Top 10 benefits of IT outsourcing

If you’re an executive of a small or mid-size company, this information is for to you. Why? Because it can help you make better decisions regarding your business and it can also help you realize that IT outsourcing is the fresh air your company needs. In this day and age, there are just a handful […]

Azure vs. AWS Cloud Service Comparison: Which One is Better?

We’ve used Azure for nearly five years at Stackify; in fact, we built Retrace with Azure in mind. But is Azure the right cloud for you? The battle between Azure and AWS is heated, so we decided to see how they measure up in this head-to-head comparison. (Get a side-by-side, feature-by-feature comparison chart including Google Compute.) […]

Agile Methodology and How You’re Already Using It

As a project manager, you’re aware that your company needs to keep up with a constantly changing landscape, and traditional methods of project management aren’t always enough. Many companies stay ahead by using leaner, faster, and more experimental ways of driving production. Enter: the agile methodology. There is no one definition of agile methodology. Rather, […]

Why is outsourcing important?

Outsourcing is important because it helps businesses manage costs, become more efficient and be more flexible. It can also allow businesses to take advantage of new opportunities, notes The New York Times. One of the biggest reasons both small businesses and larger companies outsource is because it helps reduce costs. It cuts the cost of […]

Benefits Vs. Risks of Outsourcing IT Services

Large enterprises and small businesses often choose to outsource their information technology (IT) systems and services for a variety of reasons. This choice carries with it some obvious benefits and some often not so obvious risks. Companies choosing to outsource IT must weigh the benefits and risks carefully, take measures to attenuate the associated risks […]

4 tips to help ‘teleworking’ work for your business

Recently, Toronto Mayor John Tory made headlines when he put out a call to Greater Toronto Area (GTA) employers to consider flexible work options — including work from home — with an aim to reduce impending gridlock pressure while the city plays host to the PanAm and ParaPanAm Games this summer. He also commented that […]

How To Work from the Beach, Or Anywhere You Need To Be

Technology has transformed telecommuting from a drab agoraphobic life, where your cat and your pajamas are your only creature comforts, into a multi-tasking, jet-setting lifestyle whose only tie is to a strong data connection. Whether you’re running your coffee-roasting business from a smartphone while traversing the globe in search of the perfect bean or you […]

How Cloud Computing is Changing the Telework Landscape.

Advances in technology over the past 10 years -heck, the last 3 years – have transformed workflow and productivity forever. The ease and speed at which we can upload, analyze and share information from almost any business device not only means team members can be anywhere, they hardly need to exist as a physical being […]

Telework: Not Just For Moms And Millennials

Many people may think of a “remote worker” as a harried mom in her bathrobe or a 20-something at a coffee shop. But that image doesn’t actually reflect who is working outside the office, according to a new study. A remote worker, someone who does most of their work outside of their employer’s location, is […]