February Infrastructure: Bridge traffic and grid modernization

At the February meeting of the Infrastructure Committee we returned to the question of traffic flow and the bridges, this time discussing how the issue may fall into the Tech Council’s purview, and what energy might be put into the solutions, if the topic is of interest to the CCTC. For instance, are there tech […]

Infrastructure Committee: Cape Cod Transportation Study

Mark Forest came to our January Infrastructure Committee meeting to present the background of the Cape Cod Transportation Study Committee, as a follow-up to our report in December. The information Forest shared was from the December 1 presentation at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The study area spans the canal, our depression-era bridges, and two Bourne rotaries. […]

First Friday: Optimist Co’s open source cleaning products

Have you ever thought of cleaning products as a tech company? The Optimist Co’s Devin Donaldson did. Donaldson came to our February First Friday to tell us about how she created and marketed Optimist Co., a company whose open source products are disrupting the cleaning product aisle. Donaldson’s interest in making her own products began […]

Introduction to Coding & Interactive Story Boards for Kids Ages 5-7

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Presents  Introduction to Coding & Interactive Story Boards for Kids Ages 5-7  BREWSTER, MA ­ The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster, as part of their STEAM initiative, presents Introduction to Coding and Interactive Story Boards, a technology opportunity for kids ages 5-7, with Kristen Hilley. Six […]

Accountability Behind Performance Management Initiative – OpenGov

The Cape Cod Commission and Barnstable County signed a three-year contract with OpenGov to implement a cloud based performance management solution. Full Article

Avoiding Cyber Attacks – Webinar

By John Garner of iMedia Technology.  John has been in business for since 1998.  iMedia Technology manages the technology for over 70 businesses in Southeastern Massachusetts managing over 50 terabytes of data.

“Introduction to Solar Energy” Class Addresses Workforce Training Plus Going Solar for Homeowners and Businesses

Cape Cod Community College (CCCC) registration is open for ENV173, “Introduction to Solar Energy,” an updated class designed to address community-based needs in two areas.  ENV173 is intended to (1) prepare students for entry-level positions in the booming solar industry, as well as for further education in energy and environmental technology; and (2) help homeowners […]

First Friday: Panelists recommend ways to reduce carbon footprint [CC Times]

December Infrastructure: Cape Cod transportation study

The December Infrastructure Committee meeting was largely devoted to the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study, following our report to the CCTC board on proposed rail service to the Cape . According to one Infrastructure Committee member who attended the Mass DOT’s third public meeting on traffic study, there are eight places where there’s trouble, which will […]

November Infrastructure: Commuter Rail to Southeastern Massachusetts

Our November Infrastructure Committee meeting was devoted to proposed Commuter Rail to Southeastern Massachusetts. The Regional Transit Authority reported that Taunton, Fall River, and New Bedford have continued, unaccommodated transit needs. Service to these areas has been on the table for several years, but there has been a protracted discussion over what route the line […]