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NEOSA Best of Tech Interview with OnShift
written on June 29, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

OnShift, winner of the Best Emerging Company award at the 2010 NEOSA Best of Tech Awards, sat down for an interview recently to discuss the company's start, successes to date and plans for the future.

 

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NEOSA Interview with Huntington National Bank
written on June 29, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

Recently, we spent time with Mark Windnagel, SVP- Business Banking Manager with Huntington National Bank.  Mark shares his insight into the current state of small business banking in Cleveland Plus as well as how small tech firms can access capital and other bank services to grow their business.

 

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Follow Up Focus
written on June 28, 2010 by Diane Helbig
Relationship Selling Strategies

How effective is your follow up?  Do you follow up?  So many businesspeople and salespeople fail to follow up with prospects, clients, and associates.

 

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Leadership Improvement by Giving Opportunities
written on June 28, 2010 by Dennis Sommer
Leadership Skills in Employees

Is leadership and staff performance improvement a goal of yours this year?  Giving your staff more opportunities to grow within your company is one proven leadership skill you should focus on to create highly productive employees.

 

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Get Me Out of a Networking Jam
written on June 28, 2010 by Phil Stella
Networking Strategies

“I finish one conversation.  Afterward, there is an awkward time when I have no one to talk to and everyone sees me with no one to talk to. It seems to extend this awkward period.  What do I do?”

 

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Intellectual Property for Tech Firms Part 1
written on June 28, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

Dan McMullen, partner with Calfee, Halter, joins us for a three-part podcast session offering guidance for tech fimrs looking to understand intellectual property  implement such a program and to enhance the value of their company.

This is part 1 of the series.

 

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Lean and Agile Software Development
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

Jon Stahl, Founder and CEO of LeanDog, presents a comprehensive approach to enhancing your company's development efforts through a lean and agile methodology.

 

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NEOSA Member Interview with Fidelity Voice and Data
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

We interviewed members fo the executive team at Fidelity Voice and Data to learn more about their company, how they support tech companies in the region and garner their views on the tech industry in the CLE.

 

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NEOSA Member Interview with US Signal
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

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Intellectual Property with Calfee Halter Part 3
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

This is our final IP segment with Dan McMullen, partner with Calfee Halter, discussing intellectual property and technology firms.

 

 

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Intellectual Property Legislation and Supreme Court Cases
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

NEOSA met with John Cipolla, partner with Calfee Halter, back in early December 2009 to discuss current legislation affecting the future of intellectual property as well as upcoming Supreme Court cases with the potential for significant impact.

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Intellectual Property for Tech Firms Part 3
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

This is Part 3 of our IP series with Calfee Halter partner Dan McMullen.  Dan shares expertise and guidance reviewing the intricacies of intellectual property for technology firms and outlines strategies and best practices for a firm to manage their IP.

 

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NEOSA Quarterly Survey 1st Quarter 2010
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

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Selling to the CIO Part 1
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

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Features and Benefits and Sales Oh My
written on June 25, 2010 by Diane Helbig
Relationship Selling Strategies

Do you sell features or benefits?  Do you know the difference?  All too often salespeople think features are key.

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Capturing the Voice of the Customer
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

Darrin Fleming, partner with Stratavant, outlines the benefits of capturing the voice of your customer and provides guidance pn how to establish such a program with your company.

 

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Leadership Improvement by Empowering Staff
written on June 25, 2010 by Dennis Sommer
Leadership Skills in Employees

Is leadership and staff performance improvement a goal of yours this year?  Empowering your staff is one proven leadership skill you should focus on to create highly productive employees.

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Selling to the CIO Part 2
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

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Intellectual Prperty with Calfee Halter Part 2
written on June 25, 2010 by Brad Nellis
NEOSA- The COSE Technology Network

This is Part 2 of our IP series with Calfee Halter partner Dan McMullen.  Dan shares expertise and guidance reviewing the intricacies of intellectual property for technology firms and outlines strategies and best practices for a firm to manage their IP.

 

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Continental Airlines Eco-Skies
written on June 22, 2010 by Beau Daane
Waste Reduction, Recycling and Composting

In 2009, Continental collected more than 4 million pounds of mixed recyclables from terminal operations at its hubs at Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport, New York/Newark Liberty, and Cleveland Hopkins — an 800 percent year-over-year increase.

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Choosing the Right Advisors to Help You With Exiting Your Business
written on June 22, 2010 by Chris Cooper
Succession Planning

Choosing the right advisors to help you through the exit planning process is an integral component of a successful plan.  Here are some general guidelines to think about:

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Do the Unexpected to Capture Attention and Be Remembered
written on June 22, 2010 by Nikki Evans
Marketing 101

My dad was a character.  No matter what or where, he always got lots of attention by doing the unexpected.

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Networking with Uncommon Courtesy
written on June 22, 2010 by Phil Stella
Networking Strategies

I used to refer to this concept as networking with "common courtesy".  But, just like "common sense", these practices are anything but commonplace in the business world today.

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Leadership Improvement by Creating Enjoyment
written on June 17, 2010 by Dennis Sommer
Leadership Skills in Employees

Is leadership and staff performance improvement a goal of yours this year?  Creating an enjoyable work environment is one proven leadership skill you should focus on to create highly productive employees.

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On-Bill Financing a Great Tool for Small Businesses
written on June 17, 2010 by Nicole Stika
Greening Your Business

Most small businesses would like to invest in energy efficient and sustainable equipment and materials, but they are hindered by long payback periods, high upfront investment costs, and a lack of information and resources on the best options for their businesses.  In order to lower this hurdle to energy efficiency, organizations across the country have developed several creative solutions for financing projects.  One of the most promising and effective options for small businesses is on-bill financing.

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