Why Your Business Needs to Understand Staff Augmentation vs. Managed IT Services

Staff Augmentation vs. Managed IT Services

 The IT world is undergoing massive shifts, changes so profound that they’re reshaping the very fabric of businesses worldwide. Amidst these changes, companies are grappling with a critical question: should we augment our existing staff with specialized IT skills, or should we opt for managed IT services? According to a report from Gartner, over […]

The 8 Most Essential Database Management Best Practices for Large Businesses

Database Administration

 In the rapidly evolving business landscape, large enterprises grapple with the escalating complexity of managing vast databases. A staggering 59% of data breaches can be traced back to a database vulnerability, according to a report by Varonis. In this blog, we delve deep into the top 8 database management best practices that are pivotal […]

Top Tech Companies in Toronto: Who are they and what do you need to know?

Biggest Tech Companies in Toronto

 Toronto, Ontario, is Canada’s most impressive and financially relevant world-class city. One of the most important sectors in the city’s economy is the tech sector, employing roughly 290,000 people across the local industry. And while there are many great tech companies in Toronto, these ones are the cream of the crop in their respective […]

Unlocking the Top 8 Benefits of Enterprise Data Management

Benefits of Enterprise Data Management

 The task of managing data in a large-scale enterprise can be challenging. With each department and geographical location contributing unique data sets, aligning all of it to meet the company’s strategic objectives can be challenging. This is where Enterprise Data Management (EDM) comes into play. As an essential component of the organization, EDM is […]

How to Avoid IT Risks at these Top 5 Toronto Music Festivals

There’s no shortage of music festivals in Toronto, Ontario. From big-name events like the Toronto Jazz Festival and Caribana to smaller, more niche gatherings there’s something for everyone. And with all these festivals comes a unique set of IT risks that attendees need to be aware of. In this blog post, we’ll take a look […]

Saving and Boost Performance With Holistic System Review Developed by Buchanan

Holistic System Review

In today’s technological landscape, businesses navigate complex ecosystems that can be challenging to manage. With many components such as applications, middleware, databases, hardware, and network configurations to oversee, it’s easy to overlook potential opportunities for cost savings or performance improvements. That’s precisely where Buchanan’s Holistic System Review (HSR) can prove invaluable. What is a Holistic […]

Microsoft 365 For Business vs. Enterprise: The Differences

Microsoft 365 Business vs Enterprise

Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity and collaboration tools that can greatly benefit businesses of all sizes. Among other benefits, probably the most significant is the productivity that comes with its ability to work in a BYOD – bring your own device – environment, with tablets and and other devices, offering the ability to […]

What is ChatGPT? What CIOs Need to Know

Artificial intelligence (AI) – specifically generative AI – has made significant progress in the past couple of years, most notably with ChatGPT, OpenAI’s artificial intelligence chatbot that was launched in November 2022. With ChatGPT continuing to gain momentum (it reportedly reached 100 million users earlier this year), many IT business leaders are wondering how AI […]

All About the 5 Top Tech Companies in Dallas, Texas

Top Tech Companies in Dallas

There’s no doubt that Dallas is a thriving city with a booming economy. But what you may not know is that it’s also home to some of the best tech companies in the country. With roughly 12.4% of the tech sector estimated to directly contribute to the local economy, Dallas technology companies are ranked #1 […]