Posts tagged “Employment”

March 19, 2007

Premium Lock Striking While Iron for Web Services Is Hot: That’s StrikeIron

StrikeIron's Marketplace The market for Web services and service oriented architecture is booming, and RTP-based firm is helping set pace in new world of Web 2.0 applications.

March 19, 2007

Premium Lock The Power of Customer Research: It Delivers Results if Done Correctly

CED Entrepreneurial Spirit: By understanding your customers’ wants, needs, and motivations you can design your product such that it adds value to their lives where they would welcome it most.

Updated March 16, 2007

Premium Lock AIDS Pioneer Dani Bolognesi Retires in Management Shakeup at Trimeris

 Researcher who helped develop HIV drug Fuzeon is out as CEO as of Friday. CFO also will retire as a ‘turn-around’ executive is brought in. Meanwhile, Trimeris does report first profit, also regains drug candidate from partner Roche.

Updated March 6, 2007

Premium Lock Accenture, SAS To Expand Partnership in Global Business Intelligence Sales Drive

Accenture to push SAS business intelligence wares. (SAS photo) Pointing out that SAS is ‘an increasingly important player,’ Accenture says it will establish a ‘significant’ SAS practice to help drive sales. SAS, meanwhile, is ‘mobilizing entire company’ to support new effort.

March 5, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Launches Expansion Effort in Mexico

red hat Linux software developer and services provider opens office in Mexico City, expects rapid growth.

Updated March 2, 2007

Premium Lock Nortel CEO Stands by Top RTP Executive Following ‘Vigorous Review’

Joel Hackney (Nortel photo) Joel Hackney recently admitted guilt in plea agreement following a road rage incident involving female UNC student last fall. Nortel also discloses another review of financial earnings.

February 26, 2007

Premium Lock Tough Transition: From Technical Expert to Successful Entrepreneur

CED Entrepreneurial Spirit: Technical skills and a great idea aren’t enough to ensure success. Business and people skills are essential, too.

February 19, 2007

Premium Lock Lenovo Raids Dell – Again – for a Top Executive

Lenovo raids Dell once more Yolanda Conyers, who ran worldwide procurement for Dell, joins Lenovo as VP for cultural integration and diversity.

February 16, 2007

Premium Lock Quintiles Exec, a Martin County Native, Helps Home Town Land New Center

Quintiles International contract research organization’s new data processing facility in Williamston has a very local connection. Center will create 60 jobs.

Updated February 7, 2007

Premium Lock Nortel to Cut More Than 10 Percent of Workers

Nortel logo Some 3,900 people will lose jobs. Of those positions, 1,000 will be transferred to 'lower-cost' locations. Stock jumps 9% on news.

Updated February 7, 2007

Premium Lock Neal Hunter’s New Startup Hopes To Light Up International Home Show

LLF logo LED Lighting Fixtures unveils its first product at event in Florida. The fixture will include light emitting diodes from Cree.

February 6, 2007

Premium Lock Trimeris Reports 20% Growth in Global Sales of HIV Drug

Trimeris Fourth quarter revenues jump $10 million from previous three months. Company forecasts ‘modest’ growth in 2007.

Updated February 2, 2007

Premium Lock Red Hat Creates President Post for Asia Pacific Operations

Red Hat Former EMC, SAP, Deloitte veteran Gery Messer to lead Linux software developer’s Far East efforts.

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