Infrastructure as a Service Turns Heads As Midmarket Cloud Ambitions Grow

As the business world quickly migrates to the cloud for technology applications and infrastructure, many middle-market organizations have been slow to adapt. Some are slightly apprehensive about the cloud, amid uncertainties about whether systems are a good fit and concerns about vulnerabilities and resources required. However, the reality is the cloud presents several key benefits, […]

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Making Every Dollar Count: How Cash Flow Empowered KAR Auction Services

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder about the power of free cash flow? Listen as CFO Eric Loughmiller explains how KAR Auction Services touches more than $25 billion in cash each year, while it captures close to $2 billion in revenue.

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The Seven Growth Killers Every Middle-Market Firm Should Fear

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What kills growth inside middle-market firms? Listen as author and consultant Robert Sher reveals the seven silent growth killers unique to midsize firms and explores some of the approaches business leaders can use to detect and overcome the organizational shortcomings that routinely prove fatal for growth.

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Pennsylvania Plant Removed Safety Device 13 Days before Worker’s Death

Sugar Plant Removed Safety Device 13 Days before Temp Worker’s Death

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: When It’s Time to Hire an Intermediary

Last month, we examined some ways to increase the value of your company well in advance of an actual transaction. Last Article Now, you’ve identified your goals, and done all the preparation you can do.  How do you retain someone to help you through the sale process? Should you hire an intermediary? The first question […]

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Managing Your Firm’s Private Equity Partners, Brian Giambagno, CFO Action Environmental Group

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Nimble Midmarket Firms Could Benefit From Elon Musk’s Open Source Gambit

A patent, contends Elon Musk, only serves to entrench a large corporation to a staked out position around their intellectual property and ultimately only enriches members of the legal profession and not the inventors themselves.

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Middle-Market CEO Interview: Garry McGuire of RMG Networks

Digital signage networks — found in hotel lobbies and malls across the continent — are among the fastest growing categories for media today, increasing at about 14 percent annually. For RMG Networks, the digital networks opportunity recently grew still larger last year when it acquired Plano, Texas’s Symon Communications, a tech firm specializing in software […]

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M&A Engine Revs Up as Economic Optimism Whets Middle Market’s Appetite for Growth

New York — A new economic optimism appears to be sweeping the middle market as business leaders raise revenue forecasts and place M&A near the top of their 2014 growth agendas, according to a cluster of recently released studies. This upbeat tone among middle-market leaders is particularly evident among privately held businesses according to professional […]

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Middle-Market Executive’s 2013 Top Ranked Videos

> Clark and Ross Twiddy, Owners of Twiddy & Company, Outer Banks, NC Once upon a time, mom-and-pop shops dominated the Outer Banks vacation rental market. Most are long gone, but a handful learned to  evolve and change as the competitive landscape demanded new skills and extra levels of service. Twiddy & Company is riding a new wave […]

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