Day 472 of quarantine (ok maybe 47). Daily call topic with the Everything MSP group: What are you doing at your MSP to improve your business practices that will help you for the long term?
• What can MSPs do to stay in business during a down economy?
• What can MSPs do to help in these uncertain times?
• Where can MSPs get help if needed?
Don’t forget the 6 Ps to success. Prior proper planning prevents poor performance.
Any cyber security expert will tell you that the biggest threat in the word FRAUD is ‘U’. No matter how many layers of security technology you apply, the human firewall is always the weakest link. This is not new news:
Today we are going to talk to business owners Peter Ayedun of TruGrid and Alex Farling of Lifecycle Insights and Delaware Micro about the alphabet soup of VDI, RDP, QBR and MSPs.
If you read our blog post on the Evolution of an MSP, then you saw this image which portrays a linear progression. The goal of an MSP is for that progression to trend upward in terms of value-add and profit for both the MSP and its clients.
What is a QBR?
What is a QBR? QBR stands for quarterly business review. That said, we recommend swapping the “Q” for an “S” and call them Strategic Business Reviews.
As an MSP owner who has been into technology from a young age, I have always chuckled at this evolution of mankind visual. As tools helped humanity advance, our posture became upright. Then the further evolution of technology has seemingly reverted our posture having us hunched over a keyboard.
Not only is it the season of thanks and the season of giving, it is also for many businesses the end of the fiscal year. An MSP who is a strategic business partner with its clients is well positioned to help their clients make the most of the season.
To QBR or not to QBR is not the question – but try this for an answer. The Q in QBR should stand for quality, not quarterly. Why?