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 Jan 7 2022: FTC says conequences for Log4J, Germany considers no data retention, and FCC maps

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Thu Jan 6 2022: PC sales & job quit data, plus Theranos CEO found guilty (and why we care)

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Wed Jan 5 2022: SMB’s priority, security or something else? and the White House moves on cybersecurity

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Tue Jan 4 2022: CES starts, IT and business collaboration data, and Alexa goes unused

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Thu Dec 30 2021: Predictions related to security for 2022

Today, lets talk cloud and the march towards its dominance. What I’m predicting for 2022 in this space. This is the Business of Tech’s 2022 Prediction Series.     Learn about Cisco’s Partner Program! https://lnkd.in/gsydMya/ Want to get the…

Wed Dec 29 2021: Predictions related to the SMB Business landscape

Today, What is coming in the business landscape, building on the cloud predictions from yesterday. What to look out for in 2022. This is the Business of Tech’s 2022 Prediction Series.   Want to get the show on your podcast app, or get the…

Tue Dec 28 2021: Prediuctions on the cloud for 2022

Today, lets talk cloud and the march towards its dominance. What I’m predicting for 2022 in this space. This is the Business of Tech’s 2022 Prediction Series. Want to get the show on your podcast app, or get the written versions of the stories?…

Mon Dec 27 2021: A Review of what I got right and wrong predicting the year

Today, revisiting my predictions for 2021 to see what I got right… and what I got wrong. This is the Business of Tech’s 2022 Prediction Series.   Want to get the show on your podcast app, or get the written versions of the stories? Subscribe…

Thu Dec 23 2021: Omicron looms, CES issues, and new satellite speed data

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