Software License Audits: Prevention and Response

Software License Audits: Prevention and Response
In our dynamic world, it is common for companies to deploy new software solutions and enhance or upgrade their hosting equipment.  In the rush to solve a problem or improve efficiencies in the environment, companies often expose themselves to risks based on how the software is deployed and governed.  This […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Newsletters|0 Comments

Preparing for Uncertainty

Preparing for Uncertainty
The changing political landscape of the US brings with it economic uncertainty domestically and abroad.  This uncertain economic outlook can translate into demand volatility for your products.  A robust flexibility plan in your supply chain will help you whether demand goes up or down.   In this newsletter, we will talk about the key […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Newsletters|0 Comments

Creating a Lean Data Center

Creating a Lean Data Center
The growth trajectory of the past seven years in high-tech, coupled with the ubiquity of creative cloud and COLO (co-location) solutions, has caused many companies to question and revisit their data center strategy.  Such was the case with a client who recently contacted us.  Their company had been growing rapidly for […]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Newsletters|0 Comments

Reducing IT Costs through Lean Licensing

Reducing IT Costs through Lean Licensing
You may have heard about the concept of Lean and how it is applied to manufacturing.  The idea behind Lean manufacturing is to eliminate waste. This is achieved by approaches like just-in-time delivery, elimination of unnecessary buffers, and more timely response to fluctuations in demand.   This same concept is being […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Newsletters|0 Comments

Selecting the Right Contract Manufacturer

Selecting the Right Contract Manufacturer
Outsourcing is an important part of the modern manufacturing landscape.  In fact, in many cases, your contract manufacturer (“CM”) represents your most important and complex supplier relationship.  If you need to switch CMs, the cost, risk, and disruption to your business can be significant.    For this reason alone, you should apply […]

By |February 17th, 2016|Newsletters|0 Comments