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Date: 04 February 2020

Author: Nicole Brinson

7 Questions to Ask a Technology Consultant

Whether you have a sizable internal IT team or not, there are situations in which an outside IT consultant or firm is needed. 

Of course, consulting is a subjective field. There are no hard metrics by which IT firms are measured to determine if they have the experience, expertise, and vertical-specific background needed to support your business. You have to ask the right questions and vet the response to those questions in the context of your needs.

There are easy questions that should be..

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Date: 24 January 2020

Author: Nicole Brinson

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act and How Should You Respond?

In the spring of 2018, organizations around the world scrambled to ensure they were prepared for GDPR - the sweeping privacy and data protection legislation that went into effect in the EU. It was unclear who was affected or to what degree, but if you did business in Europe, you took it seriously.

Fast forward 20 months and California has passed similar legislation designed to protect the privacy of its citizens. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020,..

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Date: 08 October 2019

Author: Madison Tracy

Bedroc Solidifies Commitment to the Nashville Community Through Partnership with Local Organizations

(Photo: Joe Tuttle, the first Nashville State Community College graduate to complete the Bedroc Technician Program, was recently promoted to Associate Solutions Engineer.)

Bedroc reinforced its passion and commitment to developing technology talent in Middle Tennessee through its recent partnership with Nashville State Community College, Pencil Foundation, Opportunity Now and Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee. Through these partnerships, Bedroc aims to support education and development..

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Date: 30 September 2019

Author: Madison Tracy

Bedroc Makes its Third Appearance on the Inc. 5000 List

Bedroc has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the 5,000 most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. This year, Bedroc is ranked 3252 with 112 percent three-year revenue growth.

 “We are thrilled to be named among the fastest growing private companies in the country. This recognition is particularly special as..

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Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Are You SHIELD Ready?

A blog by Chris Kirchov on Cybersecurity and the Law

I recently read an article published in CISO Magazine on June 26, 2019, regarding a new bill passed by New York Legislature to strengthen data breach policies. The article introduced the bill to its audience, gave a brief synopsis of its purpose, included additional insight from the New York Attorney General Letitia James, as well from the bill's sponsor, Senator Kevin Thomas and compared the bill to similar initiatives in other parts of..

Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Bedroc Celebrates 10 Years of Service to Nashville

Bedroc team members joined together to celebrate 10 years of solving complex business issues and providing outstanding technology implementation throughout Middle Tennessee. Over the last 10 years, Bedroc has aimed to drive its clients' initiatives forward by digging into organizations' issues, leveraging technology and building lasting relationships. Achieving double-digit annual growth since its founding in 2009, Bedroc has evolved from a project delivery organization to a full-service IT..
Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Bedroc's Fast 50 Three-peat!

Bedroc has been named to the Nashville Business Journal Fast 50 list for a third consecutive year and is ranked as the ninth fastest growing private company in Middle Tennessee.

After another year of driving innovation and complex change for its clients, Bedroc has been named to the Nashville Business Journal list of 50 fastest growing private companies in the Middle Tennessee region. An annual list, the Fast 50 is comprised of the region's largest private companies by revenue growth over the..

Date: 12 July 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

4 Pitfalls That Hinder Telehealth Success, Part 2

 

Avoiding these common pitfalls will help healthcare organizations realize the full potential of this soon-to-be $34 billion market. 

In part 1 of this blog, I talked about the exploding telehealth and videoconferencing markets and highlighted two common pitfalls that shortchange healthcare companies’ success, including disparate communication systems limited by customized/proprietary APIs and failing to plan all workflows. In part two, I’ll share two additional common pitfalls users must..

Date: 04 December 2018

Author: Nick Platt

On the Cusp – Forward Looking Technologies and Their Impact in Collaboration Now - pt. 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part series. Click here to read Part 1

It’s no secret that the use of the smartphone has radically altered almost every aspect of our day to day lives, and the workplace collaboration suite of tools is no exception. In the past five years, I’ve gone from being yoked to a desk where I made and received calls and voicemail to a place where I now seamlessly interact with customers and colleagues via the Webex Teams app on my smart phone using voice, IM, and video – all..

Date: 20 November 2018

Author: Nick Platt

On the Cusp – Forward Looking Technologies and Their Impact in Collaboration Now

Goldman Sachs predicts that AR/VR/MR (augmented reality/virtual reality/mixed reality) will be an $80 billion industry by 2025. That’s on a par with the entire current market valuation of desktop computers. According to projections by Gartner, by 2019, 20% of all large enterprises will have evaluated and adopted some form of this technology.

 VR is technology aimed at altering a person's perception using virtual systems to manipulate the five senses. Invented by Morton Heilig in 1957, it’s..