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"DIGICATION provides educators with the ability to manage and control their online learning communities, big and small," says CEO and RISD faculty member Jeffrey Yan.  /

Digication adds tool to educational software suite

PROVIDENCE – Educational software company Digication Inc. this week unveiled its Digication Admin Tool, designed to help schools manage the company’s Web-based learning, collaboration...

Fidelity takes top honors in 2007<br> Encore Arts & Business Awards

PROVIDENCE – The Arts & Business Council of Rhode Island has announced the slate of honorees for its 17th Annual Encore Arts & Business...
FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE Artistic Director Mihailo 'Misha' Djuric, a native of the former Yugoslavia, has been named to receive a 2007 Encore Award for individual achievement. /

Festival Ballet’s Djuric to receive individual Encore

PROVIDENCE – Festival Ballet Providence today announced that its artistic director, Mihailo Djuric, has been named the 2007 Encore Arts & Business Awards winner...
A GROUP OF prospective tenants tours the building at Conley's Wharf that the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space is leasing out. The former coal-gasification facility is being turned into offices and studios for artists and designers. /

A blank canvas for artistic endeavors

It has been two and a half weeks since the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space began seriously marketing Conley's Wharf at 200 Allens Ave.,...

Keep your workers fit and healthy

Dear Dan: After five years in business, we were finally able to offer health insurance last year for our 17 employees. Now we want...
WILLIAM TRACEY, owner of TRAC Builders Inc., a general contractor and construction manager, says he doesn't want to limit the company to any one niche. Above, he stands in the bar area in the Dreyfus Hotel in Providence, which TRAC is rehabbing for AS220. /

Specializing in quality, versatility

At TRAC Builders Inc., experience comes with the job. The Johnston-based general contractor and construction manager, in its 12th year of operations, shuns the...
BRIAN JEPSON, a computer programmer, writer and editor, is applying his expertise to innovative projects in Rhode Island, including RI-WINs. /

Drawing on geek power to transform the Ocean State

Brian Jepson has gained a reputation as an expert on and a catalyst for digital innovation in Rhode Island. At O'Reilly Media, he has...
MICHAEL DAWSON, director of post production at Tango Pix, demonstrates the 'Action Blast' movie the company produced for Hasbro Inc. /

Local firms try to cash in on state’s film tax credit

Amid mixed reviews of the state's motion picture production tax credit, a few Rhode Island-based companies are reaping the benefits and using them to...

Business success today is a collective endeavor

The buzzword in economic development circles is collaboration. It is a recognition that the challenges facing new product or service development – especially for...
STUDIO 1011 builds trade show exhibits and other branding and promotional items that draw in audiences with humor, quirky features and interactivity. Pictured, from left, are owners Finn and Janie Yonkers and staffers Iain Lawson and Nina Williamson. /

Digital branding to engage clients

PROFILE: STUDIO1011 OWNERS: Finn and Janie Yonkers TYPE OF BUSINESS: Design firm LOCATION: 150 Chestnut St., Providence EMPLOYEES: 6 YEAR ESTABLISHED: 2000 ANNUAL SALES: WNDStudio1011 is a design firm of...
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