Planning

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

Go West to Learn from the Best – Cisco Live 2015

The RAY ALLEN team is finalizing plans for a record-breaking crowd in San Diego, CA, June 7-11 for the Cisco Live 2015 show! The team is hosting booth #1118 to showcase our solutions and services. We hope that you visit to learn more and register here for a chance to win an Apple Watch. As […] Read More

The Innovation Potential of your Team

The ability to generate new ideas and products which result in continued business success is not limited to the talents of a select few. Rather, it’s innate potential in each employee that can be unlocked with the right company processes and support. Any business that succeeds in being innovative is sure to enjoy greater efficiency […] Read More

Communication of IT Costs

As discussed in our recent post, IT cost transparency is defined as the knowledge of how business usage impacts the costs that are associated to IT. With the transition of IT into the new cloud and virtual systems, it is seen as a critical requirement for acceptance both inside the organization as well as outside. […] Read More

Control and Compliance in IT Asset Management

Today’s IT environment is dynamic and always changing. The complexity is increasing with the global expansion and number of sites to manage, as well as the diversity of software/hardware vendors to address. The varieties also exist with the different vendors and the types of rules to align with the license as well as the company’s […] Read More

Business Value of IT

Senior Leadership has organized a new set of metrics that the management team must follow, and also distributed the expectations for the new year. The fast paced environment that many organizations are used to has allowed the IT spend to grow as fast as or faster than the revenues. However, in today’s economy, the investments […] Read More

Big Data and Metrics – IT Asset Management

Are you in the hairball of confusion in your company? This is referring to the many data points of information, details and decisions that are present in the everyday operations of the company. As we discussed in the previous post, the integration and use of the data is extremely important to have clear business results […] 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