Microsoft’s Annual Technology Roadmap Event Recap

Microsoft’s Annual Technology Roadmap Event Recap SWC was recently selected by Microsoft to host their annual Technology Roadmap Event at their Midwest District Headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. The event was a huge success and we had a great turnout and engaging audience. Nearly 50 IT leaders joined us to hear Microsoft’s vision around productivity with Office 365, data insights with Power BI, the Azure Cloud and the road to Windows 10. For those of you who couldn’t join us, you can download a copy of our Microsoft Indiana Roadmap event slides here. Chicago Area Business Technology Solutions 630.572.0240 One of the highlights of the event was hearing from two of our Indiana customers, T2 Systems out of Indianapolis and Ash Brokerage out of Fort Wayne speak about their decision to move to the Microsoft cloud. Here is a recap: T2 Systems Talks Microsoft Office 365 Jim Hutchins, CIO and EVP of IT and Grant Dawson, Director of IT at T2 Systems spoke about … [Continue reading]

Data Tracking: The Foundation for Strong Business Development Tactics

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Data Tracking: The Foundation for Strong Business Development Tactics Marketing for mid-size business can be challenging. You may not have the resources of a larger enterprise, but still have a desire to bring your “A Game” when it comes to marketing and sales. How should you effectively allocate your business development dollars? The key … [Continue reading]

Azure Static vs. Dynamic Routing Gateways – What’s the Difference & Which One Should I Chose?

Author Aaron Saposnik SWC Technology Partners

Azure Static vs. Dynamic Routing Gateways – What’s the Difference & Which One Should I Chose? When configuring resources in Microsoft Azure, one of the first decisions you have to make as an organization is how to connect the on-premises environment to Azure. For some organizations ExpressRoute (Azure’s dedicated circuit solution) is … [Continue reading]

Where Your CRM Implementation is Failing to Gain Traction and How to Fix It

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Where Your CRM Implementation is Failing to Gain Traction and How to Fix It When we ask our customers why their CRM systems are largely unused by their marketing and sales teams, there is usually a long pause that follows. We've found that long pause represents uncertainty about the true reason why the team struggles with getting a CRM system … [Continue reading]

What’s Next for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

What's Next for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)? At the Ignite Conference, Microsoft provided exciting new details about the future of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). With the upcoming release of Windows 10 this summer, enterprises need to be able to support the deployment and management of the new operating … [Continue reading]