#394 IT Nation Secure 2024: 🌍 Building Strong MSP Communities with Robert Cioffi


🎙️ Guest: Robert Cioffi on MSP Community and Business Relationships 🎙️

In this episode of Joey Pinz Discipline Conversations, Robert Cioffi joins us at ConnectWise Secure in Orlando to delve into the importance of community within the MSP sector. Robert shares his experiences and insights, emphasizing the critical role of building and nurturing business relationships. He highlights how these connections have been instrumental in overcoming significant challenges, including a massive ransomware attack that affected all their clients.

Key topics include:

  • 🛠️ Strategic Vendor Management: Robert discusses the importance of carefully selecting vendors that align with an MSP’s needs, focusing on quality over quantity.
  • 🌍 Community and Peer Groups: The value of investing in community relationships and participating in peer groups is explored, with Robert providing tips on how introverts can break out of their shells at industry events.
  • 🔒 Self-Regulation and Accreditation: The conversation touches on the necessity for the IT industry to adopt self-regulation to improve service quality and establish higher security standards.

Additionally, Robert opens up about his passion for growing tomatoes and the debate between calling it “sauce” or “gravy,” adding a personal touch to the episode.

Tune in to gain valuable insights into the MSP industry and the importance of community support in achieving success.

🔑 Highlights:

  1. The power of community in overcoming challenges.
  2. Effective vendor management strategies.
  3. The need for self-regulation in the IT industry.

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