Our Blog

The latest news that we think might matter. Some of it doesn't.

Clinical Use iPads for Pandemics and Beyond

Clinical Use iPads for Pandemics and Beyond

Now more than ever, healthcare needs to have creative technical solutions for complex problems with inpatient care. At Foundation, we’ve taken our decades of experience and found new ways to deploy iPads for both clinicians and patients that satisfy the needs to communicate via video conference. This allows the staff to save critical PPE, and the patient to feel far …

Home wi-fi recommendations

Home wi-fi recommendations

Once upon a time, working from home seemed like a luxury afforded to few industries and work-types. Then, coronavirus came along and flipped that into a necessity.

What a Year This Day Has Been

What a Year This Day Has Been

Over the past week, our organization, and yours, have gone through cosmic shifts in not only how we work, but also the mental capacity in which we all operate. We’ve got some procedural updates that are available at https://fndtn.com/covid-19/ for your review. But also, know we’re here to be with you, and help provide some technical normalcy in a world …

Password Problems

Password Problems

Let’s face it, we all hate passwords. The requirements are getting harder and the number of passwords one has to remember is forever growing. They are not going away. As long as you plan to be on the internet and take part you will continually need to create passwords. The frustration around creating and remembering all these passwords leads most …

2.4 < 5 (But Not Always)

Two giants of the tech world – Apple and Cisco, recently released a document that seemingly wrote off one of the most common aspects of wireless technology: the 2.4GHz WiFi band.   It’s important to note that the claim is primarily focused on large, enterprise grade networks. Think office high rise building, densely populated apartments, etc. For environments such as these, …

Winding Down for 2015

Winding Down for 2015

It’s over. Well, almost. And it was a heckuva year, and not just for us – but for you, our clients, too.   For us, after 15 years of business we came in at #3385 on Inc’s 5000 list of nationally growing private companies. Locally, we also made the MSPBJ Fast 50 as #33. We’ve added six tech support folks, …

A Local Legend Lost

Yesterday, the loss of a great Minneapolis Ad Man’s passing had begun to make its way around the internet, and caught many of us off guard.   Pat Fallon, the namesake and visionary of Fallon, passed away at the age of 70. The Minneapolis (and arguably midwest) ad scene would never be where we are without him. Perhaps unbeknownst to …

Updates Available? Think Twice.

“Software Updates Available.”   Three seemingly harmless words, filled with the potential of upending your workflow.   Glitches. Bugs. Spinning beach balls. However you describe it, it comes down to this: compatibility issues.   Take ‘El Capitan,’ (OS X 10.11), the latest version of the Mac desktop OS for instance. Greeted by a picturesque landscape image, users are invited to …

Now Hiring:  Wireless Engineer

Now Hiring: Wireless Engineer

Position Title: Wireless Engineer Location: Minneapolis HQ, some travel may be required Reports to: Director of Operations   Job Summary   We’re not like other IT organizations. We’re not looking for geeks or geniuses or specialists. We’re looking for the ultimate generalist.  Our Engineers are required to be technologically agnostic. Aerohive, Ubiquiti, Cisco, Meraki, and more. That’s what we know. That’s what we …