Monthly Archives - October 2018

When product development goes sideways (and how to fix it)

Product development going wrong? You may need a tiger team.
By Jeff Champagne and Eric Claude, MPR Associates, Inc.
We would all like for product development projects to go smoothly and predictably, but you know what they say about “the best-laid plans.” Robert Burns aside, when needed technologies do not integrate as easily as planned, hardware or software bugs crop up at the last minute (or worse, cause failures in the field), or project teams struggle to complete work on schedule, […]

Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali, CarGurus and Flywire Take Top Honors at 21st Annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards

Massachusetts’ largest technology trade association announced the winners of the region’s most prestigious technology awards at their 21st annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. Hundreds gathered to celebrate the people and companies shaping the Massachusetts technology economy in 15 categories—including Massachusetts Company of the Year, CarGurus; Emerging Massachusetts Company of the Year, Flywire; and CEO of the Year, Carbonite’s Mohamad Ali. Read more >>

Platelet Biogenesis and Scaled Biolabs to Collaborate to Optimize Platelet Production Platform

Platelet BioGenesis (PBG), the leader in the production of functional human platelets (PLTs+™) from stem cells and the development of platelet-based therapeutics, and Scaled Biolabs (Scaled) announced the two firms are collaborating to optimize PBG’s unique production process for making human platelets, or PLTs+™. The agreement was announced at the SynBioBeta 2018 biology summit. Read more >>