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The Growing State of IT

on January 9, 2018 5:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | IT Budget IT Spending IT cost management
With 2018 around the corner, there comes a need to understand the current state of IT and how to prepare for and take advantage of up and coming technology trends. According to Spiceworks annual report on IT, 44% of enterprises surveyed expect their IT budget to increase, and 43% expect the IT budget to remain the same. With this increase in mind, we know that IT departments continue to play the field and invest in new technology trends.
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Pokémon Go: Using your Mobile to Catch them at all Cost

on August 9, 2016 4:30 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Mobile Devices Community IT Spending
Who wants to be a Pokémon Master! Pokémon has once again taken the world by storm as millions of people have downloaded the new app, Pokémon Go, on their mobile devices in under a month to join the craze. Niantic made a power move by bringing back the old game and revamping it to fit current technology and social trends. This new release is catching almost anyone that grew up in the 90’s and 2000’s with nostalgia and sparking excitement in both new and old gamers. Solely within the first weekend it launched, the App reached 50 million downloads. Nintendo stocks have since increased and a lot of people are happy about it. I mean who doesn’t love having strangers wander around your neighbourhood or crawling through your backyard in this new odyssey to find virtual Pokémon. The question remaining is, where will the next Pokémon show up? 
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Brexit Crisis: Is It The Only IT Community Disrupter?

on July 26, 2016 3:00 PM By | Caroline Le Brun | 0 Comments | Telecom Expense Management cost savings IT Spending Brexit
As you may all know, on June 23, 2016 a referendum was held in the United Kingdom (UK) to decide whether it should remain in the European Union (EU).  The final decision for the referendum ended with the UK exiting the EU.  The UK is ranked 4th in the world’s global spending on IT.  If the UK decided not to use their resources on IT spending, it wouldn’t necessarily cause a global recession as they only contribute 5.3% to the world’s IT spend however, it would still cause some disruption.  The United States IT Spending accounts for 32.4% of the global spending on IT.  If the US were in a predicament that forced them to spend less on or even cut out IT spending altogether, it would cause greater concerns on a global level.  Regardless of the Consequently, the British Pound is at a 30 Year low against the US Dollar. Confidence in the UK’s economy has been severely shaken.  This has created a lot of uncertainty in terms of what it means for future trade relations between the world and the UK.   Many of the treaties that were made between the UK and the EU post World War II have become obsolete and now new negotiations must be made.  Due to all the uncertainty, the UK will have to be even thriftier with how they spend their money. 
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