The stage has been set for Safeguard in 2013 and beyond with an increase in activity on all fronts.
That’s how our President and CEO, Steve Zarrilli, summed up many of Safeguard’s achievements in 2012, which were highlighted in our fourth quarter and year-end conference call this morning.
“In 2013, we intend to be more proactive in [...]
According to the Institute of Medicine, $750 billion in healthcare spending was wasted in 2009. And while its rate of growth has slowed, healthcare spending remains a major concern. That’s why opportunities abound for companies with new products and services that can improve patient outcomes and trim costs.
One emerging technology is actionable diagnostics, an innovative [...]
Some people will argue that entrepreneurship can’t be taught. They’ll say it’s either in the bloodstream or it isn’t. But they’re mistaken. Entrepreneurship can most definitely be taught, and when it is, it opens students’ eyes to new opportunities.
In fact, entrepreneurship education is changing school for the better, adding leadership training to the skills and [...]
In evaluating prospective capital providers, savvy entrepreneurs have come to understand that while capital is their number one priority, there are other attributes they need to evaluate before they say “yes” to an investor.
I understand why entrepreneurs are increasingly interested in more than just an investor’s willingness to invest. Industry expertise, legal counseling, networking opportunities, [...]
With President Obama winning another four years in the oval office, the palpable uncertainty created by the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act has been supplanted by a more stable outlook for the healthcare industry overall as 36 million more Americans join the health insurance ranks as we enter 2013.
So, with that issue [...]
During my tenure as Chief Financial Officer at Safeguard, I honed a set of skills that are serving me well today as President and Chief Executive Officer. Apart from stimulating and executing the the strategies that revitalized and strengthened Safeguard’s balance sheet and set the stage for continued growth and platform expansion, I also focused [...]Posted by Stephen T. Zarrilli
I’ve spoken with a number of CIOs recently, and they all recognize that almost all of their enterprise infrastructure must be reimagined. Technologies like mobile, big data, in-memory databases and virtualization are fundamentally altering the foundations of computing—processing, memory, network, storage and even the physical boundaries.
Meanwhile, the cloud (private, public, hybrid) is changing the economics [...]
During my nearly five years at Safeguard, I’ve worked closely with my predecessor, Peter Boni, and the current management team to define our strategy and develop plans to achieve our objective to build value for our shareholders.
Over the past several months since the board asked me to become President and CEO, I have spent considerable [...]
Congress heads back to Washington this week after its Thanksgiving recess, with just five weeks remaining to reach a compromise and resolve the “fiscal cliff.” If Congress fails to act, the resulting tax increases and spending cuts could trigger another recession, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Though few think Congress would let this happen, [...]Posted by John E. Shave III
Facebook is introducing a new social jobs app, expanding its mission to connect people by joining job seekers with employers and recruiters. The service will feature more than 1.7 million jobs and is a move that Bloomberg characterized as a challenge to LinkedIn.
Also in tech news, XBRL US is hosting a series of webinars designed [...]