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Get Ahead in the Cloud

“Darn. I need that document, but I’m not at the office.” That’s a phrase that is slowly phasing out. Over the years, the cloud has been on the rise with many people, as well as companies, making the transition to store physical content digitally. In addition to efforts of going paperless, the main appeal of… Continue Reading

Fossil Fuels and Renewable Power – What’s in the Future?

Russ:  This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook.  I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with R.T. Dukes, Research Director with Wood Mackenzie, and Prajit Ghosh, Global Strategy Lead also with Wood Mackenzie.  Guys, welcome to the Playbook. Prajit:  Thank you R.T.:  Thanks for having us. Russ:  You bet.  Give us an… Continue Reading

It’s time for nonprofits to embrace the cloud

Cloud computing promises lower technology costs and greater efficiency and productivity. Yet many nonprofits have yet to move to the cloud, possibly because their staffs are smaller and their IT expertise is limited. Fortunately, cloud computing is a simple concept that’s easy to adopt. Remote control Cloud computing, also known as “software as a service,”… Continue Reading

February Events

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. El Centro de Corazon Turnaround Management Association – February Breakfast Meeting Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce… Continue Reading

Upcoming June Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you. Turnaround Management Association District Export Council Houston Interactive Marketing Association Houston Energy Breakfast National Association of… Continue Reading

Upcoming April Events in Houston

Our friends and clients look to us, as accountants and business advisors, to formulate ideas and facilitate solutions for your business. With this in mind, we are supporting several upcoming events we think may be of interest to you.    Houston Energy Breakfast Greater Houston Partnership – Coffee with the Consuls Greater Houston Partnership – State… Continue Reading

Meeting User Needs Should be Paramount to Product Design

Jen: This is the PKF Texas: Entrepreneurs Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here again with Kelsey Ruger, the Chief Experience Officer at CogMine and the President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. Welcome back to the Playbook, Kelsey. Kelsey: Thanks, Jen. Jen: So when we talked about your title as… Continue Reading

Content Marketing Strategy – HiMA Interactive Strategies Conference 2014

  Jen: This is the PKF Texas: Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Kelsey Ruger, the Chief Experience Officer at CogMine and also the president of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. Welcome back to the Playbook, Kelsey. Kelsey: Thanks. Thanks for having me again. Jen: So we’ve talked… Continue Reading

Design Experience and the Role of a Chief Experience Officer

Jen: This is the PKF Texas: Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Jen Lemanski, this week’s guest host, and I’m here with Kelsey Ruger, the Chief Experience Officer at CogMine. He’s also the President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association. Kelsey, welcome to the Playbook. Kelsey: Thanks, Jen. Thanks for having me. Jen: Now, Chief Experience Officer. That… Continue Reading

Med-Enterprise, LLC – Technology for the Healthcare Industry

Russ: This is PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host. Today here with Jay Comeaux, Director of Business Development for Med-Enterprise. Jay, welcome to the Playbook. Jay: Thank you very much. It’s good to be here. Russ: Tell us about Med-Enterprise. Jay: Med-Enterprise, as our name implies, is a consulting group… Continue Reading

Manufacturers Connect at Greater Houston Manufacturers Association

Karen: This is the PKF Texas Entrepreneur’s Playbook and I’m Karen Love. I’m the host and cofounder of the show, and today I’m here with Jeff Applegate, the president of Blackwell Plastics and also the chairman of the Greater Houston Manufacturing Association. We’d like to welcome you back, Jeff. Jeff: Thank you Karen, it’s a… Continue Reading

Perspectives on India from the Honorable Parvathaneni Harish – Coffee with the Consuls

Russ: This is PKF Texas’ Entrepreneur’s Playbook. I’m Russ Capper, this week’s guest host, and I’m here at the GHP’s Coffee with the Consuls to interview the honorable Parvathaneni Harish, Consul General of India. Parvathaneni, welcome to the Entrepreneur’s Playbook. Consul General: Thank you very much, Russ. Russ: Your country is so integrated with our… Continue Reading

Directions 2012: ISV Impact – Kyle Collins Guest Blog

Below is a guest blog from Kyle Collins, the Business Development member of our Consulting Solutions team. He offers up his observations from the Microsoft Directions conference we attended last month. Directions 2012 is the ERPalooza for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV world.  It’s a time for Microsoft partners and independent software vendors (ISVs) to rally… Continue Reading

And the FastTech 50 Winners Are…

We’ve just finished announcing this year’s Class of FastTech 50 winners. Congratulations to everyone! 1 IPT Global 2 StratITsphere Data Center Solutions, LLC 3 Drilformance 4 Technology Support  Incorporated 5 itRobotics, Inc. 6 Cimation 7 Soteica Ideas & Technology, L.LC. 8 Tradentrix 9 Encore Health Resources 10 Z-Terra, Inc. 11 Miracle TV Corporation 12 Commercial… Continue Reading

Nilofer Merchant to Keynote FastTech 50

FastTech 50 is rapidly approaching (November 2nd this year), and is shaping up to be another great event! We’ve secured Nilofer Merchant, columnist, best-selling author and tech guru as our luncheon keynote this year. Tim Monzingo wrote an excellent article in the Houston Business Journal covering Merchant’s thoughts on social media. A former executive for… Continue Reading