Michigan Soft Drink Association: Recycle bottles with the cap on

As you open your favorite beverage on Earth Day, take a moment to look at the cap. Maybe you’ll see a new message to remind you to recycle that bottle with the cap on. If not, you soon will.  

Why I left my job with a big title

I was the first woman to hold the title of COO for my previous employer and held the longest tenure in the role. In...

3 tech trends you missed at NeoCon 2014

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Women in technology in West Michigan

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Connectivity trends that will reshape the digital landscape in 2022

In the past decade, technology has changed to benefit its users and make the world more fast-paced than ever.

It’s time for a ‘Law of Digital Etiquette’

"No electronic devices allowed!” I was at a large government-sponsored session for technologists, and the intent of the registration desk sign was unmistakable. They...

Cryptocurrency is not a fad

For those who are old enough to have lived through the dot-com era and thought, early on, that the “internet thing” was just a...

Office 365: The business tools

Most are aware that you can obtain the latest Microsoft Office suite by subscribing to Office 365, but what does it do exactly? Take...

Risks of HIPAA negligence

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Business leaders evaluate their role in diversity efforts

I have a title with the word “chief” in it. Because of that, I feel a greater sense of responsibility to help develop and...

The value of design

What is the value design can bring to a business? How does business measure a return on a design investment — let alone define...

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.

5 things to look for when choosing your CMS

Whether you’re establishing a new business, an NPO or looking to showcase your work portfolio on the Internet, it is highly recommended to use...

It’s not you, it’s me

We live in a region that offers great support to startups, particularly in technology. Because of this, I find myself talking to many people...

5 tech trends to watch

In the second quarter of 2018, the arc of tech innovation continues to grow steeper, making it an exciting time for the industry. Here...

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.

Protecting against cybersecurity threats in the age of remote work

Nearly half of Americans (45%) said Wi-Fi is more important to their daily lives than transportation. As businesses continue to shore up remote and hybrid workspaces, cybersecurity practices are more vital than ever.

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...

How the Internet of Things is changing our work

At my company, we use many different internet-connected devices. “Things” like NEST (thermostats), Dropcams (automated cameras), Amazon Echo (voice search), etc. These devices help...

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.