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3 Tips for vCIOs to Create Strategic Business Initiatives

When creating strategic initiatives in the myITprocess Strategic Roadmap, it is common to get pulled in the direction of creating initiatives that reference technology versus plugging into clients’ business initiatives. Recommendations can and should be a blend of business and technology suggestions, but should always reference a business case as to why the recommendation should be accepted.

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| Author Bill Taylor, Member Success Team Lead, tagged in vCIO, technology success, strategic relationships, MSP success

The Coronavirus Outbreak: Is Your MSP Prepared?

The Coronavirus outbreak is dominating not only the country’s news cycles, but our lives. Right now, we're seeing how external factors can impact the economy quickly in a big way. No one knows what the ultimate impact will be on the global economy (or even your local economy). I’ve been talking to our TruMethods peer groups over the past year or so about the importance of understanding the economic cycle — and now you know why: You as a MSP owner must always prepare for the next downturn. 

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| Author Gary Pica, tagged in msp operations, MRR, strategic relationships, MSP advice

Thoma Bravo Acquires ConnectWise: Some Thoughts On The Deal

A few weeks ago, I published a blog post on the rise of private equity money in the channel. Recently, Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, which also owns Continuum and is a major investor in both SolarWinds and Barracuda, acquired ConnectWise (a deal estimated to be worth $1.5 billion). Somehow, this feels like a seminal moment for MSPs.

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| Author Gary Pica, tagged in world class msp, strategic relationships

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