Annual IT Budgeting Done Right

It’s that time of the year again when companies have to put their thinking caps on and decide on an operating plan for the following year. It is not easy to anticipate the costs and projects for an entire year. With the constantly evolving business landscape and the rapidly changing technology environment, it is a […] Read More


Planning Success with your IT Asset Management

Two different surveys involving top level management respondents have independently shed some light on an alarming aspect concerning IT. The first survey was analyzing the non-compliance of software licensing by various businesses. As it turns out, shockingly 46% of the participating businesses of the survey were found to be non-complaint of the software licenses when […] Read More


RAY ALLEN Inc. to Share Expertise at Technology Services World Conference

RAY ALLEN Inc. to Share Expertise at Technology Services World Conference The current trends in technology services and solutions are dynamic and different. The Technology Services World Conference in Las Vegas October 17-19 will provide that education and networking opportunity for industry leaders to engage with others including the RAY ALLEN team in Booth 17. […] Read More


Trust and the Relationship Between Strategy Formulation and Execution

Trust and the Relationship Between Strategy Formulation and Execution Your strategy failed. It happens. And it’s OK, because you’ll recover from whatever the reason was. Maybe you underestimated the competitive challenges. You didn’t keep up with market changes. Customer service mistakes were made. Money was mismanaged or allocated in ways that didn’t line up with […] Read More


Struggling with Millennials

“Kids these days.” We’ve all heard the saying. Maybe we’ve even said it ourselves. It’s generally used to describe younger generations of workers who have a worldview different from ours. More often, it’s used to complain about work ethic or style choices. But it also describes our lack of understanding of what younger generations offer […] Read More

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The Value of Intelligent Networking

More than ever, individuals and businesses have come to appreciate the need for networking at various levels of growth and interaction. This is possible because various network devices have been deployed in the hope that processes will be prompt, reliable and secure. Sadly, it has not been quite easy to make each of the devices […] Read More


Grassroots Management of High Performance Teams

High-performance teams strengthen every part of an organization’s structure, from groundskeeping, to payroll, to technology support, to C-level executives. Regardless of the team’s objectives, their methods and efficiency are worth studying. First, we need to understand there is a stark difference between a high-performance team and a work group. The individuals of both may have […] Read More

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Gartner Summit Review

IT Financial, Procurement & Asset Management (ITAM) becomes more and more significant as the size of the organization grows and not everyone is prepared for it. The annual Gartner Summit 2015 is dedicated to the various issues arising in this area. Naturally, the event saw a healthy participation from the industry. The three-day long summit […] Read More

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Smart Business Sense: Renewing Services on Schedule

Today’s enterprises require agility to stay current and competitive.  They are continuously changing companies and we need to constantly refresh the underlying frameworks to help them succeed with diverse networks and locations around the globe. Renewing services on schedule might seem obvious to many.  It is common practice for us to be aware of renewing […] Read More