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Revolution Group Revolution Group was started over 20 years ago because we felt businesses needed a consulting company that really wanted to learn and understand their business. Someone who wanted an extraordinary long-term relationship and was just as passionate about their success as they were. Someone who could be counted on to always do the right thing. Someone they could be friends with, and twenty years later, that’s still who we are.

Microsoft Inspire 2020

Last month, Microsoft hosted their annual partner community conference, Microsoft Inspire, formerly known as the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. Since 2003, this has been an in-person event, drawing thousands of partners from around the world to various North American cities. While the 2020 version was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was offered to partners for free and was a great opportunity to learn about the company’s roadmap and product innovations and share best…



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What is SOC and Why Should You Care?

What is SOC? SOC (System and Organization Controls) is a suite of reports produced by an audit of an organization’s internal controls. These controls are the mechanisms, rules and procedures which ensure the integrity of a company’s financial information, reliable financial reporting, and legal and regulatory compliance.  Audits are conducted by Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)…



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What IT Departments Need To Do When a Remote Employee Leaves a Company

As nearly the whole business world transitions to a remote workforce, it presents a brand new set of challenges. One of the biggest questions companies are being forced to ask themselves is, ‘What do IT departments need to do when a remote worker leaves the company?’ At Revolution Group, we understand the challenges associated with…

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Office 365 Phone System: Working Remotely with Microsoft Teams

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent millions of people home from work, businesses were forced to shut down and phone calls for sales and service went unanswered. However, organizations with foresight already had a tool at their disposal which allowed employees to answer phones from anywhere, anytime and were able to effectively keep operations up and…



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Microsoft Windows 7 and Server 2008 End of Support Reminder

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are dealing with many new concerns and elevated risks: employee and organization health, business continuity, security, and remote workforce vulnerability to name a few. Unfortunately, criminals and cyber threat actors don’t take a break when times are uncertain. Instead they capitalize on the situation and increase their activity. Thus,…



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COVID-19 Top Concerns for Remote Workers

In a few short days, our lives and businesses have been impacted in an unprecedented way.  The COVID-19 pandemic emerged quickly and forced us to alter our personal plans and routines in the name of safety. Similarly, businesses had to react to keep operations fully functioning while following government guidelines to allow employees to work…



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Microsoft Ignite 2019 Conference Highlights

Earlier this month, November 4-9th, Microsoft held their annual Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. During Ignite, tech leaders come together to discuss all things Microsoft. It is also an opportunity for the public to learn about strategic direction and new features from Microsoft. As you can imagine, there were quite a few announcements at this…



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Revolution Group’s Favorite Salesforce Winter ’20 Release Highlights

The Winter ’20 release is the biggest release of the year preceding Dreamforce and taking us into 2020 with a ton of great new features! Here are some of Revolution Group’s favorite Salesforce Winter ’20 Release highlights.   New Salesforce Mobile App The new Salesforce Mobile App is one of, if not the biggest, upgrades…



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Why Managed Services?

3 Reasons Why You Need Managed IT Services Business owners are continuously faced with challenges to grow, to innovate, and to increase efficiency and productivity. Your internal IT team may be able to provide your company’s basic needs at first, but eventually your needs outweigh the time and abilities the IT team has available. Furthermore,…



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IT Trends to Watch in 2019

Cybersecurity IT Security should have the attention of all business owners.  The increase in security breaches since 2004 is staggering, with 2,200 data breaches reported in Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report alone.  Our customers tell us stories daily about how they were targeted or attacked via email: Urgent emails which appear to be from…



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New Year’s Resolutions for Organizational Processes and Solutions

“My greatest hope regarding the future rests on the mistakes I’ve made in the past, for those are the most effective things I’ve got to build with.” —  Craig D. Lounsbrough The holidays have come and gone and we are already two weeks into the new year.  This time of year gives us the opportunity to…



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9 Fundamental Email Concepts for the B2B Marketer

Information overload is a real thing in today’s connected, digital, social world. Blog posts shout the latest and greatest must-dos and should-haves.  Don’t let the deluge of expert advice intimidate you.  Many B2B marketers only need the basics to get started with a functional B2B email marketing program for their organization. Based on our experience…



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