See Older News Here: Other News2016 | 2017

Lexington resident Christopher Janney’s enduring interplay of light, music and sound

If Christopher Janney were coming of age right now, he might describe himself as a maker. He is a musician, too (a drummer), and has been since adolescence. But before the succinct hipster word existed, the 68-year-old Lexington resident felt pulled to create.

click to read more

In Wellesley, new sports center is worth the wait

Once the center opens, preferred ice and pool times will be given to the high school, Dana Hall, Wellesley Youth Hockey, and the Wellesley Swim Association. The center will also offer recreational skating and pool times to the public.

click to read more

FamilyID Ends the Issue of Filling Out Form After Form After Form

Whether it be a sport or taking art classes at a local rec center, any parent is excited to see their children take interest in an after-school activity. However, no parent is excited to fill out the same form over and over again

click to read more

Innovation Women founder strives to close gender gap at conferences

Cybersecurity conferences have been male-dominated for a long time, and some have recently faced criticism for…

click to read more

How getting social can build your business

Having founded three companies that help entrepreneurs market themselves and their products, Bobbie Carlton knows a thing or two about building a brand.

click to read more

Yes, “bleisure” is a thing — and now there’s an app for it

Business travelers know the condition all too well. It’s the last day of meetings and your mind is wandering: Any good restaurants nearby? How about museums, or maybe squeezing in a quick trip to the beach? Speaking of, how can I quickly find out what fun there is to have around here during this two-hour break?

click to read more

Executive Pursuits: I was a business trip zombie

Anne-Fleur Andrle is the co-founder and CEO of Jack and Ferdi, a “bleisure” app that makes it easy for business travelers to explore their surroundings during their limited free time on the road.

click to read more

African American entrepreneurs to gather at the Mass Innovation Nights #111

The Mass Innovation Nights is a monthly showcase event where hundreds of members of the community gather and support local entrepreneurs and innovators, promoting diversity in tech and bringing visibility to projects and startups through social media buzz.

click to read more

She’s helped launch thousands of products

Bobbi Carlton has been called the den mother of start-ups, and the fairy godmother of entrepreneurs.

click to read more

Spotlight: Mary Ellen Sparrow Wants To Make It Easier For People To Work With Robotics

NextShift Robotics cofounder Mary Ellen Sparrow talks about what her company does and misconceptions about robotics.

click to read more

NextShift Robotics Unveils New Robotics System For eCommerce Order Fulfillment and Cellular Manufacturing at MODEX 2018 Conference

NextShift Robotics  is unveiling their new robotics system for use in eCommerce warehouses and cellular manufacturing. NextShift Robotics’ unique independent robot/independent worker approach helps eCommerce distribution centers expedite order picking and fulfillment.

click to read more

GRIT and NextShift’s Next Steps

Growth and goals for Deb Kemper of Golden Seeds along with Mary Ellen Sparrow, Co-Founder and CEO of NextShift Robotics and Tish Scolnik, CEO and co-founder of GRIT—which makes the Freedom Chair, the mountain bike of wheelchairs.

click to read more

From Native CAD to Low-Poly FBX

ONU, a technology startup focused on 3D asset creation, has released ONU 3DLite, a cloud-based platform that converts native CAD files to low-poly FBX for use online, on mobile devices, in AR/VR, and in games.

click to read more

Pixo VR Aims to Virtually Train People Who Work in Dangerous Jobs

Imagine that you’ve just gotten hired for a job building skyscrapers. Would you rather complete your job training out on a narrow precipice hundreds of feet in the air, or in a virtual reality simulation of that work environment, where your feet could remain firmly planted on terra firma while you learn the tricks of the trade?

click to read more

Unique 2018 Father’s Day Gifts For Dads Who Like To Drink

Skip the ties and the usual brown spirits for this round up of things Dad has likely never heard of, but is bound to enjoy.

click to read more

The Whiskey Algorithm

Today, international demand for whiskey has never been higher.

click to read more

Must-Have Holiday Gift Picks for Your Diligent Employees Who Help Your Business Succeed

The holidays are fast approaching, and are you wondering which gifts to get for all of your industrious employees? Your team members are the backbone of your company, so definitely choose a gift that shows your immense appreciation for all that they do.

click to read more

What Is Your Backup Retirement Plan?

You’re happy in your career. You’re earning enough for now and putting money away for later. You feel productive. You like working. When asked, you say you have no plans to retire until you’re at least 65.

click to read more

Stop, Look, And Listen: Don’t Be A Ponzi Scheme Victim

Years ago, traffic authorities posted signs with the words, Stop, Look, and Listen, at railroad crossings and intersections to keep motorists and pedestrians safe. Investors might heed the same advice before falling for an investment that “just can’t fail”.

click to read more

The Right and Wrong Way to Manage Up at the Office

Don’t assume good work will speak for itself—the burden is usually on you to find a way to communicate with your boss

click to read more

1,284 views

Surrounded By Clouds

This article will discuss a recent tour to a Silicon Valley data center, updates on space-based data centers and services and some new cloud product announcements.

click to read more

Enterprises wrestle with OpenStack backup, DR challenges

To work around the manual and often tedious processes associated with OpenStack DR and backup, some enterprises have turned to third-party tools.

click to read more

Former EMC Director Joins Trilio’s Board

John R. Egan, the former long-time executive and board member at EMC Corporation, has joined the board of directors of Trilio, a cloud-native data protection solutions company for OpenStack and KVM.

click to read more