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Cellcontrol’s Latest Report Shows Its Technology Protected Drivers from 16 Million Distracted Driving Attempts

| April 24, 2015 | Comments (0)
Cellcontrol’s Latest Report Shows Its Technology Protected Drivers from 16 Million Distracted Driving Attempts

Cellcontrol, based out of the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge launched their product DriveID, designed to eliminate distracted driving, at the start of 2014. Their first quarterly distracted driving report reveals that the technology stopped 16 million attempts to open a cell phone app and text messages by a driver behind the wheel. The […]

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New Orleans BioInnovation Center Wins Sustainable Design and Building Performance Award

| April 24, 2015 | Comments (0)
New Orleans BioInnovation Center Wins Sustainable Design and Building Performance Award

The New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC) has been awarded by the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) as one of the Top Ten Green Projects this year. NOBIC is a four-story, 65,000 square foot building–designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple– that houses a business innovation center and biotechnology laboratories. The Top Ten Green Projects […]

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Scrum: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Software Development

| April 23, 2015 | Comments (0)
Scrum: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of Software Development

Author James Davis, PhD. is an experienced software developer, entrepreneur, combat veteran, and adjunct professor. He has a PhD in Information Systems & Decision Science from Louisiana State University along with the PMP and CSM project management certifications. Dr. Davis is available for consulting and can be contacted at james.davisphd@gmail.com. Occasionally, something comes along that […]

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The Future of Health IT from HIMSS 2015

| April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)
The Future of Health IT from HIMSS 2015

About the author: Rand Ragusa is co-founder and SVP of Business Development  of Better Day™ Health, which is transforming clinical documentation for providers. He recently attended the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Chicago. After spending a few days at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (#HIMSS15) annual conference in Chicago April 12-16, the […]

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New Orleans Startup Conference and Demo Day Launch Fest Kicking off April 30

| April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)
New Orleans Startup Conference and Demo Day Launch Fest Kicking off April 30

Launch Fest is the New Orleans demo day and startup conference heading into the next daylong event on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at a new venue, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center. Launch Fest is held annually in conjunction with The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, also known as Jazz Fest, the 10 […]

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Werkly Plans Platform Upgrades Through User-Driven Crowdfunding Campaign

| April 21, 2015 | Comments (0)
Werkly Plans Platform Upgrades Through User-Driven Crowdfunding Campaign

Entrepreneur Eric Bernstein launched the peer to peer platform Werkly that enables small businesses and individuals  to connect with “werkers” in an environment that supports local communities and locally sourced labor. Werkly is an online community marketplace where you can Find, Hire, and Pay skilled and unskilled labor. The platform uses advanced filtering and networking […]

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Louisiana Technology Park to Host Open Data BR Lunch & Learn

| April 21, 2015 | Comments (0)
Louisiana Technology Park to Host Open Data BR Lunch & Learn

The Louisiana Technology Park is a business incubator based in Baton Rouge that connects high-tech startups with the resources they need to succeed. The facility hosts a Lunch & Learn series to introduce entrepreneurs to available training and economic development resources in the state. On Wednesday, the Park will host a free event on the City Parish’s new […]

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Disease Diagnostic Startup from MIT Wins Tulane Business Model Competition

| April 20, 2015 | Comments (0)
Disease Diagnostic Startup from MIT Wins Tulane Business Model Competition

Now in its 15th year, the Tulane Business Model Competition was host to local, regional and national companies in the final round, which took place last Thursday prior to the annual gala where the winners are announced. Teams were selected from Tulane University, the University of Houston, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Judges included: […]

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Week in Review: April 20, 2015

| April 20, 2015 | Comments (0)
Week in Review: April 20, 2015

The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with tech and entrepreneurial news. Here are the most popular stories published on Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days: Cohab Announces Second Breaking Lean Startup Class in Shreveport Technology is Your Best Friend: An Open Letter to The Oil and Gas Industry GNO, Inc. is Offering Full Scholarship for […]

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New Orleans-Based 365 Connect Takes Home Three International Awards for Technology Platform

| April 17, 2015 | Comments (0)
New Orleans-Based 365 Connect Takes Home Three International Awards for Technology Platform

365 Connect, the technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, has received three Horizon Interactive Awards for its Marketing, Leasing and Mobile Technology Platforms. The Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. To date, 365 Connect has received a total of 27 technology awards. The company has a […]

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