Your Phone May Be More Important Than You Think This Thanksgiving break, my wife Charlotte and I went on vacation to Portland, Maine. Portland’s a nice, walkable city, and there was plenty to do there to fill a weekend. We stayed at the AC Hotel which is located on the northern bank of the Fore
Being And Serving Local Business This week, Deep Core Data is starting an outreach to our neighbors here in Waltham and the surrounding areas. For the first several years, our focus was on national and global customers. We’re a Waltham based company, five years running, and now have the opportunity to expand and provide services
Going To The Computer Pro Let me tell you a short story that has nothing to do with computers. A year or two ago, my wife went in for her annual checkup at the doctor. It's the kind of routine, preventative, fully-covered visit that you start feeling bad if you miss, if for no other
Institutional Knowledge and the rise of SharePoint and Wikis How an organization stores institutional knowledge is a major challenge within any company. At Deep Core, we’ve used a number of different techniques internally, and we’ve deployed a number of techniques for our customers. The dreaded question of “how do we do this?” is a common
Virtual Machines, Containers, and Orchestrators: What Do Those Terms Mean? Terminology is a wall that is hard to see over. It is easy to get confused by the cascade of terminology coming out of various software providers, and sometimes it's not obvious what the Next Big Thing is until long after it established itself. By
Announcing the DCD Portal This September 2019 we are announcing a major new upgrade to our website, the Deep Core Data Portal. After consulting with our customers, we incorporated their most-requested features to make communicating with DCD better than ever. Our new portal will allow both current and future customers the ability to manage and
In Defense of the Desktop Computer Desktop Computers just make for a more comfortable environment. In recent years, I've seen a number of articles decrying the end of the Desktop Computer. They are a relic of a bygone age, and all users should have now is a laptop and maybe, maybe a dock so they
How much should small and medium businesses be spending per user on IT? Less than you're spending on their Social Security tax.
For many developers, a software trial of your product can make or break a sale. But how do you create a software trial that will both showcase the program's benefits and entice the customer to buy the full version?
When it comes to wrestling with intractable performance issues or making major infrastructure upgrades, don't spend resources and assume risk to make your personnel learn skills they'll only use once or twice: call in the professionals who do this every day.