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Technology

Oct 19, 2015

Centenary feels program in social media marketing will produce big returns for students, businesses

He didn’t have the social media know-how that companies were looking for. “I was having trouble securing internships because I lacked the experience with social media marketing,” Littlejohn said. “Several of these internships actually require you to have experience in social media marketing and analytics.” It’s exactly that type of experience Centenary is hoping[...]

Oct 17, 2015

At conference, Panasonic and PSEG leaders talk about what it means to be a business in Newark

“When the applause died down, someone finally (asked) where are we going and I said Newark, and you could hear a pin drop,” said Joe Taylor, chairman and CEO of Panasonic Corporation of North America. Taylor and Ralph Izzo, CEO and president of Public Service Enterprise Group, spoke at a panel to highlight why they […]

Oct 17, 2015

Four N.J. hospitals among nation’s ‘Most Connected,’ U.S. News says

The list includes Hackensack University Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, and St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. “HackensackUMC is honored to be listed among the Most Connected Hospitals in America,” said Robert Garrett, CEO and president, Hackensack University Health Network. “In today’s health care industry,[...]

Oct 16, 2015

Unique Photo names third-generation family member to run company

The Fairfield-based retailer said in a news release that Sweetwood is the third generation of family members to run the company. He replaced Matt Sweetwood, who left the company to pursue other opportunities. Jonathan Sweetwood has been the company’s CEO for the past 25 years and will continue in that role. Alexander Sweetwood most recently […]

Oct 13, 2015

Fairfield digital imaging services firm buys Mass. company

Buyers Laboratory LLC, which provides test-based analytical information to the digital imaging industry, has purchased InfoTrends, a market analysis and advisory firm, from owner Questex LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We’ve long held that BLI and InfoTrends are highly complementary businesses with a shared focus on the global digital imaging industry,” Gerry [&hellip[...]

Oct 13, 2015

Investment firm buys Woodcliff Lake software company

Clearlake Capital Group L.P. did not disclose financial terms of the deal for the provider of enterprise solutions, from mainframe support to cloud computing. “We are really looking forward to partnering with Clearlake to continue to grow the company, both organically and through acquisition,” Lonne Jaffe, Syncsort’s CEO, said in a prepared statement. “Clearlake’s pro[...]

Oct 12, 2015

Behind the scenes How Panasonic is personalizing high-tech B2B solutions for retailers

But Rick Albert would still bet you forgot about Panasonic. No matter; the $73 billion company is most certainly present wherever you live, work — and shop. “Our products for retailers … you don’t even see them,” Albert, vice president of sales, retail and hospitality for Panasonic Corporation of North America, said during a recent […]

Oct 12, 2015

Hospitals turn to robotics to improve surgeries

Sure, it might be a stretch to say that one has anything to do with the other. But it doesn’t change the fact that technology has continued to invade the health care industry and transform several aspects of care — all focusing on keeping up with today’s on-the-go individuals and tech-savvy millennials. For instance, Meridian […]

Oct 12, 2015

The app docs ‘don’t know they need’

So three New Jersey doctors got together to create MedXCom — a startup company that launched an app in 2010 to help doctors keep up with their technology-savvy patients and simultaneously remain HIPAA-compliant. “Physicians don’t even know they need it at this point,” CEO Henry Kane said, explaining just how robust the app is. The […]

Oct 12, 2015

Going high-tech For health care providers, technology means both changes and challenges

That has providers walking a fine line between securing patient data and keeping up with the trends. Experts say that struggle is especially real when it comes to electronic medical records, or EMRs, which make up the most commonly used technology across all specialties in the health care industry. Todd Brower, a health care attorney […]

Oct 6, 2015

Risk solutions firm names customer service SVP

The Secaucus-based company said in a news release that it has hired Paul Zymba, who had previously served as an executive with technology companies Mendix and Veracode. “As Rsam continues to grow and increase market share rapidly, we are not only investing in our product, but also investing in our customer services organization,” Vivek Shivananda, […]

Oct 6, 2015

ORBCOMM to acquire Skillman-based WAM Technologies

WAM is a provider of remote wireless management and control solutions for ocean transport refrigerated containers and related equipment. The acquisition will strengthen ORBCOMM’s cold chain monitoring solutions. ORBCOMM currently provides Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things solutions. “WAM is a natural addition to ORBCOMM’s offerings. They are a leader in refrigerated sea c[...]