Insurance is about protecting people at their most vulnerable time. When Hurricane Katrina caused catastrophic damage to the Gulf Coast, insurance companies needed help delivering on this promise. Connecticut-based Kelser Corporation enabled its enterprise insurance customers to provide immediate assistance, with the rapid deployment of technology and personnel to the region.
A leading information technology solution provider, Kelser is known for its expertise in project management, engineering, executive …Read More
Joseph Juran’s Legacy Continues
Under Leadership of Juran Institute CEO Joe DeFeo
Joseph Juran’s pioneering work in the early part of the 20th century helped set the pace for what would eventually become known as the Lean Six Sigma and quality industry. The role of the quality professional is still being written, thanks in part to Juran’s successor and CEO of Juran Institute, Joseph A. DeFeo.
“Traditionally, quality management was the responsibility of certified quality professionals and engineers. Now the field has matured and …Read More
Building What the World Needs
Burns & McDonnell: Employee-Owned, Client-Centered
At a time when businesses everywhere are struggling,
one company is bucking the trend. Connecticut-based Burns & McDonnell is not just surviving, it is thriving, growing and even hiring.
“Our claim to fame in the Northeast is building $1 billion and larger projects,” says Brett Williams, manager and senior vice president of the engineering, construction and environmental consulting solutions firm. “We can take care of everything from purchasing real estate to …Read More
Transforming Facility Management Into a Competitive Advantage
FM Facility Maintenance Offers a Convenient, Single-Source Solution
One of the largest convenience store chains in the world was searching for a comprehensive solution to address the massive task of maintaining its entire portfolio of stores in North America. The challenge was to identify a third-party facility management company capable of implementing a fully integrated plan that produced the strategic results desired by “corporate” and also met the …Read More
Turns Ads Into Live,
Inbound Calls – and Sales
By Marc Jennings
Goodbye, cold calls. Goodbye, expensive leads. Goodbye and good riddance to the customer chase. Hello to a better way of making sales and making money.
Ring2 Media does for its clients what advertisers and telemarketers certainly have wanted to do for decades: prequalifies prospects, delivers them directly to sales professionals and leaves nothing to be done except the closing. How – with today’s wall of Do Not Call laws – has Ring2 accomplished this? …Read More
Calmer, Less Emotional Investing
As his thoughts turned increasingly toward retirement, the investor was having growing doubts about the way his financial advisor was managing his money. He was particularly concerned that the advisor wasn’t adapting to his changing priorities. He also was worried that, despite his considerable wealth, the advisor didn’t have an adequate plan in place to ensure he would have the income he desired once he left the workforce.
The investor ultimately sought a second opinion. At the recommendation of a friend, he made an …Read More
Moving Stamford Forward
Not long ago, Stamford Landing was one of the Connecticut city’s most glaring eyesores. The 5-building, 200,000-square-foot office park on Stamford Harbor sat half-vacant and required major improvements and upgrades. Seaboard Properties believed with the right investment and management, the site could become a thriving diversified business park and a model for the resurgence of Stamford as a major urban center.
“We bought the property, implemented a major capital program and added a lot of tenant amenities,” …Read More