Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Quintiles Recognized as Industry Leader in Phase II/III Research for Second Year in a Row

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--For the second year in a row, Quintiles has been named the industry leader that best differentiates itself on service quality for Phase II/III research in Industry Standard Research’s (ISR) 2014 CRO Quality Benchmarking Phase II/III Service Providers Report. According to the 148 pharmaceutical and biotechnology decision makers surveyed by ISR in this year’s report, Quintiles is the preferred provider for Phase II/III research among small, mid-size and large biopharmaceutical companies.

Innovative Public Relations Blog Gives Access to Publicity and Branding Best Practices

RESEARCH TRIANGLE, N.C. -- Award-winning publicity and branding consultant David D. Menzies, president of Innovative Public Relations, Inc. has published “3 Keys to Successful Press Releases,” his latest of over 30 original articles on publicity and branding best practices, on his informative blog and corporate website InnovativePublicRelations.com. He also recently served as a resource on the business climate in Raleigh, N.C. for the national media outlet MyBusiness Magazine, a publication of the NFIB (National Federation of Independent Businesses).

Mi-Corporation Announces Three New Enterprise Mobility Software Products

DURHAM, N.C.--Having led the market with the most flexible, enterprise-class mobile data capture software platform, Mi-Forms, for 14 years, Mi-Corporation announced today that it will launch 3 new software products intended to further help organizations with their Enterprise Mobility challenges. These products all build on the 14 years of flexible technology, protected by 10 issued US patents and 3 pending US patents and show Mi-Corporation's ability to lead the marketplace with continued innovation to serve its customers and partners.

SharePoint Saturday Scheduled for May 3 in Durham

DURHAM, N.C.--SharePoint users, business admins, information architects, web developers, and other professionals who use Microsoft SharePoint Technologies will meet for the first SPS (SharePoint Saturday) Durham Event Saturday, May 3rd from 8 AM to 4 PM at Durham Technical Community College's Wynn Student Center, 1637 Lawson Street, Durham.​ SharePoint Saturdays are FREE, open-to-the-public events dedicated to educating and engaging members of the local technical community. Registration is available online at www.spsevents.org.

Business Profile: Entigral Systems, Inc.

NCTechNews is publishing a series of business profiles to highlight innovation and entrepreneurism throughout North Carolina. Today we are featuring Entigral Systems, Inc., a Raleigh-based enterprise software developer.

Q: When was your company founded and why?
A: The Company was founded in 2003 to meet the growing demand for asset and inventory tracking systems focused in the manufacturing sector, using next-generation sensors like RFID. Entigral focused its efforts on developing a software platform and providing professional services to improve manufacturing workflows.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Tina Lutz Joins Leading Entertainment Facility Solutions Provider

ROXBORO, N.C. -- Entertainment facility solutions provider CenterEdge Software (www.centeredgesoftware.com) has recently added seasoned talent to its development team, well-versed in both software development and project management. Tina Lutz has been hired  as Director of Development to help maximize the speed, efficiency and quality of CenterEdge's software development.

New ISR Report Provides Insight Into Bladder Cancer Market, Clinical Pipeline

CARY, N.C.--Industry Standard Research (ISR) is announcing the release of its latest report entitled "Bladder Cancer: Disease and Pipeline Analysis." This report provides an overview of the current and future bladder cancer clinical development market, the activities of the key market players, and an outline of trial and commercial regulatory environments.

Blue Point Capital Partners Acquires OrthoLite, Leading Developer of High-Performance Comfort Insoles

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Blue Point Capital Partners announced today the recapitalization of OrthoLite, a leading supplier of comfort insoles and related shoe components to more than 130 of the world's leading branded footwear companies. Founded in 1997, the Company is highly regarded by its customers as a component partner and premium brand. OrthoLite is the preeminent designer of performance insoles for shoe brand owners globally.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

"The Real Deal" to Launch Crowdfunding Event in Raleigh April 24

RALEIGH, N.C. -- With an unprecedented focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and crowdfunding, a group of live funding specialists and entrepreneurs have formed The Real Deal. This first of its kind live crowd-sourced funding event aims to bring together real companies, real investors and real money in a new, entertaining and interactive way and will be held on April 24th at the Contemporary Art Museum in Downtown Raleigh.  In order to bring this exciting new event to life, The Real Deal team has collaborated with such leading local and national organizations as Citrix, Gust, Royalty Exchange, American Underground, HQ Raleigh and CAM Raleigh.

ZABRA Selects Dana Hills High School to Kickoff Highly Anticipated Social Media Awareness Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--ZABRA, the leading online family safety solution has selected Dana Hills High School as the groundbreaking pilot school to kickoff their nationwide cyber awareness and social media protection program. In 2014, school districts across the country will be implementing the ZABRA program in an effort to arm parents and families with the most advanced tools available for effectively parenting, and navigating through, today's intimidating social media landscape.

New CloudPay White Paper: Best Practices in Implementing a Global Payroll Platform

RALEIGH, N.C. & LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--Payroll is one of the most challenging aspects of international expansion, but a new white paper from CloudPay, the pioneer of SaaS-based payroll automation for multinationals, explains how to smoothly implement a SaaS-based global payroll platform. As organizations continue to expand their business overseas, payroll remains one of the most complicated and complex issues for growing, multi-national companies. Those that wish to implement a global payroll system must often win over local managers who have a different language and culture, while keeping in compliance with a varied maze of regional payroll and taxation laws.

Steve Moule Named President of Gilbarco North America

GREENSBORO, N.C.--Steve Moule has been named President of Gilbarco North America. Steve reports to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher Senior Vice President and Group Executive for Gilbarco Veeder-Root. Moule was most recently President of Gilbarco Veeder‐Root, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He has held significant leadership positions within Gilbarco Veeder-Root since 2007, with his first role as Managing Director UK. As President of Gilbarco Veeder-Root EMEA, Moule grew the core business and spearheaded acquisitions in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Germany and Africa.