Net Neutrality has recently been a popular topic of conversation within the disability community. But what is it, and what does it mean for the disability community? By definition, net neutrality, or open Internet, is a principle that Internet service providers (ISPs) should give companies/individuals access to all legal content […]
If you have read some of my posts I appreciate it. Generally, I write about technological aspects of 508 compliance; tagging, captioning, new developments, etc. the idea occurred to me that while technology is important, communication is imperative. During my practice and research, I have communicated with hundreds of people […]
Normally, I write about technical aspects and various applications of assistive technology, and the positive effects on the business and disability community. Since I want to give a complete detail of those effects, I would be remiss if I didn’t include how assistive technology impacts the humans who use it […]
Accessibility & Technology – Every Industry Making products and various services accessible for assistive readers, and providing greater keyboard control are two major aspects of providing accessibility within electronic communications (i.e. Web sites, e-mails). It is becoming more important to the retail industry and other types of businesses to provide […]
Frequently, when discussing accessibility issues with business owners and others, the topic of 508 “automation” comes up. While some automation programs are very good and cover a lot of key points and information, keep in mind these types of programs cannot replicate end users experience precisely, and it is wise […]
When Merry Korn started her small business, Pearl Interactive Network, Inc., she initially struggled to find a niche for her small business. Even more daunting was the federal contracting certification process that she wanted to pursue. Merry reached out to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Columbus District Office to meet […]
Greg Cobble has been named this year’s Toys for Tots Representative for Clark, Powell, and Estill Counties. As a representative, Greg will coordinate the collection and distribution of toys for children who might not otherwise receive much for Christmas. Greg is a veteran of the Marine Corps and has been employed […]
Our Employees Care! During this past month, Pearl Interactive Network employees have collected donations for Operation Happiness, a volunteer-run Christmas assistance program for the residents of Clark County in Kentucky. The goal of the program is to feed 1,400 families this holiday season. This year Pearl set out to beat our […]
General Dynamics Information Technology Recognizes Pearl Interactive Network as High-Performing Small Subcontractor
Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. announced today that it was recognized by General Dynamics Information Technology as a high-performing small subcontractor for their technical effort and performance during the past year. The General Dynamics Information Technology Quality Service Provider (QSP) Program uses an established quality rating system and an annual evaluation […]
President and CEO Merry Korn of Pearl Interactive Network was one of 50 central Ohio business executives who was presented with a Smart 50 Award from Smart Business magazine. The Smart 50 Awards are presented to leaders and entrepreneurs in a variety of business categories who have demonstrated expertise and […]
Blue Ocean Shift – Merry Korn, CEO of Pearl Interactive Network, Inc. Appreciated Concept, Application and Timing!
BLUE OCEAN SHIFT – BEYOND COMPETING, BY CHAN KIM AND RENEE MAUBORGNE Reviewed by Merry Korn, President and CEO, Pearl Interactive Network Inc BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is the follow-up to Blue Ocean Strategy, the global bestseller by professors Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne. In their seminal work from 2005, the authors argued […]
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