Category: Software/Digital enterprise

It’s been around for less than two years, but OpenBracket has already become a Delaware institution. In the fall of 2016, and again in 2017, the nonprofit’s annual conference attracted talented coders from all over the country to show off their skills. “It’s funny because people think we’ve been around a long time — and…

Two years ago, Steve Boerner spun HeliumIQ off of a previous concern that he operated, Hatch House Ventures, which helped universities develop entrepreneurial programs. Hatch House helped schools develop curriculum components and faculty training and even ran live-work accelerator programs. HeliumIQ helps higher education institutions and their surrounding regions cultivate and support entrepreneurs by providing…

During his time as Delaware’s chief information officer, James Collins has worked to improve the quality and scope of the state’s broadband internet service, developed cybersecurity partnerships and implemented cloud strategies to increase the efficiency of IT solutions. He took some time to speak about how Delaware’s Department of Technology & Information is trying to…

Rishi Khan understands that every business thinks its information and systems are unique entities that must be given special, individualized treatment. He also knows that those perceptions are often incorrect. “People say to me, ‘My database is a snowflake. It has to be left alone,’” Khan says. “We help businesses figure out how to put…

Delaware companies are able to provide immediate solutions to clients’ problems while making sure their internal procedures are preserved — and improved — thanks to greater technological protocols. Take Extreme Scale Solutions, which helps customers standardize and combine their data into more manageable bundles that eliminate hardware, focus on best practices and allow for a…

There may be examples of more rapid growth among Delaware businesses than what Delivery Circle has experienced over the past few years, but there probably aren’t many. When it launched in the New Castle County Emerging Enterprise Center in 2014, the delivery services company had five drivers and operated in 20 ZIP codes. Today, it…

Q&A: Donna Covington of Delaware State University

Once an executive with Lexmark, a Lexington, Ky.-based global imaging company, Donna Covington understands the value of SAP SE, one of the largest suppliers of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software that helps organizations manage their businesses. At Delaware State University (DSU), Covington helped launch Project Propel, a partnership with SAP SE and the Americas’…

Q&A: Rodman Ward III of CSC

A privately held company, CSC was founded when Josiah Marvel and Christopher L. Ward merged independent businesses that helped companies incorporate, operate and stay in compliance. As lawyers, they saw the advantages of the General Corporation Law of 1899, which Marvel had helped draft. Although savvy businessmen, the founders could have never imagined the digital…