Posted by Brandon Carter on May 28, 2014 7:03:00 AM

Just 100 years ago the first cross-continental phone call was made. Now, you're reading a blog post while listening to music streaming from the cloud and texting with your spouse about dinner. As remarkable as it seems, technological innovation and consumer adoption don't happen by accident. It's extremely rare that a ...

Posted by Brandon Carter on May 15, 2014 5:55:00 AM

There's a restaurant here in Salt Lake that has amazing cheesesteak sandwiches. They're nationally known for them, in fact. The place started out humbly enough, as a small kitchen serving up sandwiches in the back of a pottery gift shop. Eventually word got out about the sandwiches, and within a couple of years the pot...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Dec 5, 2013 2:14:00 AM

If you've ever hung around our offices or gotten to know a few of our employees, you probably know that Team Access is a bit competitive. We're all great friends, but we also like to compete with each other. It's why you'll see our employees hopping into gyms on their lunch break or running a corporate 5K like it was t...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Oct 9, 2013 7:13:00 AM

The battle is on for the local merchant. Daily deals are calling them. Coupon marketers are calling them. Online marketers. Advertising agencies. Solution providers. Everyone wants to get in with these merchants because people actually spend money there. It isn't hard to get a deal from a national .com brand, but over ...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Oct 2, 2013 1:23:00 AM

I want a mobile wallet. Badly. I'm suffering from a bit of "Costanza wallet," wherein the amount of cards, photos, notes and other detritus combine to create a giant meatball. It barely closes, and if I forget to take it out of my pocket while sitting or driving it shoots pain through my sciatic nerves. It's literally ...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Sep 19, 2013 1:25:00 AM

In what seems to be a growing trend, the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has teamed with Access for a new member benefit. “Deals Advantage” will give VAFB members access to thousands of exclusive offers across the state. They join dozens of other organizations who are looking to give back to their members with relevant...