Category: Business Strategy

Peter Melby speaking at Navigate 2017

Attendees of Continuum’s Navigate 2017 conference in Las Vegas will hear about Greystone’s unique approach to hiring and management in Peter Melby’s talk, “Boss or Babysitter?”.  Greystone has reinvented traditional HR on the way to being one of Colorado’s top workplaces. Peter has used the challenges from Greystone’s notable growth to build a simple, consistent system… Read more »



Want to work better together? Start with your collaboration weakness.

Working together as a team

We all know that working together is hard. Very, very hard. I have worked on projects with dozens of people from across the globe: different cultures, different time zones, different expectations. I have also worked at companies that only had a handful of people working out of the same office. In both situations, it was… Read more »



Maybe IT wasn’t completely wrong

Use caution with cloud-based software

Not too long ago, business leaders had to go to IT to get new software approved and installed. Now, enterprise grade business applications are a Google search and credit-card swipe away. And the quality and variety are outstanding! Want to get your team collaborating and reduce the volume of email? A quick web search will… Read more »



Finding Opportunity in the Cloud: Infrastructure-as-a-Service

In our first post in the Finding Opportunity in the Cloud series, we defined what “The Cloud” is. Now that we know what cloud is, we’ll dig into the types of cloud services. There are three types of cloud service, each meeting the specific requirements of different types of business problems. The first type of… Read more »



Tech For Non-Technical Leaders – Collaboration

    How does technology boost collaboration? Microsoft OneDrive. This tool has the ability to improve the efficiency of collaboration and performance of a business. Gone are the days where documents are lost and people are locked out of editing. In this video, Kaati Ross, Manager of Support Services at Greystone Technology, explains how OneDrive… Read more »



Finding opportunity in the cloud

Cloud computing

The Cloud. Even for an industry rife with hyperbole and marketing abuses, “The Cloud” stands out as one of the most inflated and misunderstood concepts in technology. Unfortunately, this misinformation leads to businesses making poor decisions about how, when, and why to implement cloud computing. In this series of blog posts, we’ll help to clarify… Read more »



Tech for Non-Technical Leaders – Windows 10

Technology for Non-Technical Leaders

    Ben Bielicki, Implementation Consultant here at Greystone, answers the question “Why Use Windows 10?” There are multiple reasons to use Windows 10. Security is just one reason to use Windows 10 as it is built to address today’s threats and help defend against an attack. It also allows businesses to move away from… Read more »



Top 4 Concerns Companies Have About Cloud Services

Business leaders top concerns about adopting cloud services are changing. While security and cost still give company leadership the jitters, it seems these fears are lessening while concerns about vendor lock-in and compliance/governance are growing*. However, in an informal Twitter poll, we found that IT leaders were still ranked security and a loss of control… Read more »



Three Reasons IT Departments Are Struggling to be Relevant

IT is Struggling to be Relevant

Abrasively offensive? Humorously inept? Out of touch? Which vision do you think of when you think of the “IT guy”? I’ve had countless conversations in my career with people who feel the stereotypes are very accurate. I’ve heard story after story of the IT people who just don’t get it. It’s important to understand this… Read more »