Monthly Archives: March 2012

Originally posted on Cisco Canada Blog:
We sat down with Shaun Guthrie, director of Information Technology at Focus Corporation, to learn more about how Focus is using Cisco solutions to help transform the way employees communicate. In part one of…

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Road Maps Help Strategy

One thing that can sometimes fall to the wayside is vendor road maps.  We often get to involved with existing projects and can sometimes forget to schedule in road maps or planning sessions with current vendors. I’ve been sitting down … Continue reading

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Cold Calls

Even before being promoted to Director, I’ve been receiving cold calls non stop from multiple vendors and multiple places.  I had a recent twitter conversation with a fellow colleague where he mentioned when was the last time you bought something … Continue reading

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BYOD, do you have a plan?

Bring your own device, or as its most commonly known “BYOD”, is easily becoming the hottest topic in IT of 2012.   The views on what IT should do are definitely divided as some companies are very adamant you must use … Continue reading

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From the POV of a Director

I’ve started this blog which will focus primarily on the strategic side of IT.  I’m a Director of Information Technology for an Engineering and Geomatics company in Alberta, Canada.  I’ve moved up the ranks from Help Desk to Systems Administrator … Continue reading

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