In some ways, getting into the legal marijuana industry is a lot like launching any small business. You need capital. You need grow lights. You need Febreze. And you need technology -- which turns out to be the easy part.
Stories by Dan Tynan
IT superheroes can't fly -- at least, not without an airplane. They don't possess X-ray vision or super strength. They won't be found wearing capes or spandex (at work). But the geeks who save the day time and time again for enterprises around the globe exhibit some extraordinary powers.
Call it a slowdown, a downturn, or the dreaded "R" word: worries about the state of the US economy have increased across virtually all sectors save one: technology.
Sure, hooking up with a new service provider is all cigars and handshakes at first. Promises are made and stars glimmer in your eyes as you sign the contract. The future looks bright.
Managing IT assets the way an investment portfolio is managed is an excellent way to prioritise projects, cut costs and boost ROI. But it’s also crucial for surviving disruptive events, such as mergers and consolidations, or when phasing out legacy applications in favour of new ones.
SAN FRANCISCO (11/24/2003) - We were headed on a road trip from the Carolinas to Boston, and as usual I'd packed more provisions than Lewis and Clark. We had toys, books, cellular phones, a CD player and a portable refrigerator filled with enough string cheese to feed a small army. My wife and I brought most of it to keep our two adorable children from becoming screaming hellions on the New Jersey Turnpike, but one of the items was just for me: an Audiovox Corp. Satellite Radio Shuttle for Sirius.