First Friday: Agile, Scrum, and the 15 minute huddle

Are you struggling to keep up with the pace of change in the workplace? Have you been on project teams that had great potential, but the project was late, over budget, or not even delivered? Those are the questions Certified Scrum Master Gene Sorbo opened with at the Tech Council’s First Friday Breakfast Meeting in […]

Infrastructure Comm: More Net Neutrality, Eversource Rate Case

Acting on our discussion at the December meeting of the Infrastructure Committee, two committee members have started compiling knowledgable information about net neutrality, as well as what’s going on, and the issues at hand. Articles will help define what net neutrality is – both on the tech side and what it means to an individual. […]

Infrastructure Committee: Net Neutrality, Eversource Rate Case Update

At the December meeting, the Infrastructure Committee began discussing ideas to present to the board on how the Cape Cod Technology Council might take a lead in the net neutrality discussion.  CCTC Board President Bert Jackson reported on a previous conversation with Art Gaylord (former CIO of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute) about coming up with […]

First Friday: DunkWorks

Our First Friday Breakfast series speaker for December was Leslie-Ann McGee, from the Center for Marine Robotics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. WHOI is the largest private ocean research institution in the United States, with 1400 employees and 800 scientific and tech staff. They are the home of the ALVIN submersible, and now DunkWorks. […]

Infrastructure Committee: the economic impact of utility coverage

The Infrastructure Committee meeting in November was a brain storming session about utilities relative to development, thanks to a visit from Heather Harper of the Cape Cod Commission. Heather is working with the Town of Barnstable to reauthorize the Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone – a development tool to streamline the regulatory process and direct opportunities […]

Infrastructure Committee: Housing Update

The Infrastructure Committee meeting in November was a brain storming session about utilities relative to development, thanks to a visit from Heather Harper of the Cape Cod Commission. Heather is working with the Town of Barnstable to reauthorize the Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone – a development tool to streamline the regulatory process and direct opportunities […]

First Friday: Trish Kennedy’s no-code Zudy

Trish Kennedy, the Cape Cod entrepreneur who created the global technology company Back Office, spoke to a full house at November’s First Friday Breakfast Series about her new business, Zudy. When they started out, Trish was a journalist and her husband Tom was a computer programmer. Together they started a computer and consulting company in […]

CC Tech Council Supports Cape Cod Tech High School Building Project

Founded in 1996, the Cape Cod Technology Council, Inc. (“CCTC”) is a membership based non-profit organization whose mission is to promote technology, education and economic development on Cape Cod, the Islands, and Southeastern Massachusetts. The primary focus of the CCTC is technology and innovation. Our membership includes local Cape, Islands, and Southeastern Massachusetts businesses, technology […]

Infrastructure Committee: public transportation update

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Administrator Tom Cahir joined the October meeting of the Infrastructure Committee, updating the committee on regional transportation. Tom said they have been working on improving the system from top to bottom, fixing bus routes from all 15 towns so passengers can get anywhere on the Cape in a relatively efficient […]

First Friday: OpenCape and the future of the network

Our October First Friday’s speaker was Steve Johnson, Executive Director of OpenCape. OpenCape has been busy this last year. In September 2016 they ended the relationship with CapeNet, bringing all operations under one roof. In addition to owning the network (as of November of last year), they do all sales, marketing, and maintenance in-house. Steve […]