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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Thu Aug-4-2022: Automation adoption, SBA on SMB, and what is protestware?

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Tue Aug-2-2022: Job switching for more cash, Cloud market shares, and three year lifecycles questioned

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Mon Aug-1-2022: Bills passed, the Justice Department’s self-reflection, and Net Neutrality

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Implementing the 4 day work week for IT Services Companies with Rob Krecak

Rob Krecak is a thrill-seeker, self-professed nerd, question asker, voracious reader, competitor, keynote speaker, and business builder.  When he first got his Wall Street job as a sell-side equity analyst out of college, he thought he’d made…

Fri Jul-29-2022: Employers failing to force workers back, and Microsoft’s possible SMB weakness

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Thu Jul-28-2022: No More Ransom at six, and Service Leadership’s 2022 Profitability Report

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Wed Jul-27-2022: Subscription fatigue approaches; CISA’s leader on story telling

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Tue Jul-26-2022: IT Services seasonality, small telco struggles

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Mon Jul-25-2022: Amazon’s healthcare push, SMB priorities, and Verizon insights

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