Generate Revenue and Forget About Offshoring

Taking on this great opportunity for CIOs, Rodney Gedda wrote on 9th December 2009: Generate Revenue and Forget About Offshoring, Advises ex-CIO. Marco TapiaPicNet – Information Technology ServicesIT Mangement and Support ServicesSoftware Development Services Project Management and Consulting Services Risk Shield – IT Risk Management and Security Services

Jan, 11, 2010


Off shoring – Why bother?

Looking a bit further than the “rate” provided by off shoring services, you find a very deep pool of other issues that need to be considered before off shoring… and then you wonder, why bother? Unless your project is huge and demands enough resources and skills not available in the country, the cost of off […] Read more

Nov, 24, 2009


IT Disaster Recovery Plans may be dead

PicNet Users Group – 22nd October 2009 Topic: Disaster Recovery The PicNet Users Group meets quarterly, bringing together CIOs and senior IT managers of large Australian companies to informally discuss important industry related items. Meeting Outcome  “The evolution of disaster recovery” … “Most DR plans are a disaster Traditional disaster recovery operations have moved on […] Read more

Nov, 05, 2009


A CIO can help the corporation to increase revenue

In the past, IT was a significant expense and seen as a necessary evil. Later, it became “an enabler,” helping organisations make processes more efficient and in many cases, increase productivity by removing costly labour from the process. However, IT is no longer just an enabler. IT is now an intrinsic part of the business […] Read more

Oct, 22, 2009


New web site for PicNet – 50 reasons why you need a web site

We have produced a new web site for PicNet including a refreshed corporate image, look and feel. Our top notch web designer, the creative and the development teams have put together a great web site to inform our customers and prospects of our business and to share our services and products offering with the world. We […] Read more

Sep, 30, 2009


Spam – is it a real problem? More than 90% of emails are spam.

At PicNet we managed service a number of corporate environments, and at some, we have installed Google email filtering powered by Postini (that we resell rebranded as Risk shield email protection). At others, we have Sophos and also GFI MailEssentials. From the statistics point of view it doesn’t matter what system is used. They all […] Read more

Sep, 14, 2009


Please keep sending IT work off shore…. I need a new car!

It’s fascinating to see company after company send IT work off shore in search of “cost savings” that many times result in the opposite. I have been in IT Management roles for 23 years and for the last 7 running my IT services firm. I talk to many IT Directors and hear and read the […] Read more

Jun, 24, 2009


7 years

PicNet has reached 7 years in business, providing IT Managed Services to medium and large corporations in Australia. Its founder (Marco Tapia) is very proud to share this blog with news, events, announcements and observations about PicNet, its managers, its people and customers. PicNet is located in St Leonards NSW Australia, just a few Kilometres from […] Read more

Jun, 23, 2009


PicNet IT Managed Services

IT Managed Services is the practice of transferring day-to-day related IT management responsibility as a strategic method for improved operations and focus on core business. PicNet provides managed services for: T Infrastructure Management and Support IT Software Development and support IT project Management and Consulting Typically, the customer remains accountable for the functionality and […] Read more

Jun, 23, 2009


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