• It’s no secret—we’re increasingly reliant on remote operations. According to career news website Ladders, 25% of all professional jobs in North America will be remote by the end of 2022, and remote opportunities will continue to rise into 2023.

  • Innovation is at the heart of taking risks for enterprises today. However, taking risks to foster greater innovation is not enough, and it is equally critical to eliminate unnecessary risks that can distract the business from its growth journey.

  • Over the last two years, several events have impacted people around the globe. The pandemic and ensuing government actions are the root cause of many of those challenges and continue to affect virtually every nation, business, and person – from the resulting health crisis and employee shortages to the continuing product shortages.


  • The Retail Tech Tsunami: Why Your IT Service Business Isn’t Ready And How You Can Gain An Edge

    The retail industry is in the middle of a massive shift in how consumers buy, and as a result, service providers will see an unprecedented amount of work in the next 12 to 24 months. This would normally be welcome news, until you consider the current labor shortage and extraordinary inflation pushing costs and wages sky-high. To help service providers better plan for what work is coming, and where, and when, Field Nation partnered with IHL Group, a global research and advisory firm specializing in customized intelligence for retailers and retail technology vendors, to produce this actionable report on how to capitalize on the current wave of work.



  • Shift4 is a leading national provider of touch-screen point of sale (POS) systems and payment processing services. As pioneers of the “as a service” model, Shift4 offers an unprecedented “free” POS program that allows the company’s sales partners to offer a full-featured POS system with no up-front costs.

  • Field Effect is a global cyber security company specializing in intelligence-grade threat detection, monitoring, training, and compliance solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. Founded by some of the brightest talents in the cyber security industry, the Field Effect team brings decades of experience securing complex, ever-changing environments and shaping national-level cyber security policies. Our integrated, holistic approach to cyber security provides Field Effect customers and partners with end-to-end protection across the entire threat surface and all types of attacks.

  • #1 Smart BCDR Built for MSPs. Attack the downtime problem without the hassle and anxiety of legacy backup. Switch to a solution built on 30 years of innovation with no upfront cost – making the promise of cloud economics achievable for every MSP.

  • CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.

  • The ASCII Group is a vibrant community of independent MSPs, VARS and solution providers in North America. The organization offers members leveraged purchasing programs, education and training, knowledge sharing among peers, discounts on business services, and more. Founded in 1984 by Alan Weinberger, ASCII is the oldest and largest group of independent IT solution providers, integrators and VARS in the world.

  • Webroot delivers intelligent cybersecurity for endpoint, mobile and web to channel partners, consumers, businesses, and enterprises worldwide. Powered by its BrightCloud® collective threat intelligence network, Webroot protects the internet of everything. Our cloud-based threat detection, high performance, lightweight agents, and single, web-based point of control have changed the way businesses think about protecting mobile devices, PCs and servers. Named a ‘Visionary’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Webroot’s smarter approach to security is why companies including Cisco, F5 Networks, GateProtect, HP, Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Proofpoint, RSA and others choose our solutions for advanced threat protection for their security products and services.


  • How To Eliminate Busywork And Boost Workplace Productivity

    Busywork is more common than you might think. For most IT professionals, it is an everyday occurrence. It could be anything from your everyday paperwork and email notes to unresolved tickets, unproductive meetings and more. The more you work on these tasks, the more you get caught up in them, seemingly with no end in sight. However, dealing with busywork doesn’t have to mean fighting a losing battle. There are always ways to minimize the time you spend on unproductive tasks.

  • How To Navigate An Inflationary Environment

    Inflation is soaring to levels that haven’t been seen since the early 1980s. These high inflation rates make for a unique operating environment since most people in business today weren’t running businesses back then. The cost of everything is rising and that means that even if wages aren’t rising immediately, they are going to inevitably follow. So, if the cost of everything is going up, how do you handle this?

  • Navigating CMMC 2.0 And The DFARS Interim Rule: An IT Guide To Implementing NIST (SP) 800-171

    The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC 2.0) is the new three-level cybersecurity framework that prime contractors and their subcontractors must attain if they want to secure Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. This e-book covers the basics that every IT professional should know about the DFARS Interim Rule – specifically the requirement for defense contractors to perform a cybersecurity self-assessment.

  • Network Vulnerability Management: Looking Beyond The Scan

    Vulnerability scanning helps businesses secure their networks by identifying and addressing vulnerabilities in public-facing and private-facing assets that could be exploited by a hacker. What’s important to keep in mind is that the scanning process is just a means to an end. The vulnerability scanners are just tools. To deliver effective IT security, it’s what you do with the scans that makes all the difference.