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Stay informed about the latest developments in business, technology, and design thinking, as well as news relevant to the many industries we serve. There’s always something buzzing at KSMC.

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Meet Our People: Jessica Menke

For many of our KSMC clients, the name Jessica Menke is a familiar one. Jessica spends her days expertly managing the KSMC Helpdesk, assisting clients through the resolution of their day-to-day IT challenges.

Day in the Life: KSMC Project Manager

Leading a strategic initiative for your organization - whether it be the implementation of new technology or revamping processes that have been in place for decades - requires the management of many moving parts that can factor into your success or failure. This is where project managers fit in.
Data Analytics

Data Analytics Director to Speak at Indy Big Data Conference

For the third consecutive year, the Indy Big Data Conference will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s conference will take place on September 1st and will center on this year’s theme of “the tipping point,” the place big data finds itself today.
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How to Make a Strategic Move to the Cloud

The cloud offers significant advantages for businesses when properly implemented. This compilation of resources is meant to meet you where you are, whether you are determining if the cloud is right for your organization, which cloud solution will meet your business objectives, when the right time to move is, or who is the best partner to help you through the transition. Review these steps to ensure a seamless transition to the cloud.
KSMC Winning an award

Microsoft 2016 US SMB Champions Club Midwest Cloud Partner of the Year

KSM Consulting was announced the Microsoft 2016 US SMB Champions Club Midwest Cloud Partner of the Year at the annual Microsoft World Partner Conference. The award was announced at the US Small and Midsized business Champions Club Awards during the Microsoft World Partner Conference taking place this week in Toronto.
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Defining Key Data Terminology

Whether it be ensuring that coworkers are up-to-date on the progress of a company-wide initiative or knowing who has to pick up the kids from soccer practice, communication plays an essential role in our personal and professional lives.

Free Windows 10 Upgrade Upcoming Expiration

We start each day under the expectation that our technology is going to work and help enable us to accomplish the tasks we set out for the day. When it fails, even accomplishing a simple task can feel impossible.
Orr Fellows

Meet Our People: Megan Bailey and Joe Kaltenthaler

Throughout the month of June, 33 companies will welcome the 47 members of the Orr Fellowship Class of 2016. These recent graduates from across the country will kick off a two-year fellowship with their Indiana-based host companies that will include a full-time position, monthly meetings with business leaders throughout the State, an immersive curriculum, and a network of over 80 peers with which to learn and grow.

Breaking Down Tax, Financial, and Managerial Accounting

Accounting is a common language within the business world. Over the years, new rules have been established and old rules have been modified to fulfill needs within specific industries. In this blog post, we review the three primary focus areas in accounting as well as provide useful applications of financial versus managerial accounting.