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The Big Business of Your Personal Data

The Big Business of Your Personal Data

| March 16, 2014

Private companies are making the sale and purchase of your personal data a new, very big, and fast growing business that challenges traditional notions of privacy. The data once collected is “mined” and used to drive consumer sales by enabling companies to get ever faster readings on consumer trends; and by learning more about you […]

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Information Technology Gives Patients Control of Their Health Care

Information Technology Gives Patients Control of Their Health Care

| November 8, 2013

Health-care spending is out of control. While all the attention is focused on the rollout of the new government Health Insurance Exchanges, private information technology is starting to offer an alternative way to better health, and maybe radically reduced health-care costs. At the Christian Professional Network Conference of October 24, 2013, keynote speaker Scott Rasmussen […]

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The Office of the Future – The Newest New Idea

The Office of the Future – The Newest New Idea

| August 8, 2013

Last month, we presented an article on “The Office of the Future”  which addressed competing views of how offices will function over the next decade. Now an important new study has been released by Gensler that provides quantifiable data as to the environment in which office workers (Gensler likes the phrase “knowledge workers”) perform best. […]

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The Office of the Future

The Office of the Future

| June 30, 2013

On June 30, 1975, a prophetic article appeared in Business Week Magazine entitled “The Office of the Future.”  The article accurately predicted and explained how a new wave of technology would revolutionize how offices work.  “There will be a TV-display terminal with keyboard sitting on [my] desk. I’ll be able to call up documents from […]

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Disaster Recovery: The Most Critical Part to Data Backups

| February 13, 2013

A year ago, in February, 2012, tornadoes ripped through Joplin, Missouri and Tuscaloosa, Alabama causing massive devastation. Businesses that were fortunate had to suffer through minor interruptions of utility services, with others paying a far steeper price. In fact, a colleague of mine who also offers IT services had his office in Joplin reduced to […]

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