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Maintaining a Lean Operation: The Just in Time Method

David Bakker David Bakker| November 19, 2014

How about a quick history lesson? Back in the 1950s, Toyota introduced the Just-in-Time (JIT), or lean, method. This meant creating or purchasing only enough items to meet demand instead of to build a surplus. Gradually the idea of slimming down operations began to spread to other companies. Dell is a modern day example of […]

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Cyber Security Month Recap

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 17, 2014

October has come and gone and with it so has another National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The month-long celebration sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security, in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center was designed to bring digital security issues to the forefront. Throughout the […]

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Making the Business Case for an Enterprise Mobility Management Suite

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 30, 2014

The dividing line between “work computer” and “personal computer” is getting harder and harder to spot. That’s because the ability to work anywhere, anytime is something that’s less of a novelty and more of an expectation these days. And not only do employees want to be able to access their work data from any location, […]

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Dropbox False Alarm: 5 Tips for More Secure Passwords

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 22, 2014

Earlier this month you may have heard the sound of millions of Dropbox users sighing in relief at the news that the popular file back-up and sharing site hadn’t become the latest victim of looting hackers. Hackers posted online that they’d gotten ahold of the user credentials of seven million Dropbox users. The more Bitcoins […]

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Maintaining an Open Culture without Opening Up Our Floor Plan

David Bakker David Bakker| October 21, 2014

Openness may be a cornerstone of our corporate culture here at Arraya, but it hasn’t become part of our floor plan. Although our company culture is progressive and supports innovation, we feel it is important to give our folks a spot to come to during their time in Arraya’s offices. Having an open floor plan […]

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Cyber Security Month: 4 Email Best Practices

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights|

Halloween’s just around the corner, but all month long the government is hoping to shift the focus away from ghosts, ghouls and other things that go bump in the night and onto a more real-world menace: the kind lurking behind a keyboard. Hackers. Scammers. Phishers. Call them whatever you want, every October the US Department […]

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Arraya Solutions' Open House Recap - October 16, 2014

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 20, 2014

Last week, Arraya Solutions hosted IT leaders from around the region at its fourth annual Open House and Technology Day. In addition to the usual networking opportunities with peers and industry-leading vendors, this year’s event held extra significance as it also celebrated Arraya’s milestone 15th corporate anniversary. The event was held on Thursday, October 16, […]

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A Look Back: Celebrating 15 Years of Arraya Solutions

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 8, 2014

Fifteen years ago, there was no such thing as an iPhone (or even an iPod, for that matter), Y2K was giving IT pros everywhere ulcers, and in the Philadelphia area, two former co-workers ventured out together to start their own business. Arraya Solutions’ co-founders Daniel Lifshutz and David Bakker met while they were both employed […]

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Employee Negligence Cited as Leading Cause of Company Data Breaches

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 2, 2014

Here’s something no IT pro wants to hear: Despite efforts to ramp up digital security, corporate data breaches are becoming even more common. Nearly one in two companies (43%) fell victim to a data breach last year, notes a report by the Ponemon Institute, an organization which specializes in research on privacy, data protection and […]

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Arraya Solutions CTO David Bakker Takes His Passion for Innovation to Temple University

Erin Steinmetz Erin Steinmetz| September 24, 2014

Arraya Solutions CTO David Bakker has a passion for innovation.  This passion comes through, not only in the way he runs the business here at Arraya, but in his focus on fostering it within the company culture. Bakker’s focus and keenness for this topic has spurred our recent Innovation Series – a compilation of blog […]

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