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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top Three IT Issues Related to Moving an Office

Successfully moving a business from one facility to another requires more than simply executing on time, on budget, and at the quality desired for the space. Any business leader will likely tell you, a successful office move must be seamless for employees, clients, and partners. And, it must be executed while still moving the business forward.

Four Keys to Data-Driven Decision Making

Ninety percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years. Data is plentiful, but its full power is often wasted. Why are so many organizations not taking advantage of all the readily available data? Most don’t know where to begin.

Combating Cyber Crime via Educated Employees

Stated best by Dustin Balser, Senior IT Security Engineer for KSM Consulting, during a recent event, “organizations have to be prepared for cyber attacks 100 percent of the time. A hacker only has to be right one time.”

Breaking Down Silos and Combining Data to Move Your Government at the Speed of Business

Governments are swimming in a sea of data. Highly segregated data silos continue to present a formidable roadblock to fully leveraging and benefiting from data governments collect. New technologies and pioneering work done by KSM Consulting have demonstrated it is possible to break down these silos and provide significant benefits and opportunities like never before.