Filtered by Topic: 'strategic-relationships'

The Coronavirus Outbreak: Are You 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

How To Evaluate Your vCIOs

We at TruMethods encourage all our members to track and measure the results of each service delivery area. While many TruMethods members understand what we’re asking for them to measure when it comes to the majority of service delivery areas, there’s typically a misunderstanding when it comes to evaluating vCIOs — but that stops today.

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| Author Gary Pica, tagged in vCIO, strategic relationships

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