Another year is in the books. We’re all a little older and (hopefully) wiser. And, like clockwork, we’re preparing for the coming year. Read More
Minnesota is fortunate to have bountiful water resources along with a seasoned expertise in water issues and technology. Plymouth-based TonkaWater, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, has leveraged this knowledge to provide customized solutions to water treatment problems across North America. Read More
The founder of Zipnosis talks technology with host Jeff Martin, who interviews tech executives while driving them around in his Prius. Read More

When the Ford Center opened in 1914 in what is now called the North Loop, it was an auto factory where an eventual 600 workers built Model T automobiles. Operated as a vertical assembly plant, the innovative space included a first floor showroom for selling the completed coupes. Read More

Damola Ogundipe (left), Jasmine Russell (center) and Mondo Davison (right). Photo by Tate Carlson

Mondo Davison is taking The Big Step.
After months of planning, the young man who calls himself “The Black Tech Guy” is resigning his day job to pursue his fledgling tech startup full time.
“I call it a leap of calculated faith,” says Davison, 31, who has put in seven years as a project coordinator with St. Paul public schools. “It’s time to give this my all.”
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The WAND Corp. got started 30 years ago with an emphasis on point-of-sale systems and backroom operations technology. But for the last eight years the company has become a major player in digital menu boards, serving more than 70 brands in the “quick food and fast casual” niche, including Cinnabon, Church’s Chicken and Auntie Anne’s. Read More

Chris Behrens, president and CEO of YA. Photo by Emily Davis

From his corner office in the Lumber Exchange Building in downtown Minneapolis, Chris Behrens enjoys a picture-perfect view of the five-story-tall Bob Dylan mural, painted on the building directly across the street.
Featuring three images representing the long career of the Minnesota-born musician, the eye-catching triptych is entitled “The Times They Are A-Changin’.”
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Photo courtesy of Uponor.

Uponor Corporation, a Finland-based water systems company with a major presence in Apple Valley, recently announced what it calls “the next wave of the smart home”: an “intelligent water solution that protects family homes Read More
The CIO of TCF Financial, Tom Butterfield, shares his thoughts about technology, leadership and other topics with host Jeff Martin on the sixth episode of Driving Change. In the video series, Martin takes leading technology executives for a ride in his Prius as he picks their brains. Butterfield discusses evolution vs. Read More