Tom Burtzlaff is today’s guest under the “Our Heroes” series. Tom, a 30 year veteran executive who worked for multiple cosmetic companies in various capacities from manufacturing to general management finally took the plunge in the entrepreneurial waters in late 2009 when his last employer shut down his facility. Now, a proud entrepreneur, he is the President of CMIT Solutions of Columbia – a nationwide provider of IT services and solutions for small business. Tom shares his journey from being an employee for three decades to an entrepreneur now. Let’s talk to Tom…
From home improvement to food to retail, a number of franchises actually rely on other franchises for various services and products. For example, Valpak, the brand behind the ubiquitous Blue Envelope that arrived in consumers' mailboxes each month, reaches approximately 42 million households throughout the United States and Canada and annually distributes approximately 20 billion offers inserted in more that 480 million envelopes
CMIT Solutions Aliso Viejo-Laguna Beach will take care of your computers so you don't have to. They work with small businesses who are frustrated with the technology they use to run their business. They partner with small business owners to leverage technology in ways that provides them more time, increased revenue and gives them peace of mind.
For experienced IT professionals, the management of complex environments often boils down to a science that draws upon theories and processes designed to boost efficiency and effectiveness. An increasingly popular example that ties IT to the goals and strategies of the business is the IT-CMF (IT Capability Maturity Framework), which can go a long way toward extracting value from IT investments.
NEW JERSEY (August 23, 2010) - CMIT Solutions, the information technology partner to local small businesses with nine offices throughout North Jersey and three in Central Jersey, invites owners and management at area small businesses to participate in an enlightening discovery on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at noon CT.
Small businesses in the greater Pontiac area that have struggled to find quality IT support now have an option that gives them the benefits of a full-time information technology staff at a lower cost.
Gary Churchill recently launched CMIT Solutions of Greater Pontiac to provide enterprise IT support to the small business communities in Birmingham, Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills, Pontiac, Auburn Hills and Waterford.
Cloud computing offers processing power and speed to market that make it beneficial for many small and mediumsized enterprises, but there are also instances when cloud computing isn’t the best strategy.
“The cloud enables consumption based on what is required at the time of subscription, without a lot of upfront investment. It thereby enables a pay-as-you-grow model, bringing down the TCO dramatically and making it affordable for SMEs to adopt the service,” says Anupam Sahai, president of eGestalt.
On a recent morning, Frank Christopher arrived at the New York nightclub he co-owns to find its online reservation system wasn't working. He soon learned that a power outage had occurred the night before, costing the small business, called Smoke Jazz and Supper Club, an estimated $1,500 in revenue because customers couldn't order tickets.
"We forgot to put a backup power supply on it," says Mr. Frank. "We learned the hard way."
Small businesses in the Summit, Union and Mountainside areas that have struggled to find quality IT support now have a professional, affordable option that gives them all the benefits of a full-time information technology staff at a significantly lower cost. Cecil Cates recently launched CMIT Solutions of Northern Union County to provide enterprise IT support to the local small business community.
CMIT Solutions, the information technology partner to small businesses throughout the U.S., invites small business owners and management to take advantage of their free Summer Webinar Series, "Growing Your Small Business (without giving up your life)," featuring Lisa Earle McLeod.
CMIT Solutions acts as a trusted IT partner for small businesses trying to do more with less money and time. We are part of a nationwide firm that supports business by managing and maintaining their computer technology so the business can run smoothly and efficiently. We provide small companies with affordable services that have been enjoyed by larder companies for many years.
One year ago, the investors at CMIT Solutions Inc. asked CEO Jeff Connally to propose ways they could cash out. Connally - who was an investor in CMIT, along with 29 others - considered several options before hitting on what he considered the best solution: He bought the company.
CMIT Solutions, the nation's leading provider of information technology (IT) professional services and products to small businesses, named John and Sue Smythe, co-owners of CMIT Solutions of Everett, the winners of the prestigious 2010 President's Award.
Presented to the CMIT Solutions franchisee who best demonstrates the company's core beliefs, the President's Award honors the Smythes for their commitment to collaboration - an organizational goal that promotes franchisees' devotion to one another, family and community.
The first half of 2010 has been one for the record books in many parts of the United States. Tornadoes and floods have devastated larges areas, causing deaths, property damage, and endangering IT operations and the security of data. For instance, in early May, the U.S. Navy Personnel Command offices in Millington, Tenn., were covered in several feet of water, putting IT operations out of business and stopping promotions and personnel transfers across the Navy for days.
CMIT Solutions of Manhattan, Grand Central won the national organization’s Franchise of the Year Award for its achievements in the last year. The award recognizes franchise owners and their businesses based on sales, performance, and leadership within the franchise system.
After 30 years in corporate IT, Plainview’s Larry Schweitzer was ready for something different and ready to be his own boss.
This interview is part of ITworld's regular "How I Got Here" series which focuses on the career path of successful IT professionals. Paul Okura has successfully navigated two cultures throughout his longcareer in finance, moving deftly between Japan and the United States.
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado: Phil and Debi Bush of CMIT Solutions of Denver announced the winner of the "Colorado Technology Makeover" at April 14's Business Before Hours event hosted by the Greater Glendale Chamber of Commerce.
Marilen Reimer, the executive director of The American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado, accepted the award on behalf of the company.
When IT engineer Susan Bateman worked as a project manager for IBM, she noticed that, during conference calls, a member of her technical team from IBM India always called her "Sir."
After the third time it happened, she asked, "Last summer when you worked with me in Boulder, did you think I was a man?" He answered "Oh, no, Susan! It's just that I've never had a lady boss before."