NPI Technology Management Blog

Businesses with under 100 computers are always looking for new technology to generate a competitive edge. So what might be new in 2018 that can enable a small business to get ahead?  Here are a few developments on the horizon that will improve companies in the coming year. More Collaboration To stay competitive, a small […]

This article first appeared in the All About IT column of Vermont Business People in January 2017.   As a small-business owner or manager, you may think your company is too small to be concerned about data breaches and data risk management. If so, you aren’t alone. Sixty-eight percent of business owners surveyed in 2017 […]

It is hard to be a Luddite and love technology at the same time. Let me explain: typically a Luddite is a person who opposes technology. But I think that the advances in AI and IOT, for example, are exciting and hold great potential. So you might say I am a “selective” Luddite. Working in […]

I had a wonderful time delivering this year’s holiday donation to Good Beginnings of Central Vermont located in Montpelier. Here I am with Executive Director Gretchen Elias. Since 1991 they have provided a postnatal support system of workshops and parent groups for new moms and dads. Visit their site for more information or to make a […]

One of the growing trends in cybercrime prevention is the use of a login technique called multi-factor authentication.  This technology adds a powerful extra layer of security to the access of sensitive information and works for any size business by requiring a further proof of identity beyond a simple password. All multi-factor authentication methods combine a […]

Eric Hart promoted to CEO

- December 12, 2017

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Hart to CEO. He is the co-owner of NPI, and has served as the Operations Manager and Chief Security Officer for over 20 years. Eric’s deep understanding of technology and business make him uniquely qualified for this position.

NPI Technology Management, based in South Burlington, is pleased to announce that Austin Perdue has joined the Canopy℠ Team.  He will provide managed IT services support to our clients.   Austin comes to NPI with seven years of field support experience and has certifications from Dell, HP and other products used by NPI.  He resides […]

NPI Technology Management, based in South Burlington, is pleased to announce that Rob Taylor has joined the Canopy℠ Team.  He will provide managed IT services support to our clients.   As a member of the Vermont National Guard, Rob received technology training and worked at several locations in the US and Afghanistan. He resides in […]

Most every executive is driven to make sure that their business investments both increase productivity and maximize profits. The most common way to reach these goals is by minimizing costs, adding more value to products and keep up with the market competition.  For a company to achieve these objectives, CEOs and other key decision makers […]

My work involves business development for an outsourced technology services provider so I frequently speak to small business owners and managers about their technology support needs. Many of them run companies that are highly dependent on technology but haven’t grown to the size and revenue needed to justify an in-house expert. Recently I spoke with […]