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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 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...

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...

August 21, 2017

If we were to ask 50 IT experts what the biggest problem in technology today is…we would get 50 different answers. Here’s the real answer. The biggest problem in technology?


We can’t admit we actually have a problem! 
 

We’ve bought into the notion that asking for help...

August 7, 2017

Remember the band “Nickleback?” They were a hit band in the late 90’s early 2000’s. But for whatever reason, it became “cool” to hate on Nickleback. They’ve sold over 50 million albums worldwide, had multiple Top 10 songs and is the 11th Best Selling Band Of All Time.


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July 11, 2017

1. Reactive vs Proactive. All day, every day, problems are chasing you. You never get ahead. You spin from problem to problem.


2. What balance? Got a fire that just started at 5:00PM on a Friday evening? Cancel your plans. No happy hour for you! Oh, you can forget abou...

July 1, 2017

First things first, you’re probably acting like a jackass without even realizing it. Don’t believe me? IT is generally considered the least favorite department in an organization. You don’t wind up on that list because you’re NOT acting like a jackass. 

So, now that w...

June 5, 2017

Remember the old adage “progress, not perfection?” When did that stop applying to enterprise IT departments? Anymore, the prevailing adage is “perfection, not progress.”


If you’re well “seasoned” like us here at Wholestack Solutions, you remember the early days of tech...

February 6, 2017

We’re talking a lot about “UP: Unleashing Potential.” And with good reason. IT is asked to do more than ever today with fewer and fewer resources. Keeping things working while innovating. It’s a tough ask.


Innovating and sustaining exist at different ends of the spectr...

January 23, 2017

Have you heard of this saying: “No one ever got fired for picking Salesforce?” It essentially means, with all of the choices available to us, you can’t necessarily go wrong with choosing the ‘safe’ pick. So, instead of ‘wasting’ time to investigate new options and pote...

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