Information Technology

Cybersecurity latest target for CCAT’s expanding footprint

Cybersecurity latest target for CCAT’s expanding footprint

(Hartford Business Journal, 10/9/17) Two constants exist for U.S. manufacturers: One is that technology is forever on the march; the other is that there will always be someone eager for a shortcut or backdoor into cutting-edge production processes or equipment. Thankfully, perhaps, the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. —…

A regional roadmap for improved town services

(Hartford Business Journal-Other Voices, 6/12/17) Recently, Hartford Business Journal featured an opinion piece (“State, local leaders have chance to reinvent CT government,”) from Bruce Carlson, head of the Connecticut Technology Council, calling for a regional effort to increase technological efficiencies in the state and introduce municipal and state officials to…

Report: CT’s tech-driven economy a player nationally

(HBJ, 12/6/2016) — Innovation plays a critical role in Connecticut and its five Congressional districts, according to a new nationwide study by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. ITIF, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank for science and technology policy, examined 20 indicators of the innovation-driven high-tech economy — both traditional economic…

Grab your digital shovel: Connecticut technology is changing archaeology

(Crain’s, 11/18/16) – Archaeologists are digging deeper – into advertising and technology. Products created by the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology are helping Professor Richard Freund, an archaeologist based at the University of Hartford, do just that. A template and an app developed by the East Hartford-based center is the…

MORE projects deliver digital efficiencies for 29 CT towns

MORE projects deliver digital efficiencies for 29 CT towns

CCAT and the Capitol Region Council of Governments complete 3, start 2 new Nutmeg Network Demonstration Projects. Sixteen towns have been selected to participate in two new pilot projects to test statewide digital services as part of the Connecticut Municipal Opportunities for Regional Efficiencies (MORE) Commission’s Nutmeg Network Demonstration Projects.…