Category: Technology

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…

Blockchain effort doubles down on state-led pilot

By Dan Metz Special to Delaware Business Times In February 2018, top executives from IBM and members of Delaware’s business and regulatory communities gathered in one room for a workshop on how the state should push ahead with blockchain. Their plan: create a series of state-run pilot programs to help ease companies into embracing the…

Mobile app puts campus security in students’ palms

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times Green Line Business Group’s first commercial product was Danio Diary, a mobile platform for friends and family members of patients to track medical updates in real time. Now the Newark-based startup is experimenting with another tool for closing the distance between those in need and the people…

The City of Wilmington last week launched an interactive, online crime mapping tool designed to improve public safety and citizen engagement. The mapping tool will supplement Wilmington’s Compstat program, which recently began making information available to the public. Citizens will have direct access to the new tool. TriTech Software Systems developed the tool for law enforcement…

On the docket: Harassment, wages, fees and mass layoffs

Update: Delaware Senate approves equal rights amendment By Jon Hurdle  Special to Delaware Business Times This time next year, Delaware businesses may face a whole new set of laws. Lawmakers are considering bills that include a proposal to raise the minimum wage; to pay for water-infrastructure improvements by raising the cost of business licenses, and to…

Delaware is well-poised to be the “First State of Cybersecurity.” While the state’s pioneering corporate laws continue to bring in millions in state revenue, a new focus on the future of cybersecurity has the potential to create jobs and bring renewed economic prosperity. If Delaware could take the lead in cybersecurity, that would be the…