IT Strategies for 5-10 person Architecture and Design Firms

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence!   You’ve come to the right place to find out how you can make technology your competitive advantage for your architecture and design firm.   Today we’re tackling a big topic: giving small architecture and design firms key strategies for improving their IT plan as they grow their business.   As…

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Free IT Budget Spreadsheet Template for Architect and Design Firms

Another episode of Design Under Influence is underway!   Today, we’re helping you build your technology budget so that IT can be your competitive advantage as we move in 2021.   In last week’s episode , we gave you an overview of what needs to be included in your budget.   In this episode, we’re digging in to specifics and giving…

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2021 IT Budgeting for Architecture and Design Firms 

It’s time for another episode of Design Under Influence—a podcast that unpacks how Architecture and Design Firms can use technology as their competitive advantage.   Today’s episode is all about building an IT budget for 2021.   You might be thinking about navigating away—but not so fast. Your IT budget is a vital part of your business, and…

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How to Make Your Home Wifi Faster

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence!   Here, we deconstruct how to make technology your architecture, design, and engineering firm’s competitive advantage.   Today, we’re digging into how you can make the most out of your home Wifi.   With so many of your employees working from home with no end in sight for most of the world,…

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Cyber Insurance Q+A for Architecture and Design Firms

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence!   On this podcast, we take a deep dive into how architecture and design firms can make technology their competitive advantage.   If you’re a designer, architect, or engineer; you’ve come to the right place!   Today we’re digging deep into cyber insurance—following up on the theme from the last episode…

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How can VDI or Desktop As a Service help me solve remote work

Welcome to another installment of Design Under Influence—a show dedicated to helping architecture and design firms use technology as their competitive advantage.   People in business circles are buzzing about VDI services. In this episode, we’re going to unpack this as a potential solution to remote work.   Solving problems related to remote work is on the mind…

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My IT guy says: “We cannot do this…”

Hey there, welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence, a podcast that informs you how technology can be a competitive advantage for your business.   Today, we’re talking about a subject that is near and dear to all of us business owners and business leaders: My IT guy says: “We can’t do this.”   These are dreaded words, and ones…

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Using Spreadsheets vs. Deltek vs. Airtable for resource management

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence!   This is Boris and Alex here, back to talk through ways that architecture, design, and engineering firms can use technology as a competitive advantage.   Boris is the founder of an IT company called ArchIT, and Alex is the VP of growth for the business.   Today we’re tackling the use of spreadsheets…

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We have files everywhere. Can we bring them all together in one place?

Welcome to Episode 2 of Under Influence Architecture and Design!   It’s Alex and Boris, your hosts here to help architecture and design engineering firms create their competitive advantage via technology.   We feel that the inability to utilize tech to its fullest advantage is like designing under the influence. This might be desirable in certain situations, but it’s…

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