Trends, products and advances


OST expands to Asia

New divisions expected to help Grand Rapids-based technology company generate $12 million in revenue.

December 9, 2016
Faster speed to market for its customers is at the heart of Open Systems Technologies’ recent announcement the firm is expanding operations to Asia. Read More

Mobile company investing $685K in operation

December 8, 2016
A maker of accessories for mobile devices is expanding its operation in the region and creating 65 jobs in the process. Read More

Tech firm partnering on U-M innovation program

December 7, 2016
A local digital consulting firm is partnering on an organizational innovation program certified by the University of Michigan. Read More

Telecom company investing $2.8M in fiber project

December 2, 2016
A telecommunications company is investing $2.8 million in a fiber expansion in part of Grand Rapids. Read More

Tech firm expanding into Asia

December 1, 2016
A local technology firm is entering the Asian market. Read More

Subject: Re: email etiquette

November 30, 2016
More and more, we are being asked as business owners, employees and customers to engage with technology. That technology ranges from automated phone systems to apps and even to the “old-school” technology of email. Read More

When process outweighs progress

November 30, 2016
We try to balance our firm’s internal rhythms with the client’s process in such a way that great progress can be made. Read More

Tech company forms advisory board

November 25, 2016
A local tech company has a new advisory board made up of national and local business executives. Read More

Founder sells long-time audiovisual company

November 21, 2016
Two local entrepreneurs have purchased a long-time audiovisual company in town and plan to double its revenue. Read More

First lady honors nonprofit

November 15, 2016
A local arts and technology program caught the attention of First Lady Michelle Obama. Read More