IT

THE BIG QUESTION Can technology save the world? At ECHO, we think so, and we are investing time and collective gray matter to test that hypothesis. We live in the age of the toaster, the microwave oven, and home automation systems which allow us to control our...

There are helicopters overhead, there’s rioting in the streets, severe weather from global warming threatens entire regions, and a picture of Kim Kardashian seems to have broken the internet. Plus you just pasted the wrong spreadsheet into your proposal and saved it. NOW we...

Privacy is something we all grow up expecting.  We value it inherently and are taught to respect it from an early age.  Boundaries are established and respected, or there are consequences. Then we grow up and start writing email, and because email is a black box...

If you leverage even a handful of the technology tools and platforms that exist today, then you will likely begin to notice an increased influx of input and information. You may even want to consider some fine-tuning of alerts and notifications in order to help...

Several weeks ago I set down with a CEO of a professional services firms here in the Bay Area to talk about potentially helping his firm with IT support. The CEO, let’s call him Jack, interviewed me for about an hour. He went through an...

Friends of ECHO, Recently over 5 million Google account credentials were leaked to the internet.  This has a lot of people worrying, and we’d like to take a moment to address any concerns you may have. Google’s response to this incident has been to point out that less than...