Business Technology

IT Starts with Strategy

Learn how technology can maximize your business with a comprehensive IT strategy and support plan.

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Business Strategy

By: Ryan Stickel
April 10th, 2024

One of the most important relationships you’ll have with your Managed Service Provider (MSP) is with your account manager. Your account manager should be more than just a point of contact; they should be your dedicated advocate, ready to guide you on your IT journey.

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Purchasing

By: Ryan Stickel
March 15th, 2024

If you’re looking to change your MSP, you will need to know what you’re currently paying for and how the new MSP will charge you for those things. That’s a bit more complicated than it sounds, though. This article will discuss some differences you might see on MSP invoices and how to sift through all the information.

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Outsourced IT Support

By: Ryan Stickel
February 22nd, 2024

Technology is crucial in today’s business world. Sometimes, it takes a couple of issues to really highlight that. Perhaps your business has been feeling this lately. Whether it’s headaches caused by slow devices or just a gut feeling that your business technology isn’t where it needs to be, you know it’s time for something to change.

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
February 9th, 2024

Exciting news! 🎉 We have some new promotions to catch you up on!

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Business Strategy | Outsourced IT Support

By: Ryan Stickel
December 8th, 2023

So, you’re preparing to discuss a possible IT partnership with a new managed service provider. There’s one issue: IT is a very broad and sometimes overwhelming term, and you’re not really sure what services you’re asking them for. You have a pretty good idea of what technology your business needs and you may even have an OK understanding of the services your current IT partner is providing. So why does it seem like this new MSP is speaking a different language?

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Technology Strategy | Business Strategy | Outsourced IT Support

By: Ryan Stickel
November 21st, 2023

So, you’re in the DC-Metro area, and you’re trying to decide which IT company is right for you. You know technology is valuable to your business operations, so you want someone who is up to the task. While you might have a pretty good idea of the type of IT company you need, there are a ton of options, and you still need some help differentiating between all of them. What does a good option look like?

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Technology Strategy | Business Strategy | Outsourced IT Support

By: Ryan Stickel
October 25th, 2023

So, you’re looking to invest in technology for your business, and you want to hire a managed service provider (MSP). Now the question is, do you work with one of the big national companies or find someone more local? This can be a tough decision, as both choices will each offer something a little bit different.

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
September 22nd, 2023

It’s time for the final installment of our Meet the Operations Team series! In this article, we’ll meet the teams that make up the biggest chunk of the ops department: help desk, field service and monitoring.

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Microsoft

By: Tyler Snyder
September 14th, 2023

Is your business looking to move away from the traditional physical Microsoft server in favor of a newer or cloud-based alternative? If so, this article is the right place for you. Back in 2019, we wrote an article about alternatives to a server in your business. Many of those alternatives are still options we see clients utilizing today.

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
August 18th, 2023

Congratulations to Stephanie Hurd on her promotion to Director of Business Development!