Friedman, Framme and Thrush P.A. Riding the Leading Edge of Technology with Co-Managed IT from XPERTECHS
The legal industry is well known for being reluctant to change and slow adopters of new technology but that’s not the case for Friedman, Framme and Thrush P.A. This law firm strives to be ahead of the curve when it comes to technology. In fact, they started building an IT system to support a remote workforce years prior to the time when the COVID-19 pandemic came along and forced companies everywhere to send their people home to work.
Wexford Science & Technology, LLC is a unique real estate development and management company that develops lab and research facilities for university researchers, start-ups, and large companies across the country. But they don’t just construct and finish workspaces; they create Knowledge Communities where people can cluster, connect and collaborate as they pursue answers to questions that have the potential to change the world.
Continental Contractors fills a unique niche in the construction industry. They renovate hotels. Their client base is spread out all over the country and they routinely have multiple projects going on at the same time. It takes a lot of coordination to keep up with all the jobsites that are in different stages of renovation and the company has adopted technology tools to help them coordinate workers, contractors, and materials.
HBW Construction is one of the top general contracting companies in the Washington DC/Baltimore area. Eric Whitman is the company’s CFO and his responsibilities include overseeing IT. Eric recognizes the importance of IT for efficient operations and has made significant technology investments in the past few years. The latest investment was converting their VoIP phone system to Microsoft Teams Voice.
When Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS decided to change IT support companies, they had no idea how much this decision would affect their ability to continue business operations in the coming weeks. Their first day of onboarding with XPERTECHS was on March 1st, 2020 and at that time, no one had any idea that the country would soon be submerged in a public health crisis that would force the company to send all their employees home to work. Fortunately for them, the work that XPERTECHS started on day one set them up for a smooth transition to remote work that could otherwise have been a very rocky road.
The remote work transition for law firm Friedman, Framme and Thrush didn’t start in March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic caused companies to send their employees home to work. It actually began nearly five years earlier when Bill Thrush, managing partner, set a plan in motion to downsize the physical footprint of the company, while upsizing its virtual footprint.