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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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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IT Security is a tax on businesses: How to change your messaging to be more effective around security

T Security is a Tax on businesses.   It’s not even a very good tax.    Most business owners may grumble about taxes, but there are certain services you get for that tax you like.  Roads, police, fire departments, the justice…

Fri Jul-22-2022: In person sales are dead, building occupier sentiment, and UK heatwave hits the cloud

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Thu Jul-21-2022: Microsoft Inspire Highlights, Carrier woes, and Microsoft on Macros, again

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Wed Jul-20-2022: Gen Z hates working from home, and North Korea is coming for your profit

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Tue Jul-19-2022: Recession planning, outlined, emojis and search and their insight into new customers

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Mon Jul-18-2022: The House’s cyber moves, FCC & FTC, Vendor promises, and MS’s Chief Partner Officer

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Insights into MSP M&A with Nicholas Ashford, and how he values organizations

Nicholas Ashford is a founding partner at Fordhouse, a specialist UK SME buy-and-build fund. He leads the MSP sector investment and is responsible for post-acquisition integration and transformation across the portfolio companies at Fordhouse….