Should More Small Businesses Use Accounting Software in the Cloud?

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Should More Small Businesses Use Accounting Software in the Cloud?

Leap the Pond of Milford, CTC member and software management/business process consulting firm, recently blogged about a Capterra survey polling 500 small businesses for details on accounting software behavior and plans. The report, written by Andrew Marder, shows that while only 39% of small businesses use cloud-based accounting software, the benefits for those who do are clear. “By putting your information in the cloud, you increase the ease of [...]

Interviewing for Technical Programmers – What to Ask

Finding talent for your growing technology company can be overwhelming, especially when all you have to go on is a first impression and a carefully crafted resume. Thankfully, our friends over at Robert Half Technology have put together an easy guide to interviewing technical programmers. A guide that should help you higher the best fit for your growing team. Questions to ask a technical programmer [...]

CTC Partners with Tierion to Encourage Technology Development

CTC has partnered with blockchain startup Tierion for a trial that will find government survey data secured on the bitcoin blockchain. “We like being on the cutting edge of what’s going and we feel like this could be leading to more projects.” The survey seeks to evaluate perspectives on issues including workforce demand and tax code awareness. Wayne Vaughan, CEO of Tierion, has previously worked with CTC [...]

Success is Starting Now

“You’re bound to feel uncertain, and unqualified. But let me assure you of this: what you have right now is enough.” –  James Clear, entrepreneur. One of the major mental road blocks holding young entrepreneurs back is the concept that the time isn’t right. Proving why, in many cases, the most successful startups are born from people who didn’t wait for the perfect time to start their [...]

How 1% of Your Employees May be Putting You at RISK

According to research done by CloudLock, which analyzed the behavior of some 10 million cloud users, just one percent of employees are responsible for roughly 75 percent of cloud-related security risks. Instead of spending mass amounts of money trying to rectify the situation, experts say the best way to keep both rank-and-file employees as well as super-privileged users from making high risk mistakes, is simply to pay [...]

COMCAST – New Hotspots Across Connecticut

Comcast Lights Up New Xfinity WiFi Hotspots Across Connecticut More than 11,000 outdoor and business hotspots now available across the Nutmeg State BERLIN, CT – August 5 – Comcast today announced that it now offers more than 11,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout Connecticut. Hotspots are located in the state’s high traffic outdoor locations, like shopping destinations, parks and other vibrant areas, and small businesses. Recently deployed outdoor hotspots [...]

CURE-Comcast Partnership to Spur CT Bioscience Growth

Comcast Business has been selected as the network services provider for the new Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE) Innovation Commons incubator. Gov. Malloy, Catherine Smith, Commissioner, DECD and state Rep. Lonnie Reed, co-chair of the General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee participated in the announcement. “We were once fourth (in the nation) in bioscience, now we’re fourteenth. We’re in the process of rebuilding our standing,” said Governor Malloy. The CURE-Comcast [...]

High-speed Internet Survey for CT Businesses & Residents

Municipalities in Connecticut are studying options for increasing access to very high speed internet service to their communities, while also reducing costs. UConn, in conjunction with the Connecticut Technology Council and the CTgig Project, is conducting a survey on business & residential internet speed and usage. Your valuable feedback will help us better understand the internet speed, price, and usage in the Connecticut business sector as [...]

Startup Pains – Thoughts From a Successful Entrepreneur

Startup Pains – Thoughts From a Successful Entrepreneur Tips and Advise from Datto CEO and Founder, Austin McChord Austin McChord, CEO and Founder of successful, and growing, data protection company – Datto – is no stranger of the mantra “anything worth doing is hard work.” Being an entrepreneur is a sweaty, risky job, but when it pans out the rewards are abundant. Austin, who is a friend and supporter [...]

July 2015 Member News Highlights

Core Informatics of Branford, data management software developers, received a $17.5 Million venture investment from Oak HC/FT to add staff for cloud based product development and boost the expansion of its Platform for Science Marketplace. “Drug discovery, diagnostics, and other scientific domains are seeing tremendous transformation, yet the industry lags in supporting software solutions” said Andrew Adams, OAK HC/FT general partner. “Core is closing that gap to…improve patient outcomes and human health…” Josh Geballe, [...]