Does South Florida’s burgeoning tech scene need some oomph?

South Florida business leaders and government officials are betting on the tech industry becoming the area’s next big economic driver. But is it all talk? Three players from the local tech scene weigh in on whether South Florida is the next hot tech hub or an also-ran.

Crisis of the Week: Welspun India Faces ‘Sheet Storm’ Over Egyptian Cotton Claims

Welspun’s response to its Egyptian cotton crisis has, in fact, not been wholly well spun.

How can businesses capitalize on the Pokémon Go craze?

“What we’re seeing in terms of real, everyday practical solutions in leveraging augmented reality is at a really nascent stage at this point,” said Jacques Hart, CEO of Roar Media.

Miami is a top mobile-friendly city, and here’s how you can capitalize on that

“Everyone has a browser on their phone and people are used to searching for things on a browser. So make sure you are mobile-friendly,” Hart said.

Miami is a top mobile-friendly city, and here’s how you can capitalize on that

Figures vary industry to industry, and hours of the day play a factor, too. But the underlying message remains: It is crucial to interact with consumers via mobile.

Richman Greer

Level Insurance

Crisis of the Week: Disney Responds to Alligator Killing Boy

This week the crisis involves Walt Disney Co. and its response to the death earlier this month of a two-year-old boy who was attacked by an alligator at one of the company’s resorts in Orlando, Fla.

What we didn’t tell you about Google Analytics

by Alex Wall   We were flattered this week when more than 70 people packed the 7th floor of the National Young Arts Foundation building this past Tuesday for a hands-on presentation of Google Analytics fundamentals. It was a radical delight to speak with so many business executives and entrepreneurs about the role analytics plays […]

Crisis of the Week: Does SunEdison Have Energy to Handle Crises?

The crisis this week involves energy company SunEdison Inc. and how it’s handling anumber of issues, including a delay in filing its annual report, the termination of a deal to acquire Vivint Solar VSLR -3.89%, investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission related to disclosures to investors and a decision to file for bankruptcy.