Month: May 2012

Jive gets Cloudy. Or the Cloud gets Jivey. Either way, Jive is now available as Software as a Service (SaaS)

Enterprise software is a huge business. But the world of installed software and corporate server farms dwindles every day. Today, it’s dwindling even more.

Following in the footsteps of juggernauts like Salesforce.com, Jive Software has made the decision to move their service to the Cloud. Read More

VendScreen and Goodie Monster: Could Portland be the epicenter of vending machine innovation?

When you think of the vending machine industry, you probably don’t think “innovation.” But two Portland companies are working very hard to bring some new thinking to a rather stagnant market.

One company is changing the machines from the outside. One is changing machines from the inside. Read More

A chunk of the BioShock team regroups in Portland as The Fullbright Company

There’s a small but growing group of game developers here in Portland. Some of them have built awesome stuff. Some are in the midst of creating amazing games. And some have the potential to do something incredible.

So when you encounter a group that has all three of those qualities? You take notice. Meet The Fullbright Company. Read More