Thought Leadership

Making an Impact with Microsoft Power Platform

November 30, 2021

Power Platform consists of four Microsoft applications: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Launched in 2019, these four applications sit on top of and pull data from Common Data Service (CDS), Microsoft’s underlying data storage and management platform. Power Platform also can extract data from any number of external data sources, like third-party data platforms (i.e. Google Analytics, QuickBooks) or internally maintained databases (i.e. manually produced Excel fi [...]

There is time to be of service with Ryan O’Donoghue, Denver

November 29, 2021

For teens and young adults with cancer or multiple sclerosis, navigating these diseases in the prime of their life is a lonely endeavor. Ryan O’Donoghue is on a mission to create impact through life-changing outdoor adventures. “That rock doesn’t care that you have cancer; those rapids aren’t going to mellow out.They’re not treating you any differently.” After losing his brother, Colin, to cancer at age 28, Ryan founded Rise Above It, an organization committed to advancing the [...]

Inside the Net with Jessica Thomas, Fosterburg Fire Protection District

November 18, 2021

Jessica Thomas is an Account Manager at GadellNet who also serves on the board for the Fosterburg Fire Protection District. Jessica is a busy mother, wife, manager, and board member, but she draws energy from the chaos. She says she is most productive when active and inspired to help others solve their problems.  How does Jessica live a life of zero excuses? Let’s find out. Key Takeaways: Honor the problem, don’t blame othersProblem-solving starters without excusesYou don’t [...]

There is time for meaningful connection with Adam Vandoski, Indianapolis

November 11, 2021

So often we rush through meals but Adam Vandoski hopes to make eating a shared experience again with his company the Vine Society.  “If you’re going to eat, it might as well be delicious and with people that you love.” That’s Adam’s philosophy. He believes there's a way to eat in a way that nourishes both your body and your soul. To achieve that, his company provides good food and wine, encouraging people to be purposeful and present with their friends and family.  Wit [...]

Three Simple Ways GadellNet Makes Philanthropy a Priority

October 20, 2021

GadellNet has always put an emphasis on giving back to the communities we serve. When we were a small company with less than 10 people, we got together to rake leaves and donate technology. As we continued to grow, we have been able to grow our philanthropy efforts. Last year's Season of Giving campaign shined a light on five deserving organizations. There are three simple ways we have made philanthropy a priority and created a giving culture within our organization. 1. Paid Time Off [...]

Technology Supply Chain Challenges Continue

October 15, 2021

Today, we are seeing continued and unprecedented demand across all types of technology become more severe, as the economy continues to grow. As you might hear in the news, the entire technology industry continues to be faced with severe shortages in raw materials and component parts. There are three areas causing the most challenges: Logistical challenges & unreliable shipment dates - In addition to the product/component/raw materials shortages, global logistics is suffering from severe [...]

There is time to reflect with Casey Crouse, Indianapolis

October 14, 2021

Casey Crouse is an account manager at GadellNet. He’s also on the Board of the Riley Children's Foundation, the founder of the New Shoe Day Foundation, an advocate for mental health—and an ultra-marathon runner. What a resume of experience!  In this episode, Nick and Casey mix things up by discussing six key takeaways they learned from running ultra marathons that apply to business and life.  Key Takeaways: Stress can be a good thing when applied appropriatelyCommunity ca [...]

Inside the Net with Sean Van de Riet, ALS Association

September 30, 2021

Sean Van de Riet is an Application Management Engineer at GadellNet. Since a young child, Sean has been involved with the ALS Association, participating in organized walks and many other different types of fundraising events.  Sean lives with the personal philosophy of trying to make people’s lives better. How do zero excuses play a role? Listen in to find out. Key Takeaways: The importance of illuminating othersHelp others, even if you don’t want toTime is a finite resource [...]

There is time to tackle financial stress with Jervis DiCicco, Denver

September 23, 2021

What’s one of our biggest daily stressors? Financial insecurity. Jervis DiCicco thinks it can be tackled with the right system in place. Enter his company, ProsperBridge, whose vision is “financial empowerment for all.” Sounds impossible, right? Jervis says otherwise, and he’s making Zero Excuses as he determinedly helps people understand and take advantage of the proper resources.  Key Takeaways: We’re all destined to be in crisis at some point, prepare for itFinding so [...]

The Evolving Landscape of Cyber Liability Insurance

September 21, 2021

Cyber liability insurance provides businesses with a combination of coverage options to protect their organization in case of data breaches and other cybersecurity issues. Coverage has become an important consideration for most small- to medium-sized businesses as cybercrime rates have increased exponentially in this segment. According to NPR, there were 7 ransomware attacks every hour in the United States in 2020, a number that is expected to increa [...]