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Hartford Steam Boiler bets on tech-fueled future of insurance business

Sensory technology and the internet of things are playing a major role in products being created by Hartford Steam Boiler Insurance and Inspection Co., with its State Street headquarters shown here. | Photo by Walter Williams/Crain's Connecticut

December 1, 2016 - 2:25pm

Women-owned businesses are growing, but still face challenges

Teresa Meares, chair of the National Association of Women Business Owners, is also president of DGG Uniform and Work Apparel in Jacksonville, Fla. | Photo courtesy of NAWBO.

November 22, 2016 - 5:04pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Dino Tudisca

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Michael Mabry

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Grab your digital shovel: Connecticut technology is changing archaeology

Professor Richard Freund of the University of Hartford displays the "Search for Atlantis" app on his Blackberry. | Photo courtesy of Richard Freund

November 18, 2016 - 6:12pm

‘Employee engagement’ a hot topic but experts say you need a plan

As the labor market continues to evolve into an employee market, job seekers have more latitude and control on selecting employers where the chances for greater engagement is possible, says management trainer Darryl Warren. | Photo courtesy of Darryl Warren

November 17, 2016 - 12:31pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ed Jaffe

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Can Trump bolster Connecticut’s manufacturing sector?

Sikorsky Aircraft's decision to stay in Connecticut is helping to stabilize the state's manufacturing sector. The company has involved itself in an initiative involving the state college system that seeks to pair students with available jobs. | Photo courtesy of the Office of Governor Dannel Malloy

November 11, 2016 - 3:49pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

B. Michael Rauh Jr.

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