President’s View: Data is “Big” Business

By Anthony Russo ON MARCH 16, 2017, the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) hosted the fourth Annual New Jersey Big Data Alliance (NJBDA) Symposium at CIANJ member NJIT’s Campus Center in Newark, New Jersey. The NJBDA is a consortium of New Jersey institutions of higher education addressing the challenges posed by the deluge of “Big Data.” Chaired by NJII Executive
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USGS Study: Water Quality Improving in New Jersey

By John Joseph Parker A BENCHMARK STUDY BY THE U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and commissioned by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and the Delaware River Basin Commission shows that levels of algae-causing nutrients in waterways are largely declining or holding steady, a positive sign for water quality in New Jersey. “Modernization of wastewater treatment plants, steps to
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Mobile Banking and Cashless Transactions are the Future

By John Joseph Parker and Samantha J. Henry TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE way money is exchanged, and the banking industry is adapting to this fast-growing trend. Banks are investing in new online banking solutions that offer improved user interfaces, easier access to information and richer features and functionality. According to a report from Juniper Research, more than one billion mobile
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A State-of-the-Industry Report from NJCPA CEO and Executive Director Ralph Thomas

By Martin C. Daks SINCE 1898, THE 14,000-MEMBER New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) has been advocating on behalf of Garden State CPAs, and supporting them with a mix of educational, networking, leadership and volunteer initiatives. To learn more about the trends, opportunities and challenges facing CPAs in New Jersey, COMMERCE interviewed Ralph Albert Thomas, who has served
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