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Law firm adds practice group focused on managing data

A common problem for companies is maintaining far more data than necessary.

August 29, 2014
More than 190 billion emails are being sent globally each business day, which means companies are generating data at an ever-accelerating pace, according to Dawn Garcia Ward, attorney at Warner Norcross. Read More

Trust and living at the speed of social media

August 28, 2014
Does your organizational approval process move at the speed of social media? Read More

Startup develops educational electronics

August 27, 2014
A startup company that produces electronic modules with a focus on improving the “how-to” experience for consumers is getting a boost from a Grand Rapids-based entrepreneurial incubator. Read More

Technology and the changing workspace

August 27, 2014
Recently, Mike VanGessel of Rockford Construction wrote about how the way we live is changing, and his discussion leads to a conversation regarding changes in the way we work. Read More

WW II vet headlines downtown Lotus conference

August 26, 2014
Business professionals, information technology specialists, vendors and consumers are gathering in downtown Grand Rapids to share best practices and customer business cases, and strengthen the IT community. Read More

Far cheaper to get than to get rid of

The cost of tattoo removal stops some from having the procedure.

August 22, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) There is definitely a growing market for tattoo removal — but no insurance covers it and removing one costs far more than getting it in the first place because of the expensive laser equipment involved, so tattoo removal businesses are still scarce in West Michigan. Read More

WMU students launch SafeSense Technologies with impact sensor

Helmet product is designed to measure concussive blows on gridiron and battlefield.

August 22, 2014
An innovative pressure sensor developed by West Michigan University graduate students can now detect concussive head trauma, with applications both on the playing field and in the battlefield. Read More

Tinkerers gathering in Grand Rapids

Mini Maker Faire involves 70 groups of ‘innovative thinkers and makers.’

August 22, 2014
A collection of creative thinkers, tinkerers and makers will come together Saturday and Sunday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Read More

Simulation lab receives grant for medical training equipment

August 22, 2014
The donation of more than $12,000 by a charitable foundation supporting osteopathic medicine will be used to help improve medical students’ and residents’ skills through a simulated experience before seeing actual patients. Read More

CoLearning applies for school status

Organization’s job generation is opening eyes at the state level.

August 22, 2014
The Factory’s hands-on education format might serve as a model for future Michigan educators. Read More