Three trends to watch for successful digital transformation

The global pandemic prompted entire industries to rethink their strategies and implement digital innovations to stay connected with customers, employees and facilities.

Four industries forever transformed by the pandemic

What do supermarkets, doctor visits, Disney movies and nightlife have in common? Their business models have been forever changed by the pandemic.

4 tech tips for West Michigan businesses planning a remote-work future

Recent research presents a convincing case for businesses to support some level of location flexibility for their employees.

Your home technology also needs a good spring cleaning

This also is a good time of year to take inventory of the connected devices in your home. 

Deals and steals: preventing hackers this holiday season

As online spending and sales begin to pop up across the country this holiday season, so too will cybersecurity threats.

Three key post-COVID-19 trends in small business office technology

Three trends related to the rise in remote work could impact a small business’s technology environment in a post-COVID-19 world.

Three tips for optimizing your home office and virtual classroom internet performance

Regardless of your internet service provider, there are three easy ways to ensure your home-office and home-school network is running at full performance.

Protect your business from COVID-19 hackers

Now more than ever, protecting employees’ data and information is vital to business structures, overall bottom lines and the safety of valuable data and information.

Three health care industry trends driving the need for better network connectivity

As with every other business these days, reliable connectivity is a critical part of modern medical facilities. If a network fails, operations at an...

Cybersecurity for small business

Cybersecurity attacks have become a destructive and all-too-common occurrence. And the harsh reality is that no organization is too large — or too small...

Tech essentials to help your business grow

For any business, embracing innovation and adopting new technology can make the difference between thriving and barely surviving. Yet, it can be challenging for...

Own your local search presence

There are nearly 2 trillion searches being performed on Google every year. That’s approximately 5.5 billion searches that take place every single day.Given the...

Working from home is not the same as remote working

It’s quite common to hear about remote working and “working from home” in today’s workforce. There are benefits to both. But it’s important for companies...

Tips to protect yourself from robocalls

Robocalls are becoming more prevalent. In some cases, it’s difficult to tell if the caller is a person or a robot. Between January and...

How much do they listen to and what to do about it?

It’s come to light that companies who supply our everyday tech pieces (i.e., cell phones, computers and smart speakers) are actually listening in, taking...

Modern phone systems are modernizing business

Daily newspapers, taxis and landlines all at one point seemed like rock-solid innovations that could never be replaced. But in the world of fast-moving...

Ethics and AI

There are nine big tech companies — six American and three Chinese — that are primarily responsible for the future of artificial intelligence. In...

The internet network for the 21st century

As the internet and cloud-based solutions increasingly power commerce, many Michigan companies face a big challenge. They have 20th-century networks for 21st-century businesses.Take, for...

Top tech trends in business

Technology has become one of the driving forces behind practically every aspect of business. During a visit to Grand Rapids in 2017, celebrity chef...

Women in technology: We need you!

Recently, I was asked to speak at college and career night for a local high school about women in technology and leadership. I was...

Top consumer tech trends for 2019

2018 was a big year for technological advancements, and while 2019 is sure to be an exciting time with new emerging technologies, those in...

5 best practices for data protection

Data protection is the process of safeguarding important information from corruption, compromise, or total loss. In an almost completely digital world, where the amount...

How to spot and avoid phishing scams

With more and more criminals exploiting the convenience, speed and anonymity of the internet to commit criminal activities, cybercrime is an ever-growing threat that...

Diversity and inclusion are hot topics in tech

I attended Oracle OpenWorld for the first time this year. It’s a huge event. San Francisco grows by nearly 60,000 people for one week...

Mobile device security: Keeping your smartphones and tablets safe

In today’s business world, it seems as though everyone is on the go at all times, which means more and more work is being...