New Judicial Management Software From ImageSoft

SOUTHFIELD—ImageSoft Inc., the document management software developer, has introduced CaseShare, software that serves appellate court cases as a stand-alone system or integrated with lower courts’ case and document management systems. The company said the software was the product of collaboration with the Virginia District Court. Officials said the software automates the case assembly process, including

By |2019-04-18T16:54:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|ESD, Software|

Whirlpool Sustainability Report: Reduced Emissions, Improved Efficiency

BENTON HARBOR—Whirlpool Corp. officials have released the company’s 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s progress and accomplishments in the 2018 operational year, with particularly strong results in its efforts to reduce the amount of natural resources required in manufacturing its appliances. Milestones and progress outlined in the 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report Summary include: Sustainable

By |2019-04-18T16:54:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|Clean Update, ESD|

State Creates Industrial Hemp Agriculture Pilot Program

LANSING—Farmers, processors and institutions of higher learning who are interested in Michigan’s newest agricultural crop, industrial hemp, will now have an opportunity to test the waters under the state’s new Industrial Hemp Ag Pilot Program. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced the State of Michigan’s Industrial Hemp Ag

By |2019-04-18T16:54:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|ESD, Politics, Politics/Government|

LTU’s Seventh Annual Research Day Sets More Records

SOUTHFIELD – Lawrence Technological University’s seventh annual Research Day set more records in a new, larger home. LTU faculty and students made 17 oral research presentations Friday morning, and an afternoon poster session—moved to larger quarters in the LTU’s Buell Building—featured 95 posters, for a total of 112. That’s up from 102 presentations a year

By |2019-04-11T14:24:53-04:00April 10th, 2019|ESD|

Benzinga, Skyhook In New Deal For Location Data

DETROIT—The Detroit-based financial information services provider Benzinga announced a collaboration with Skyhook, a consumer location data analytics provider, to deliver its geolocational datasets. The product will be based on venue locations and the number of consumer visits that are seen at those respective venues. Boston-based Skyhook uses a combination of GPS and cell phone data to track the location and behaviors of consumers through

By |2019-04-04T19:20:22-04:00April 4th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, ESD|

ESD Job Fair Coming April 29

SOUTHFIELD—The Engineering Society of Detroit will hold its annual Spring Engineering and Technology Job Fair Monday, April 29 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi. The event is tailored specifically to meet the needs of engineering and technology professionals and employers. For employers that have struggled

By |2019-03-31T18:09:51-04:00March 31st, 2019|ESD|

MSU Launches Online Master’s Degrees In Engineering

EAST LANSING—The Michigan State University College of Engineering announced the launch of its first two online master’s degree programs. The new online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering enable students in these disciplines to reap the benefits of an MSU engineering education without having to relocate to East

By |2019-03-23T16:28:02-04:00March 23rd, 2019|ESD|

UM Makes Esports Multiplayer Video Game Competition An Official Recreational Sport

ANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan Recreational Sports department is joining numerous universities across the country in forming a competitive Esports program, schedule to be up and running for the Fall 2019 semester. Esports is a multiplayer video game competition played in a team format. Games are primarily played on PCs, and competitions can take place

By |2019-03-23T16:23:36-04:00March 23rd, 2019|ESD, IoT|

MEDC Offers Financial Assistance To Small Business In Michigan Main Street Communities

LANSING – The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has announced a new pilot program aimed at supporting small businesses looking to expand or establish themselves in a Michigan Main Street community. The cities of Niles and Saline have been selected as the first two communities to pilot the program. Match on Main will provide grants of

By |2019-03-16T15:11:19-04:00March 16th, 2019|ESD|

Lawrence Tech Relaunches Recovery Starts Here Training Program For Displaced Workers

SOUTHFIELD - During the last recession in 2007-09, Lawrence Technological University launched Recovery Starts Here, a program for hundreds of displaced workers that included scholarships, new academic programs to prepare students for a changing global market, and personally focused career services. Now, the Southfield-based university is once again taking steps to help those in Michigan

By |2019-03-15T09:41:53-04:00March 15th, 2019|ESD|