MXOtech’s Client Appreciation and Summer Social Event: A fun-filled evening of supporters, partners and appreciation for all

MXOtech had an amazing turn out for our second annual Client Appreciation and Summer Social event at City Winery on August 2nd. Clients old and new, as well as supporters and business partners, came together last Thursday evening to mingle, share stories and connect with other Chicagoland business leaders.

5 Tips for implementing a secure BYOD policy

BYOD (bring your own device) is quickly becoming the workplace standard. Today, 82 percent of companies allow employees to use personal devices for work, and that number will only grow.

But before you turn your employees loose with their smartphones and tablets, you have to lay some ground rules.

MXOtech finds success on Clutch

Since 2005, one of our core values has been to exceed client expectations and deliver the right solution to evolve a client’s business. Our determination compliments our managed services and application development expertise, allowing us to boast a 98% client retention rate.

MXOtech CEO Joanna Sobran recognized as one of the country’s top female leaders in technology

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joanna to its Women of the Channel list for 2018. Joanna says, “We leverage innovative training and mentoring efforts to help our women grow because at MXOtech, gender equality is a priority.”

MXOtech earns additional Supplier Diversity certification

MXOtech is proud to announce we have added the Illinois Business Enterprise Program (BEP) certification to our credentials. The Business Enterprise Program assists businesses owned by minorities, women and people with disabilities, to gain access to the State of Illinois procurement process.

How to build a web app that accomplishes your business goals

Building a web application can solve workflow issues that waste valuable employee hours.

When ready-made software or desktop applications don’t offer the functionality you need, custom web applications provide a more flexible and versatile solution.

Hiring a Chicago IT outsourcing firm: How to get your time back from IT

By: Steve Feldman, CFO at MXOtech

Are IT functions eating up valuable time and resources? Do you struggle to justify the value of your technology investments?

As Chicago organizations place more focus on technology innovation to stay competitive, finance executives play an increasingly important role.

Debunking web application development pricing models

By: Sean K Blair, CTO at MXOtech

Comparing bids for your web application development project isn’t as clear-cut as you would hope. Some IT firms present a fixed cost while others provide you with a much lower project “estimate.” So how do you pair the right price with the right expertise?

I’ve put together this list of the methods IT firms use to estimate development project costs and tips for evaluating each.

What onboarding reveals about your Chicago managed services provider

Illinois is home to the fifth most tech businesses of any state, thanks to the rise of cloud computing, big data and information security. Although there’s no shortage of Chicago managed services providers, you have endless comparisons to make.

Unfortunately, decision-makers often overlook the most telling relationship indicator when evaluating packages and prices: the onboarding experience.

6 telltale signs you need a business process improvement assessment

Is your organization bleeding time and resources? Do simple processes like locating documents frustrate your team?

The average tenure of companies on the S&P 500 is shrinking fast — meaning your business needs to constantly evaluate operations and sharpen its competitive edge to stay relevant.