ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 25, 2018--CoreLink, LLC, a fast growing, vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems, announced today the recent appointment of David Castleman to the newly created position of Vice President of Research and Development.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180425005835/en/CoreLink (www.corelinksurgical.com), a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of spinal implant systems with nearly half a century of surgical device expertise, recently appointed industry veteran David Castleman as Vice President of Research and Development to lead the company’s robust product development efforts with the expectation of 4 to 6 new spinal implant system product launches over the next year including Stand Alone interbodies, corpectomy cages, expandable devices, and an enhanced lateral platform and retractor system. (Photo: Business Wire)“CoreLink … [Read more...] about CoreLink Names David Castleman Vice President of Research and Development
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By Ethan Baron | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: May 1, 2017 at 5:00 am | UPDATED: May 1, 2017 at 12:34 pm For Silicon Valley’s biggest public companies, 2016 was the most profitable and productive year ever, as firms responded to slowing sales growth with even slower hiring, according to the SV150, this newspaper’s annual ranking of Silicon Valley companies by revenue. Investors seemed to respond favorably, driving the collective market cap up 20 percent — to $3.5 trillion — a level not reached since the height of the dot-com bubble 17 years ago. “People are betting on their future and that explains why their valuations are so high,” said analyst Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies. “Silicon Valley has its ups and downs, but it’s one of the most resourceful areas of the world, that continues to reinvent itself.” Profits for the SV150 grew at a faster clip than sales, rising … [Read more...] about SV150: Companies set records for profitability and productivity
Employees at Dell say they have higher job satisfaction and productivity as a result of a company program that enables them to work anywhere and any hours. Dell’s “Connected Workplace” initiative uses technology to provide greater flexibility to support the jobs and lifestyles of its staff.“The workplace is reaching a tipping point,” says Allison Dew, vice president, global client solutions marketing at Dell. “Employees have seen first-hand the ways new technologies can help them do their jobs better, and are hungry to use the latest advancements to be more productive.”Research commissioned by Dell shows that millennials are changing the way work is done. Eighty-two per cent say technology influences which job they take, and 42 per cent say they would quit a job over poor technology.A key factor in the success of Dell’s workplace transformation has been its partnership with Microsoft and its adoption of Windows 10 Enterprise. … [Read more...] about What makes Dell employees so happy and productive?
This is the digital age. No, wait, this is really the cloud age. Or, maybe it’s the age of the sharing economy. No matter what label you try to place on this decade of technological evolution, CIOs are battling to clearly define their roles.In a world where everything is impacted by technology, and the information that tech can communicate and gather, the Chief INFORMATION Officer is wearing more hats than ever before. Mission creep is real.So, how do CIOs in large organizations with diverse needs clearly define their role and keep burnout at bay?Encourage the expansion of other C-suite roles into the tech spaceIf a large organization decides they need to engage in “digital transformation” – I can’t tell you how many times I hear that phrase misused in the boardroom – it’s only natural that they turn to the person on the team that’s been making tech magic happen for years: the CIO.You cannot allow yourself to be the only person with … [Read more...] about CIOs need to carefully define boundaries between product research and team support
Ahead of the upcoming Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, Microsoft has announced a number of new solutions, projects and AI accelerators to assist hospitals and healthcare professionals in making intelligent health a reality. Last year the company launched Healthcare NexT to accelerate healthcare innovation through the use of artificial intelligence and cloud computing. After working together with pioneers in the industry, Microsoft is bringing its research and product development in the field to healthcare providers, biotech companies and organisations so that they too can utilise AI and the cloud to innovate. Microsoft Genomics, which will be generally available on Microsoft Azure, will provide researchers and clinicians with cloud-powered genomic processing services. The company has also named ST. Jude Children's Research Hospital as the flagship partner for the launch. Through the Microsoft Azure Security and … [Read more...] about Microsoft launches new AI and Cloud Computing tools for intelligent health