Technology

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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

Attorneys look at potential jurors’ social media accounts

July 11, 2014
Attorneys often take a peek at the social media accounts of those selected for jury duty. Read More

University duo develops Blues Fest app

July 9, 2014
A college student and a recent graduate have teamed up to develop a mobile application for a blues festival this week. Read More

What happens after technology collides?

July 8, 2014
Andy listened to a podcast while driving to work. After he arrived, he checked his work email, edited a few documents and accessed his company’s production software — searching and working with the employee CRM system. Read More

OST sees opportunities in analyzing health data

July 4, 2014
A West Michigan firm is poised to dive into a data lake as the health care industry wades into implementing technology systems and data analytics. Read More