Category Archives: IT Support

How Cost-Benefit Analysis can inform IT management

How Cost-Benefit Analysis can inform IT management Cost-benefit analysis is a frequently utilized technique in any successfully managed business.  It allows for logical decisions to be made when making business decisions on making changes.  This process generally breaks down into three main steps: Identifying costs & benefits To conduct a cost-benefit analysis on a particular […]

How to decide which computers are right for your IT environment

How to decide which computers are right for your IT environment After coming up with a rock solid process for purchasing computers, you still need to be able to make informed decisions regarding which computers to purchase! Any good proposal to stakeholders will acknowledge the need for flexibility in the dynamic work environments of today.  […]

5 Tips On Improving Your IT Team’s Efficiency

5 Tips On Improving Your IT Team’s Efficiency In what way can the productivity of a team be improved upon? Can IT executives help with this? This article has some tips that can help project managers and other experts manage their IT services with more efficiency.  Here in Sacramento, these are some of the guidelines […]

IT hacks: The Simple Guide to Purchasing Computers

IT hacks: The Simple Guide to Purchasing Computers It’s your first day on the job as the IT manager at this awesome organization that has experienced tremendous growth in the past year.  HR sends a new employee request for Dave who needs a new computer.  You ask how computers have been purchased in the past… […]

Running a Lean Organization

Running a Lean Organization What comes to mind when you think of lean?  For me, it is an Olympic sprinter.  A mass of lean muscle, trimmed of all excess, with each muscle fiber playing a critical role in propelling the machine forward.  For others, it could be the archetypical lean startup, providing quality service to […]

4 Ways to Optimize your IT Workflow

Four simple ways to optimize your workflow Managed IT Services and Support in Greater Sacramento, CA At Alpen Technology Group, we have the privilege to help many people with their everyday computer problems.  This has given us insight into how people use computers to get more done throughout the day.  Unfortunately, most people view computers […]

4 Ways to Reduce IT Energy Costs

4 Ways to Reduce IT Energy Costs for Your Sacramento Business While the importance of technology in today’s industries is at an all-time high, many companies are more cost-conscious than they have ever been.  From water to electricity, California has one of the highest utility rates in the nation.  With the recent drought in Sacramento […]

The need for IT support in Sacramento

The need for IT support in Sacramento, CA Technology has permeated every fiber of society in the 21st century.  Gone are the days where having a reliable business phone system was enough to keep your technology competitive.  Telecommunication systems like email, video chat and instant messaging are now essentials.  You also need an efficient and […]

Wifi Tips (An IT Perspective)

Wifi Tips (An IT Perspective in Sacramento) Once upon a time, the only way to connect to the internet was to unplug the dial up connection of your phone and plug it into a computer.  The resulting internet was generally fast enough to browse the web and check email.  Some lucky souls were even able […]