GadellNet Blog

Coronavirus: How Can Tech Keep Your Company on Track?

March 6, 2020

As the global impact of coronavirus continues to play out, here in the United States, community spread is becoming a larger concern. You may have seen news coverage of cities abroad where citizens are staying home and clean-up crews do their best to decontaminate public areas. This is an extreme example of precautions made to contain community spread.   Up until recently in the United States, individuals who have trav [...]

GadellNet Named one of Indiana Chamber’s 2020 Best Places to Work

March 2, 2020

GadellNet Consulting Services, one of the top Managed Service Providers in the Midwest, was named to the 2020 Best Places to Work by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.   This annual list boasts the top 125 businesses across 30 different cities and towns in Indiana. Like GadellNet, these organizations have been recognized for being a quality employer, exhibiting strong workplace cultures and having best practic [...]

ABA Techshow 2020

February 24, 2020

Account Manager, Maurice Shim, will be attending the ABA Techshow in Chicago this week. This three-day conference brings lawyers and technology together. The ABA Techshow which highlights the most forward-thinking technologies and concepts in law practice is now in its 34th year.  This annual show brings together lawyers, legal professionals, educators, judges, law students, and IT professionals with a primary focus on industry-specific technologies. As GadellNet continues to help power [...]

5 Benefits of Locally-Outsourced IT

February 4, 2020

Your technology is a key part of your company and your strategy. Having the right applications in place with a team who can fix issues as they come up and help you with the strategic side of things as well, allows your team to do what they do best - not tech. Outsourcing IT can be the perfect solution for many small to medium-sized businesses who don't want to have to keep their tech in-house. When most people think of outsourced IT services, they think of their difficult experiences as the [...]

IT Budget Planning: The Importance For Small Business

January 22, 2020

For small-business owners, budgeting is an everyday activity. However, most of them will agree that IT budget planning is a completely different story. Small business IT budget planning is unique. Often, as a small business begins, technology planning is not top of mind. Getting your business off the ground is your priority, and IT can fall by the wayside. Why IT Budget Planning When it comes time to make IT a priority, the state of your tech can be pretty out of hand. We've seen it all from emp [...]

Is Your “IT Person” Costing You Too Much?

January 15, 2020

Small business owners almost always have budget on their mind. Finding ways to cut costs and overhead to increase profit margins is a big part of your job. Most small businesses spend less than 7% of their profits on tech annually. This is a very small percentage of profits for everything IT can do. Your business success can hinge on the e-commerce, data security, business intelligence, and network stability provided by IT. In an effort to keep IT costs low, many companies will recruit an “IT [...]

Midwest IT Firm Grows Jobs by 45%, Acquires Company

January 13, 2020

JAN 13, 2020 – GadellNet Consulting Services, a top managed services provider in the Midwest, has announced the hiring of its one hundredth employee. This milestone is an achievement for GadellNet, who employed 4 people at the start of the decade.  “We found that if we focused all of our efforts on our people, building the right processes and investing in the company, we could create a solid foundation to serve our clients and our community,” said Nick Smarrell [...]

Tech Tuesday: JustGiving

December 17, 2019

JustGiving is the world’s largest social giving platform, calling themselves tech-for-good. Individuals or companies can set up a giving page very easily, which must be connected to a receiving charity. When you create this giving page you will tell people what you’re raising funds for (say a charity 5k or your local humane society), add a video if you’d like, set a target dollar amount, then share! You can share via Facebook, email or Twitter. One simple click and people will be abl [...]

Tech Tuesday: Slack

November 19, 2019

Slack is an instant messaging tool. They strive to be messaging that brings your team together. Slack was built for collaboration and teams that work on the go from anywhere. You can organize conversations, create channels for teams or projects or whatever else you need, easily search conversation history, and access slack from anywhere. Slack has integrated video capabilities so you can get face time with your team. You can also drag and drop files into slack for feedback and sharing.  [...]

Tech Tuesday: Drift

November 5, 2019

This week, we are talking about Drift, one of the easiest ways to connect with people who land on your website directly. Drift is a chat platform. When someone arrives on your website, a chat box will pop up in the bottom right corner. What these visitors see is completely up to you. For us, we have a picture of our marketing leader (who answers the chats) and a message asking if she can help visitors learn more about GadellNet. There is also a note letting our current customers know this is no [...]