Articles by Dan Heilman

Nancy Breymeier

Caribou Closings Might Mean Indie Coffee Boom Is Brewing

"If a business has to go under, I'd prefer that it be a chain," Nancy Breymeier, co-owner of the Amore coffee shop, said.

April 29, 2013

Robots That Serve and Protect

Robots That Serve And Protect

Don’t think sci-fi: ReconRobotics creates guidable, pocket-size robots for the military and law enforcement.

March 01, 2012

Safer and Cheaper

Safer And Cheaper

Minbu’s view: Small businesses have big data backup needs.

February 01, 2011

Putting It Together

Putting It Together

Nibi Software gathers the most useful stuff on the Web in one place. Now it’s developing a new approach to online mobile video.

September 01, 2010

Sell Anywhere

Sell Anywhere

Alvenda turns online ads and Facebook pages into digital retail “stores.”

September 01, 2010

IBM's Triple Play

IBM's Triple Play

Microsoft's Xbox 360, Nintendo's Wii, and Sony's PlayStation 3 all got some of their smarts at IBM's Rochester campus.

September 01, 2008

Films Off Film

Films Off Film

Kelly Egan and Swarmcast are positioning for the electronic-movie age.

December 01, 2007


Catching Up With The CIO

As technology evolves, so do the challenges for the people who maintain it.

September 11, 2007


The New Edition

What does Web 2.0 mean for your business?

April 01, 2007

Keeping it in the Family

Keeping It In The Family

The often tricky business of family-business succession.

October 01, 2006

Pirating Your Patents

Pirating Your Patents

Whether they are greedy parasites or legitimate patent holders, so-called "patent trolls" take time, resources, and money from the companies they sue.

July 01, 2006

Re-imagining e-Government

Re-imagining E-Government

Gopal Khanna, Minnesota's new CIO, has ambitious plans for building the state's IT framework. His challenges: An aging state-government work force and tech-savvy younger citizens who want faster service.

July 01, 2006

Web of Security

Web Of Security

The dos and don'ts of Internet security for business.

April 01, 2006

The Google Stalker

Minnesotan Arnie Schultz' technology purports to give more accurate Internet search results. Could a program 40 years in the making revolutionize cyberspace?

April 01, 2006


Optimum Outsourcing

Sending IT functions to an outside provider can cut costs and headaches.

February 01, 2006

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