CEO's BizJournals Column

Heinan’s contributions to the American City Business Journals

How to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risks We Face Working From Home

As we continue to observe social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home orders, it’s clear that we’ll all be working from home for at least another several weeks.
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The Art of the Virtual Coffee: Building relationships from a safe distance

As more of us shift to working from home and generally practicing social distancing, it’s important that we still find creative ways to build our personal and professional relationships.
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Key Elements of Due Diligence When Considering a Cloud Solution

For years providers have been touting the benefits of a migration to the cloud: increased productivity, morale, and security, and decreased management burden and risk of downtime.
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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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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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How One of the Founders of Trello is Keeping his Remote Workforce Engaged

I recently spoke with Michael Pryor, one of the founders of Trello, about what it takes to keep a widely dispersed workforce effective, productive, and engaged.   If you don’t know about Trello yet (despite there being 25 million registered users), it’s...
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How to Set Up Your Mobile Workforce for Success

It’s 2017 – anyone can work from anywhere at any time on any device now, right?
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Use These 2 Tech Tools to Increase Engagement and Reduce Turnover

Millennials might be the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, but they certainly aren’t the most engaged.   According to Gallup, only 29% of millennials are engaged at work. And this isn’t a group that will remain passive about their disengagement,...
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Will Your Remote Workers Cost You Thousands in Overtime?

There’s some trouble lurking beneath all this remote access technology.   Thanks to advancements in cloud computing and solutions like virtual desktops, it’s increasingly easy for us to “work anywhere.” This level of mobility has serious appeal across...
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