure to other organizations and the investments […] Read More