IT Starts with Strategy

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

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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!

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Technology Strategy | Outsourced IT Support

By: Ryan Stickel
August 8th, 2023

We can probably all agree that time and money are vital when running a business. You can’t afford to waste either. This is why it can be so frustrating to deal with IT projects that are off-budget or not on time, especially after making such a large investment.

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Technology Strategy | Business Strategy

By: Ryan Stickel
July 13th, 2023

Technology is useful and necessary in today’s workplace, but it doesn’t come without its fair share of headaches. The question is, how are you dealing with those headaches? WHO is dealing with those headaches? Hopefully, it doesn't look anything like the GIF below.

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
June 30th, 2023

Continuing with our “Meet the Operations Team” series, it’s time to say hello to the professional services team (You may know them as the “project team”).

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
June 16th, 2023

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you may have read one of our most recent articles on how the Innovative team is structured (if you haven’t had the chance to read it, you’ll want to go check it out). In that article, we mentioned how there are plenty of new faces at Innovative that have joined the team members you’re already familiar with.

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Life at Innovative

By: Ryan Stickel
May 24th, 2023

We have exciting news to share, Innovators! We now have a podcast! Innovative Leadership, hosted by Ryan Stickel and Stephanie Hurd, will see local business leaders sit down to discuss their personal stories, challenges and secrets to success.