Interview: Catching Up with Jay VanOrden, CEO of Franklin-based Worldwide Supply
Worldwide Supply, a Franklin-based tech service company, keeps showing up on New Jersey “Best of” lists. In 2016 it was named one of the best places to work in New Jersey by NJBIZ for the fifth time, and again in 2017 for a sixth time. What defines the company is the employees. “That is our competitive advantage, said CEO Jay VanOrden. One of the attributes that makes working at Worldwide fulfilling is that, from the top down, the company maintains a culture of innovation and creativity, he added.
Tech Biz Tips: The Everything Company: Outsourcing Mundane Tasks
These days artificial intelligence is displacing “touching” on many new smart devices and talking to these devices is becoming more commonplace in our cars, homes, and on our wearables. Tech entrepreneurs need to be developing ways to incorporate their evolving technologies with the creators of artificial intelligence platforms like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple, and others.
NJ Tech Company Roundup: Eastern DataComm, Wayside Technology Group and SHI
Eastern DataComm: Eastern DataComm (Hackensack) said that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for an element of Eastern DataComm’s proprietary Lockdown and Emergency Notification System (LENS). Wayside Technology Group announced the launch of their new redesigned website and brand refresh. SHI International Corp. ended 2016 with $7.56 billion in revenue, a 12 percent year-over-year increase.
Startup Roundup: GovPilot and eureQa
GovPilot (Hoboken), a municipal software provider, released its newest software product, a mobile app called “GovAlert,” in both Android and iPhone versions.eureQa (Cherry Hill), an SaaS automation platform for e-commerce testing, has raised $400K in follow-on funding from leading investors active in the Philadelphia area.
Love at first site: NJIT students develop face-based dating app
Relationships may not be all about looks, but initial attractions are. That's the underlying theory behind a new dating app - "FaceDate" - a group of students and professors at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are in the midst of developing.