Making a Good First Impression

Our company, Summit-Tek, is growing and experiencing a busy hiring cycle. As most small businesses in the IT field know, our market’s very competitive and there is no lack of experienced candidates! To find the best fit for our team, we look for character traits that don’t require any talent or experience.  Experience alone shouldn’t…

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Machine Learning In The Maritime Domain

Maritime transportation remains the go-to method when it comes to trading in bulk, with international shipments being responsible for close to 90% of goods. This provides an ideal platform for smuggling illegal goods as well, which in-turn makes maritime security a matter of great importance to businesses and governments alike. To combat against nefarious actors…


Reclassification of Small Business

COVID remains a challenge for small businesses. The international pandemic has put citizens and businesses on their heels since last March. New regulations and mandates have the entire world adapting to stark and sudden changes on a nearly weekly basis and these new measures continue to impact small businesses the most. A research article prepared…

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a business name? There are plenty of examples of successful companies whose names are tied to their task and purpose, but how necessary is it to become successful? You may want to associate your brand to a family name or some variation thereof, while others might choose a less meaningful approach. Would you…

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What Does an Investigative Analyst do?

There are various sects in which Investigative Analysts function, ranging from private to public sectors, which also include government agencies. The Investigative Analysts have become a critical component to all law enforcement agencies. Their predominant roles, as the name might suggest, is to investigate and identify illegal actions or misconduct within organizations that relate to…

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During COVID-19, Consumers Must Remain Vigilant for Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Goods

Counterfeit goods and phony pharmaceuticals continue to pose a health and safety risk to consumers in America and around the world. During these uncertain and unprecedented times, as the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we must remain especially vigilant. Many fraudulent healthcare products, including hand sanitizers and supposed panaceas for the novel Coronavirus, are…

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Proceeding with Cautious Optimism

Is China’s trillion-dollar investment in its Belt and Road Initiative, advertised as building a stronger global economy, its true objective or simply allowing China greater political and military influence over strategic trading partners? Since being announced in October 2013 by President Xi Jinping, Chinese state-owned enterprises have created access and influence throughout Southeast Asia, Africa,…

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Summit-Tek Goes to GardaWorld International’s Global Security Conference

A global security conference hosted by GardaWorld International in Houston, Texas, in early February provided a welcome opportunity to confer with area Oil &Gas sector companies on security concerns for business travelers in various regions of the world, particularly the Middle East and Africa. Representing Summit-Tek, Senior Director Michael Daigle had the opportunity to meet…