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2014-09-19 12:23:59

BOSTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (the Institute) is proud to announce several new additions to its staff including Jon McLaughlin as Director of Institute Giving, Christopher Reichert as Director of Information Technology and Namita Raina as Marketing Manager. The Institute is dedicated to studying and exploring how our government and the Senate works and how it can work better - invigorating public discourse, and...

2014-08-27 12:33:43

HubSpot's Chief Marketing Officer joins Boston based Field Activity Management solution company BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Repsly Inc., a B2B Mobile Cloud solution provider who simplifies field management and increases field team effectiveness, announced today that Mike Volpe, chief marketing officer at HubSpot, was appointed to the company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140824/139064 "Mike is a highly recognized leader in the SaaS domain,...

2014-05-20 08:40:39

CTO of leading benefits software company joins senior executives on Big Data, Analytics, and Insights Panel CHARLESTON, S.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits software solutions, today announced that Chief Technology Officer Don Taylor will join other CIOs and senior IT executives as a featured panelist at the 2014 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. This premier event on May 21 will provide CIOs with high-level insight...

2014-05-15 12:43:33

Erik Brynjolfsson, Morris, Others To Discuss Wrenching Change From Business Digitization CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NuoDB, Inc., the leader in webscale distributed database technology, today announced that CEO and Co-Founder, Barry Morris, will speak at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium as a member of the "Big Data, Analytics and Insights" panel on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/87949) The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is...

2014-05-06 08:45:23

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11(th) Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Device42 as one of ten finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase as its datacenter infrastructure management or DCIM software represents a cutting edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Device42 will receive key exposure to many of the world's most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 21, 2014. Device42 provides unified...

2014-05-02 23:05:19

Cambridge Semantics is One of 10 Finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase Cambridge, Mass. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has named Cambridge Semantics as one of 10 finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase for its Anzo software suite which offers cutting-edge Smart Data solutions that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Cambridge Semantics will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT...

2014-02-27 08:26:54

Company to showcase the Zebra MotionWorks(TM) player tracking solutions at conference BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in products and solutions that provide real-time visibility into organizations' assets, people and transactions, today announced its sponsorship of the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference taking place between February 28 - March 1, 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. The company will...

2014-02-25 23:28:16

InfoMotion Sports Technologies is again sponsoring the Interactive Room at the 2014 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics conference from February 28 through March 1. The company is debuting new features to the award-winning 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball and its technology, giving attendees the opportunity to get hands on with the 94Fifty and learn about what is new. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 InfoMotion Sports Technologies (http://www.infomotionsports.com) is again sponsoring the Interactive Room...

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to accept the prestigious honor. A distinctive feature of the award­­ beyond the $100,000 prize, public programs and gala ­­is a residency in which the artist interacts with MIT students, faculty and staff in a range of academic disciplines on campus. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'