Tech

Protecting against growing cyber threats

Cyber incursions often pursue client information held by a partner company as a way to take business and undercut client confidence in a partner company holding the information. Cyber criminals can pretend to be a trusted source at the partner company and gather more information. Law firms are exa...

Get ready for Cyber Monday now

Cyber Monday -- the Monday after Thanksgiving -- is arguably the biggest sales day of the year for many eCommerce sites. The last thing a businesses owner wants is for their site to crash during Cyber Monday, costing them potential revenue. Despite Cyber Monday still being months away, eCommerce s...

What mobile internet traffic means for your small biz

You already know there’s a good chance your target customers are keeping their mobile devices close by, ready at any moment to log online and peruse the web, download and click. So why not make sure your website a part of that internet traffic action? Small businesses need to accommodate to the gr...

The futurist: Growing dangers of technological unemployment

Whether its Tesla Motors announcing the creation of a fully automated battery factory; Intel buying the wearable tech company Basic Science; Apple buying Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics; or Google’s purchase of Dropcam, Nest, and Skybox, the business world is forecasting the need for radically differe...

Geospace data increasingly valuable to businesses

As mass mobile access has grown ever more ubiquitous, location and time have become invaluable data points for businesses to vie for a place in the market. Perhaps that explains Perry Evans’ most recent startup success.  The founding executive of Colorado-based…

Tech startup: PrintReleaf

INITIAL LIGHTBULB: After 11 years with Louisville-based LaserCycle, Jordan Darragh pivoted to clean-tech before debuting his innovative printing business. At energy intelligence provider EnerNOC, Darragh became familiar with carbon offsets and sought to apply the principles to corporate printing with…

Top five cyber security mistakes

Recent headlines confirm that cyber attacks are growing in scale and incidents are on the rise. Organizations are increasingly vulnerable as a result of technological advances and a changing workplace, including remote access, big data, cloud computing, social media and mobile technology. The amou...

OneNeck IT Solutions

As a trusted advisor and business partner, OneNeck enables customers to be more agile, competitive and cost-efficient using the right technology.  OneNeck doesn’t simply supply it, but is also in an enviable position of being the first call for help by its customers, should something go wrong. The...

Five ways Wi-Fi builds a better business

Not much is better than chocolate, but when it comes to creating a workplace environment that sets employees up for success and makes patrons feel welcome, there is one clear winner: Wi-Fi. In fact, a national survey of entrepreneurs and small business IT decision makers, conducted by Bredin Resea...

Galvanize has big plans for its $18 million

Colorado-based Galvanize, a growing system of campuses intended to accommodate digital entrepreneurs, plans to use a recent $18 million infusion to open new campuses nationwide, grow its San Francisco space and expand its education leg, gSchool. Since Galvanize's Denver launch in 2012, the startup...

Tech startup: Decibullz

Elite-level gymnastics coach Kyle Kirkpatrick always liked to listen to music while working out, but there was an inherent challenge. "I'd never been able to use earphones when doing gymnastics — or rollerblading, or snowboarding," he explains. "The movements are too aggressive. No earphone has a...

The futurist: Our collision path with the future

Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, has predicted that we will reach a technological singularity by 2045, and science fiction writer Vernor Vinge is betting on 2029, a date that is ironically on the 100th anniversary of the greatest stock market collapse in human history. But where the...

The futurist: The next bold step in transportation

As we look closely at the advances over the past couple decades, it’s easy to see that we are on the precipices of a dramatic breakthrough in ultra high-speed transportation. Businesses are demanding it. People are demanding it. And the only things standing in our way are a few people capable of m...

The SaaS churn effect

The subscription-based economy is coming, if not here already.  Software providers are especially focusing sales efforts away from the "transaction” model, to longer term focused “customer relationship” models.  The best example of this concept today is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business. The...

The futurist: The last batch of 162 future jobs

Driverless technology will initially require a driver, but it will quickly creep into everyday use much as airbags did. First as an expensive option for luxury cars, but eventually it will become a safety feature stipulated by the government. Over the next 10 years, we will see the first wave of a...

From classrooms to capitalism

It was an unlikely pairing – she was an experienced business executive and he, a cutting-edge academic researcher. But after a year of refining the company’s business model and strategy, she knew they had something special. Leslie Kimerling, an entrepreneur with…

IT M&A due diligence

Given that most studies suggest 70 percent to 90 percent of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fail, thorough due diligence is an absolute must and IT cannot be overlooked. IT due diligence is not a “one size fits all” approach. There are different considerations depending upon whether the acquirer is...