Meet Reyna, Our Pet of the Month

This pretty pup belongs to Tatum Smith at Grant Shepherd & Associates. Reyna is a Black Mouth Cur who was named after Rey Palpatine/Skywalker. Like most puppies, she is a bundle of energy. Fun fact: The dog in the novel Old Yeller is a Black Mouth Cur, though the dog who played Old Yeller in the 1957 film adaptation was a Labrador Retriever/Mastiff mix named Spike.

Microsoft Teams vs. Slack: Which Should You Use?

Many of our clients have inquired about various collaboration tools to keep their new remote workforce connected. Both Slack and Microsoft Teams are excellent solutions to keep your distributed staff on the same page and engaged. We suspect we will continue to see an increase in the use of collaboration tools even when things return to “normal.

Meet Enzo Lucas, Our Pet of the Month

Enzo Lucas is a 4-month-old Teacup Yorkshire Terrier belonging to MIS’s own Brendon Jackson, Director of Cloud Services. Teacup Yorkies are known as the world’s smallest dogs. Most weigh between 2 and 4 pounds but can weigh up to 7 pounds.

Little Enzo was named after the founder of Ferrari Racing team (Scudaria Ferrari) and original owner – Enzo Ferrari.

Get to Know Brian Nyagumbirira, Project Engineer

Brian Nyagumbirira (pronounced n y aa-goom-bee-ree-rah) joined MIS earlier this year and works on our world-class projects team. As a young boy living in Hillside, Harare in Zimbabwe, Brian dreamed of being an engineer. But having lost both his parents when he was only 15 and having little means to further his education, Brian’s hopes of ever becoming an engineer looked dim.

The Man of Steel

When Jim awoke from the 21-hour surgery, there was a loud thumping in his chest he had never felt before. “I was not used to hearing the rub-dub beating of my heart,” he wrote in his book, “When Hope is Your Only Option.” This new heart felt strong – much stronger than the one he was born with.