Workforce Research Project Update


Workforce Research Project Update

By Adam HarrisCTC Research Fellow Having completed our preliminary research into the general trends of engineering and computer science graduation, we are now preparing to transition into the data collection phase of our project. Over the next few weeks, we will examine several perspectives of the perceived paucity of qualified technology employees in the state by reaching out to Connecticut’s employers, recent college graduates, and [...]

Bob Dorf Speaking at FairCo TEEM on Wednesday, June 20.

…or maybe it's you. Maybe you or your friend should just start coding or hiring people to code, forge, build, weave or do whatever needs to be done to get to market fast. Or maybe you should consider an approach where you really apply customer research to discover the Minimum Viable Product.  So that you launch with something that meets an unmet need and doesn't [...]

Connecticut Innovations Makes $500,000 Follow-on Investment in Innovatient Solutions Inc.

      Rocky Hill, Conn., April 16, 2012 – Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state’s quasi-public authority responsible for technology-based innovation and economic development, today announced that it has made a follow-on investment of $500,000 in Innovatient Solutions Inc. (Innovatient) of Farmington, Conn., through its Seed Investment Fund. This investment is part of a Series A extension round of $2 million, led by CI and involving [...]

How to get the most out of your meetings

CTC has been using this software to help us organize meetings, making sure our staff meetings are effective and never redundant or disorganized. We are most impressed by the ease and effectiveness of planning the agenda, taking notes live during the meeting against that agenda, being able to park ideas for future discussion and the value of being able to email the automatically formatted minutes of the meeting just afterwards. A great tool for planning groups and committees.

Tech Companies: Line up your Spring and Summer interns now!

Interns are hoping for a position at your company - Students trained in Programming, Computer Information Systems and Networks, Web Design, Film/Video, and Sound Production are available!

How can you expand your market? Go international.

Look to international opportunities for markets, talent, partners & suppliers. This doesn’t mean that you should roll out your product in every country at the same time. But it does mean that you think about the global implications at every step. List of Dept. of Commerce programs in Connecticut

CTC Growth Cell Network: XcellR8 Update – CTiHub

CTC Growth Cell Network: XcellR8 Update - recap of Deb Santy's demo of CT iHub. Joan Silverio from Internet Marketing Strategist and Danny Briere from MoxMe will present on Nov. 10, 2011.

Malloy Unveils Business Assistance Program in Wake of Hurricane Irene

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday said the state will be offering a comprehensive business assistance program to help companies negatively impacted by Hurricane Irene.