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Proactive or Reactive?

Let’s begin this blog post by asking the first question any organization needs to ask when considering their approach to IT: How important is IT in your organization relative to other functions? For some businesses, the impact of IT is superficial – problems, risks...

Tech it Easy

At some point, every computer will fail. The standard recommendation for businesses is to replace computers every 3 – 4 years. The maximum lifecycle for a computer is 5 years. Organizations often try to extend the lifecycle of a PC to trim IT costs. Unfortunately,...

Great Place to Work

Today Smart Dolphins was awarded the 21st Best Workplace™ in Canada – in the Less than 100 Employees by Great Place to Work Canada. This might be the most affirming business accolade Smart Dolphins has received…so far.   Recognition always feels good. More...

The Power of Peer

Okay, I admit it, I have had very few good ideas that were truly original. Embracing the fact that I’m just not that smart has been critical to the success of Smart Dolphins. Business people who believe they can figure everything out on their own are making...

IT Consultation

A 30 minute discussion about an important part of your business (or life) can be surprisingly valuable. When was the last time you had that with your Accountant? Lawyer? IT person? A facilitated review of these critical functions in a business can uncover huge risks...