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EOS: 3 letters that can transform your business

Thought Leadership on SMB Technology Challenges presented by Progressive Computing. For years I have been an avid reader and student of all the New York Times bestseller business books like Good to Great, The Advantage, The Rockefeller Habits and so many more. If you are like me, after completing any book, you are energized with a renewed sense of purpose and vision. But that feeling may
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9 critical variables to the business-security equation

Thought Leadership on SMB Technology Challenges presented by Progressive Computing. For those entrepreneurs out there like us, you likely started your business for the thrill and passion of building something great. Even if you did not start the company, most business leaders have their sights set on growth, success and operational efficiency. We don’t wake up each morning excited to tackle the ever growing complex problem
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3 mistakes to avoid when switching to hosted VoIP

Thought Leadership on SMB Technology Challenges presented by Progressive Computing. Last year my company partnered with Nextiva, a leading national VoIP provider, to deliver high quality voice services to our clients. Clients were thrilled, but we were very cautious when entering this market, and for good reason. VoIP technology can be very tricky to get right, and when it is done wrong the results can be disastrous.
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A tale of two disasters

Thought Leadership on SMB Technology Challenges presented by Progressive Computing. Here is a story — two stories, really — of what happened to a couple of successful small businesses when all their technology went up in smoke. These companies had much in common. Both were well established, family owned and operated, and had very savvy leaders at the helm. Each had built their success from the ground
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5 myths of cloud technology

Thought Leadership on SMB Technology Challenges presented by Progressive Computing. You’ve probably been at one of those dinner parties where the topic of conversation turns to your area of expertise. Invariably your competency emerges and you’re suddenly being peppered with questions. I’m never put off by this. Actually, since I love technology so much, I’m often flattered and excited to talk about it (much to the
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Your computer consultant may be stealing from you

The ultimate guide to VoIP phone systems

How to manage e-waste

A Practical Guide for Small & Mid-Sized Businesses on Dealing with Technology’s Dirty Little Secret: e-Waste

Progressive Computing headshotABOUT ROBERT CIOFFI: Robert Cioffi graduated Iona College in 1990 with BS Computer Information Science. After working at GE Capital for several years, Robert pursued an entrepreneurial calling and founded Progressive Computing with co-owner and college buddy, Ugo Chiulli.

In his career at Progressive Computing, Robert has worked diligently to build the solid foundations on which his company stands: humble confidence, teamwork, commitment and respectfulness.

Robert is widely known to be an expert public speaker on a variety technology topics.  His pragmatic, decisive and creative personality is evident in the dozens of business magazine articles published in the last decade. He even appeared on CNBC to speak on national issues affecting small business in 2014. Robert has served as an official partner advisor to several technology companies such as Microsoft, and is actively engaged in the HTG Peer Group.

At heart, Robert is a “Go Giver”.  He is a CCD Instructor, Lector and Council Leader in his local church, a former Board Member of the Greenburgh Public Library Foundation, an Executive Council Leader for the Yonkers Thrives Initiative, and a member of the Yonkers Rotary.

Robert grew up in Yonkers but now lives in Ardsley with his wife and 2 children.

Find Robert online at Facebook and LinkedIn.

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