Jonathan Hassell

Jonathan Hassell runs 82 Ventures LLC, a consulting firm based out of Charlotte, N.C. He's also an editor with Apress Media LLC.


Why You Should Invest in Training Your IT Team

Why You Should Invest in Training Your IT Team

With technology advancing so rapidly, companies must be willing to train their IT staff. Yes, that knowledge will leave if employees do, but those who stay on board will use what they learn to solve problems and improve efficiency --...

The Truth About Enterprises and the Public Cloud

Many companies look to the public cloud to cut costs, overhead and time to deployment. However, businesses need to understand how dramatically a move to the cloud will affect a key constituency: The IT department.

Why Net Neutrality Matters to Your Business

Net neutrality is about more than individual consumers' rights to stream video over the Web without paying extra for it. Partitioning the Internet into haves and have-nots will give big companies yet another advantage over smaller,...

Is Hardware Back? Mobile and Cloud Technology Offer Clues

Plenty of prognosticators proclaim that hardware is dead. Those who do underestimate the impact of the cloud and mobile computing, both of which require a heavy investment in (often unseen) hardware in order to meet customer's...

4 Strategies to Help CIOs Prepare for Cyberattacks

The question isn't 'if' your company will suffer a cyberattack. It isn't even 'when.' The biggest question regarding cyberattacks is 'where' they will strike your business. Following these four strategies will help you mitigate an...

4 Qualities to Look for in a Data Scientist

Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your...

4 Lessons CIOs Can Learn From the Target Breach

Retail giant Target made headlines after announcing that 110 million Americans were affected by a massive data breach at its stores. If you want to avoid the same fate, pay attention to these four lessons learned in the wake of the...

What CIOs Need to Know Before Relying on Startups

It seems there's a startup for everything these days. Sure, there are benefits from introducing new, more efficient systems to your enterprise, but there are also technical, financial and practical considerations before signing on...

3 Ways Enterprise IT Will Change in 2014

Two of the biggest stories in tech in 2013 -- the NSA spying scandal and Steve Ballmer's announced departure from Microsoft -- will impact the way your IT organization operates in 2014 in three key ways.

Why Microsoft SharePoint Faces a Challenging Future

Many enterprises use and like SharePoint. Microsoft likes it, too, because it's one of the company's fastest-growing product lines. But making enterprises support separate cloud and on-premises versions and telling SharePoint app...

Why Responsive Web Design Is Here to Stay

Most Web design trends are just that. But in an increasingly mobile world, with an increasingly diverse number of mobile devices, the principles of responsive Web design aren't going to go away. Here are three ways developers need to...

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