Trends, products and advances


Skilled nursing facilities have new owners and management

August 16, 2018
Seven outpatient skilled nursing facilities in West Michigan have new owners and management. Read More

Mini Maker Faire promotes creativity

August 13, 2018
A celebration of Grand Rapids’ ingenuity is on tap for this weekend. Read More

Site performance influences SEO and users

August 13, 2018
You stream content whenever you’d like, from wherever you are, from whatever device is nearby. We check Amazon to see if a product is cheaper than our local store because we know we can get it in two days. We’re programmed to go to Google to get answers to our questions or find things near us. It’s also known that a goldfish now has a better attention span than us humans. Read More

Tips to create and manage your passwords

August 13, 2018
Remembering and typing in a username and password when logging into an app or website can seem like a hassle sometimes, but in reality, passwords are an important first line of defense when it comes to protecting your sensitive information. While it is easy to get lazy with your passwords, hackers are getting smarter and more efficient every day, so give yourself an extra boost of security by following these steps when creating and managing your passwords. Read More

New E. coli test could change food production

GVSU’s Kevin Strychar awarded $96K grant to study effectiveness of imaging flow cytometer.

August 10, 2018
The threat of E. coli has prompted a Grand Valley State University researcher to find the bacteria in food before it hits the market for consumption. Read More

Ford futurist gazes into crystal ball

Sheryl Connelly advises West Michigan business leaders on ‘future-proofing’ their companies.

August 10, 2018
Sheryl Connelly has some ideas about “future-proofing” businesses for the coming decades. Read More

Tech firm hires director of finance

August 8, 2018
A technology firm in the region has added a new member to its executive team. Read More

Holland-based startup to launch two options of video résumé platform

Wedge helps job seekers create ‘video first impression’ for prospective employers.

August 3, 2018
Wedge is hoping to boost job seekers’ résumés. Read More

VNN partners with health providers

August 3, 2018
The Grand Rapids-based high school sports communication platform VNN has partnered with a group of health care providers in the U.S. to roll out digital sports medicine libraries in several markets. Read More

Charter Communications laying off 51 sales employees

August 2, 2018
The telecom company Charter Communications is laying off 51 sales support employees in Walker. Read More