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i-SIGMA Survey Analysis: COVID Shutdown Impact Almost One Year In

Going into February one year ago, the economy was humming along. A month and half later, it came to a screeching halt. Over those initial months, surveys conducted by i-SIGMA showed two things. The surveys showed that business did not drop to zero for most i-SIGMA members. In fact, looking back at the surveys, most […]

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September Member Sentiment Survey: Steady as She Goes

The Percentage of Customers Refusing Services The number of service providers reporting 10% or Less of their current customers are still refusing service has increased to 53%, continuing the steady growth. In other words, for the first time, more than half of respondents say they are doing business with 90% or more of their pre-shutdown […]

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i-SIGMA Reacting to Regulatory Issues Heating Up in Canada

There is a lot happening on the regulatory front in Canada right now. In June, Quebec’s Bill 64 proposed dramatic data protection and privacy rights along the lines of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Then, in July, British Columbia announced a formal review of the […]

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i-SIGMA Member Sentiment on Recovery Continues to Improve

While i-SIGMA members continue to see improvements in the economy, the most recent Member Sentiment Survey shows steady improvement in all but one of the five issues the association polled. 1.) Percentage of Clients Temporarily Closed Due to the Shutdown A month-over-month comparison clearly shows that the best-case scenario (10% or less client closures) is […]

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Someone Knows Everything: i-SIGMA’s “Ask the Professional” Gets Answers

There’s an old joke where a guy says that between him and his brother, they know everything. And, when he is summarily presented with a question he can’t answer, he simply says his brother knows the answer to that one. That’s sort of the case with i-SIGMA’s “Ask the Professional” member benefit, but with a […]

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Discover the NAID & PRISM International Expo Hall from Your Home

Even though the NAID and PRISM International 2020 Conference and Expo was unable to showcase its wonderful expo hall this year, our exhibitors still have a fantastic lineup of products and services available to help with your IG business needs. Here are some of the exhibitors you would have seen in Orlando, along with the […]

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Second Industry Survey Suggests Growing Optimism

After months of news going from bad to worse, there are signs things might be turning around.  Stock markets around the world seem to thinks so. So do many corporate executives. Shelter-in-place orders are relaxing. i-SIGMA members think so too, at least according to the results of  the second i-SIGMA COVID-19 survey measuring industry sentiment. […]

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Additional Resources for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic (31 March Update)

i-SIGMA continues to be here as a resource to members during this time of evolving difficulty. Below are COVID-19 industry updates and opportunities for this week, which include two webinars, information on emergency small business loans, and vendor resources during this time, should you be in need. Webinar Thursday – The Anticipated Impact of the […]

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Additional Resources for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic (24 March Update)

i-SIGMA continues to be here as a resource to members during this time of evolving difficulty. Here are updates for this week: Deemed Essential Services Based on a thorough review of the guidance from multiple governments, i-SIGMA has released a statement that it is clear that information management, IT asset disposal, and secure data destruction […]

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Resources for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

While these days may be unprecedented, your industry association is still here to assist with business resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Deemed Essential Services Based on a thorough review of the guidance from multiple governments, i-SIGMA has released a statement that it is clear that information management, IT asset disposal, and secure data destruction are […]

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