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Strengthening the regionPresenting the leaders of the smartest companies in Pittsburgh for 2015

Congratulations to Pittsburgh’s Smart 50 for strengthening the region, contributing to its economic success

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Work smarterBill Tomko III lets growth come to him, as W.G. Tomko diversifies into new areas

If you’d asked Bill Tomko III his No. 1 business priority 10 years ago, he’d have said growth. Today, he wants W.G. Tomko to be as profitable and as good as it can be.

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Bill Polacek sparks change by creating opportunity at JWF Industries

If you want to predict the future, the best way to do that is to create it. In order to overcome challenges at JWF Industries, Bill Polacek gets creative and makes his employees part of the solution.

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Pittsburgh’s philanthropic sector drives community change as nonprofits evolve

An in-depth look at how Pittsburgh foundations and nonprofits interact with each other and the community at large.

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Research, specialized financing needed before doing business overseas

Middle-market companies that can capture a segment of business in a foreign market have a tremendous opportunity. Exporting products overseas, however, requires fastidious research upfront. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman shares what it takes to export into foreign markets.

Implementing your security plan to protect your data and network

By beginning the implementation phase of a newly established security plan, your team can take an important step forward in preventing data breaches. All Covered Pittsburgh's Stephan J. Cico talks about his second IT security step: implementing a security plan.

Know your rights and obligations under the HIPAA Privacy Rule

The HIPAA Privacy Rule is very complex — partially due to the fact that it regulates three very different types of organizations (defined as covered entities), and the rules related to each vary. Amy Broadbent of JRG Advisors talks about the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule and how it impacts your business and workforce.

How to get the word out about EAPs, which traditionally are under used

Employee Assistance Programs have a long history of success in helping employers and employees tackle complicated and difficult problems. And, yet, EAPs remain an under-used resource for many employees. LifeSolutions' James Kinville gives ways employers can make employees more aware of EAPs and take advantage of their services.

How to protect your data and network by building a security plan

As companies grow, it’s easy to miss technology changes that can expose your business to vulnerabilities. No one is immune and protecting your business is not a “set it and forget it” situation. All Covered Pittsburgh's Stephan J. Cico shares how building a security plan can help.