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3 Ways to Detect and Fix Costly Technology Processes 

Unlike the famous cartoonist, Rube Goldberg, most people cannot become famous or make a living taking a simple process and making it so complicated it defies definition.  Almost all of us that have worked at an organization for more than a few months can identify a few processes that are followed diligently every day wasting tremendous amounts of time and …

Releasing the Tourniquet

Email to our customers on May 29, 2020 Summer finally feels as though it has arrived, right? We hope you all had a chance to enjoy an extended weekend with some much-needed outdoor time and activity. The economic loosening throughout the state is continuing as many state officials also warn about tightening up our hygiene practices – physical distancing and …

Let’s Figure It Out As We Go

Customer email May 15, 2020 Dear Applied Tech Customer, Well, we’ve gone from Bouncing Badgers to what is now termed the “Wild West.” As you know by now, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court overturned Governor Evers’ statewide Safer-at-Home order. In effect, the decision to continue on with the policy or open up business is left to each county and municipality. …

When Will We Badgers Bounce Back?

Email to our customers on April 30, 2020 That’s the question our state, country and indeed the world is asking right now – when and how can we get back to some sort of normal work and lifestyle routine? We don’t have that answer. The state of Wisconsin did, however, identify the gating criteria by which they will determine the …

The First 5,000 Were Easy, What’s Next?

April 17, 2020 email communication to our customers We’ve all made it through another week of this new reality, yet we are still left with the uncertainty of when the economy can begin the long process of restarting.   In all likelihood, it will be slower than we all hope. Governor Evers just today extended the Safer at Home order until May 26. Though it will allow for some …

Teach a Man to Phish and… Lookout!

April 2, 2020 Email Communication to our Customers After a few hectic weeks for our customers making the transition for most of their employees to work from home, the focus is now on developing new work habits and routines. With President Trump’s extension of the US social distancing guidelines until at least April 30, and likely beyond, it’s vital that …