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Did You Forget Your Apple ID? Here's How You Can Recover It Post by: Lynne Hade July 22, 2014 | 2:50 PM

Apple ID Screen

Your Apple ID is how Apple identifies you. It is what you use to access and download apps on iTunes, enable iCloud, purchase from the Apple Store, and even schedule a call or book an appointment with Apple Store representatives and tech support. When I did schedule a call, I had to wait until the next day to talk to support.  So, in case this happens to you, here’s what you can do to recover it.

When you first set up a new Apple device such as an iPad, you are asked to sign up for an Apple ID. As with most online accounts, you will set a password and the usual recovery questions to ensure that you can gain access to the account should you forget your password.

What if I forget my Apple ID password?

If you remember your Apple ID but can’t remember the password you have two options. The first works if you have access to the email address you’ve linked your Apple ID with.

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3 Reasons to Switch IT Providers Post by: Lynne Hade July 17, 2014 | 9:36 AM

Competitive Edge IT Services Icons

Finding the right IT provider to align with your business can be a daunting task and because of this, many organizations shy away from transitioning to a new provider.  However, with technology such as cloud services and mobile computing and less infrastructure requirements, transitioning may not be as difficult as you think.  Below are just 3 reasons you may want to consider switching.

Too Much Tech TalkSome providers only focus on the technology and not the needs of the business. Understanding the needs and processes of the business helps determine what solutions and services will best align with the goals of the business now - and for future growth.

Your Business has Outgrown its Current Provider
Are response times slower?  Is your provider delaying projects or lacking in resources?  Are they familiar with the latest technology such as mobile computing and cloud services?  If not, your business...

Cloud ERP can Offer Flexibility and Choice Post by: Lynne Hade July 15, 2014 | 2:14 PM

Cloud ERP

Choosing a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can be challenging, and deciding how to take advantage of the cloud adds another layer of complexity. Your decisions will have important consequences for your organization’s long-term growth and profitability, so it’s essential to choose wisely.

Deployment Flexibility and Choice               

Running some or all of your IT operation in the cloud gets plenty of attention these days because of the potential advantages:

  • Low start-up costs and short time to benefit.
  • Low initial hardware requirements, beneficial when capital is tight.
  • Simple software management and system administration, which can help reduce the IT budget.
  • The ability to quickly scale IT capacity to fit sales swings or rapid growth.

But running your ERP and other systems on-premises offers its own advantages as well, including greater flexibility for customization if needed...