PASS IT, SIGN IT, NOW! CTC CEO Bruce Carlson on Governor Malloy’s Proposed Budget

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PASS IT, SIGN IT, NOW! CTC CEO Bruce Carlson on Governor Malloy’s Proposed Budget

Budgets are first and foremost policy documents. They detail the policy directions and the priorities that an organization deems important. Through that lens, let’s look at Governor Malloy’s budget proposal released on Wednesday. At the 10,000 foot level, here are the policy directions and priorities that I take away from the Governor’s proposal: Continued effort to reduce the size and scope of State Government Reshaping [...]

CTC Member Insurity buys Denver analytics firm | HartfordBusiness.com

Hartford-based Insurity Inc. has acquired Denver, Colo.,-based Valen Analytics for an undisclosed sum, the Connecticut property-and-casualty insurance analytics firm announced Thursday. Source: Insurity buys Denver analytics firm | HartfordBusiness.com

CTC Member Datto to add 200 jobs to downtown Rochester, NY

Datto Inc, founded by a Rochester Institute of Technology graduate, is expanding its local operation, promising to create 200 jobs and fill multiple floors of The Metropolitan, formerly Chase Tower. Source: Datto to add 200 jobs downtown

CTC Annual Meeting January 13, 2017

The Connecticut Technology Council Virtual Annual Meeting was held on January 13, 2017. We were so pleased with a large turnout and terrific participation, issues with the dial-in not withstanding. You can access PowerPoint presentation as PDF download.

Innovation Summit Series: Diameter Health — CT Startup

Our friends at the CT Startup Podcast interviewed participants at November’s Innovation Summit. Listen to their fab interview with Diameter Health now! In the first part of our Innovation Summit series, we talk to the Eric Rosow founder of Diameter Health, which seeks to streamline the healthcare industry through clinical intelligence. Source: Innovation Summit Series: Diameter Health — CT Startup

CTC Member Company iDevices Surprises a Family with Smart Home Tech

CTC member company iDevices made one family’s holiday extra special by hooking them up with a completely connected home just in time for holiday lights. Watch their heartwarming story below.

Connecticut Technology Council Hosts 2nd CT Skills Challenge Hackathon Event

On December 3, 2016, at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) hosted the top 50 collegiate computer programming students from local colleges and universities for a team hackathon competition. The hackathon is part of CTC’s ongoing Connecticut Skills Challenge Program, made possible through funding provided by CTNext. This was the second hackathon for the CT Skills Challenge in [...]

Top 50+ Coders in Connecticut Compete at Skills Challenge Finals

The Top 50+ Coders in Connecticut competed at the Coding Skills Challenge Final on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at the Yale School of Management. The Connecticut Technology Council was thrilled to provide learning and networking opportunities from some of the state’s best and brightest coders. Students from 13 area colleges and universities converged for the final trial, after competing in school-specific qualifying rounds throughout the [...]

Why Your CT Small Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

As the saying goes, stuff happens. Natural disasters are a fact of life and they can strike at any time. The same is true of man-made disasters; they happen when you least expect them. Your business IT systems are subject to disasters like everything else, and when your computer network goes down, it creates an even greater crisis for your business. That’s why every business [...]

Connecticut’s Great Places to Work – The Connecticut Story – November 2016

CTC Member Core Informatics named one of Connecticut’s Best Places to Work by Connecticut Magazine! At this 3-year-old company, employees have flexible work schedules and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. “We work hard, but then play some ping-pong or grab a beer,” says Li Hayes, director of employee success. Perks include gym membership, free lunch on Fridays, free fresh fruit every day, company-sponsored happy hours on [...]