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HOW TO EMBRACE WORKING REMOTE

Stick to your routine: True, you’re not jumping in a car, hopping on your bike or catching a bus, but stick to your routine. This will help you stay in the mindset of business as usual for a productivity, and help keep the feeling of ‘normalcy’ as much as possible. So...

What’s New – November 2019

Happy November! It’s the time of the year where the our office break room is starting to be filled with all sorts of irresistible goodies! With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, it’s always a great reminder to practice gratitude. What are we thankful...

Client Spotlight

This month, we’re spotlighting a state-of-the-art eye clinic in Great Falls, Treasure State Eye Care. Led by Dr. Joseph Vincent, Dr. Justine Redlin, and Dr. Jordan Neiffer, their one-on-one approach to optometry makes Treasure State Eye Care Center staff the eye and...

Who We Are – Ethan Kessel

Our employee spotlight this month features Ethan Kessel! Ethan Kessel is our primary Help Desk Technician in our Helena location. If you’re a client, you’ve probably spoke with, or even had Ethan solve one of your computer issues. In addition to his Tier 1 service...

Who We Are – Kim Meismer

This October, we’re spotlighting our wonderful Accounting Assistant and ‘Room of Doom’ Manager, Kim Meismer! In Kim’s first year with ISM, she’s been a big strength to our company, and specifically, our accounting team. Originally hired as our Accounting Assistant,...

How To Secure A New Laptop

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), and this year’s theme of ‘Own IT. Secure. IT. Protect IT.’ aims to encourage personal accountability for security. Computer security is a broad and complex subject, but the truth is that criminals like...

What’s New – October 2019

It’s sure been a chilly start to this October! My hopes for a colorful autumn faded long ago... Not only is October National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The latter, which is in it’s 16th year as an annual initiative...

What’s New – September 2019

This year for our annual company retreat in August, the team took a shuttle out to Gates of the Mountains. We enjoyed a delicious dinner of Baron of Beef and Smoked Salmon, with all the fixin’s. After dinner, we loaded up and did the boat tour and cruised through the...

Who We Are – Tammy Marlow

This month we’re spotlighting Tammy Marlow, our CXO (Chief Experience Officer), a.k.a. The Real Boss! Throughout her 25 years here at ISM, Tammy has held about every position imaginable: Founder, Owner, Manager, Finance, Operations, Party Planner - pretty much...

Client Spotlight

This month we’re spotlighting South Hills Internal Medicine (SHIMA), a company we’ve worked with for more than 11 years. SHIMA is helmed by Dr. Jay Larson and Dr. Jean Justad, who have been in practice together for over 25 years (!), and Dr. Carey Phelan, who joined...

Texas Malware Attacks: Is A Vendor To Blame?

Early on August 16th, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated ransomware attack. The type of ransomware has not been revealed, and Texas officials asserted that no state networks were compromised in the attack. A mayor of one of...

Who We Are – Rusty Linden

This month, we’re spotlighting the man, the myth, the legend, Rusty Linden! Rusty was born and raised in Helena, Montana and after a 16 year hiatus, returned to his hometown 3 years ago. Interested in a career shift to technology, Rusty joined ISM in February 2017,...

Client Spotlight – Apex Animal Hospital

This month, our Client Spotlight takes a look at Helena based Apex Animal Hospital! Apex Animal Hospital (AAH) is a state of the art American Animal Hospital Association accredited small animal veterinary hospital that treats dogs, cats, pocket pets, birds, reptiles,...