Archives for September 2013

After You Outsource, Do This!

By Guest Author Eric Holtzclaw When I work with a company that isn't reaching its full potential, I find there are two common threads that are most often holding that company back. The 1st most common problem is the business owner. They just can't give up control and end up doing things they should hire others to do. That's why I love LAN Systems because the services they offer allow business owners to do what I encourage them to do when I coach them - fire themselves. By letting LAN Systems take over the day to day operations of your technology, you take an important step toward focusing on building your business, not working in it. And the 2nd most common problem? Few companies know who their customer is, and because of that, they aren't doing what they need to support their customer's likelihood to select their business over their competitor or to keep their customer happy … [Read more...]

Gwinnett Tech hosts Women in Technology event

  By Keith Farner keith.farner@gwinnettdailypost.com       Thursday, September 12, 2013 © Copyright 2013 Gwinnett Daily Post LAWRENCEVILLE — When Gail Edwards was a youngster, her family’s neighbors often asked if she could babysit their kids. But Edwards would respond that she’d rather cut grass. “I’ve always thought differently than most women,” said Edwards, the dean of the Automotive, Construction and Trades College at Gwinnett Technical College. Edwards was among a panel of experts who spoke to Gwinnett Tech students, mostly women, at a networking and discussion event about women in technology on Thursday at the Busbee Center. Topics of the discussion included salary, education, ageism, experience and support in the male-dominated industries of science, technology, engineering and math. Moderator Yvonne Whitaker of the NCR Foundation said there is still a gap … [Read more...]