September 6, 2017

So, last week I did a presentation on Cloud services for the AEC community and why it’s so important.  It turned out to be one of the largest presentations I’ve ever given. (The recording is here if you want to take a look). What surprised me wasn’t the number of folks...

July 26, 2017

I spent nearly a decade in the U.S. Army and there’s a recurring term that every soldier learns. Sergeants always begin stories about dumb things they’ve seen with the phrase: "You know how there’s always that one guy ?" . They will then proceed to tell you about some...

July 17, 2017

Cloud service providers made a concerted effort over the last few years to publicize their storage and collaboration tools and draw new users by offering free “Unlimited” storage for your files. It was a pretty sweet deal and if you missed out on it you’re definitely l...

July 11, 2017

NBC News published an article last week on the layoff of thousands of Microsoft employees. Now, we normally think of layoffs as a bad thing (and I’m sure the folks being laid off think it is) but for the Small-Medium Sized Business (SMB) this is fantastic news. The rea...

July 3, 2017

For the second time in the last two months, computer systems around the world were infected by devastating ransomware. In May, literally hundreds of thousands of computers, across 150 countries were infected by the WannaCry Ransomware. Just last week, another virus cal...

June 20, 2017

At ZenTek, we spend a lot of time talking with AEC owners and executives about their business infrastructure. It always surprises me how very few of them take an active interest in the underlying technology that keeps their company running. The prevailing attitude is:...

May 30, 2017

Startup businesses struggle immensely with the cost of setting up their technical infrastructure. This is especially true of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) firms. Why do I say that? Primarily, it’s because the bulk of these folks are highly skilled -...

May 15, 2017


 

Here at ZenTek, we work extensively in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) space. It’s our primary industry because we’ve been working in it for decades as designers, tech staff, trainers and even sales folks. The thing that always surprises me is h...

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