Category: Industry Responsive Programming

Five Questions With: Tim Hebert

Tech Collective board member Tim Hebert announced a more-refined mission for the group of businesses, nonprofits, entrepreneurs and others recently. It’s dropping its bioscience focus and looking at growing the information technology workforce as a way to make a significant impact on the state’s economy. Hebert, Carousel Industries’ chief client officer and founder and CEO […]

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Five Questions With: Deb Ricci

Providence College graduate Deb Ricci has been Carousel Industries’ business-readiness champion for over a year now, in the information technology field overall for 45 years. One of her core responsibilities is ensuring team members are prepared for change. She is a member of Tech Collective’s Women in Tech committee.  PBN: In your position at Carousel, […]

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Tech Collective narrows focus to IT sector, workforce needs

TIM HEBERT told PBN that the Tech Collective is shifting its focus exclusively to the IT sector. Hebert is Carousel Industries Inc.’s chief client officer, and founder and CEO of Trilix. He is also a Tech Collective board member. PROVIDENCE —Tech Collective, a group of businesses, nonprofits, entrepreneurs and others, with a mission of strengthening […]

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Inaugural PBN Workforce Development Summit plots talent production

Tech Collective’s Board of Director’s Chair, Tim Hebert, was invited to sit on PBN’s Workforce Development Summit Panel on Wednesday, February 14th. WARWICK – Discussion at the first-ever Providence Business News Workforce Development Summit held Feb. 14 saw roughly 200 attendees listen to and share ideas on how to propel the state’s workforce into the […]

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400 Students, Educators and Technology Professionals Attend Hidden Figures Event

Presented by Tech Collective, NASA, and P-TECH; Hidden Figures movie and panel raises STEAM awareness and connects female students, educators, and technology professionals Providence, RI – March 24, 2017 – Over 400 female middle and high school students, educators, and technology professionals attended a viewing of Hidden Figures and panel discussion at the Warwick Showcase Cinemas […]

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Higher ed must respond to IT needs

Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail on the issue of entry-level hiring, thanks to a survey of 73 local employers. More than half of the respondents said they were […]

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