Mobility a growing trend in work

When looking at technology trends for 2011, mobility tops the charts. As the choice to access the Internet is increasingly through mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, it is believed that the number of mobile Internet users will grow to more than 16 percent between 2010 and 2015.

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Economic Snapshot – October 2011

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Consider marketing on Facebook

There is no time like budget time to reevaluate your overall marketing strategy and look at no and low cost options you can begin to implement today.  Social media can be that option, providing innovative and creative ways to market your business.

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QR codes: Digital age marketing

Quick Response Codes, or QR codes, seemingly still a novelty in the United States is another mobile business technology that will greatly help you market and advertise your business. QR Codes have been the rage in Japan since the early 1990s and are now quickly gaining popularity through convenience-oriented applications aimed at the consumer and their smartphones.

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Mobile business the next big push

A decade or so ago, the decision to embrace e-business and the Internet was the decision that has now come to separate the innovators from the laggards. Today, another decision is on the horizon: whether or not to embrace m-business, or mobile business. Embracing m-business and expanding mobile technology through your enterprise will help to insure that your business is a survivor, and not risk dinosaur-like extinction.

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Internet a welcome tool for soldiers

It was 1987 when our orders came down for Fort Drum, New York. It had been four years and two babies since we had set foot on U.S. soil. Little did we know we would become some of the firsts – first to be assigned to the newly reactivated 10th Mountain Division (LI), first to live in brand new 801 Housing, and some of the first to decide to make the north country our home.

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Safeguarding client info top priority

Sidewalks have been “rolled-down” along the river towns, tourists are in, kids are ready for summer vacation, and the calendar says June in the north country. For most of us summer brings an upswing of activity further fueling the north country economy.

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Tech symposium a can’t-miss event

In today’s ever-changing business environment, are you responsible for insuring your business has the competitive edge? Is your business using information technology and the advances it can offer to its fullest extent? Or do you just want to learn more about the benefits that information technology can bring to not only your professional but personal life?

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Tech on farms a vital component

Just a casual drive most anywhere in our beautiful tri-county area and you see evidence of farming and agriculture. For most of us, a first glance at the small farms scattered everywhere might seem like low-tech businesses. But farms, from the small hobbyist to the large professional enterprise, have benefited from computerization more than one may think.

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NNY Chambers of Commerce

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