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SIM panel celebrates spirit of innovation

By Sara Al-Farhan   Imagine ordering a drink without having to ask a bartender, or knowing exactly when the next bus arrives on a cold day at the bus stop. The Society for Information Management held a panel discussion Wednesday to celebrate four innovators who transformed these ideas into reality. Chicago Innovation Award winners John […]

GlobalBiz: More global expansion how-to from Ed Hamburg

Increasingly, small businesses are targeting a global market. To be successful, it helps to learn from other, experienced firms how to launch an international business, what types of business structures work best for global expansion and how to adapt to local cultures. In GlobalBiz, contributing columnist Michael Muth will shed light on these issues through […]

Chicago Innovation Awards winners include CTA Bus Tracker, Master Lock

The winners of this year’s Chicago Innovation Awards were announced Monday evening to a rapt audience of entrepreneurs in a packed Goodman Theater, 170 N. Dearborn St. As the evening’s hosts and co-founders, Tom Kuczmarski, senior partner of Kuczmarski & Associates and Dan Miller, former business editor of the Chicago Sun-Times, pointed out, this has […]