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Karen Gilleland

Karen Gilleland

Writer/editor Karen Gilleland draws on deep content management experience in the Fortune 500 corporate world to create business-savvy blogs, speeches, podcasts, articles, newsletters and award submissions. She possesses significant ghostwriting experience, thanks to her ability to write in the authentic voice of senior-level executives and subject matter experts. As internal communications lead for IBM Global Services, Karen created employee messaging from the time the organization was a gleam in the eye of a few Boulder visionaries through its growth to more than 30,000 employees worldwide and its emergence as the profit engine of IBM--the greatest corporate turnaround in history. At Ricoh, her innovative web strategies for the worldwide team helped to align diverse cultures around a set of core corporate values. Karen has published science and business articles in hard-copy publications such as COLORADO BUSINESS, THE ELKS MAGAZINE, FARM JOURNAL, BOY'S LIFE, FIRSTS (a magazine for book collectors), among many others. Karen's writing expertise allows her to turn difficult subject matter into easy reading. As an editor, Karen not only edits business books—such as ICEBERG DOWN, a book on high-performance teams by Ed Minnock--but she is a sought-after editor for mysteries, including NEW YORK TIMES' best-selling author Margaret Coel, whose series is set among the Arapahos on the Wind River Reservation. Karen's blog for the "insanely addicted fans of 'Doc Martin,'" a British sitcom, contains articles and her own FanFiction. It's racked up more than half-a-million hits--popular enough for THE WALL STREET JOURNAL to include her comments in its article, "As the World Streams." Additional samples are available on request.

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August 13, 2018 | 3 minute read

Don't let the old hardware blues undermine office security

Any computer more than four years old is not only costly to keep but hacker-friendly. Learn how secure hardware can help you maintain office security.


July 24, 2018 | 4 minute read

Black Hat 2018: Prepare to bite back against hackers

Black Hat 2018, the world's top information security event, is coming up soon. Here's what you can expect from the massive hacker conference.


July 5, 2018 | 3 minute read

Maximize your IT protection with better smartphone security

Don't let your employees be your weak link. Institute these strong smartphone security and employee training tips to bump up your IT protection.


May 23, 2018 | 4 minute read

Visualizing the future blockchain tech promises

Innovations in blockchain tech could change the world—sooner than you might think. Check out five industries innovating with blockchain today.


May 17, 2018 | 4 Minute Read

Fend off network security attacks with . . . lava lamps?

When it comes to network security and data protection, lava lamps are more than just a toy. With innovative thinking, your company can stay more secure.


May 11, 2018 | 4 Minute Read

3 ways IT can revamp the customer experience

Customer experience management might not sound like an IT task, but as the keeper of data and analytics, your team can play a big role.