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 [...]

Connecticut Must Press For Best Broadband

Bruce Carlson, CTC President & CEO, in response to the 2/7 Broadband article in Saturday’s Courant, penned this letter the editor: Must Press For Best Broadband Regarding the Feb. 7 Page 1 story “Broadband Lacks Broad Reach: Businesses A Focus Of Debate On Access”: Thanks to the hard work of our broadband providers, Connecticut is an enviably wired state. However, because other states’ IT investments will [...]

Pfizer Announces Use Of Groton Site To Be A Campus For Bioscience Innovation and Data

Governor Dannel P. Malloy hosted a news conference on Pfizer’s vacant Groton site to announce that the two buildings on site will be put back into productive use as a bio-science innovation center for Connecticut United for Research Excellence and as the new DAS  data center for the State of Connecticut.   Please visit NBC Connecticut’s website for full detail.

World Affairs Council of Connecticut to Host Cyberterror Conversation

The World Affairs Council of Connecticut, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization devoted to increasing knowledge and understanding of global events in Connecticut, is presenting a conversation that on “Fighting Below the Belt: Global Cyber Terrorism.”  This topic should appeal to anyone with an interest in IT, security software, and other technological elements of security and protection and how they function on a global scale. The description [...]

2013 IT Summit Event Recap

A Program for CIOs and Senior IT Professionals   The 2013 IT Summit was held on Friday, November 7th at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT.  The IT Summit (formerly the CIO Forum) is an annual program designed for the executive information management of mid-sized to large companies. Our goal for the IT Summit is to introduce the state’s IT executives to each other [...]

Connecticut IT Job Trends for May: Good News!

It's been many long months since we've seen this level of hiring activity from Connecticut's IT employers, with the Healthcare, IT Services, HiTech and Insurance sectors taking the lead to post 13.2% more job openings than in March 2013.

Connecticut IT Job Trends – March Report

IT job postings rose by just 1.9% in Connecticut during the month of February - disappointingly low for the traditionally active first quarter, but in the right direction. However, the state's Healthcare and Financial industries posted a healthier percentage of new positions last month. Looking forward, will continued improvement in the economy inspire IT employers to staff up in greater numbers?

Connecticut Technology Council Announces 52 Finalists for Ninth Annual Women of Innovation® Awards Program

The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC)'s Women of Innovation planning committee announced the finalists for the ninth annual Women of Innovation awards program. This program recognizes women – those in the workforce and students – across Connecticut who are innovators, role models and leaders in their technology professions or fields of study.

IT-Intensive Firms Likely to Create More Jobs, Report Finds

Discovering the ideal conditions for entrepreneurs to succeed is a topic widely researched in today's economy. Most researchers will agree that having access to capital, a culture conducive for risk, and skilled workers are key components. A new report from the Technology CEO Council (TCC) adds that powerful and affordable new technologies, and companies that harness them, are at a greater advantage than ever before [...]

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!