Small Business Trends Radio

Employee Productivity Through Technology

Michael Dees and IT Solutions ProviderMichael Dees of is the guest of substitute host Steve Rucinski on this episode of Small Business Trends Radio.

This is Part 2 of our four part series titled ‘Productive Employees and Happy Bosses through Technology. Part 1, Hiring New Employees – The Technology They Need is available by clicking on the title.

In this conversation we cover the following four topic areas:

  • How do you choose your employee software applications?
  • How do you choose your back office software applications?
  • How do you support your technology environment?
  • How do you provide training on all of these technologies?
  • Did you know that buying your software at a mass merchant may not be the most cost effective? Or that web based applications you may want to use can bring new risks to your business. Listen and learn more about keeping your employees productive with technology. Enjoy!

    About Michael Dees

    Michael Dees is President and Managing Member of eSecurity Direct Ltd., a provider of managed security and infrastructure services. Michael has 19 years of industry experience in technology infrastructure and security management. He has worked or consulted for some of the largest companies in Northeastern Ohio including Society (Key) Bank, National City Bank, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Phillips Medical Systems (Marconi Medical Systems / Picker International) and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.

    Michael has been a guest lecturer at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, and was a featured presenter on the Secret Service sponsored Northern Ohio Information Technology Roundtable (NOITR). You can learn more about Michael and his company at his website: or via phone at 440-263-9335.

    Recorded: May 16, 2006

    Duration: 60 minutes

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