In March, Douglas Sherman, the senior vice president and provost at the New England Institute of Technology, saw his work to introduce an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program bear fruit when the program was accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. more
Whether it’s Betaspring introducing its latest accelerator cohort, the Slater Technology Fund announcing reinvestment in its portfolio companies, or the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition selecting its 2014 winner, startups get a lot of buzz in Providence – and the rest of Rhode Island.
What don’t always get as much attention are the stories behind these startups’ quirky, playful or practical names. The founders of these five local technology startups based in Providence, Pawtucket and Newport shared the rationale behind their companies’ names with Providence Business News.
More than 70 of Rhode Island’s emergency response leaders and professionals met last week at the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute to learn how to use geographic information systems to combat future natural disasters in the state.
Atrion, a New England-based IT services provider, has announced a wide-scale launch of managed services for Microsoft Lync, the third most popular instant messaging and video conferencing client in North America.
Broadband Rhode Island announced last week that it will partner with the Rhode Island Adult Education Professional Development Center to expand its adult digital literacy program and develop a recognized standard for digital literacy.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.