What a great first day to kick off our Seattle Boot Camp! Our streaming sessions were a big hit, with attendees joining us virtually from all over the world!
We are streaming recordings of each day during all 3 days of Boot Camp at: http://www.mspu.us/livebootcamp 24 hours a day from Thursday through Saturday!
Download the Agenda at: http://www.mspu.us/signup/boot-camps/default.aspx/#agenda
This Boot Camp has been tailored to cover specific areas in 8 areas of IT solution provider and managed services practice improvement:
2. Financial acumen
3. Organizational structure
4. Talent management
7. Service delivery
8. Vendor relationships
We started the day off with opening comments followed by the Keynote Presentation from our Platinum Sponsor Autotask, focused on monitoring, managing and measuring your IT service delivery to increase business profitability.
During our sessions today we covered marketing, sales, increasing business profitability and the CLOUD. A big thanks go out to Steve Noel of Autotask, Deegan Pope of Cornerstone Backup, Barbara Dove of Dove Help Desk and Michael Campion of Level Platforms for delivering a great Service Delivery Expert Panel Session demystifying the challenges of delivering Managed Services. In addition, we received valuable presentations from Lester Keizer of Xilocore for his business continuity planning session, Earle Humphreys for his eye-opening session on developing a Security Portfolio, Jan Spring from eFolder and Chris Harrison from StorageCraft’s valuable session focused on how to win more business by offering profitable and reliable disaster recovery, data protection, system integration and email archiving service in the cloud, Jim Lewis’ Equus presentation and Deegan Pope from Cornerstone Backup for his 5 proven ways to dramatically increase Managed Services sales.
Our day ended with a great Autotask Board Room session followed by their Cocktail Reception – thank you Autotask!
We kick tomorrow off at 7am with our Million Dollar IT Practice Accelerator session – The 51 Step Marketing Process in the main room, so arrive early and be prepared for our second full day of training and education, where we add our Service Delivery track. We have our Level Platforms presentation on how to build a solid MSP foundation, followed by our Marketing Expert Panel queued up with panelists from MSP University and Ulistic, and our Security sessions on Selling Security in the SMB Space and Delivering Security Services, along with Ingram Micro, ca and NetEnrich’s Services presentation . We follow up with our Million Dollar IT Practice Accelerator session – Quickstart where we will tour MSP University’s brand new training portal and learn how to accelerate your business success through our partnership with you, and close out the day with a special announcement from MSP University on how we can help you partner strategically with vendors that can help you grow your business.
Remember to check out MSP University’s new Website and Training Portal at http://www.mspu.us!
Invite your staff and colleagues to participate in our Boot Camp virtually 24 hours a day at www.mspu.us/livebootcamp!