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Face Off as a Tech All-Star

Published on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:40 pm in Tennessean Articles.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In one week, the city will swell with fans as the excitement of the NHL All-Star Weekend kicks off in Nashville. Not only has our city been given the honor to host the event, it’s exciting to see that three Predators, Shea Weber, Roman Josi and Pekka Rinne, were also selected for the All-Star festivities. […]

A Sensible Cloud Strategy for Your Small Business

Published on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:44 am in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Though it’s commonly associated with free storage providers, like Dropbox, or online word processors, like Google Docs, cloud computing can involve more advanced areas of technology, too. That’s part of the reason that talking about “the cloud” can […]

The Walled Gardens of Business Applications

Published on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:16 am in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. A lot has changed in the past 15 years. In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, Apple unveiled its first iMac and the U.S. government posted a budget surplus for the first time in nearly […]

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 […]

Cloud Contracts — The Devil is in the Detail

Published on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:56 pm in Tech Trends.

IT World recently touched on a cloud computing topic that we believe doesn’t get enough attention within broader cloud conversations. The article titled, “Cloud contracts — the Devil is in the detail,” noted that most previous conversations have focused on the types of cloud services, SaaS, PaaS or IaaS, with “very little emphasis or discussion…undertaken […]

Top 7 Tech Trends of 2011

Published on Jan 18, 2012 at 5:50 pm in Tech Trends.

At the beginning of a new year, it’s good to reflect and muse over the stories that made the previous year. The highlights and lowlights that inundated our RSS feeds, impacted our work and caused a hubbub in our daily lives. Here’s our list of the top seven technology and IT stories that shaped 2011. […]