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Fall 2017 Cognition Training

By: Michael J Lowe II
September 14th, 2017

Cognition’s Cockpit training classes are back this fall! Now is the ideal time for new and veteran users to gain or refresh the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to be true Cockpit champions and help lead their companies to success. We are excited to be offering four core classes:

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Welcoming Ed Hall, Software Developer

By: Michael J Lowe II
August 24th, 2017

The Cockpit Crew is excited to welcome two new folks to the development team this summer 2017. It is always vital to continue increasing our resources as we grow as a company. Ed Hall

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Welcoming Ryan Hart, Software Developer

By: Michael J Lowe II
August 17th, 2017

The Cockpit Crew is excited to welcome two new folks to the development team this summer 2017. It is always vital to continue increasing our resources as we grow as a company.   Ryan Hart

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Welcoming Chase Lessard, Application Engineer

By: Michael J Lowe II
August 10th, 2017

We are happy to welcome Chase Lessard to the Cockpit Crew this Summer. He is joining our Application Engineering team and will be helping focus on growing our resources so we can continue to expand our client base.   Chase Lessard

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Cognition News

Annual Cognition Clam Bake 2017

By: Michael J Lowe II
August 3rd, 2017

Every summer, Cognition Corporation holds its annual company clambake. We invite our employees, families, and friends to join us for this spectacular weekend excursion held in Cape Cod. A big thank you goes out for the hard work our staff does throughout the year; without all that work, none of what Cognition does would be possible. This year, we saw our attendance grow, with nearly 100 people, including new crew members from Indiana

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Welcoming Summer Intern Cyrus Dastangoo

By: Michael J Lowe II
July 27th, 2017

Cognition is excited to welcome Cyrus Dastangoo to our Summer Internship Program. Each year, we accept a handful of students looking for real world experience in the sales, marketing, engineering, or development worlds. In total for summer 2017, we have invited three interns into the program, all landing in the development department.   Cyrus Dastangoo

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Welcoming Summer Intern Isaac Macrae

By: Michael J Lowe II
July 13th, 2017

Cognition is excited to welcome Isaac Macrae to our Summer Internship Program. Each year, we accept a handful of students looking for real world experience in the sales, marketing, engineering, or development worlds. In total for summer 2017, we have invited three interns into the program, all landing in the development department. Isaac Macrae

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Industry Updates

The Implications of WannaCry on Medical Devices: How Interconnected Devices Can Exacerbate Cyber Attacks

By: Michael J Lowe II
June 13th, 2017

Ransomware can be frightening. It holds all the data in a device hostage until the victim pays a sum of money, and even then, there is no guarantee thedata will return. To be more specific, ransomware takes advantage of a security flaw and locks the user out until said ransom is paid. Initially, over 200,000 victims were affected by the recent WannaCry attack worldwide, which exploited a flaw in Microsoft Windows 7 and demanded a ransom in Bitcoin. Worryingly, WannaCry infiltrated the computer systems of London hospitals. WannaCry even took its first medical device hostages in the US during the major attack. This is the heart of things: connected medical devices, on these networks, can expose them to risk if they're not well protected.

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Research & Development

4 Benefits of Agile Product Development in the Medical Device Industry

By: Michael J Lowe II
June 8th, 2017

Agile is an umbrella term for several iterative and incremental software development methodologies. Each one is unique in its approach; however, they all share a common set of core values which incorporate continuous feedback, planning, testing, and integration of the project and software used to facilitate the this process. It is, simply, a way to organize information efficiently when developing a product. It can be applied to product development outside of software as well.

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