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Five Differentiators of Great Project Management

Great project managers don’t just manage a project; they lead it. They don’t just point to the flag on the hill; they constantly remind everyone why it’s a flag worth reaching. They wear assorted hats - becoming coach, counselor, and motivational speaker as the project requires. Great project managers persevere through thick and thin, constantly driving towards a successful solution.
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The Indiana Hackathon Series is Back

Launching in 2015, the Indiana Hackathon Series pitted state v. state in the #hackINvsTXChallenge and offered developers and coders an opportunity to solve real-world challenges during the #IndyCorpHack.
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Three Simple Changes for Increased Cybersecurity

Featured on the Gibson Insurance blog, Dustin Balser, Senior IT Security Engineer, highlights three simple changes that lead to increased cyber security. In today’s day and age, it is more imperative than ever to remain current on the latest cyber threats. In this post, learn the importance of password protection, the risk social media presents and how it can be avoided, and common email attacks that should raise a red flag.
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End of Life for Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

In August 2014, Microsoft released the news that it is ending support for Internet Explorer (IE) 8, 9, and 10. The support will officially terminate on Tuesday, January 12th. The risks of continuing to operate on older versions of IE include vulnerability to viruses, spyware, and malicious software, a lack of independent software vendor support, and incompliance.
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2015 KSMC Year in Review

Thanks to the support from our clients, partners, and outstanding employees, 2015 has been our best year yet. From the addition of new teams and capabilities, to growing partnerships and improved client service, there is much to celebrate as we conclude the year. As the year draws to a close, we pause to review how KSMC has grown, where we’ve been, and the moments we’ve cherished in 2015.
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Five Characteristics of Fearless Problem Solvers

At KSMC, we are fearless problem solvers. In fact, our ability to tackle big problems is the reason clients call on our team. We have found that fearless problem solvers tend to exhibit five key characteristics. They are undaunted, optimistic, driven, smart, and empathetic. The combination of these attributes results in great solutions to some of our clients’ most challenging problems. We wouldn’t have it any other way.
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Recap: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at how we’ve served clients – in the world and online. Following is a list of the ten most popular articles on the KSMC blog in 2015.
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Moving to the Cloud: Three Overlooked Considerations

The move to the cloud is fully underway for many organizations. Clouds solutions provide significant benefits including increased business agility, and improved employee mobility and team collaboration. In addition, the move from technology as a capital expense to an operational expense is often attractive. For these reasons and more, KSMC has found cloud solutions are a great fit for the modern business.
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Look Back at Community Day 2015 Serving Jameson Camp

On Friday, November 5, KSM Consulting (KSMC) joined employees from Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) for their annual day of community service. Wrapping up its seventh year, the team spent the day at Jameson Camp, working on various projects to beautify the camp’s facilities and grounds.
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