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Television & Your Changing Living Room

Published on Mar 7, 2013 at 4:12 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. We own 289 million televisions in the United States. That’s more than two TVs per household, and with consumers spending just shy of 145 hours a month watching, it might be time to kick baseball to the […]

What Should You Really Be Concerned About When Migrating to the Cloud

Published on Feb 7, 2013 at 2:58 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. In last month’s column, we identified some key technology trends that we expect to encounter in 2013. We also mentioned that most of the predictions carry some policy and security concerns that you will have to wade […]

4 (more) technology trends for 2013

Published on Jan 23, 2013 at 4:24 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. In my last entry, I highlighted four technology trends I expect to encounter in 2013: IT integration into business strategy, device continuity, mobile device management and privacy (or lack thereof). Unable to narrow the list of disruptive […]

Four technology trends for 2013

Published on Jan 8, 2013 at 3:54 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. As this first week of 2013 comes to a close, pretty much every business leader I encounter is looking forward and trying to predict what comes next for his or her industry. For those within technology, this […]

Several options available for hosted file sharing

Published on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:23 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. “What question are you hearing a lot lately?” That’s what I recently asked our engineering team in a weekly meeting to get a sense of the most frequently asked technology questions within our business community. Their answers […]

Bring-your-own-device policies require safeguards

Published on Oct 1, 2012 at 8:16 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has been tiptoeing into companies’ consciousnesses for the past few years, but it has only been in the past six months that the issue has really pushed itself to the […]

There’s virtue in virtualization

Published on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:10 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Virtualization. You’ve heard the term. You likely understand the term. You may even be able to wax poetical about the benefits of the technology. Virtualization is a best practice for green IT. It lets you tap into […]

Cloud Computing: Size Matters

Published on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:39 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

Computer Technology Review — a publication that covers computer storage, networking and information technology — published an article by Concept Technology’s President James Fields today. The piece “Cloud Computing: Size Matters” discussed how depending on the size of your organization, the move to the cloud can sometimes cause more trouble than benefit. The article begins: […]

Gartner Report: Top 10 IT Trends of 2012

Published on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:15 pm in Tech Trends.

I’m a sucker for a good top 10 list. Anyone who attempts to organize and distill the messy processes and competing voices within our current IT landscape and come up with informed conclusions and sensible trends has my attention (even if I whole-heartedly disagree with the assessment). So when Gartner, one of the world’s leading […]