NPI Technology Management Blog

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Tens of thousands of cyber-attacks reportedly happen everyday, a scary reality for the many of us who shop online and surf the web. Champlain College Online surveyed over 1,000 people to figure out what they know about cybersecurity and how much they think it impacts them. The survey overwhelmingly suggests people are interested […]

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has come of age at just the right time. Statistics show that password compromises are by far the most likely reason companies experience data breaches. The most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report indicated that 81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged either stolen, default, or weak passwords. The time has come to “up […]

Datto surveyed 1,700+ Managed Service Providers serving 100,000+ small-to-mid-sized businesses around the globe and here are some of the results: Only 38 percent of SMB clients are “highly concerned” about the business threat of ransomware The ransom isn’t what breaks the bank. The downtime and data loss cut the deepest Among those industry verticals who […]

NPI celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, and to mark the occasion has provided each employee 30 hours of paid time to work on pro-bono projects with some of the 30+ non-profits that have received our donations in the past. These community service projects ranged from sorting food for the Vermont Foodbank to a complete […]

It’s 9 am and you’re running late for a meeting with your IT manager. You know she’s going to be throwing around “techie” terms that make no sense and you haven’t even had time for coffee yet!  While we can’t get you the coffee, we can give you a crib sheet of technical terms and […]

NPI Technology Management acts as your technology partner, strategic advisor and problem-preventer. When all your technology works as it should, projects get done on time, security is rock-solid and problems give way to productivity. Resolute Partners has engineered, installed, and operated secure wired/wireless networks designed to meet demanding mission critical objectives, improve operating efficiencies, reduce […]

NPI Technology Management announced today that John Burton, cofounder and president of NPI, will retire in 2018, remaining with NPI in an advisory role. In a statement to employees and clients, Eric Hart, NPIs CEO, said, “John is an outstanding leader who shepherded the company through the journey to become the technology management partner and […]

We celebrated founder John Burton’s retirement last Friday. He will still work with us as a consultant between fishing trips!

This article first appeared in the All About IT column of Vermont Business People in July 2018.   It has never been more important for Vermont businesses to make the right technology investment decisions.  They currently spend an estimated 2 to 5% of their revenue on technology purchases, which amounts to hundreds of millions of […]

This article was jointly written by Eric Hart of NPI Technology Management and Alex Meyer of Renaissance Information Systems. We share the view that strategic planning is the best approach to managing business growth. Not every business wants to grow in size.  Vermont statistics bear this out.  Of the nearly 22,000 firms in the state 80% employ fewer than 10 […]