Posts By: Jason Etter

Ripple Podcast: Ride the Wave

providing answers to the most common business questions Understanding Multi-Cloud with Google’s Cloud Director of Solutions Google’s Cloud Director of Solutions, Miles Ward, helps us understand what multi-cloud is, what business owners should expect and how to plan for it. Articles mentioned during the show: Why we believe in an open cloud. What if you… Read more »

Ripple Podcast: Three Minute Apps

Strengthen you core with Three Minute Apps This weekly podcast is centered around simple, elegant and secure tools that increase productivity and help streamline workflows… all in less than three minutes. ASANA: Three Minute Apps Asana is a project management tool that is available on the web and any mobile device. We talk about three… Read more »

My Experience Using a Google Chromebook for Work

Overview. This was a four month experiment. I made the decision to use close-to-nothing but Chrome devices at the office. I do own a MacBook Air but decided to only use it if, and only if, my Chromebook will not complete the task. In a previous experiment, we tested if the iPad can replace a laptop. If… Read more »

Can the iPad replace a laptop?

I’ve done this once before with a Chrome Device and it was a very successful experiment. If you’ve been curious about Chromebooks or Chrome OS, take a look! In the spirit of its success, I wanted to replicate the experiment with an iPad Pro. What’s all the fuss about? If you Google “what’s a computer… Read more »

Advantages and Disadvantages of Chrome Devices

Advantages and disadvantages of Chromebooks

“Chrome OS is a super quick, super secure, super simple operating system.” -Google According to StatCounter, the Chrome Web Browser is approaching a 60% adoption rate over IE, Firefox, Safari, and others. Chromebooks take the familiarity of the world’s most popular web browser (Chrome) and pairs it with Google’s 100% Web-Based application suite (Google Apps… Read more »

Developers are not your Helpdesk

How to hire for IT What is your developer’s job? It’s not a helpdesk… Are you piling up helpdesk tasks on her lap while she could be spending time building and improving your core product? If so, stop. Rest assured, it’s not uncommon for computer-centric staff to become the default IT helpdesk support. Anyone who shows… Read more »

Why so many businesses switch to Dialpad

With the reliance of social media and email, many organizations we work with are finding traditional phone systems less critical to their day-to-day communications. Further, more teams are working from home (or other various locations) and can’t be limited to their desk. As a result, we’re seeing a dramatic reduction in the number of physical office phones and more staff encouraged to utilize… Read more »