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    Top 5 Tech Trends for 2018

    By: Steve Knutson
    January 18, 2018

    In my job, I am routinely asked to look out into the future to predict what technology trends will impact businesses so they can be better prepared. The effect of technology on business operations is becoming much more pervasive. It’s beginning to touch everything. Are you ready?

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    Does Your Voice Assistant Get You?

    By: Steve Knutson
    January 5, 2018

    Are you one of the millions who received a voice assistant last year? I’m not even talking about the voice assistants built into your smartphone. We are moving toward a voice-activated world. Why type it, when you can simply say it, right?

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    Top Tech Toys for Grownups

    By: Steve Knutson
    November 22, 2017

    If you’ve opened a toy guide for the 2017 season, you’ve likely seen the technology takeover of toys. I remember getting plastic or balsa wood models as a kid and how cool the first, really simple, interactive Wii gaming console was for my kids.

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    Techie, Which Career Path is Right for You?

    By: Steve Knutson
    September 29, 2017

    Tech jobs are multiplying nationwide, up 7.3 million from last year. The strong majority of those jobs (6.9 million) are at technology companies – like Marco – but a growing number also are within other companies in other industries such as healthcare and banking, according to a …

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    5 Smart Marketing Moves

    By: Steve Knutson
    August 31, 2017

    What’s the best marketing pitch you’ve received lately? I bet it did not feel like a pitch at all. I prefer to not feel like I am being sold to – or sold out – when someone’s marketing to me. 

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    How Technology Shifts Change Us

    By: Steve Knutson
    January 27, 2017

    As Chief Technology Officer, I have helped provide the strategic direction of the technology and related services that Marco provides. In recent years, that role has become more demanding due to the explosion of technology applications and integration in the marketplace, as well …

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    5 Tech Trends That Will Impact Business in 2017

    By: Steve Knutson
    December 29, 2016

    I’m often asked to pull out a crystal ball and talk about where technology is going. Preparing for the future and identifying the right technology for it is a main role I play as Chief Technology Officer at Marco. I am energized by new technology and anticipating where the advanc…

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    Where Are You On the Technology Curve?

    By: Steve Knutson
    October 27, 2016

    My job is to stay ahead of the technology curve. That used to mean looking out three to five years – or even 10 years when I first started my career. Today, we expect some technology to be obsolete in 12 months.

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    New Technology Helps Reduce IT Waste and Improve Client Care

    By: Steve Knutson
    July 21, 2016

    Most managed IT service client care teams focus on response time and time to resolve a ticket. They want to help solve the problem as fast as possible. At Marco, we’ve spent a great deal of time developing practices and measuring our performance around both response rates and tic…

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    Tech Terms Leaders Should Know

    By: Steve Knutson
    April 1, 2016

    The amount of technology terms that have become common language continues to amaze me. From bandwidth and 4K to cloud and cookie, we often rattle off terms as if everyone knows exactly what we’re talking about.

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