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“WISHING YOU A YEAR OF GOOD”

A Masterclass On Leadership By SOU President Rick Bailey - Interview Page 18

Journal Articles

End of an Era and Start of a New One

I struggled with this moment for a while. When Greg Henderson started the Southern Oregon Business Journal back in January 2016, it was 12 pages, printed and mailed. Greg and…

Launching a Wheelchair Charging Station Finder

WheelchairChargingOregon.com We wanted to create a simple way to find places to charge your wheelchair and a simple way to add a Charging Station listing to the map with hopes of encouraging all government…

Introducing Art Authority Museum for Apple Vision Pro. 

By Jim Teece We had an app in the App Store on the first day for the iPhone. We had an app in the App Store for the iPad on…

Kwansei Gakuin, SOU announce 4th installment of Mills Bowl for May in Ashland

ASHLAND – Thirty-eight years after Kwansei Gakuin University traveled to Ashland to become the first Japanese university to play a college football game on American soil, the Fighters will make…

Collaboration and Compromise

The Eight Secrets of a Successful Small Community The birth, growth and dying of small towns. Heavy sighs of old-timers holding back tear-causing memories of better times, carefree children, now…

When Data Makes the Difference

Over the years, we have been inundated with an increasing amount of data used in a number of ways to influence or to make arguments for one cause or another.…

Understanding the Broadband Facts Nutrition Label

Beginning in April 2024, you’ll probably start to see a new and rather official looking label on some marketing materials, advertising, and websites for broadband internet services. Given the importance—and…

The Difference Between the “Three P’s” – Public Relations, Publicity and Press Releases

It’s commonly assumed that PR means “press release” but this is misleading and frankly, not true. “PR does not = Press Release” although, press releases are directly related to PR.…

SOU Institute for Applied Sustainability celebrates with Innovation Fund kickoff

Southern Oregon University’s Institute for Applied Sustainability is stepping into its second year with the official launch of its IAS Innovation Fund and recognition of the institute’s many first-year accomplishments.…

Asante Health System has concluded a 3% workforce reduction

Citing unsustainable financial losses over the past two fiscal years, Asante Health System has concluded a 3% workforce reduction across its regional hospitals and clinics as of Friday. This decision impacts more than 6,000 employees across Medford, Grants Pass, and Ashland.…

Dutch Bros moving 40% of corporate jobs out of Grants Pass

Dutch Bros to move 40% of corporate jobs out of Grants Pass and send them to the new corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona by January 1,2025. Years ago we worked…

Rallly by Luke Vella – Meeting Polls made simple.

I used to use Doodle with a group of random folks from different organizations to herd cats and try to find a time that we can all meet.  It’s a…

Gartner Identifies the Top Cybersecurity Trends for 2024

Generative AI (GenAI), unsecure employee behavior, third-party risks, continuous threat exposure, boardroom communication gaps and identity-first approaches to security are the driving forces behind the top cybersecurity trends for 2024,…

Examples of AI in apps for small business

AI apps are applications that use artificial intelligence to perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as understanding language, recognizing patterns, solving problems, and generating content. AI apps can…

Why is NVIDIA the AI darling right now?

Nvidia is a leading chipmaker that specializes in producing graphics processing units (GPUs), which are essential for powering artificial intelligence (AI) applications. Nvidia’s GPUs can handle the massive amounts of…

What about Apple and the rumored AI iPhone

Apple is planning to introduce more AI features and capabilities to its iPhone and iOS products in the near future. According to various reports, Apple is working on developing a…

What is Google Gemini

Google Gemini is a family of multimodal large language models developed by Google DeepMind, serving as the successor to LaMDA and PaLM 2. It powers the generative artificial intelligence chatbot…

What is Microsoft Copilot?

CoPilot is an AI assistant developed by Microsoft. It is a conversational chat interface that lets you search for specific information, generate text such as emails and summaries, and create…

AI in Your Small Business

AI is being used today in small business in various ways, such as: Save time and money by reducing operational costs and increasing efficiency and productivity. Some of the challenges…

AI and my small businesses

By Jim Teece AI has been around for decades but openAI unleashed ChatGPT last year to the surprise of many and it has awaken everyone as to the power of…

Gartner Predicts CFOs will be Challenged with EBITDA Margins That will Shrink by More than 30% by 2027

By 2027, weak demand and rising costs will shrink earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) margins by more than 30% relative to 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. Most…

Press Releases

KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP Merges with Bend-Based Accounting Firm Price Fronk & Co.

January 17, 2024

via KDP press release www.kdpllp.com Medford, Oregon (January 17, 2024) KDP Certified Public Accountants, LLP, and Price Fronk & Co., announced today…

SORIN 2024 CODING CAMPS

December 19, 2023

Coding isn’t just a skill, it’s your new SUPERPOWER! 2024 Coding Camp Lineup: Classes are open to students ages 16 – 24…

Navigating the Digital Paradox: Internet Use and Loneliness

October 13, 2023

In today’s interconnected world, the internet has become an integral part of our lives, providing unprecedented access to information and enabling communication…

Lessons learned from the pandemic about telehealth and online classrooms

October 13, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly accelerated the adoption of telehealth and online classrooms, and we’ve learned a lot from this experience. Here…

Top 10 things you can do to put on a wonderful business conference

October 13, 2023

A business conference can be a great opportunity to showcase your brand, network with other professionals, and learn new skills. However, organizing…

Dutch Bros Inc. Announces Proposed Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

September 12, 2023

Dutch Bros Inc. (NYSE: BROS; “Dutch Bros”) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of shares…

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