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Changes to Software

Bennett Office Technologies is making a change to a key piece of software that we use to manage workstations, servers, and software.  In 2014 our ticketing software company Autotask acquired CentraStage and has since integrated it into their product.  CentraStage which is now called AEM allows some new processes that we will communicate in 2016.  […]

StorageCraft Disaster Recovery Event

What if your business experienced a disaster? Join us on Thursday, May 8th at noon to hear from StorageCraft’s Shawn Massey. Fire. Hardrive failure. Flood. Virus. Organizations have fallen victim to viruses like the Crypotlocker in recent months without a disaster recovery plan.  How do you protect your organization from viruses like it, natural disaster, […]

Register today!

  We’re gearing up for an awesome event with the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber on March 20th! With support ending for Windows XP, many of you may be wondering how your business will handle the transition.  Attend this great lunch & learn at the Willmar Conference Center for only $20 per person to learn more! […]

XP End of Life Nears…

As some of you might have heard, Microsoft’s Windows XP is nearing it’s official end of service and people are talking about it.  Windows XP was a great operating system and many individuals and businesses have used it for many years.  The official end of service will happen April 8th, 2014.  Check out this great […]

What does it mean to be strategic in Information Technology (IT) spending?

What does it mean to be strategic in Information Technology (IT) spending?  To have a planned systematic program to leverage IT investment to the level of return your company expects.  One of the industries adages is that everyone spends the same amount on IT.  The difference is how a company pays for it.  Meaning that […]

Why is being proactive in technology important?

Why is being proactive in technology important?  First let me define reactive, waiting for failure to occur before action.  “Run it until it dies”  Proactive is taking planned predetermined steps to prevent failure.  “Replacement schedule”  Intentionally or not you are executing one of these action plans or a blend of both.  Being reactive has its […]

What should be spent on technology?

What should our company be spending on technology?  The obvious answer is, it depends.  How important is technology to your business operations and business model?  How important is technology availability to you?  Are you dependent on technology to create efficiencies to reduce staffing costs?  Most likely your answers make you highly dependable on technology.  This […]

Why invest in technology?

Business differentiators in productivity, collaboration, and customer service are directly related to people.  The buzz words “human capital” are being used in advertising a lot lately.  The use of technology to make us more effective is becoming the single most important item that separates us from our competitors.  Depending on your industry, spending on technology […]

Bennett at the i3@mtc

We had a really great time on Saturday at the i3@mtc Youth Science Retreat!  It’s an event developed especially for kids who are creative and excited about the world of science out at the MinnWest Technology Campus here in Willmar, MN. At Bennett, we offer Total Network Assurance and Managed Print Services to other businesses […]

Sales Tax Changes

The MN Department of Revenue has provided clarification on maintenance contract sales tax status. Contracts subject to this sales tax clarification include traditional copier contracts and Managed Print Services contracts.  Please see the release for more information and let us know if you have any questions by calling us at 320-235-6425 or email us at accounting@bennettoffice.com. […]

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