Technology Resources

  1. Artificial Intelligence: A Channel Opportunity
    3/1/2018

    Here’s why 620-employee MSP Alphanumeric Systems is going all-in on artificial intelligence. Will its large base of public sector clients embrace the tech as well?

  2. Retail Tech Is Heating Up Again
    3/1/2018

    Through 2017, retailers’ appetites for in-store technology have increased dramatically, primarily at the hands of online competition. What’s the opportunity for value-added resellers of retail technology?

  3. Promising Outlook For The Tech Market In 2018
    1/2/2018

    Forrester forecasts 4.8 to 5.2 percent U.S. tech spending growth in 2018. Here's more detail on this year's tech spending forecast, and why it bodes well for the channel.

  4. MSP Opportunity: Application Performance Infrastructure
    1/2/2018

    How staffing company BlueAlly transformed into a $150 million managed service provider: an interview with VP of Technology Operations Bernard Westwood.

  5. Partnering For Success
    1/2/2018

    ISV collaborations drive future growth in the AIDC industry.

  6. Why VARs And MSPs Are Key To The Data Security Solution
    1/2/2018

    Secure Ideas’ Senior Security Consultant Nathan Sweaney sat down with Channel Executive to discuss the channel’s growing and important role in data security.

  7. The Channel’s Top 3 Tech, Business, And Industry Trends In 2018
    1/2/2018

    Q4 2017 was an exciting time to begin charting the course for 2018. We held our Q4 peer group meetings, engaged at ConnectWise’s IT Nation, and experienced Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference. Broad takeaways? Here are our top 3 trends in technology, business, and industry for 2018.

  8. BI In The Channel: A Process, Not A Project
    1/2/2018

    Reality check: Business intelligence initiatives fail most of the time. Industry analysts show bleak stats on whether or not your project will be valuable and integrated into your customers' processes. Here's how a leading Houston-area MSP ensures its clients' BI success.

  9. Why IT Services Must Become Data Services
    1/2/2018

    If hardware margins & services commoditization have you down? It's time to wrap your brain around the customer data you've been merely facilitating, and develop ways to help those customers exploit it.

  10. How Retail VARs Can Capitalize On Omni-Channel Adoption
    1/2/2018

    Channel Executive editorial board member Alicia Kreisberg explains why the key to being successful in selling omni-channel solutions is to test solutions and standardize, and why it's difficult for VARs to manage one-off solutions.