CEO's BizJournals Column

Heinan’s contributions to the American City Business Journals

How Laptops Put Our Businesses at Risk (And What to Do About It)

Remember when the iPad came out as the “laptop killer”?
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Slack vs Microsoft Teams: Which is Best for Your Business?

By now you’ve probably heard about Slack, the fastest-growing Software-as-a-Service startup ever, and a $5 billion business just 5 years after its launch.
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How to Regain Control of Your Company Data

Remember the days of having one file server that housed all of your invaluable company data in a single secure spot?
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What to Consider Before Shrinking (or Eliminating) Your Office Space

On a typical day at your office, how many desks are empty?
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Why You Probably Don't Need to Care About Blockchain (Yet)

Between 2014 and 2015, investors poured $800 million into blockchain startups.   The market for blockchain is expected to reach $7.7 billion by the year 2022, up from $411.5 million last year.   Today, no one can seem to stop talking about this fancy new...
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Before Taking More of Your Business to the Cloud, Don’t Overlook This Productivity Killer

Let’s talk about your bandwidth.   Bandwidth, Heinan? Really?   Yes, really.   It’s not a particularly sexy topic, but it’s one that can have crippling effects on our productivity (and therefore our revenue) if we don’t give it proper attention.  
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Why Personal and Work Technology Feel So Different

Is it frustrating for you, too?   You’re at home and all your technology does exactly what you need it to do.   You check in with your family and friends over any number of social media platforms. You pop open your internet browser and have your grocery...
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Why Business Owners Should Turn Their Attention to LinkedIn

I’ve predicted that LinkedIn is going to explode over the course of 2018.   As you might expect, this has gotten me a lot of raised eyebrows over the past couple months. Why LinkedIn? Why now?   Allow me to present my case.  
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The Myth of the Paperless Office

I’ve been hearing empty promises for actual decades.   Remember Wang word processors? How about WordStar?   For years and years the folks marketing these products have been dangling this nirvana of the “paperless office” in front of our faces.   No paper...
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Top 10 Technology Trend Predictions for 2018

It’s that time of year again!   As we cross into 2018, what can we expect to see on the technology side of things? Here are my top 10 predictions.  
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