Archive of Technology


Perhaps you’ve heard that “technology is a wonderful thing.” We at AlignTech agree with this. But technology is only useful when it serves to solve problems and improve our lives in some way.

Strides in innovation and engineering help us to achieve new capabilities, enable underutilized resources and reduce costs.

Which technologies provide the best impacts to your business?

Content Management Systems: Which is Best For Your New Project?

Posted by Jeff Hayes on September 30, 2013 in Technology


When Tim Berners-Lee developed the world’s first website at CERN in 1990 — using a simple Unix-based browser — do you suppose he had any idea how expansive the Web would become?…

Content Management Systems of the Past - AlignTech

A Brief History of Nearly Everything (Digitally) Important

Posted by Jeff Hayes on July 15, 2013 in Technology


Evolution of the World Wide Web The World Wide Web (or just Web) was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee, a (then) CERN consultant/engineer who was looking for a way to facilitate the exchange…

Hokosai's Wave - Digital Marketing - AlignTech

What’s New in Web Design?

Posted by Jeff Hayes on June 14, 2013 in Technology


I’ve worked in the digital world long enough to appreciate the old adage about change being the only constant.  The relationships I’ve built with our clients don’t tend to waver over time,…

What's New in Web Design? Thoughts from AlignTech Solutions

Trends in Technology: Rosetta Stone Required

Posted by Jeff Hayes on January 30, 2013 in Technology


When we hear the phrase Trends in Technology, some of us begin thinking about technologies that should be coming of age soon.  Some of us think “What now!?!” perhaps because technology inspires fear…

Trends depend upon strengths, experience and generation to which one belongs

ROI of Culture on IT Alignment

Posted by Jeff Hayes on July 31, 2012 in Technology


What does culture — that quality in groups of people that govern what we believe and how we behave — have to do with “getting things done”? And by extension, what does…

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How Does One Measure the ROI of Culture on IT Alignment?

Which Apps and Devices Are Best for Foreign Travel?

Posted by Jeff Hayes on June 21, 2012 in Technology


This is a reprint of an article I wrote on mobile devices and apps for the Fox Cities Chamber Business, an up and coming business publication produced by The Fox Cities Chamber…

Which apps and devices are best for foreign travel?

Technology Alignment in a Global Context

Posted by Jeff Hayes on May 20, 2012 in Technology


During a recent trip to Japan I found several examples of how culture plays a role in the success of certain types of business. So dramatic are some of the differences between…

Technology alignment can be a great benefit to companies of every size.

Mobile Apps and Your Business

Posted by Jeff Hayes on February 29, 2012 in Technology


This is a reprint of an article I wrote on mobile apps for Insight on Business, an excellent business publication dedicated to the 100,000 or so businesses in The New North region of…

Mobile Apps and Your Business. Image Copyright Tom Richmond.

Using Doodle to Make Your Life Easier

Posted by Jeff Hayes on October 18, 2011 in Technology


This is a reprint of an article I wrote for Insight on Business, an excellent business publication dedicated to the 100,000 or so businesses in The New North (Northeast Wisconsin) from their…

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Doodle is a great business concept.

Are You a Social Media Addict?

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on January 29, 2011 in Technology


What’s your relationship with social media? Are you just a casual user who can take it or leave it or are you an addict who has to check Twitter, Facebook or your…

Are you becoming a social media addict?