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Meet Our People: Ellen Funke

Ellen’s passion for technology and her unwavering positivity are the perfect combination for solving some of our client’s most difficult challenges. From understanding the specifics of a client application to ensuring new technology implementations provide value for clients, Ellen is continually pursuing all aspects of technology.

Developing Effective and Efficient Requirements

Defining requirements is the first step and often a challenging one in a technology implementation. Understanding the needs of users, obtaining critical information from stakeholders, and properly communicating are a few of the many activities required in the process. When effectively completed, requirements gathering leads to a project’s long-term success.

Strengthening the Weakest Link with Cybersecurity Education

If one click can compromise an entire organization’s sensitive data and systems, then not even an organization that has invested millions of dollars in IT and security infrastructure is immune to attack. That is the reality of today’s cybersecurity landscape. One of the biggest challenges today is end-user-focused social engineering attacks.

Important Questions to Ask During Your MSP Search

With hundreds of managed service providers (MSP) to weed through, finding and selecting the right provider may feel overwhelming. The key to streamlining the process? Knowing the right questions to ask and the underlying answers you hope to hear.

WannaCry Cyberattack: Highlighting the Importance of Cybersecurity

Friday saw one of the largest cyberattacks in recent history, with the WannaCry ransomware infecting over 50,000 machines in over 100 different countries and 28 languages. Here's what you need to know.

How to Find and Select Your Managed Services Provider

From a desire to eliminate an unnecessary burden on internal IT staff to outsourcing the management and maintenance of IT infrastructure, more and more businesses are turning to managed services. We’ve compiled a list of evaluation criteria to get your search started for the right MSP.

KSM Consulting Hires Seasoned Expert Dan Resnick to Lead Cybersecurity Practice

KSM Consulting, LLC (KSMC) has hired Dan Resnick to lead the cybersecurity practice. In this role, Resnick will lead the team in developing innovative solutions to today’s complex security, risk, and compliance challenges across all industries.

Our Transition to Microsoft PowerBI for Internal Reporting

Are you investing a significant amount of time into report creation and not feeling an equivalent return on investment due to the time and effort required? Faced with this dilemma, we tasked members of our team with finding an alternative solution to manual report creation, one that might be helpful to apply to your organization, too.

Indiana of Things Civic Hack Coming in April

Calling all backend developers, designers, entrepreneurs, students, tech professionals, coders, and other interested parties… Now’s the time to put your skills to use to solve interesting and new challenges. The Indiana of Things Civic Hack is here!