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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:

5+5+5=550

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

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 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...

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...

January 23, 2017

In the last blog (“No One Gets Fired For Picking Salesforce…BUT”), we talked about the fact that we’re relatively unknown in the market. So, we would solve that and share a bit about who we are. 


This isn’t our first foray into this space. Many of us were a part of ano...

January 23, 2017

Last post we talked about our new tagline: “Up: Unleashing Potential.” We shared that the services we provide give engineers the thing they need most: time. Time to innovate. Time to explore. Time to do!


But there’s more to UP than giving you time. Working with Wholest...

January 3, 2017

Happy New Year! This time of year generally brings about an “out with the old, in with the new” attitude. Here at Wholestack Solutions, we’re constantly evolving, while holding on to those things that make us…us! So, instead of getting rid of the old and ushering in th...

October 24, 2016

One of my favorite scenes from Dead Poet’s Society is when Robin Williams’ character steps up on his desk and asks his students why he’s doing it. No one gets it right, so he answers:  “To see the world differently.” When is the last time you decided to look at things...

June 6, 2016

As a business grows, it will often reach the outer boundaries of its infrastructure. A solid IT environment is usually designed with upgrade paths in mind– but that doesn't mean new strategies won't have to be implemented in order to ease the company's transition. As a...

January 11, 2016

Engineers and operators have substantially different roles, even though they may appear to interface with similar technologies. It's a common mistake to hire an individual for their engineering skills and then to slowly shift their role into mundane (but necessary) ope...

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