What Does CES 2018 Mean for Business?

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CES 2018 – the Consumer Technology Association’s annual cavalcade of high-tech wonders – was held last week in Las Vegas. Honestly, we love the CES hype as much as anyone, but hype doesn’t always equal value. Mind Over Machines is about adding value to businesses, not about the newest consumer gadgets.

That said, your employees are a critical part of your business, and all employees double as consumers. How we live outside of work influences our expectations for work. Since the birth of the BYOD movement, we’ve tracked the consumerization of enterprise. While those hot prototypes on the show floor aren’t coming to an office near you anytime soon, CES 2018 is a leading indicator of the forces that shape the consumer experience, and those forces will eventually impact employee expectations.

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The Changing Landscape of CRM

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The following article was penned by our Director of Consulting, Dustin Sitton. It provides a more technical view of how advancements in CRM offerings are changing the way consultants and developers operate.

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Developers Have Been Waiting for This…Or Have They?

The promise of an enterprise application so flexible and easy to use that it eliminates the need for traditional custom software development has been talked about for a long time. Until recently, developers have been asked by businesses, and specific departments, to create custom solutions that this mythical enterprise application would solve, if it existed.

Developers are very familiar with programs that are typically used to create these custom solutions, such as Visual Studio, Eclipse, or notepad++. If you are not a developer and reading this, you may be…

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Office 365 Seminar Big Hit Among Region’s IT Leaders

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On Wednesday April 20th, the Inner Harbor was buzzing with Office 365 talk, as Mind Over Machines combined forces with System Source to present Office 365: Way More Than Email! 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Pier 5 was filled to capacity as area CIOs and IT Directors gathered to hear Dustin Sitton, Director of Consulting Services at Mind Over Machines and Deve Ferg, Consultant at System Source, discuss the many cost-saving features that Office 365 has to offer: benefits of migrating to the cloud; how to get your staff trained; cool DIY products that come with the suite like Delve and Sway; and exciting products like Dynamics CRM, Power BI and PowerApps that are lighting up the software development world.

The fastest growing segment of the software development industry, CRM as a development platform has made it possible for us…

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