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Wearable tech is more than just a fad

Published on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:21 am in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. With the early-September release of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch, the expected 2014 public release of Google Glass and the will-it-ever-happen talk about Apple iWatch, wearable technology has been in the news a lot lately. Some of the […]

Six tactics to hire smart technology employees

Published on Nov 11, 2013 at 10:00 am in Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Many employers make hasty decisions when hiring technology professionals. Here are six tips to keep your technology recruiting in tip-top shape. 1. Test for technical knowledge. There’s nothing worse than hiring a technology professional who doesn’t understand […]

4 features that make iOS 7 a viable business tool

Published on Oct 14, 2013 at 1:21 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Historically, in the enterprise technology space, Apple has lagged far behind Android and Windows. Though iOS was once considered shiny gadgets for consumers, with the release of iOS 7, it is clear that Apple is committed to […]

Keep Your Online and Mobile Conversations Private

Published on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:19 pm in Tennessean Articles.
Snowden

Snowden. PRISM. XKey­score. It seems that you can’t turn around these days without reading another story about government surveillance. Edward Snowden is the former defense contractor who blew the whistle on PRISM, the National Security Agency’s secret electronic surveillance data mining program. XKeyscore is PRISM’s backbone, the software that collects the data, including emails and […]

Enhance Your Home With Home Automation Technology

Published on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:15 am in Tech Trends.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. You may not know it, but the “smart home” of the future is already here. Home automation technologies have gained traction and become much more affordable over the past few years. We recently asked Interactive Systems CEO […]

The Walled Gardens of Business Applications

Published on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:16 am in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. A lot has changed in the past 15 years. In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, Apple unveiled its first iMac and the U.S. government posted a budget surplus for the first time in nearly […]

Kids These Days Aren’t That Good With Computers

Published on Sep 12, 2013 at 12:27 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Everyone seems to be in agreement: The members of Generation Z, the oldest of whom are entering college about now, are great with computers. These “digital natives” have “never known a time before the internet,” as pointed […]

Tech Gadgets to Adopt Right Now

Published on Sep 10, 2013 at 5:10 pm in Tech Trends.

Tech gadgets come and go, and few register as more than a fleeting fad for most consumers. The impact of those gadgets that do take hold though, move the market in ways that are transformational, habit-changing and just plain fun. Here are a few gadgets that you should be paying attention to right now. Computers […]

Concept Technology Ranked 2649 on Prestigious Inc. 500|5000

Published on Aug 20, 2013 at 3:39 pm in Concept Culture.
Inc. 5000

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For the third year in a row, Concept Technology has landed itself in the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Ranked 2649 overall, we cited a three-year growth rate of 133 percent. Concept Technology ranked 22nd out of the 43 Middle Tennessee area companies that made the 2013 list. The company […]

Three Things You Need to Know About 3D Printing

Published on Jul 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Need a new smartphone case, lamp or spare part for your car? What about an iPad stand, toothbrush holder or statement piece of jewelry? Sure, you could go out and buy these things, but why bother when […]