Big Data in the City of Big Shoulders: Ocient’s Chris Gladwin on Problem-Solving, Perseverance and Plans for Chicago

  “We’ve got to find our own story, leverage our own strengths, and be Chicago about this.”   “What I’ve really specialized in is working on big, enterprise, core information technology problems and solving them. And what I’ve found is that there are inherent advantages to doing that here in Chicago,” says Chris Gladwin, founder…

6 Tips for Successful Company Parties, Benefits and Other IRL Interactions

  On the latest episode of the Technori Podcast, host Scott Kitun talks to returning guest Julie Novack, CEO and Co-Founder of PartySlate, the first two-sided digital event-planning platform to connect users directly with local event planners, venues, caterers and other party pros.   The PartySlate concept was a direct response to Novack’s own frustrating…