Let's face it -- technology has become a vital element of modern business. From the basics of e-mail to the complexities of integrated business management software, it's everywhere. It connects our processes and enables commerce to occur. Without adequate technology in place, work grinds to a halt.

Let's face it -- technology has become a vital element of modern business. From the basics of e-mail to the complexities of integrated business management software, it's everywhere. It connects our processes and enables commerce to occur. Without adequate technology in place, work grinds to a halt.

The challenge that faces the business professional is the need to understand which technologies and processes are appropriate for your business. Prices, services and applications vary widely in the industry -- thousands of dollars can be wasted on inappropriate technology.

The Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce will hold quarterly technology seminars to provide non-technical educational overviews for the fields of technology that are useful for your business. These sessions will provide the basis for smart asset allocation in the field of technology.