MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

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MESSAGE FROM THE CEO: A view on the departure of GE to Boston

While fresh in our minds, I’d like to weigh in on the decision by GE to move its corporate headquarters to Boston.  This not good news for Connecticut, but rather than policy makers pointing fingers at each other and joining in the “blame game”, we should stand back and look at what GE is saying. Let’s take the time to understand what GE is saying [...]

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 [...]

January Member News Highlights

TierPoint LLC, Waterbury is proceeding to acquire Cosentry, a rapidly growing provider of Cloud, colocation and managed services with 200 employees based in Omaha, NE. The combined locations extend TierPoint’s reach to 24 markets, 38 data centers, and more than 6,000 customers coast-to-coast. The companies share a client-focused culture, providing local support and access to enterprise class IT solutions. Connecticut Computer Service (CCS), Rocky Hill and Southington, announced their merger with Hartford’s [...]

Founders and Mentors Gathering

The Connecticut Technology Council has partnered with reSET and MetroHartford Alliance  to host a Founders and Mentors Gathering! If you are an entrepreneur looking to meet and network with mentors, or if you’re a mentor looking to connect with talented entrepreneurs, join us on May 7th!  When: May 7 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: reSET Social Enterprise Trust | Hartford Cost: FREE This meeting is the first step [...]

Free Job Seekers Workshop

If you missed the June and July job board workshops there is still time to register for August’s session. The Connecticut Technology Council is proud announce it’s brand new job board powered by KRAZOOM; a job board that matches YOUR skills to existing job requirements – a powerful system that converts applications into interviews. In August’s session we will teach you how to utilize the [...]

HR Roundtable

Join us for an exclusive event catering to the growth and success of executive HR professionals. Event will feature: Job Boards Discussion with presentation of CTC’s Job Board and Candidate Screening System powered by Krazoom Compensation Package discussion Other Case Studies and Presentations to share best practices, such as The Grove’s A100 program, providing tech training and interview guidance for aspiring software developers. When: Tuesday, September [...]

CI Invests $1.5 Million in PCC Technology Group, LLC

Connecticut Innovations recently invested $1.5 Million in PCC Technology Group, LLC.  PCC is a Software-as-a-Service company that was founded in 1994. PCC has developed  horizontal public and private cloud platforms that connects  mobile and business social features in a variety of areas. Currently, PCC has deployed their systems in 21 states and globally serving more than 100 million constituents. PCC’s technology has been developed for [...]

Member Meetings

The Connecticut Technology Council is hosting Member Meetings across the state in order to collect ideas on how it might better serve its members and shape future programming. Because CTC members reside in all four corners of the state we have scheduled three different member meetings in three different cities, we hope to see all of our members at the location closest to them. Bruce [...]

May Member News Highlights

The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) will recognize internationally known photonics and fiber optics expert Dr. Frederick J. Leonberger with the Connecticut Medal of Technology Award, at its 39th Annual Meeting in Cromwell on June 5th. This medal is the state’s highest honor for technological achievement contributing to economic competitiveness. Dr. Leonberger pioneered optical devices including integrated optical modulators, manufactured in Bloomfield and [...]

Boehringer Ingelheim expansion nearly complete

Officials with Boehringer Ingelheim are finalizing a $100 million expansion in Ridgefield Connecticut. The project has lasted over the past several years, and includes a state-of-the-art pilot production plant with several different work stations. Connecticut residents can expect positive results from this projects completion, including more jobs, more tax income for local town residents, and of course, more innovation. Read more  here in an article by Dirk Perrefort [...]