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itelligence partners with Optima ECM Consulting

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October 23, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

itelligence today announced it has formed a partnership with Optima ECM Consulting, a specialized consulting firm with in-depth expertise in the implementation of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) using OpenText Solutions for SAP®. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Optima helps customers overcome the common disconnect between structured processes and unstructured information. Together, itelligence and Optima will provide customers… Read More →

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Approved by SEC

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October 23, 2013 by in Business News | Finance | Legal | Tech

Although delayed for nearly a year, today the Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously approved the release of proposed equity crowdfunding rules. The proposed rules have been published and are available on the SEC website for public comments. The rules are part of the implementation of The JOBS Act, a 2012 law which legalized the opportunity… Read More →

Google’s third-quarter earnings jump 36 percent

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October 17, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

Google’s third-quarter results may have proven that a deepening decline in the Internet search leader’s average ad prices matters less than how frequently people are clicking on the commercial pitches. The numbers released Thursday impressed investors who had been fretting about a downturn in Google’s ad prices that began two years ago. Those concerns evaporated,… Read More →

Google's third-quarter earnings jump 36 percent

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October 17, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

Google’s third-quarter results may have proven that a deepening decline in the Internet search leader’s average ad prices matters less than how frequently people are clicking on the commercial pitches. The numbers released Thursday impressed investors who had been fretting about a downturn in Google’s ad prices that began two years ago. Those concerns evaporated,… Read More →

TechFoundation Grant WIll Fund Music Technology Lab

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Rosie’s House: A Music Academy for Children will use a $10,000 TechFoundation grant to create a music technology lab including music theory software, a smart board and lap top stations for students to compose music. “The technology lab will enhance the music education curriculum and provide a creative opportunity for composition and song writing,” said… Read More →

SRP Launches Economic Development Website

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With an eye on attracting large commercial and industrial clients to Salt River Project’s 2,900-square-mile electric service area, and the jobs that will come with them, SRP’s Economic Development team has launched a new website, www.PowerToGrowPHX.com. Caryn Sanchez, a senior planning analyst in SRP’s Forecasting Research & Economic Development group, said the new and improved… Read More →

Who Should Own Social Media at a Company?

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September 30, 2013 by in Featured | Social Media | Tech

Who should manage a company’s social media presence? According to a new survey by The Creative Group, it’s a tough question. When advertising and marketing executives were asked which department is best suited to oversee an organization’s social media efforts, the response was divided: 39 percent of respondents said public relations/communications and 35 percent said… Read More →

SRP, ASU partner to research renewable energy initiatives

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September 26, 2013 by in Business News | Energy | Green | Tech

Salt River Project (SRP) and the Conservation and Renewable Energy Collaboratory (CREC) at ASU’s College of Technology and Innovation (CTI) have partnered for a second year to award a $170,000 grant to fund research initiatives in renewable energy and conservation. This year the SRP-CREC research program selected four projects for funding. Projects include: reliability and… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum launches Arizona Chapter

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September 26, 2013 by in Business News | Legal | Tech

The Aerospace & Defense Forum, a global aerospace and defense organization promoting collaboration and commerce among industry leaders, has established an Arizona chapter which will launch in October. An impressive line-up of Arizona business leaders will lead the Arizona Chapter Steering Committee and host monthly meetings and networking events. The Phoenix meetings will be hosted… Read More →

Aerospace & Defense Forum launches Arizona Chapter

Aerospace and defense industry - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012
September 26, 2013 by in Business News | Legal | Tech

The Aerospace & Defense Forum, a global aerospace and defense organization promoting collaboration and commerce among industry leaders, has established an Arizona chapter which will launch in October. An impressive line-up of Arizona business leaders will lead the Arizona Chapter Steering Committee and host monthly meetings and networking events. The Phoenix meetings will be hosted… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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September 18, 2013 by in Education | Featured | Tech

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

IO Expands into Asia Pacific Markets

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September 18, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

IO, the Phoenix-based global leader in software-defined data centers, today launched its Asia Pacific operations with Singapore as regional headquarters. This initiative advances the company’s committed expansion strategy to serve its global customers in one of the fastest growing markets in the world. IO chose Singapore to address customer demand for software-defined data centre technology… Read More →

Businesses Named Spirit of Enterprise Award Finalists

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As Arizona moves along the road to economic recovery, many impressive local businesses are helping to vault us forward with job creation and growth. Today, 10 of the state’s best businesses are being recognized as finalists for the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Awards from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.… Read More →

Polsinelli Launches Website Designed for Businesses

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September 13, 2013 by in Business News | Legal | Marketing | Tech

National law firm Polsinelli just launched a website which offers easy navigation designed from a client perspective, an enhanced platform for useful legal and business information and personalized attorney biographies. The new Polsinelli website is written for the business community to easily explain how the firm has achieved successful outcomes for clients, and content will… Read More →

Colnatec Partners with German firm for testing

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Colnatec LLC, the Gilbert-based manufacturer of the only temperature-controlled sensors for thickness measurement of thin film devices, and Novaled, a world class provider of OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technologies and materials, will work together in a joint research and development project to test the performance of the world’s first heated quartz crystal microbalance (QCM)… Read More →

Applications Open for Tallwave Healthcare IT Startup Program

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As entrepreneurs from across the country begin vying for spots in Tallwave’s Healthcare IT focused “High Tide” startup competition, Arizona industry leaders are praising the initiative as a potential economic development tool and a deal vetting and validation resource for the investment community. A self-described “commercializor,” Tallwave is known for its ability to build value… Read More →

Smith to lead Banner Health Information Technology

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August 31, 2013 by in Business News | Healthcare | Tech

Ryan L. Smith has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Banner Health. Coming from Intermountain Healthcare after 20 years of various Information Technology (IT) leadership positions, including his most recent as Administrative Vice President of Applications and Operations, Smith will be replacing Mike Warden, who is retiring on Sept. 30. “Banner… Read More →

Delta Dental launches new mobile app

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Delta Dental is proud to announce its new mobile application available for mobile devices using iOS (Apple) or Android. Launched two weeks ago, the app has over 1,000 downloads to date. With this new, free mobile app, subscribers can search for a dentist, view claims and coverage details and access their ID cards right from… Read More →

Transaction Creates New Partnership at SkySong

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SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center has a new ownership structure after a transaction involving SkySong I and II, a 290,000 square foot, two-building office project located at Scottsdale Road and McDowell Road. A partnership formed by Holualoa Companies, the ASU Foundation for A New American University, and Plaza Companies has purchased the entirety of… Read More →

Microchip's Sanghi Headlines CEO Breakfast

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August 27, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Tech

The Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona will feature the leader of one of the Valley’s most dynamic and influential companies for its CEO Breakfast on September 10. Steve Sanghi, Chairman, President & CEO of Microchip Technology Inc., and co-author of the book “Driving Excellence:  How the Aggregate System Turned Microchip Technology from a Failing Company to… Read More →

Microchip’s Sanghi Headlines CEO Breakfast

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August 27, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Tech

The Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona will feature the leader of one of the Valley’s most dynamic and influential companies for its CEO Breakfast on September 10. Steve Sanghi, Chairman, President & CEO of Microchip Technology Inc., and co-author of the book “Driving Excellence:  How the Aggregate System Turned Microchip Technology from a Failing Company to… Read More →

Excellence Headquarters Names New CIO

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Excellence Headquarters™, Management Company for The CORE Institute® and other physician practices, announced that Paul Robinson has accepted the position of Chief Information Officer, providing vision and leadership in all information technology initiatives. In his role, Robinson and his team of programmers and IT architects will direct the planning and implementation of enterprise information technology… Read More →

Established CFO Brings Tech Experience to IO

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IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, today announced Michael Berry has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Berry will be responsible for financial planning and analysis, accounting, operations, treasury activities and investor relations, and will report to CEO and Product Architect, George Slessman. “I am very happy to have Mike join… Read More →

Inilex Named to Inc. 5000

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August 21, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

Inilex, a leading provider of aftermarket telemetry solutions for vehicles, has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list for the second straight year. Inilex ranked No. 1508 on the prominent list, which recognizes America’s fastest-growing privately held companies. This recognition reinforces Inilex’s standing as one of the country’s most successful businesses, and a leader in… Read More →