Technology


Food Recycling: Connecticut Leads the Way

Brian Paganini '03, vice president and managing director of Quantum Biopower, was honored by the Hartford Business Journal as a "40 Under Forty" award recipient earlier this month. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Brian Paganini ’03, vice president and managing director of Quantum Biopower, was honored by the Hartford Business Journal as a “40 Under Forty” award recipient earlier this month. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Alumnus Brian Paganini ’03 Designed, Runs State’s First Food Waste-to-Energy Facility

When a truck carrying 78,000 pounds of frozen chicken crashed on I-91 in Meriden, Conn., last summer, the food was deemed unsafe to eat and had to be destroyed.

A year prior, the chicken would probably have been incinerated. Continue Reading


Is Data Visualization the New Business Frontier?

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Great Data Presentations Give Businesses an Edge, Says Course Instructor Adam Ware

The UConn School of Business’ Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI), in partnership with Stronger International, is planning a series of webinars, a networking event and courses to help business professionals stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing field of information presentation and data visualization. Continue Reading



Data Tech Executives Share Business Stories at CEO Evolution

Westfair Communications – The CEO of an international cloud software company headquartered in Norwalk and a data analytics leader at IBM Corp. will share their experiences, strategies and best practices at the fourth annual CEO Evolution seminar on June 14 at the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford.


Connecticut Registrars Graduate

Paul Duarte, a registrar from Groton, shakes hands with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill at a ceremony at the Mystic Marriott Groton. (James Simon/UConn School of Business)
Paul Duarte, a registrar from Groton, shakes hands with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill at a ceremony at the Mystic Marriott Groton. (James Simon/UConn School of Business)

School of Business Instrumental in Meeting State Goal

Sixty-nine Connecticut Registrars of Voters earned their certificates on April 21 after completing the first-ever professional training courses offered by the state. Continue Reading


IBM – The Path to Cognitive

Speakers from IBM discuss current talent shortages in data analytics and technology at UConn Stamford on Feb 22. (UConn School of Business)
Speakers from IBM discuss current talent shortages in data analytics and technology at UConn Stamford on Feb 22. (UConn School of Business)

A business data analytics event held at UConn Stamford on Feb. 22 brought students and IBM ‘Data Geeks’ together to share observations on how IBM Cloud and Cognitive are rapidly changing the marketplace. Continue Reading


Students Weigh In On Law Granting ‘Right to Disconnect’ From Work Emails After Hours

The Daily Campus– In a world of heavy smartphone use, nearly everyone can relate to constant notifications and the “ping” signaling the arrival of another email in their inbox. This year, French employees gained a legal privilege through the “Right to Disconnect” law, which grants them the ability to put their work emails aside outside of normal business hours.


Watch Out!

Roger Piqueras Jover (pictured), a wireless security research scientist at Bloomberg, was among the speakers at UConn's TakeDownCon security conference. (UConn School of Business)
Roger Piqueras Jover (pictured), a wireless security research scientist at Bloomberg, was among the speakers at UConn’s TakeDownCon security conference. (UConn School of Business)

Security Experts Offer Warnings, Recommendations During UConn’s Cybercrime Prevention Conference

The world is in the throes of a love affair with mobile technology and it shows no signs of abating.

We love to do our banking on our phones, text our friends—whether a block away or halfway around the world—and even set our thermostats using our mobile devices.

But the freedom and power that technology gives to mobile users is also a gateway to trouble for professional hackers, said Roger Piqueras Jover, a wireless security research scientist at Bloomberg. Because every time your phone or mobile device switches to a different transmission tower, a passive eavesdropper in your vicinity could potentially track the location of your smartphone, he said. Continue Reading


Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Courses Offered

TakeDownCon | EC Council Event | June 2016

UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts

The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading


Printing New Ideas: OPIM Workshops Offer New Technology

Jonathan Moore (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Jonathan Moore (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Although 3D printing has been around for a few years, its potential capabilities continue to amaze academics and consumers alike. Jonathan Moore, an instructor-in-residence in the department of Operations and Information Management (OPIM) said the use of 3D printers to print prosthetics, at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods, continues to impress him.Continue Reading