High tech and telecom

High tech and telecom
On The Scene: Jumping on the social train
On the Scene
Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Social networking can take place on everything from YouTube to the iPhone. The amount of time consumers spent on it tripled in 2009; 56% of Americans want companies to be involved with it; and 85% of social media users are expecting companies to interact with them using it. In short, you need social networks.

“You have to have an investment,” said Eric Peterson of Web Analytics Demystified. “If you don’t get on the social train, you’ll fall behind.”

Portland’s Multnomah Athletic Club recently hosted “Social Networks & the Enterprise Unite: Integration 2.0,” a tech innovation conference held by the Oregon chapter of TechAmerica. Representatives from local tech giants like Intel, Jive Software and Tripwire were on hand to share why social networks have played such a large role in their recent successes, and how other companies can implement the same practices to meet the ever-growing demand for instant communication and transparency, within the company and with customers.

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New frontier for Verizon
High Five
Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The Oregon Public Utility Commission approves the sale of Verizon to Frontier.

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Bend company works on nano level
High Five
Monday, March 15, 2010

Nanometrics serves semiconductor clients like Intel, Samsung, Micron and Toshiba.

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Bend tech firm's wide reach
High Five
Monday, March 08, 2010

Powers of Automation works for companies ranging from manufacturers to breweries.

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Portland developer builds app business
March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

OBMRavenZachary-115Small Society founder Raven Zachary realized that the money was not in writing your own killer app and reaping profits from the App Store, but in building apps for other people who want to get in on the action.

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