COVID-19 Accelerates Social Media Trends – Brands Must Find Their Places

NEW YORK - International social media analytics company Talkwalker and Hubspot asked 50 social media gurus, industry experts and PR professionals from around the world to define the trends that will shape the social media industry for 2021. “While 2020 was a year that no one could have predicted, with mentions of COVID-19 going from

By |2020-11-07T19:08:54-05:00November 7th, 2020|As-A-Service, Digital Marketing, IoT, Social Media|

Ann Arbor’s Icon Interactive Acquires Australian Digital App Studio

ANN ARBOR - Icon Interactive, a digital marketing agency, has acquired Hydric PTY, a digital app studio in Brisbane, Australia. Hydric PTY specializes in developing enterprise-level mobile and web experiences for companies including Bose, MTV, Reebok, Spotify, Sony, and Twitter. The company serves millions of end users around the globe. Hydric focuses on creating mobile

By |2020-03-16T08:38:55-04:00March 15th, 2020|As-A-Service, STEM|

Davenport University First To Earn Michigan Performance Excellence Award

GRAND RAPIDS - Davenport University has been selected as a 2020 Michigan Performance Excellence Award recipient by Michigan Performance Excellence, the highest honor given to organizations in Michigan that demonstrate outstanding performance, leadership and operational excellence. Davenport is the first university to earn this distinction in Michigan. MIPEx is one of more than 30 state and regional Baldrige-based performance

By |2020-03-01T11:38:53-05:00March 1st, 2020|As-A-Service, ESD, STEM|

TrialAssure Releases Anonymize DS To Automate Clinical Trail Data

CANTON - TrialAssure – a software company focused on developing clinical trial transparency tools – has released Anonymize DS, the all-new software-as-a-service application that uses automation to anonymize sponsor’s clinical trial data. “As one of the first groups to automate the anonymization of datasets, our developers heard first-hand feedback from industry users during the limited

By |2019-09-29T20:08:58-04:00September 29th, 2019|As-A-Service, Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

OptimizeRx Buying Health Care Software As A Service Company

ROCHESTER–OptimizeRx Corp., which provides digital customer communication services to the pharmaceutical industry, announced plans to acquire RMDY Health, a New York City-based digital therapeutics software-as-a-service platform, for $16 million in cash and equity. The RMDY Health platform is used by the pharmaceutical industry, payers, medical technology companies and medical associations nationwide. The acquisition adds three

By |2019-09-08T20:00:29-04:00September 8th, 2019|As-A-Service|

Ann Arbor Savings App’s Deposits Hit $400,000

ANN ARBOR—Plinqit, a brandable savings app that pays users for engaging with content, has exceeded $400,000 (and growing) in total deposits by users since launching last year. Supporting this rapid increase in deposits, Plinqit is creating substantially higher user engagement (55 percent on average) compared to other savings apps, which average an engagement rate of

By |2019-07-23T15:35:57-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Apps, As-A-Service|

LLamasoft Names Chief Product Officer

ANN ARBOR–LLamasoft, a developer of supply chain design and decision-making software, announced the appointment of Karthik Mani as executive vice president and chief product officer. In this new role, Mani will lead LLamasoft’s global product development organization to define the company’s product strategy and road map and to deliver an expanded product offering that enables

By |2019-06-13T17:46:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|As-A-Service, Software|

Airfoil Group Report: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning To Transform Michigan Businesses

ROYAL OAK - Most trends focus on the year ahead, but truly transformative technology takes time to take hold.  In Airfoil Group’s Tech Trends Report, the strategic communications company shares insights on the emerging and maturing technologies that will transform businesses and markets in the years to come.  Highlights include: The Battle Between "Smart" &

By |2019-06-04T19:06:22-04:00June 3rd, 2019|As-A-Service, Featured, IoT|

TrialAssure Offers Software-As-A-Service Anonymize Clinical Trial Tool

CANTON – TrialAssure, which developers clinical trial software tools, has released a new product, Anonymize DS, a Software-as-a-Service application that allows sponsors to anonymize clinical trial data automatically. TrialAssure Anonymize DS: ·         transforms original data into anonymized data using industry-standard techniques that can be reused and customized for each dataset ·         assigns a risk score

By |2019-03-04T21:03:23-05:00March 2nd, 2019|As-A-Service, Life Sciences|

Tech 248 Update: Apprenti Program, Augmented Reality Manufacturing At the Speed Of Light

ROYAL OAK - Oakland County’s Greg Doyle talks about some technology initiatives available including the Apprenti program that teaches tech skills at Oakland Community College to prepare them for on-the-job training at an Oakland County tech employer. The funding comes from Workforce Development Network, costing employers zero dollars. The introduction was held on Feb. 13.

By |2019-02-17T15:17:24-05:00February 17th, 2019|As-A-Service, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|