Each day, the flood of technology news hits.  In an industry that always changes, those who deliver technology services need to focus on the information that matters to them.  The Business of Tech podcast focuses on the news you need to know.   Covering both the story and why it matters to the way services are created and delivered, channel veteran Dave Sobel brings you up to speed and gives you resources to go deeper.   With insights and analysis, this five minute podcast focuses on the knowledge you need to be effective, profitable, and relevant.

The podcast is hosted by Dave Sobel, a leading expert in the delivery of technology services with broad experience in both technology and business.    He owned and operated an IT Solution Provider and MSP for over a decade, both acquiring other organizations and eventually being acquired.  This firm was a winner of multiple awards, including Kaseya’s Cutting Edge and ConnectWise’s Best New Idea, as well as being a finalist for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner of the Year in the Small Business Specialist category.    After his MSP experience, he worked for multiple vendors at such companies as Level Platforms, GFI, LogicNow, and Solarwinds, leading community, event, marketing, and product strategies, as well as several M&A activities.

He was named a CRN Channel Chief multiple times, to the CRN UK A-List, as a Channel Futures Circle of Excellence winner, to Channel Pro’s 20/20 Visionaries, and has been an MSPmentor 250 member for multiple years  Dave has been recognized as one of the top virtualization experts globally as a Microsoft MVP for Virtualization. and author of “Virtualization: Defined.  A Primer for the SMB Consultant.” Dave has served on the executive council for Managed Services and Emerging Technologies, the Vendor Advisory Council, as founding Chair for the Mobility Community for CompTIA.

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Fri Jul-1-2022: Q2 2022 Diversity Report, paying for cloud services via credit card, and a leadership change

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Thu Jun-30-2022: Things are weird, Microsoft backs off, and cyber insurance rates

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Wed Jun-29-2022: IT Channel optimism, the FBI’s warning about remote work in tech, and sentiment on remote work

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Tue Jun-28-2022: FTC actions, GitHub legislation, and Windows 8.1’s coming end

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Mon Jun-27-2022: Gartner’s 4 cybersecurity predictions & Roe v Wade’s impact on IT Services

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Delivering Business Value: The Good Better Best Model of measuring IT Services

One of the things I think a lot about is the idea of using technology to deliver business value to end customers.      It’s not easy.    Frankly, if it were, everyone would be doing it easily, it would be a commodity, and…

Fri Jun-24-2022: Worker unrest, mental health, and three things about Kaseya this week

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Thu Jun-23-2022: Working through the confusion over the economy, and Congress’ busy summer

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Wed Jun-22-2022: Brex’s messy SMB exit (and why we care) and IE died.. and there’s impact

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