Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a cloud-based program compiled of integrated services to help you access, manage, and host applications anywhere with an internet connection.

All around the globe, Azure is expanding to new regions and placing the information you need right at your fingertips while saving money. More than 57% of Fortune 500 companies have chosen to use Azure today.

Feb 3, 2016

Rightpoint Labs WOW Wall - One Year Later

We have a fancy touch screen monitor in the lobby of our office. It’s big – it draws the eye.  At first, we weren’t really sure what to do with it. For a long while (and I do mean a long while), we had a nifty video playing that showcased some our culture here at Rightpoint: project successes, Rightpoint wins, little tidbits about the folks who work here and the like. It became apparent however, that a video would be hard to maintain: content couldn’t be updated regularly (or efficiently for that matter) and, what’s more, a casual passerby could not interact with it.

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Jan 14, 2016

The Maker Movement: Chicago Edition

While I’ve gone in depth on the Maker Movement before, here’s the distillation for the Chicago crowd. I’ve been involved in the maker movement since 2009, almost entirely in Chicago: in fact, in 2011 I was President of Pumping Station: One, Chicago’s largest and oldest makerspace.

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Jan 10, 2016

2015 Was A Great Year For Compassion

Compassion Crew is Rightpoint’s way of giving back. We’re a volunteer group that finds opportunities – big and small – to help the community around us. Whether it’s teaching code for a few hours, painting classrooms, cooking dinner for families in need, and everything in between, we enjoy giving back in a meaningful way that reflects the spirit and character of Rightpoint.

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Nov 12, 2015

The Maker Movement: Making The World Our Canvas

The Maker Movement has emerged, evolved and is now thriving not only in the US, but internationally, as well as here at Rightpoint. I and my fellow makers—entrepreneurs, inventors and tinkerers, all—exhibit curiosity, adventure and intellectual engagement, crafting innovative solutions to often-complicated problems. For us, making often requires not only collaboration, but the intrinsic drive to shape the world rather than merely letting it happen around you.

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Nov 4, 2015

The Digital Maker Movement

The Digital Maker Movement is driven by millions of engineers, hobbyists, entrepreneurs and innovators, who are combining the advantages of modern day technology and convenience while simultaneously restoring a culture of innovation and craftsmanship that defined America’s Industrial Revolution.

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Oct 12, 2015

Getting Your Node Into Azure

If you're like me, and you are, you have fallen in love Node.js. You already knew JavaScript and love lightweight & efficient runtimes. NODE! You couldn't believe how easy it was to get up a web framework with Express. NODE!

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Sep 25, 2015

The Digital Maker Revolution: How We Need To Think & Act Like A “Tech” Company To Survive

We tend to think of “tech” companies as ones that approach the world with a software or technology mindset, like Microsoft or Google. But in order to stay competitive today, companies in EVERY industry must embrace technology and Go Digital or Go Home.

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Aug 4, 2015

Rightpoint & The Maker Movement: 'We Heart Makers'

The Internet age is still thriving and indeed evolving. Where tech-driven industries are concerned, the depths and impact of advances such as Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, big data, cyber-security and biotech have barely started to scratch the surface of their potential.

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Mar 18, 2015

Consumerism In B2B

Soho House Chicago
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Nov 19, 2014

Consumerism In B2B

The Bachelor Farmer
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Oct 16, 2014

Right-sizing Your Digital Strategy (Detroit)

The Historic M@dison Theatre
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