Previous Jan 2013Next Archives About iBi You've Decided to Go Mobile... What's Next? by Chad Udell Float Mobile Learning The most transformative force in technology since the advent of the PC is taking root and setting your employees free. How can you take advantage of it? An Age of Magic Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi Technology, for me—and, I suspect, for many of us—is among the most frustrating aspects of modern life… and also one of the most fascinating. To the Cloud... and Beyond by Gabrielle Balzell The explosive progression of mobile technologies was the driving factor behind Bradley University’s decision to create undergraduate and graduate concentrations in mobile computing. Technology Meets Medicine Crossroads of Collaboration by Annette Bailey CSE Software Inc. CSE Software and OSF HealthCare are joining forces to collaborate on a simulated medical device. An Interview with Steve Hope President and CEO, CIAN Inc. Photography by David Vernon Steve Hope is the owner of CIAN Inc., a service-disabled veteran-owned IT security company that operates out of Peoria, Illinois, and Bowie, Maryland. A Q&A with Carey Novak Director Of Technology Commercialization, Turner Center For Entrepreneurship With over 10 years of experience in company-university R&D, Carey Novak was an easy choice when it came time to select the new director of technology commercialization. A Cheat Sheet for Implementing a Secure BYOD Solution by John Allison CIAN Inc. Allowing users to bring their own devices onto the corporate network can be both a great benefit and concern for management. I Live in the Future… And You Can, Too! by Amy Lambert OneFire Media 2013 is a great place to be! But what if you could live—or run your business—in the future. A place where the goals you envision today are already complete. Your Data Has Left the Building... by Scott Stevens CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Greater technology mobility calls for greater security measures in the workplace. Defending Yourself Against Rogue Apps & Social Media Malware by Steven Streight Social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, have pitfalls for the inexperienced, the naive, and those who are too trusting. An Essential Part of Every Online Marketing Plan by Tammy Finch Web Tech Services Inc. Monitoring your reviews, interacting with customers and promoting your favorite vendors can help boost your business’ image. Malware Goes Mobile by Jessica Tharp Better Business Bureau of Central Illinois Follow these tips to protect your smartphone against malware. Utilizing Technology to Make Better Business Decisions by Ken Squires McGladrey LLP Properly implemented technological tools can increase quality and efficiency while reducing expense. Taming Technology by Jennifer Cross Princeton Leadership Services Learn to minimize technology distractions and maximize your efficiency at the office. A Fool with a Tool is Still a Fool by Michael Menard, The GenSight Group Many people mistakenly believe that the technology itself is the solution, when it is at best 10 percent of the value equation. Region Building an Economy with an Army of Ambassadorsby Karen McDonald County Seeks Tracking SystemThomas O'Neill III, Peoria County Board Introducing… the New CEO Councilby Renee Charles The Heartland Partership Finance Estate Planning at Midlife and Beyondby Mary A. Corrigan Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC Online Payment Getting EasierMark Bond - Commerce Bank Workplace Workers' Comp ReformThe Sound and the Furyby Michael Davis IWIRC The No-Firing ZoneWhy You Should Never Give Up on a Client (Even a Really, Really Tough One)by Joseph Callaway Those Callaways Made in IllinoisInnovation at the Forefrontby Becky Brown Apps for Human ResourcesMary Pille - Employers' Association Healthcare New Treatments to Maintain the Rhythm of Lifeby Methodist Medical Center At the Heart of the MatterKeith Steffen, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center More... GMOs and Food LabelingPatrick Kirchhofer - Peoria County Farm Bureau Balance Three-Dimensional Demand by Gabrielle Balzell As our computers, phones, tablets and other gadgets become progressively more intelligent and personalized, the home printer is not far behind.