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April 2016
What's new at Innovative

So how much should I spend on IT? This is a question many may wonder but few rarely ask. This month, we discuss IT budgets for small business, highlight the upcoming GNECUS show, and meet Innovative VP, Brian Scanlon. Enjoy!

Dave DelVecchio, President

How much should my company spend on IT?
Businessman holding moneyLast month, Dave was the guest speaker at a CFO round-table group to discuss cloud computing trends, and during the course of discussion, folks wanted to know what the "average company" spent on IT-related items. In this recent blog article, Dave answers this question with numbers, thanks to research done by CIO Magazine.

Join us at GNECUS
Innovative will be exhibiting at the Great New England Credit Union Show on April 28, 2016 at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough, MA, and we would like to see you there!

We are offering a unique promo code for our credit union clients to attend for half price. Take advantage of the opportunity to discover emerging opportunities and innovative solutions for your credit union, while networking with hundreds of financial industry professionals!

Simply visit the event registration page by the end of business on Friday, April 15 and enter the discount code IBSGN16.

If you're ready for Smarter Technology...
Innovative has been advertising on WEEI sports talk radio for over five years. We recently refreshed our ads to better help the listener determine when they are ready for us. In this recent blog, you can have a listen to the four ads currently in rotation.

A look back...
Last year, Dave was a featured guest on the Western MA Business Show on WHMP. Through this recent blog, listen to a podcast of the interview as Dave discussed his background, our company philosophy, company history, and strategic direction.

Meet Brian Scanlon
Brian ScanlonA twenty-year employee, Brian Scanlon started his career with Innovative January 2, 1996 as a part of our software development team. After spending several years traveling to install and support Innovative-developed software, Brian transitioned his ample experience in business analysis and application development to an internal role where he is responsible for financial soundness and HR compliance as part of the ownership team that purchased the company in 2003. When not working at Innovative, Brian serves on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Center for Youth and Families and the Westfield YMCA, as well as coaching in Westfield youth sports and NE Jr. Falcons Youth Hockey.

There's an app for that!
Innovative has launched the Innovative Business Systems app for mobile devices! Through our app, you can enter a service request, request a quote, contact the office, and more! Download our free app via the Apple AppStore for your iPhone or iPad, or through Google Play for your Android devices.

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