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How Much Does Hiring a CIO Cost for Associations? (Trade/Professional)

Where C-level executives are concerned, “CIO” is one of the newcomers in the game; not many associations were concerned about aligning their overall strategy with their technology resources back in the seventies.   But as organizations become more and...
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How to Choose the Right Email Marketing Platform

Despite any trends toward replacing email with things like instant messaging or video conferencing, mass emailing remains a staple when it comes to marketing tactics.   Choosing the right platform for these email marketing campaigns, however, can start...
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How to Choose the Right Laptop for Law Firms

When it comes to outfitting your attorneys with new machines, the questions that come to mind can be flat-out overwhelming. Of all the machines out there (and there are a lot out there), which are actually equipped to handle their workload? Which...
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How to Choose the Right Donor Management Software for Nonprofits

For nonprofits—of the 501c3 variety especially—properly managing your donations, the life of each donation, and your donors themselves is absolutely critical to the success of your organization and the advancement of your mission.   This, by extension,...
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How Much Does Outsourced IT Cost for Associations (Trade/Professional)?

Outsourced IT, or managed IT services, means placing some or all of your information systems in the hands of an outside technology consulting firm (or Managed Service Provider). In many cases, associations will outsource when they simply don’t want to...
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How Much Does Outsourced IT Cost for Law Firms?

Outsourced IT, or managed IT services, means placing some or all of your information systems in the hands of an outside technology consulting firm (or Managed Service Provider). In many cases, law firms will opt to outsource when they don’t want to...
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How Much Does a Cloud (Virtual) Desktop Cost?

More and more, organizations are looking for technology solutions that eliminate the burden of hardware and increase the mobility of their workforce. Perhaps one of the most attractive of these solutions is cloud desktops (also known as hosted desktops,...
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