What you missed at SC Auto Week

Hundreds of automotive professionals gathered at the fifth annual SC Automotive Summit in Greenville this week for industry insights, cutting-edge trends and, of course, the opportunity to go 120-miles-per-hour in some of most advanced cars on the market.

‘LinkedIn for students’ pairs with state firms to launch STEM initiative

State firms hope to use sports recruiting methods to build the workforce pipeline, leaders announced today at the 5th annual South Carolina Automotive Summit in Greenville.

ScanSource named title partner of iMAGINE Upstate

ScanSource Inc., a global provider of technology products and solutions, was named the title partner of the iMAGINE Upstate program and festival.

Clemson students get lessons on cybersecurity

From the second floor in Clemson University’s Barre Hall, Clemson students will learn the secrets to stopping computer network hackers and data thieves.

Gordian Group introduces three products

The Gordian Group, a Greenville-based provider of construction cost analytics, estimating information, pricing data and procurement software and services, introduced two new products and a third with expanded features.

Sunland Logistics expands with 313,000 SF Duncan facility

Third-party logistics supplier Sunland Logistics Solutions has expanded with another 313,000-square-foot distribution warehouse in Duncan, adding eight employees to accommodate an existing pharmaceutical customer.

Three reasons to be skeptical of social media

A good friend of mine, who leads operations at a video production company, recently asked me how much time and overall involvement they should invest in their brand’s social media presence. It’s certainly a relevant question given the ubiquity of social media in our lives. But it raises some interesting subsequent questions regarding the real value of social media in the B2B realm.

Synergy Mill to offer creative space

Greenville-based craftsmen, tinkerers and hobbyists will find a new home at Synergy Mill, a Greenville-based makerspace in the west corner of the Next Manufacturing Center.

SC Auto Week goes statewide

This year’s Upstate-based SC Auto Week is going statewide with events in Charleston and Columbia, with the aim of promoting and growing one of the state’s largest industries.

Concentrix to expand campus

Concentrix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synnex Corporation, announced it will expand its call center presence on Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greenville with a new lease at its current location, which will mean the company will occupy all of Building III at the 2000 Wade Hampton Boulevard Office Park.

Iron Yard Ventures shutters Spartanburg accelerator

Three years after launching its digital health accelerator, Greenville-based Iron Yard Ventures will not be announcing a fourth cohort this year.

Integrated Biometrics achieves ISO 9001 certification

Upstate-based Integrated Biometrics, developer of FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, reported that its production facility in Seoul, South Korea, has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 certification.

Navigating the ‘black hole’ of digital media

How do you know if you’re getting what you’re paying for?

Strategic marketing requires a road map

By developing attainable goals, realistic objectives and a strategic marketing plan for your business, you’ll start the year off on the right foot. Doing so will allow you to face your marketing challenges head-on in order to know what to do, when, where, how and why.

Internet Explorer bites the dust – should anybody care?

The workhorses of the Web browser class breathed their last breath last Tuesday. That’s when Microsoft ended support for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10. That could be a big problem or a much smaller one, depending on whose statistics you believe.