April 8th, 2019 by Julie Lough
Businesses spend millions on marketing each year in an attempt to look different from the competition. While marketing will always remain essential, technology offers endless opportunities to create differentiators that put real space between you and your competitors.
How Technology Affects Competitive Advantage
Many companies believe they must make massive changes and large investments to reap the advantages of changing technology. This isn’t true, although organizations that adopt software solutions not suited to their company struggle to adapt and actually create a disadvantage.
Before diving into any big technology purchases, we recommend working with a strategic managed IT provider (like Micro Visions!) to gain an edge without creating problems. Here are a few ideas:
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December 6th, 2016 by Pamela Michael
Here we go again! Each year Micro Visions makes a list of our favorite tech items; items we think either make (or would make) our lives easier, more productive, or just plain better. Whether you’re looking to charge more devices or charge less often, we’ve found something that will fit the bill. Keep reading for the complete 2017 List of Things We Really, Really Like.
Let’s start right out with the car, shall we? Our featured car this year is the Chevy Bolt , an all-electric vehicle offering an EPA- estimated 238 miles on a full charge. That’s amazing. But even more amazing Read the rest of this entry »
December 8th, 2015 by Pamela Michael
It’s that time again! Time for all of us here at Micro Visions to make our list of desired gadgets in hopes that someone finds it in their heart to move us to the “nice” column and make our Christmas wishes come true! So without further adieu, we now present our annual list of Technology Gift Ideas for 2015: Things We Really, Really Like!
Officially funded on Kickstarter just this past week, Phone Drone Ethos by xCraft wants to give your smartphone wings! Set your iPhone or Android device free by deploying it as an autonomous aerial camera. xCraft has leveraged the sensor, processor, and wireless capability of your smartphone to provide a powerful, cloud-connected aerial vehicle for a fraction of the cost Read the rest of this entry »
December 9th, 2014 by Pamela Michael
There are just two weeks left to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. For those of you struggling for ideas, we’re here to help. It’s time once again for our annual list of Things We Really, Really Like! Technology gift ideas for 2014, in price ranges suitable for any budget. Items we’re hoping are placed under our own Christmas trees!
Pebble Steel: The next generation of crowd-sourced Pebble smartwatch.
This stainless steel, waterproof wonder works with both Android and iPhones, and pings the scanner at just $149. Smaller and more attractive than many other smartwatches to hit the market, Pebble Steel has a built in alarm clock, sends silent notifications when emails or text messages arrive, and allows full engagement through all popular social media channels. Read CNET’s full review here. Retails for $149.
Tired of tangled cords on your ear buds? ZipBuds® feature a tangle-resistant zipper-integrated cable that retains its flexibility and provides frustration free enjoyment of your favorite tunes. Read the rest of this entry »