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What is this Internet of Things about?

July 28, 2014
There's been a lot of excitement with Apple’s announcement around HomeKit and Google’s purchase of Nest Labs. Clearly, they see gold in them hills, but what does it mean for you and the business you're in? Read More

Mercy Health Saint Mary's has two new weapons against HAIs

July 25, 2014
Patients can thank two behind-the-scenes, germ-fighting robots for added protection against hospital-acquired infections at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital. Read More

Hong Kong company acquires majority stake in printer supplier

July 25, 2014
A Hong Kong-based company will be able to tap into new markets after acquiring a majority stake in a maker of specialty printers. Read More

Uber drives into market

July 24, 2014
A mobile ride-booking app is rolling out service in Grand Rapids and three other Michigan cities on Thursday. Read More

Mini Maker Faire calls for makers

July 22, 2014
An informational session will take place on Wednesday for an event this summer that will showcase West Michigan’s do-it-yourself makers. Read More

Software improves cart management for waste industry

System can be adapted to track residential recycling, too.

July 18, 2014
Cascade Cart Solutions, a Cascade Engineering company, introduced new web-based, cloud-managed software this past spring to improve tracking, maintaining and reporting on cart fleets for the waste industry. Read More

The value of design

July 16, 2014
What is the value design can bring to a business? How does business measure a return on a design investment, let alone define something as intangible as “good design”? Read More

4 critical steps for digital channel maintenance

July 13, 2014
It's 5:00 p.m. — do you know where the credentials to your social media accounts are? Read More

Inside Track: Earned confidence drives OST president to be a leader

A successful career has always been important to Meredith Bronk — but not necessarily in technology.

July 11, 2014
Even from an early age, Meredith Bronk told herself that no matter what profession she chose, she would become a success. Read More

UAV regulation debate drones on

A GR business is grounded in the FAA struggle to limit use of drones.

July 11, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration is virtually at war with U.S. businesses trying to use small UAVs — unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones — including businesses in West Michigan. Read More