Technology making a difference in the lives of students

Have you asked yourself why some of the post begin with a weather report? Stating the temp, or snow depth, etc… There are a few reasons I have for this practice. First and foremost has to be that I am a Minnesotan, and the weather seems to be a prevalent influence in our lives. From […]

A Few Considerations for BYOD.

If your company is considering a BYOD initiative there are a few necessary considerations/best practices to pursue. However you choose to do BYOB make it simple for your company to ensure effective security, control and management for your IT division. The purpose for this blog isn’t to give you the step by step process for […]

Another Great Addition to CSI Onsite – Joy Beckman

Full Name:  Joy Eleanor Beckman Where were you born? Edina, MN Where did you grow up? Bloomington, MN Tell me a little about your family:  Golly where to start… I have a mom and dad, 2 brothers and a sister. An amazing hubby and 2 fabulous kiddos 10 and 8!  Then there are all the […]

Meet our newest Team Member: John Juska

  Good day to you from all of us at CSI Onsite. Wow, this time a week ago it was 50 degrees colder than the current temp as I post this. In our neck of the woods (the Twin Cities/metro area of Minnesota) people become kind of giddy over 30o days. That might seem silly […]

BYOD

BYOD is fast becoming the newest buzzword in the corporate world. If you don’t know (Are you kidding me? How can you not know what BYOD means?) BYOD is an acronym meaning Bring Your Own Device. Sounds simple, even innocuous doesn’t it? BYOD is not simple and can actually lead to some serious issues in […]

2013…We Bid You Adieu!

Can you believe another year has come and gone? If you are like me, you might be scratching your head and asking yourself “Where did the time go?” Maybe this happens more as we age (I’m 47 yrs. old) and as we get busier in our work & personal life, but it seems to me […]

Merry Christmas

used with permission from Middle Creek Vineyard Church From all of the team at CSI Onsite we wish you a very blessed Christmas and the best of life for the new year.

When Does Tech Hinder Society?

Greetings from the frigid hinterland of Minnesota, as I write it is – 13o F on the thermometer. Not a friendly environment outside my office window this morning, which makes sitting in front of a computer a pleasant alternative. I recently read a blog and listened to a spot on MPR / NPR entitled: Who […]

Happy Thanksgiving

That’s right! Just for our blog readers we have acquired rare, award winning works of art to celebrate Thanksgiving. These original pieces were rendered in the Guist home studio by Elijah John Caleb, & Izabella (pronounced Eeezw-ah-bellah) Soleil, two of our four children (pornounced chill-dren). That is Si Turkeyson on the left, with a genuine […]

Alas, poor XP! I knew him, Horatio:

Editors note: Our staff writer John Guist was down with illness the past week, so we are giving him a short break to recover. This blog was originally posted in June 2013. I have a new desktop pc. It is awesome. Lightning fast, tons of RAM, a massive 2 TB hard drive, and a 60 […]