While 2020 was definitely a year of getting our bearings, it was also a year of reinvention. We consulted with experts in our industries and they agreed, technology solution providers are some of the most agile, creative, and forward-looking businesses out there. It’s a good thing, because those qualities are requirements for success today. Those who have been able to pivot and surge ahead amidst uncharted territory offer us proof that the obstacles 2020 thrust in our paths can indeed be overcome. Albert Einstein said it best, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
7,882. Do you remember this number? Or this date – October 10, 2008? Within the first few minutes of trading on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 697 points, falling to its lowest level since March 17, 2003. America’s economic system crashed. Lehman Brothers had declared bankruptcy (the largest in U.S. history at the time) just less than three weeks prior; the fear in the air was palpable. Eventually, the US government bailed out many big banks and provided aid to the auto industry in an attempt to facilitate an economic recovery.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Program Initiates Discussion Around New Print and IT Opportunities (Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced a new print security program for office technology providers to support the new work-from-home world. The MPSecure program educates providers on network security risks that arise from using unmanaged personal printers and scanners. It also provides financing options for technology associated with secure at-home print environments.
Getting your customer to sign on the dotted line may seem like a small part of the process, but the way in which you collect signatures can have a big impact on your customer’s experience, your credibility, and your bottom line. And now, with the physical constraint of social distancing, getting the lease documents and paperwork you need to move business forward has become even more challenging.
We’ve all felt the impact of COVID-19, both personally and professionally, regardless of the industry served. At this point, we don’t know how long this period of isolation will last. For many of us, we’ve been sequestered to our homes, stuck in quarantine with only a laptop and whatever else we could carry home from our offices.