Microsoft recently posted a number of security bulletins, at least one of which is gaining some traction in the IT community. Patch it while you still can! Speaking of Microsoft, Windows Server 2003 is coming to an end, do you have a migration plan in place? All of this and more on the latest edition of IT Rewind!
IT Rewind Featured Stories:
Did our short segment leave you wanting more? Check out the original articles of stories we covered!
MSPmentor, @, Dan Kobialka
Continuum's Must-Read Blog Post This Week
Finding true IT talent is no walk in the park.
As Continuum’s CEO, Michael George said in his Navigate 2014 keynote, it can often feel like all managed service providers (MSPs) are competing for the same thirteen technicians. With that kind of demand, an educated and skilled technician can be an expensive hire for your MSP business. How expensive? An average IT generalist is making more than $62K a year on base salary alone. What’s that? You need a cloud-based expert? Well I hope you’re ready to shell out a base salary of $132K.
Often times, bringing on a less qualified technician can feel like an easier and more cost efficient option in the short-term... Read more »
What Else Is New in the IT Channel?
Now that you've seen our top picks for this week, here are some more stories that made headlines. Have a suggestion for a story that we should cover next week? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting @FollowContinuum or @BenDBarker!
Digital marketing on the rise:
Digital Marketing Budgets to Increase by 8 Percent in 2015
eWeek, @, Nathan Eddy
Be all ears:
7 Ways IT Can Do a Better Job of Listening to Users
InfoWorld, @, David Strom, @
Selling like iCakes:
Training on a budget:
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By Gretchen Hoffman