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Leveraging technology has the potential to take companies to greater heights. But what is the right technology to leverage? When should a good leader suggest moving forward? The Technology category focuses on where CEO’s can find better results for their business through technology.

Are You Adding the Right Security to Your IT Systems?

Are You Adding the Right Security to Your IT Systems?

Ask your IT professional: “Are you implementing the protections that users won’t notice anyway?”

The reality is that you can have, contrary to what some Read More

2 Reasons Why Microsoft Phones are Better than Apple Phones

2 Reasons Why Microsoft Phones are Better than Apple Phones

These are 2 reasons Microsoft doesn’t even advertise:

To give it a try, I changed to a Windows Phone several months ago. I did not Read More

How to Go Mobile with Your Own Business App

How to Go Mobile with Your Own Business App

Everything is going mobile these days, including businesses. A report by AppDirect found that companies are increasingly creating mobile apps as a way to reach Read More

5 More Things to Love about Apple

5 More Things to Love about Apple

Apple has wonderful traits. Last week we had the first 5 of 10, and here are the remaining 5 things Apple does so well.

And Read More

Should You Trust Cloud Storage?

Should You Trust Cloud Storage?

iCloud, SkyDrive, DropBox, etc. – Are they secure? How do you know how much to trust “the cloud”? Here are the answer and if you Read More

What to Look for When Shopping for a Computer

What to Look for When Shopping for a Computer

Many executives have been asking what to look for in computers for their home use, and as gifts to loved ones. Here are key factors Read More

Windows 8.1: Use IT to Soar Past Your Competitors!

Windows 8.1: Use IT to Soar Past Your Competitors!

If you are like most organizations, your company would suffer if your technology ground to a halt. But avoiding Windows 8.1 – especially if you Read More

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Wearable Technology and What It Means for the Workplace

Technology that you can carry with you, such as laptops and mobile devices, is no longer considered cutting edge. Now, the latest trend is technology Read More

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Is a Responsive Web Design the Way to Go?

Online presence has never been so important. Your business should be searchable on Google or you will lose a large number of potential customers. However, Read More

Digital Content Marketing and SEO in 2013: How Does It Fit Together?

Digital Content Marketing and SEO in 2013: How Does It Fit Together?

Content marketing is a term that’s broadly used by modern marketers — perhaps a bit too broadly — and “content” itself is a word that Read More

Do you have a Mobile Strategy?

Do you have a Mobile Strategy?

Smartphones and tablets have disrupted every industry, and we are moving towards a society where the vast majority of our tasks are completed on our Read More

How to Determine Your Jumping-On Point

How to Determine Your Jumping-On Point

The number of new technology solutions geared toward helping companies do business better increases every day. Two areas where this is particularly true are customer Read More

Will You Participate in the Next Technology Revolution?

When considered as an industry sector, the internet contributes 4.7% to U.S. GNP. Some have characterized that as a big number, bigger than all of Read More

Big Data: The Big Misunderstanding

Big Data: The Big Misunderstanding

Just one moment is all that it takes for many of us to make some of life’s biggest decisions. Good or bad, from the point Read More

Applying Technology Principles to Your Business

Most of us have a lot to learn from the technology sector. A fundamental shift is underway, as many companies are recognizing the need to Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Cloud Computing

Is it really a good idea to place your valuable and sensitive corporate data in the cloud?  As business leaders search for ways to reduce Read More

Business Intelligence: Just a Game or Something More?

Business Intelligence: Just a Game or Something More?

When someone first came up with the idea of making a computer chess program to challenge humans, it took approximately 40 years for technology and Read More

Podcast with John Dwyer on Healthcare and Technology

In this podcast, John Dwyer talks about how companies can better manage their health insurance and also how Read More

Technology Enhancements-Timing is Everything

Technology Enhancements-Timing is Everything

About 4 years ago, our firm began to implement an enterprise system. Several months into the project, I had to hit the abort key.  The Read More

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: Today’s CIO Needs to Embrace New Challenges

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: Today’s CIO Needs to Embrace New Challenges

As business strategy and information technology continue to converge, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) find themselves in a unique position that offers both great risks and Read More

Providing Virtual Workshops to Executives

Providing Virtual Workshops to Executives

Most executives have limited time to take a class.

However, just like everyone else in the organization, they need training in order to enhance their Read More

Creating and Branding a Corporate Business Blog

We have all heard it by now: a blog is a great way to have dynamic content on your corporate website that brings in traffic Read More

Seven Ways to Generate Website Conversions

Seven Ways to Generate Website Conversions

The real measure of a Website’s effectiveness is the ability to convert Web users into sales.  This is not an easy task and there are Read More

Data 2.0

Data 2.0

Revelations about Apple and Google tracking the movements of mobile devices has caused quite a stir. It seems their mining of data and ability to Read More

Companies Say Goodbye to QR Codes with Near Field Communication (NFC)

Companies Say Goodbye to QR Codes with Near Field Communication (NFC)

In recent reports from the Wall Street Journal, Google has boldly decided to remove QR Codes from Google Places and instead incorporate NFC-enabled chips into Read More