OPT Solutions President Laura Pettit Rusick joined Houston radio host Kevin Price on his show “Price of Business” to discuss the IT challenges faced by mid-market and large businesses.
OPT Solutions’ president Laura Pettit Rusick was honored to judge The Idea Olympics, Kent State University’s annual Business Idea Competition. Thirty students from 19 different majors competed for $4,000 to seed their business idea. The Idea Olympics is part of Blackstone LaunchPad, which promotes entrepreneurship amongst Kent State students, faculty/staff and alumni. Laura is a member of […]
Computerworld’s “The Grill: Laura Pettit Rusick” features a discussion with OPT Solutions’ founder discussing retained CIO work, and what it’s like working as a CIO in mid-sized organizations.
Laura Pettit Rusick is presenting the Community Bankers Association of Ohio’s upcoming webinar “IT Leadership in the SMB Environment“. This CBAO course is available to non-members and is scheduled for October 12th.
Cleveland Business Connects (CBC) Magazine features OPT Solutions in “Sky High: Laura Pettit Rusick Helps Clients Navigate the Process of Cloud Computing“. See the press release and view the article as a PDF here.
Do you feel like your organization is constantly upgrading PCs? Tired of dealing with issues like virus infections, users saving data to their hard drive or equipment failure in general? Thin clients don’t eliminate these issues, but they can certainly help. What are thin clients? They replace PCs and other workstations. There is a version […]
The YWCA’s Leadership Initiative panel focused on “Maximizing Business Partnerships“. Laura Pettit Rusick participated on the panel.
Laura Pettit Rusick was the guest speaker on the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations‘ webinar. We covered Cloud Computing for the non-profit audience.
We find that at times IT staff – and vendors – can have the tendency to make IT more complicated that it needs to be. And by doing that, it increases risk and cost to the business. Keep it simple whenever possible. Recently, we had a choice. To give you a little background, a part […]
Last month, we talked about risks and the need for an IT assessment. Let’s say you aren’t aware of risks within IT. Why spend the time or money on an assessment? Maybe you wish IT would provide better business value? Aren’t sure what questions to ask your staff or vendor? Judging IT competence can be […]