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What is Business Continuity?

Business Continuity originally emerged from the military’s need to protect their operations from failure due to reliance on a single centralized system. If a particular facility were destroyed, the whole system would go down. To remedy this they created contingency plans in the case of an outage. Here are some common industry definitions: Gartner: “Business continuity…is a […]

Episode 32: Best of The Cloud – Part 1

Welcome welcome! Glad to have you back. This show is part 1 of a two part series recapping of our show from last year with clips of our wonderful guests. We have taken some particularly interesting clips and compiled them together. Let us know what you think. In this episode you will hear from: Abhi […]

Episode 30: Managed Break-Fix Services, IT Support and Dealing with Technical Problems

Paco Lebron, Founder of ProdigyTeks, Inc., an IT consulting firm specializing in both residential and small business. ProdigyTeks was founded July of 2011 and has been in business for the past 5 years. ProdigyTeks specializes in a wide range of services, including tailored computer services and solutions for residential customers and small to medium sized […]

Episode 29: The Viability of the Break-Fix Model, Troubleshooting and the Future of Tech Support

Matthew Rodela Founder, Editor-in-chief, Host of YFNCG Matthew owned and operated Jiffy-PC, a computer consulting company outside of Washington, DC, for 7 years. Now he runs a WordPress Consulting agency called Aledor, a Computer Business website builder service called Tech Site Builder, as well as the Your Friendly Neighborhood Computer Guy (YFNCG) website and podcast. We’re excited […]

Episode 27: Cyber Security, The FBI-Apple Encryption Debate and Best Practices to Protect Yourself

Morgan Wright, expert on Cyber-security Strategy and Cyber-terrorism Our guest this week is Morgan Wright, an internationally recognized expert on Cyber-security Strategy, Cyber-terrorism, Identity, Theft and Privacy. His landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He has made hundreds of appearances on national news, radio, print and web, including […]

Episode 26: Design Thinking, Cloud Apps, and The Sharing Economy

Pek Pongpaet, Founder of Impekable Pek Pongpaet is from Thailand, raised in a Foreign Service family. He studied at two international schools in Thailand and Malaysia as well as Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He has worked with companies such as Accenture, Accenture Labs, Sears Holdings, Roundarch and SpotOn befor founding […]

Episode 25: Bitcoins, Blockchains, The Cloud and Beyond!

Marshall Swatt, Serial Entrepreneur, C-level Technologist Marshall has over twenty years of startup experience as founder, COO, CTO, with extensive strategy, operations and technology experience. Several successful startup exits. Experience with acquisitions and business development. Technology design and development work for several corporations including: Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Financial, Condé Nast, MoMA, National Geographic. Marshall […]