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Why Businesses are Switching to Cloud Computing

The rate at which companies are adopting cloud computing initiatives is staggering and outpacing even the most optimistic predictions of …

5 Step Beginners Guide to Strategic Planning

Any company that is serious about achieving its long-term goals and ensuring its future growth and success, should be utilizing some …

Information Architecture: A Brief Overview

Information architecture (IA) is the science by which digital and other platforms structure and organize their content for display. It is a process …

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BookDerek LaFever Lists 3 Strategy Books You Need to Read in 2020

In the business world, the ability to successfully strategize is an invaluable asset. As with any other skill…

Derek LaFever Explains 4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Customer Service

As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into various industries…

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Derek LaFever Provides Tips to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

Developing your ability to strategize in an effective manner takes time, and the process begins mentally; before you…

Derek LaFever's Guide to Winning Strategy Games

Whether they come in a board game or video game format, popular strategy games like Starcraft and Risk, demand a level…

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A Discussion With Derek LaFever On the Rewards of Having a Career you Love

Derek LaFever grew up in the Falls Church area in Northern Virginia. He enrolled at Northern Virginia Community College, but after taking a few classes, he realized it wasn’t the right path for him. Instead, LaFever dove right into the workforce. He worked for a printing company for eight years and worked his way upstairs to the scheduling department. This turned out to be his foot in the door for his future in IT.
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5 Step Beginners Guide to Strategic Planning

Any company that is serious about achieving its long-term goals and ensuring its future growth and success, should be utilizing some form of strategic planning model. Derek LaFever is the right man to turn to for a primer on what exactly strategic planning entails. He has spent the past decade working for FOX Architects, successfully spearheading the design firm’s technological research and development efforts while in his current role as IT Director.