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In safe handsPam Petrow and Vector Security adapt to new technology

Technology has created a new dynamic in many businesses, and Vector Security is no exception. Pam Petrow shares how the company has adapted.

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Pam Petrow and Vector Security adapt to new technology

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R&D DrivenRich Lunak and Innovation Works continue to change the startup world

Innovation Works' Rich Lunak shares how AlphaLab Gear got started and what's happening in product development today.

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Rich Lunak and Innovation Works continue to change the...

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Executives adapt with changing times to ensure business longevity

Companies that have been around for more than 50 years have learned a thing or two about adapting to the marketplace. Regional business leaders share their experiences pivoting their business for long-term success.

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2017 Pittsburgh Smart 50Top executives strengthen the region, contribute to its economic success

This year’s Smart 50 class leads a wide range of organizations, but the executives all share a common trait: passion. Meet the 2017 Smart 50 honorees.

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Automated payables platforms offer cost savings to those willing to switch

Even with tools available to automate payment workflows, companies tend to stick with what they know, making more than half of their payments by check. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman explains how payment automation can benefit companies’ accounts payables departments.

Know the rules and risk before flying a drone for commercial use

Not too long ago, people stopped using drones just for a hobby and began to implement them as a part of their businesses. Gallagher's Patrick Zedreck and Brad Meinhardt provide a risk management perspective on drones.

Health data should be used for more than just keeping score

The next generation health benefits consultant uses predictive modeling and data analytics to lower the largest cost of a health insurance program: emerging claims, says Michael Galardini of JRG Advisors. Does this sound like your health plan?

Simple, visible moves help achieve a culture of wellness

In the workplace, small changes can often do the most to encourage a culture of wellness. Dr. Michael Parkinson, senior medical director of UPMC Health Plan and UPMC WorkPartners, shares how the little things can make a big difference.

Keeping nurses happy should be a top priority for health care organizations

Sentact's Chris Dube looks at the factors that lead to nurse turnover and how organizations can make improvements to keep them happy so they're less likely to leave.