Monthly Archives: December 2012

When Cars Talk We Save Time

In late August 2012, Ann Arbor, Michigan piloted the largest road test of vehicle to vehicle crash avoidance technology to date.  Involving agencies from city, state, federal and top automaker industries, this pilot aimed to find out what cars can do when you enable them to see and talk to each other.  This test allowed … Continue reading When Cars Talk We Save Time »

Cloud computing adoption is growing among small businesses

Cloud computing adoption among small businesses is growing.  A study commissioned by Cbeyond, a telecommunications and IT company out of Atlanta, indicates that 64 percent of the small businesses surveyed plan to increase their IT budgets to accommodate cloud services adoption. The reasons for adoption cited are: 83 percent of those surveyed claim cloud services … Continue reading Cloud computing adoption is growing among small businesses »

Is 2013 the year your small business gets serious about social?

We are about to usher in another New Year and in keeping with tradition, another round of predictions. Here’s one theme — 2013 is the year that small to midsize businesses get “serious about social.” If you are already well along on your social media initiative, this  may come as  a surprise. In fact, according … Continue reading Is 2013 the year your small business gets serious about social? »

How YouTube can work for your small business

If you want to go where your customers go these days, then you want to be on YouTube. Each month 800 million people visit YouTube to watch over four billion hours of video. And we’re not just talking about Gangnam style!  What’s more, the number of mobile video viewers is climbing.  In its US Digital … Continue reading How YouTube can work for your small business »

How to reduce stress in your small business

It’s a sad fact that the holidays, which should be among the happiest times of the year, often bring with them a lot of stress, at least for some of us.  Part of the stress comes from huge demand on our time. In addition to day-to-day responsibilities, holiday shopping, getting the house ready for guests … Continue reading How to reduce stress in your small business »