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Is IoT the Next App Store?

This post originally appeared on CIOReview.com, January 11th, 2017. It is hard to think about the current wave of digital innovation and empowered end-users without thinking about apps. Despite the app store concept in its current form really taking root in 2008 with the launch of Apple’s App Store for iOS, we have been app crazy as a society, with…

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Technology

Six for Six: Scott Snyder, PhD.

For the first time in nearly two decades, Safeguard has a chief technology and innovation officer. Being able to seamlessly adapt to changing business climates is the crux of Safeguard’s operation. As evidenced by today’s press release, Dr. Scott Snyder is no stranger to the Greater Philadelphia region’s innovation ecosystem. So, let’s learn more about the owner of this newly envisioned…

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Q&A Series

Q&A: Gregg Bienstock, CEO, Lumesis – “Surround Yourself With Experts”

The municipal bond market is a thicket of data that can be outdated and doesn’t conform to a standard format, leaving investment firms to spend a disproportionate amount of time sifting through the information to guide their clients. Lumesis, and its DIVER solution, leapt into the arena to provide investors with a different approach to evaluating municipal bonds looking at…

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Technology

5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming the enterprise and creating a wide-open field for startups. Last week I shared those thoughts at the Connolly Bove Mobile Forum in Radnor, Pa. I sat down with several senior executives from venture capital firms…

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Partner Companies

Q&A: Russ Fadel, CEO, ThingWorx – "Hooked on Entrepreneurship"

Welcome to the inaugural blog post for Safeguard Scientifics’ Q&A Series, featuring our partner company CEOs! We believe that our blog is a perfect medium to dig into what makes our partner companies tick. So, we’re going straight to the visionary and driving force behind each company—the CEO. For our first Q&A Series, we interviewed serial entrepreneur Russ Fadel, CEO…

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