Box wins GE contract

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General Electric has chosen software offered by Box Inc., a Los Altos, Calif.-based cloud-storage company, for the program employees use to share files and work together. The two companies have been working together for nearly two years on the idea of Fairfield-based GE using the software, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie. GE’s nearly 310,000 […] [Read More]
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How GE stays on top

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Harvard Business Review’s blog has a post this morning titled, “How GE Stays Young,” which lays out the ways the 130-year-old company has managed to stay on top of its game. The secret, according to the blogger Brad Power, can be summed up in three winning strategies, which I’ve paraphrased below: 1) Deciding how to […] [Read More]
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Lynne Reynolds, RN, (center) is pictured with Sue Brown, RN, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Frank Corvino, Greenwich Hospital president and CEO, at the 2014 Ceremony for Excellence in Nursing.

Greenwich Hospital nurse wins award

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Greenwich Hospital recognized town resident Lynne Reynolds,  RN, labor and delivery department, with the Helen Meehan Award for Excellence in nursing award last Thursday. The award was bestowed at the hospital’s annual ceremony for excellence in nursing, which also coincides with National Nurses Week (May 6 to 12).   Established in 1989 in honor of […] [Read More]
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Another cup of joe with Leyla Dam

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Leyla Dam, owner of Lorca in downtown Stamford, started the coffee-and-churros shop in 2012, leaving a career in architecture to jump into entrepreneurship. Since then, Dam has established a firm presence on Bedford Street and has dreams of growing even further. She shared some insights into her daily life, inspiration and coffee-making skills in today’s […] [Read More]
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Xerox to acquire ISG Holdings

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Xerox has entered a definitive agreement to acquire ISG Holdings for $225 million, creating a comprehensive workers’ compensation suite of offerings for clients in the property and casualty insurance industry. In addition to Xerox’s current workers’ compensation business offered through CompIQ, Xerox will add ISG subsidiaries StrataCare, based in Irvine, Calif., and Bunch CareSolutions, based in […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University’s Bucki to join jobs discussion

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Cecelia Bucki, Ph.D, professor of history at Fairfield University will be part of a panel moderated by Connecticut Network’s Diane Smith, focusing on “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The Labor Movement in Connecticut,” on May 20 at noon at the Old State House in Hartford. The event is part of the network’s “Conversations at Noon.” As Connecticut […] [Read More]
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GE honors flight, 3D printing winners

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GE and partners announced the winners of two global open innovation challenges — the Industrial Internet Flight Quest 2 and 3D Printing Production Quest. Through open innovation leaders Kaggle and NineSigma, the quests challenged data scientists, academia, start-ups and established businesses worldwide to use analytics and advanced manufacturing processes to find ways to increase efficiency […] [Read More]
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Manufacturing event starts Tuesday in Hartford

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Mfg4, sponsored by SME, a source of information and research into the manufacturing sector, will take place Tuesday through Thursday at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, in Hartford. This biennial event convenes professionals from leading manufacturers in aerospace, defense (including arms) and medical industries. With a focus on these three major industries plus […] [Read More]
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