Bellwether Sponsors 2017 Tulane Business Forum

Bellwether is thrilled to be the Technology Partner of the 2017 Tulane Business Forum.

The 38th annual conference is tomorrow at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 8 am - 1:45 pm.

It is the largest general business conference of its kind in the area, attracting more than 750 business professionals and representing over 200 companies.

Pop Up Happy Hours

Bellwether is partnering with the Greater New Orleans Foundation (again!) for the 2017 Pop Up Happy Hour series this month.

Come to these free, one-hour events, and meet leaders of the New Orleans nonprofit community while enjoying complimentary cocktails.

Bellwether Sponsors GiveNOLA Day!

Bellwether is a proud sponsor of GiveNOLA Day, this Tuesday, May 2!

GiveNOLA Day is a 24-hour event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to inspire people to give generously to nonprofits, making our region stronger and creating a thriving community for all.

Online Meetings: They’re more useful than you may realize.

By Steven Ellis
Published in Biz New Orleans in April 2017

Online meeting solutions like Webex and GoToMeeting have been around for nearly 20 years, and not a whole lot has changed over that time. Today, as before, they allow people to collaborate in real time over the internet via audio or video conferencing and screen or document sharing.

Not Just Numbers

Data is becoming not just more prevalent, but more useful for business.
By Steven Ellis

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As someone with a mathematical, financial and technological background, I am a strong proponent of the benefit of analyzing and using data to make better decisions.

Cybersecurity

By Steven Ellis

Like much of IT, cybersecurity is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. The comprehensive approach that large enterprises should employ to identify and address risks and detect and respond to attacks is often out of reach for small businesses.

The New Role of IT

Demands have changed in this cloud-based world.
By Steven Ellis
Published in Biz New Orleans in September 2016

 

As the cloud and other developments continue to change the ways small businesses deploy and use technology, IT departments must adapt.

Disaster Recovery:

Now’s the time to review your plan.
By Steven Ellis

Much has changed with disaster recovery in the 10-plus years since we got a firsthand lesson from Hurricane Katrina. Server virtualization now makes recovery of many systems much easier and faster than it was, and the rise of the cloud puts more options at our disposal than we could have previously imagined.