About Tom Loveland
May 10th, 2013
Over 250 business executives joined SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Business in celebrating 29 finalists and 9 winners at the 2013 VOLTAGE Awards.
Baltimore, MD (May 10, 2013) — Baltimore SmartCEO and Title Sponsor Comcast Business announced today the 2013 VOLTAGE Award honorees. The VOLTAGE Awards program celebrates the role that technology plays in the business community and the future impact the technology sector will have on economic growth. The 2013 VOLTAGE award finalists collectively generate more than $49.6 billion in annual revenue and employ over 177,000 individuals in Greater Baltimore. Read More
April 9th, 2013
How innovation helped Aris Melissaratos change the face of Maryland business
In late January, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a whopping $350 million donation to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, pushing his total gifts to the institution over $1 billion. It’s an astounding sum, given out of profound conviction and commitment to the work Hopkins does. Read More
February 12th, 2013
Why knowledge based work is just as relevant in manufacturing
Stu FitzGibbon is about to mark twenty-five years at Domino Sugars in Baltimore. As refinery manager, he’s seen automation accelerate over the decades and continue to this day. But while some see technology and global economic forces pushing American manufacturing into the past, FitzGibbon is busy encouraging innovation by empowering people in every part of the plant. Read More
January 15th, 2013
Data IT Strategy
It’s Time to Have the Conversation
In a recent article, my colleague Marjie Cota wrote about the critical information that lives within a company’s data. In it she makes the case that data is not just for collecting and reporting; and if treated as a strategic asset, data can produce some game-changing business results.
The next logical question that emerges, once an enterprise starts thinking seriously about maximizing its data, is about responsibility. Who pilots the enterprise’s data strategy in order to fulfill its business objectives?