Many Americans look to franchising as they TAKE CHARGE of their personal and financial future. These entrepreneurial minded individuals are not waiting for government bailouts or big business solutions; they are eager to join a high quality franchise team and begin to build a future for themselves and their families.
After 14 years at Goldman Sachs, Milton Perez foun himself out of a job as a vice president and technical project manager.
It took 11 months to find a new boss - himself. he opened CMIT Solutions, an information technology service franchise that works with small businesses.
Austin makes meteoric rise in rankings of top places for business and more jobs are expected to be created in the near future.
A new list shows that business in Austin is thriving compared to other hard hit parts of the country. It’s a trend that doesn’t surprise some who do business in the Capital City.
In their first big release earlier this year, Austin based Twisted Pixel introduced video gamers to "The Maw," an animated character with an endless appetite. Much like the overeating creature, its creators have grown quickly.
SALT LAKE CITY -- It could end up destroying data or it could send a simple "pop-up" storm to millions of computers. A computer bug called "Conficker" is expected to unleash something to infected computers this coming Wednesday, April 1st.
Last December, Ken Mallette, 37, was downsized from his job as an accountant in a large regional accounting firm. In late February, he opened a firm of his own - a Padgett Business Services franchise in an office he set up in his home in Chattanooga, Tenn.
In April 2006, Armando D’Accordo vowed to change his life as he looked up at tubes sustaining him while he was being taken away in away in an ambulance from his high-pressure job at Cendant Corp. Having escaped a heart attack—the chest pains were caused by extreme hypertension—Mr. D’Accordo, who’d also had a recent bout with cancer, wanted more control over his destiny.
Loveland business owner Kendall Payne shreds documents and locks client files to protect her customers from identity theft.
“We shred anything with any names, addresses, policy numbers — anything with information that may identify someone,” said Payne,
owner of Payne & Associates, a Loveland insurance company.
Scott Brennan, the owner of CMIT Solutions of Fox Valley North in the Chicago area, shared some useful tips on data backup and disaster recovery on WGN TV.
This short news segment might just help you avoid a very expensive, time‐consuming computer crash or server problem.
In the most severe outbreak in years, a computer worm continues to spread after infecting millions of personal corporate computers and servers. The worm is called Downadup or Conficker, and takes advantage of a Microsoft Windows vulnerability. About 1.2 million networks were contaminated as of Thursday, said Mikko Hyppoenen, chief research officer at Helsinki-based Internet security software maker F-Secure Oyj.
Chamber ambassadors ActionCOACH and CMIT Solutions and new Glendale Chamber member Cherry Creek East Corporate and Professional Offices hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10.
The ceremony celebrated the businesses' new offices and business growth. Both ActionCOACH and CMIT Solutions are excited about their growing businesses and optimistic prospects for 2009 - all reasons for celebrating! The ribbons was officially "cut" by Mayor Larry Harte, who commented, "We're proud to welcome Chris into our Greater Glendale community. He and his staff have clearly done a tremendous job renovating this building. We all look forward to working with him."
Of course you hear of businesses that have been destroyed by fire. From time to time I thought about it, but it never dawned on me that the adjoining business could catch fire and the fire would spread to my business. All my client information from the past 17 years was gone. So too were all of my financial, personnel and inventory records. It was going to take me months to reassemble all the information. While doing so, I ran into a computer consultant who told me I could have avoided all this if I had used a modern, automated backup system. He told me what to look for.
As gas prices climbed this year, so did interest in small businesses offering work-at-home options for employees, said Shirley Peterson, owner of the Fort Worth franchise of CMIT Solutions.
CMIT Solutions offers IT help for small businesses, including software training and setting up networks.
MATTHEWS - Small to mid-sized businesses in the south Charlotte and Union County area have a new partner for their information technology needs; CMIT Solutions, a provider of managed services and IT support. The company will have a grand opening event at the Matthews Chamber of Commerce office, 210 Matthews Station St. from 7:30 am to 9 am on Thursday.
Couple joins ranks of small businesses looking to start over.
Emory Simmons lost his information-technology job at Wachovia Corp. So he created a new one. Simmons and his wife, Carolyn, launched CMIT Solutions, an IT consulting firm, in August. The couple joined a group of entrepreneurs facing challenges as they move from corporate castles to the risky realm of small business.
After being laid off three times in 20 years, Jan Gissel looked for yet another corporate job for more than six months until she finally asked herself, "Do I really want to do this?"
The first layoff, from a mom-and-pop public relations firm, "came as a total shock," said Gissel, who now owns a CMIT Solutions franchise in Tustin providing computer services to small- to mid-sized companies. "I had become part of the family; how could they lay off 'family'?"
Ken Williams has opened a CMIT Solutions franchise at 13504 N.E. 84th St., Suite 103-313. CMIT monitors company computers 24-7 and has a 24-7 call center, and provides professional services and products to small and mid-sized businesses.
Tomball resident Joe Nichols Jr. delivered the keynote address at the CMIT Solutions annual conference, held recently in Orlando, Fla.
Nichols, owner of a freight logistics franchise, addressed the gathering of CMIT franchisees, partners and vendors, delivering a message on how to achieve success against all odds.
Tarrant County grows more connected by the minute. And that makes carrying around your laptop computer, either for work or pleasure, a lot more practical. We all know the familiar destinations for wireless Internet access - Starbucks, McDonald's - but there are so many places getting connected that it would fill pages to name them all. And if you're willing to invest in a broadband wireless card and monthly service plan, the choices are almost endless.
I got an email that Microsoft was running a contest (it ended 5 July) for small businesses to win 5,000 gallons of gas. That's what When I got an email about $20,000 - depending on if your gas id $3.79, $4.79 or etc. However, the contest is over - sorry.