October 2, 2018

Shriners Hospitals was experiencing carrier problems that required their staff to detect, respond and resolve issues. Part of the day-to-day work, but these activities usually took 30-60 minutes. Not only that, those engineers that had to track down the carrier was now...

September 25, 2018

If you’re more “seasoned” like some of us at Wholestack Solutions, you remember the good old days of IT. It was like the Wild, Wild West! We were gunslingers. We made it up as we went along. And if we crashed the system? No big deal…we learned from it and moved on.


September 19, 2018

We get asked a lot about our “competitive advantage.” Prospective customers want to hear some techno-mumbo-jumbo answer about self-healing code or receive a laundry list of certificates the team has accumulated; and they are often surprised to hear one of my answers: I...

December 18, 2017

Roy H Williams offers up a great math/brain twister in his book “Wizard of Ads.” Let’s take a look at the math equation:


Williams states that with the addition of a single straight line this equation will be correct. Also, the answer doesn’t involve changing th...

December 4, 2017

In Roy H Williams “Wizard of Ads” he asks readers to picture themselves in front of a co-worker who has a half a dozen ping-pong balls. All the sudden, the co-worker tosses those balls at you at once. You fling out, trying to catch them at the same time and in the chao...

November 20, 2017

In our last blog post (Lessons From Fixer Upper) we talked about one of our mottos, “accept, adapt and overcome.” We wanted to share a few more with you today and how to apply them to your own daily grind.

High Speed, Low Drag

With the number of customers we service,...

November 6, 2017

HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, a married couple who takes run down properties and turns them into eye-popping homes. 

There are a few lessons from Fixer Upper that we can apply to our own work in the IT space!

Start With The End

Each episode star...

October 23, 2017

“Work smarter, not harder.” Who hasn’t heard this phrase? In fact, it’s become a cliché. But just because it’s a cliché doesn’t mean it’s wrong! Nowhere is this phrase more necessary than in technology. 

Between fire drills, “urgent emails,” outages, and everything el...

October 2, 2017

We stumbled across this great Dilbert strip that illustrates something we run into every day: technology for the sake of technology. When a new technology hits an industry, it’s all anyone can talk about. And it quickly becomes much like the above strip, where a leader...

September 5, 2017

What is it that makes a company become a success? People a lot smarter than us have been trying for years to figure out the playbook. Is it access to capital? Talent? Dumb luck?

While we don’t have the recipe, we are convinced that there’s one key ingredient to success...

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