Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Officer Appointments at Leading P&C Insurance Co.

Here is a news flash from a billion dollar leading P&C Insurance company. This week, Selective Insurance Group ($1.6 billion sales from NJ) has named 10 new officers to their subsidiary Selective Insurance Company of America. There are new leaders … Continue reading

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CIO Interview with Ted Hengst of Harris Corp.

Harris Corp is a $5 billion dollar manufacturer in Melbourne Florida. One of their largest customers is the US Government. In this recent article / interview, learn about what technology trend Ted Hengst is most excited about. Also, if you’re … Continue reading

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Looking for New Business in Australia?

Do you seek out new B2B sales in Australia, New Zealand or Singapore? Doing research for a client, I found this site that could help you uncover new opportunities. It’s called tenderbytes and it’s a “tender notification service”. The site … Continue reading

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Inside Look at Marriott’s Marketing Efforts

Here’s a nice “inside look” at Marriott’s marketing. The 2-page article is written by  Steven Brier, senior manager of field marketing support at Marriott International. In the article, Brier talks about Marriott’s portal, called BrandWorks. The portal is central to … Continue reading

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Staples Investing Big in E-Commerce

Staples is intending to make a big splash when it comes to e-commerce, mobile commerce and social media. Driving it all will be their new E-Commerce Innovation Center, being built in Cambridge, MA. The center is set to open in … Continue reading

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CIO Profile of Kyle Quinn of PACCAR

Just saw this profile of CIO Kyle Quinn of PACCAR, a large manufacturer based in Bellevue, WA (#238 in Fortune 500 – Manufacturing Vertical).  Read all about his top 3 IT initiatives he’s embarking on in this telling InformationWeek article. … Continue reading

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