Top vs. Bottom Performers: What Role Does Technology Play?

by Michael Cocanower

Our IT firm was curious about the role technology strategies play in separating exceptionally successful firms from those that are stagnant in growth. We reviewed the business practices for dozens of local small and mid-sized businesses ranging from 20 to 500 employees, and we took an in-depth look at everything from mitigating risk and developing… [More]

Tech for Healthcare

by Mike Hunter

Advances in technology and healthcare often overlap. Diet by App Order Healthy has created an app with which people ordering take-out or delivery can quickly and easily compare how healthy their food choices are. Recently launched for the Phoenix area, the app gives the user access to more than 10,000 restaurants, marking each menu item with… [More]

Monetizing Spare Time

by Mike Hunter

Hire.Bid improves the way people find and hire high-end professionals and allows professionals to better leverage and monetize their skills. Its proprietary system incentivizes professionals to perform their best for clients and allows those same professionals — even if employed — to make money by auctioning off their spare time. The platform inverses the traditional… [More]

Goods to Go

by Mike Hunter

Roadie lets people send things (from furniture to boxes, bicycles and more) with drivers already heading in that direction. It’s a smart solution to save on shipping costs and a green way to use resources already on the road. The service is also becoming popular with local small businesses, as an affordable way to deliver… [More]

Stocking Up

by Mike Hunter

Stockpile offers companies and unique and rewarding way to incentivize employees. Shares of stock can be gifted in any dollar amount and is the gift that keeps on giving. E-gifts or physical gift cards are available and allow employers to help their team become investors.

How to Make a Good First Impression with a Website

by Alexis Krisay

A brand has one chance to make a first impression. In this fast-paced digital world, there are many opportunities for a potential customers or stakeholders to learn about a company and have that first impression before any actual conversation even happens. That means a company’s digital presence has to be rock solid, and it all… [More]

Technology Innovation for the Legal Market

by Mike Hunter

The cost and risk of paper records are a severe business burden. Law firms and corporate legal departments, as a result, are migrating to a fully electronic matter file to improve efficiency and security for their clients; alleviate compliance and audit processes for the firm; and deliver increased mobility, collaboration and productivity for attorneys. DocSolid,… [More]

Fundraising Platform

by Mike Hunter

RallyUp.com is an innovative new type of fundraising platform for nonprofits. From online charitable fundraising for Fortune 500 companies to school fun-runs, Arizona-based RallyUp is helping organizations simplify all aspects of fundraising campaigns. The company focuses on next-generation philanthropy that involves donors more directly in the causes they love. Founded in 2013 by veteran technology… [More]

Smartphone as Supercam

by Mike Hunter

The ShowOff Super Mount enables hands-free photos and videos from the user’s smartphone — up to 30 feet away — by combining Bluetooth technology with an advanced magnetic system. It also provides real-time updates while working if attached to a computer or monitor, and gives GPS navigation in the car if mounted to the rearview mirror. The ShowOff… [More]

The Medium Is the Message 

by Mike Hunter

SnapComms recently launched CommsTools.com as a free online resource that can help employers get a message across successfully to their workforce (or help anyone looking for ideas on how best to communicate to a wider group). Getting employee attention is extremely hard nowadays as staff contend with bloated email inboxes and information overload. “CommsTools.com helps… [More]