Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why a Blog?

Recently, I was shocked to realize how much writing and documenting I’ve done over the years. Many of the topics were for articles or talks that I was giving at technology industry events or local chamber meetings. Others were more focused on implementation documentation or overviews of client situations, issues, or events. Still more were technology solution recommendations. I’ve created this blog to refresh and share some of these items, and provide a little insight into some of the current IT trends that are affecting small business owners. My primary goal is to educate a lot, entertain a little, and hopefully help business owners understand how they can leverage technology to help them grow. There’s a good chance that I’ll provide occasional insight into some of my interests beyond technology here as well, so feel free to share your comments … READ MORE »

We’ve launched our new Blog, TECHLINQ Talk, as an integral part of our website…

For those of you who don’t (or do) know me, here is a brief professional bio: I’m Anton Ruighaver, President and COO of AHR Consulting / TECHLINQ in Riverdale, NJ. I began my technology “career” at the age of 15, when I authored, copyrighted, and sold my first software application to a software publisher. It was a program written for the Atari computer platform called “The Math Machine,” which was designed to make learning everything from basic math to algebraic equations fun. This passion for computers led to a progression through several technology positions in the banking industry and elsewhere, during which I earned a reputation as a highly effective problem-solver specializing in operations efficiency. With the inception of AHR Consulting (TECHLINQ’s parent company) in July of 1989, I developed a unique (at the time), “service-centric” IT philosophy which focused … READ MORE »