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Everything You Need to Know About Cloud Computing

Shawn Turner |

In our cloud computing Q-and-A with Brad Nellis of Expedient, we referenced three reports that can help you get a grasp on how the technology could be useful for your business. Here are links to each of those reports.

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Lt. Governor Taylor, COSE/GCP Announces Small Business Toolkit


Toledo – Lt. Governor Mary Taylor announced today the launch of a new electronic toolkit that is designed to help Ohio’s small businesses navigate regulatory issues and other matters.

The new business asset - available at - is part of Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative (CSI), which was created by Governor John Kasich in 2011 to help create a more jobs-friendly regulatory climate in Ohio.  Taylor oversees the CSI program.

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Techies Wanted: How OEC and Others Are Filling Northeast Ohio’s Tech Gap

Shawn A. Turner |

There’s a good chance you’re reading this article in your office right now, which means you’re taking a break in the midst of email notifications, conference calls, Excel spreadsheets and other technological wonders of the modern office age. Heck, you might even be reading this piece of content on (on your lunch break, we’re sure!)


3 Ways Small Companies Expand Their Reach: Presented by GTS


For retail giants like Walmart and Amazon that have significant logistics expertise, customer demand for fast or even same-day delivery is by no means impossible—but for SMBs (Small and Medium-sized Business) with fewer resources, this can be very challenging. The reason big companies devote so much money to honing in on their logistics operations is because of its complexity. For most SMBs, the expertise, staff time and money necessary to handle logistics properly is far out of reach—especially when SMBs are focusing on developing and improving product lines and the effectiveness of marketing and sales teams.