My name is Derek Houseworth and I help small businesses and not-for-profit
organizations use information technology (IT) to operate more effectively,
save money and better serve their customers and communities. I can help
you and your staff make smarter decisions and get the most out of every
dollar you spend on IT.
Let me help your organization use technology to achieve its goals! I
Custom software development including mobile apps, responsive web sites and
database applications using technologies such as C#, Xamarin, HTML 5,
Microsoft Office Access and Microsoft SharePoint.
Installation and support for small office computer networks. I recommend
Microsoft Windows 11,
Microsoft Windows Server 2019 and the
Microsoft 365 apps to protect your mission-critical data, enhance
collaboration between staff members and keep you working whether you're
in the office or on the road.
Remote and on-site desktop technical support including hardware upgrades,
virus removal and staff training to insure your computers are part of the
solution rather than the problem.
Technology management services including security assessments, computer
inventories and purchasing assistance to secure your network, leverage
your IT investments and facilitate your organization's growth.
Rather than treating IT as a key strategic investment, many small
organizations view technology as an expense to be minimized, with predictably
poor results. Neglected computers are far more likely to run slowly, crash
or become compromised by mal-ware resulting in lost productivity,
frustrated employees and angry customers.
With access to modern hardware, software and cloud services, even the
smallest organizations can benefit from a secure, reliable computer
network enabling employees to get more work done and communicate more
effectively with customers. However, limited budgets and lack of IT
expertise often prevent many small organizations from hiring the
experienced staff required to design and implement complex
I act as a “virtual IT department” for my clients and put their long-term
needs first by recommending products and services that provide the best
value. As an independent technology professional with over two decades
of industry experience, I am able to offer my clients personalized services
at extremely competitive rates.