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Polly Schneider Traylor

Polly Traylor is a former high-tech magazine journalist with CIO and The Industry Standard, among others. She writes about business, health care and technology from Golden, Colorado.

6 Recent Stories

Why Your Business Needs an Operations Plan

Why Your Business Needs an Operations Plan

If you're sailing your boat without a rudder, you're going to lose control when the water gets rough. A growing business needs a sound operations plan to survive.
July 18, 2012 in Your Business Plan
Social Advertising: Like, Share, Retweet ... Buy?

Social Advertising: Like, Share, Retweet ... Buy?

Companies are turning to social media as the next frontier for advertising -- and even small businesses can afford to get in on the action.
April 20, 2012 in Advertising
The Buzz Behind Those Tech Buzzwords

The Buzz Behind Those Tech Buzzwords

In our piece on hot tech trends, we explained the cloud, crowdsourcing and other tricky terms. Now, we tackle those big concept buzzwords that likely get thrown around your office.
February 16, 2012 in Technology
Behind the Buzz: Five Tech Trends, Defined

Behind the Buzz: Five Tech Trends, Defined

Do you want to know, once and for all, what the cloud is? Here's our take on those technology terms you keep hearing, but may not quite understand.
September 12, 2011 in Technology
Growing Your Business the Six Sigma Way

Growing Your Business the Six Sigma Way

The well-known philosophy for pleasing customers and growing sales makes sense even for small businesses.
November 19, 2010 in Growth Strategies
Does Your Website Make Customers Cringe?

Does Your Website Make Customers Cringe?

The trick to a successful e-commerce site is making transactions easy and enjoyable for customers.
September 10, 2010 in Building a Website