Our latest company event was much too tasty to keep quiet about. Doug, one of our managing partners, had the great idea of hiring a BBQ food truck to visit our offices in Evanston. With the help of Joe and Lauren Woodel, co-owners of Husky Hog BBQ we were participants in a feast of pulled-pork, brisket and chicken thighs.
Inc. magazine has listed Breakthrough Technologies on the just-released seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 – an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
Breakthrough earned the position of #2049 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 list that ranks companies according to percentage revenue growth from 2009 to 2012.
Last week, I attended a great event at 1871 called Big Data Through the Lens of the Obama for America Tech Team. As you can guess, this forum tackled the increasingly popular topics of big data and business intelligence, and how they played a part in President Obama’s bid to get both elected and re-elected.
Now that the excitement of being part of the new Consortia formed around the Common Core State Standards has begun to wear off, some of the states that are participating are beginning to realize they may not be ready to administer the new high-tech online assessments these Consortia are designing.