Why Your CT Small Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

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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 [...]

The Secret Behind Datto

Austin McChord, Founder and CEO of Datto Inc. was featured in Forbes Magazine for his swagger and business savvy. Datto Inc. is a member company of The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and a 2014 Marcum Tech Top 40 winner. Austen is a board of director here at CTC. Here is an expert from the article found in Forbes Magazine: “McChord got where he is by [...]

Trent Molter of Sustainable Innovations Shares His Experiences

www.thewhiteboardct.com recently interviewed Trent Molter of Sustainable Innovations about his experience in the industry, how Sustainable Innovations got founded, and their newest products. Read the full interview here.  

Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT

According to analysts, industry organizations and leaders, the lack of education and push to get women into technology fields has left a severe loss of potential and innovation. The following is an article written by Kenneth Corbin for CIO.com:  If the tech sector is to increase the number of women in its workforce, schools must develop robust, mandatory computer science programs in the K-12 education stage, according [...]

2014 Medal of Technology – Nominations Open

The Medal of Technology is Connecticut’s highest honor for technological achievements. It aims to recognize extraordinary technological achievements in fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness and social well-being. This year, the 2014 Medal of Technology will be presented on May 21 at the Annual Dinner of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. All award recipients will be permanently featured in the Hall of Fame [...]

Experts Believe the Web is on Death Row

According to several research firms PC shipments plunged to an all-time low of 10 percent last year. Unfortunately, many predict that sales won’t recover. Experts like Keith Rabois of PayPal and Chris Anderson, former editor and chief of WIRED, are quick to place the blame on convenient hand held devices and their app counterparts. With the ease and quick accessibility of the app it is [...]

CT NEXT Experiment Casts Entrepreneurial Web Across State

With the state lagging behind in job recovery, Connecticut officials in the months following the 2008 recession weren’t bullish on the state’s entrepreneurial prospects. Urged by business groups like the Connecticut Technology Council and Connecticut Innovations, which needed only to look north or south to start-up hotbeds like Cambridge or New York City, policymakers decided the state needed a new approach to develop an innovation [...]

Yale Researchers Offer Help for Teens Being Bullied on Facebook

Brackett, 43, a child psychologist who was bullied himself in middle school, is helping Facebook develop better tools for young teens to use to flag problematic posts, deal with conflicts and navigate the sometimes treacherous waters of social networking.