All posts by Joe Stangarone

About Joe Stangarone

Joe Stangarone is a 30+ year veteran of the IT industry and president of mrc—the software company behind the award winning development platform, m-Power. Joe shares his leadership and technology insights through the Cup of Joe Blog, focusing primarily on ways businesses can save time, money, and increase productivity using technology.

5 more lessons that CIOs learned in 2017 (Part 2)

EducationSummary: As we start a new year, it helps to reflect on (and learn from) the past year. In this two-part article, we take a look at the past year from an IT leader perspective. What are the most important lessons that IT leaders and CIOs learned (or should have learned) in 2017? What important takeaways from the last 12 months will help you succeed in the coming year? In the second of our two-part article, We answer those questions (and more).
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Webinar Replay: How to simplify self-service reporting

EducationSummary: In many organizations, end user reporting runs through a single department or individual. They must build and customize the reports for end users—many of which want their reports customized in different ways. The problem: These customizations waste time. The report author often gets bogged down with countless change requests from end users—which delays the reporting process and hurts efficiency across the entire organization. If your business struggles with this issue, this webinar replay will show you how to simplify the self-service reporting process.
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5 lessons that CIOs learned in 2017

EducationSummary: As we start a new year, it helps to reflect on (and learn from) the past year. In this article, we take a look at the past year from an IT leader perspective. What are the most important lessons that IT leaders and CIOs learned (or should have learned) in 2017? What important takeaways from the last 12 months will help you succeed in the coming year? We answer those questions (and more) in this article.
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5 (more) technologies your business should already be using in 2018

EducationSummary: Technology is evolving faster than ever, and plays an increasingly important role in the business world. Is your company keeping up? In the second part of this two-part article, we explore 5 technologies and/or processes that are absolutely essential in 2018. If your business doesn’t have these technologies in place already, you could be falling behind. Read the whole article to learn more.
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Webinar Replay: Turn Spreadsheets into Multi-User Database Solutions

EducationSummary: Many businesses have fallen into the spreadsheet trap. They start using spreadsheets for minor tasks, but before they know it, they’re relying on spreadsheets for critical aspects of their business. This spreadsheet overuse wastes time, hurts productivity, and results in data errors. If your company is drowning in spreadsheets, check out this webinar replay and learn how easily you can fix the problem.
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Is your business falling behind? 5 technologies you should already be using in 2018

EducationSummary: Technology is evolving faster than ever, and plays an increasingly important role in the business world. Is your company keeping up? In this article, we explore technologies and/or processes that are absolutely essential in 2018. If your business doesn’t have these technologies in place already, you could be falling behind. Read the whole article to learn more.
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