19 Jan 2016
New Year’s Resolutions for Application Owners & Managers

Rob Wilson – [Business Unit Director – Application Solutions] Just in case you were having a hard time coming up with your goals and objectives for 2016, we wanted to pitch in and help. We asked some of our application developers, architects, and owners to contribute New Year’s resolutions for software application professionals. If you...

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23 Nov 2015
The Results are In

As a Microsoft Gold Competency Partner, Keller Schroeder annually participates in a customer satisfaction survey to gain valuable feedback regarding our services. For the past 6 years, our clients have been asked to rate these services based on several key performance indicators. As in previous years, Keller Schroeder significantly outpaced partner averages in categories such as...

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23 Oct 2015
My Top 5 SharePoint 2016 Features

Matt Mulherin – Applications Consultant   SharePoint 2016 is scheduled to be released in the second quarter of 2016 with many new features for both cloud and on-premises (on-prem) deployments.  Of the 26 new SharePoint 2016 features listed on Microsoft’s TechNet site, I will highlight my favorite five.  The big focus with SharePoint 2016 seems...

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30 Jul 2015
Reporting Solutions with SQL Server

Brett Romershausen – Applications Consultant Are you looking for a great reporting solution and are not quite sure where to start?  You may already have one and simply not realize it.  If you have Microsoft SQL Express Advanced, SQL Server Standard Edition or greater, then you have SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) available at no extra charge....

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21 May 2015
Microsoft to Increase CALs – Effective 8/1/15

Keller Schroeder was recently informed that Microsoft is planning to increase the cost of their Client Access Licenses (CAL). On-premise user CAL pricing will increase by approximately 13% effective on August 1st, 2015. The list price for Device CALs will not change.     Which CALs are affected? The following User CALs will be affected: Core CAL...

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20 Mar 2015
Measuring Adoption

Rob Wilson, Business Unit Director – Application Solutions We all know it is important to measure return on investment (ROI) when implementing a new solution. Solution ‘x’ saved ‘y’ dollars by requiring ‘z’ fewer hours from employees ‘a’ and ‘b.’ But what about those projects where the cost savings are less quantifiable? How do you measure...

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20 Mar 2015
The Leadership Pipeline – Taking an Honest Look

Dan Ehrhart,  Vice President – Applications Solutions Group Whether you are an executive or a frontline manager, regularly assessing and investing in your “leadership pipeline” in an intentional way is important for the health of your organization. You often cannot move up, move on, or retire in good conscience without a successor. If there is no...

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23 Jan 2015
Satisfaction Continues

Carissa Montgomery  [Marketing & Communications Coordinator]   “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” –Bill Gates, Microsoft   While Keller Schroeder is blessed to have fantastic relationships with our clients, we value any opportunity to acquire insight into our strengths, as well as opportunities to improve. As a Microsoft Gold Competency Partner,...

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