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IBM Partners With Tempe-Based University


Bryan University has teamed with IBM to create a unique simulation laboratory for healthcare informatics students to gain critical, near real-world experience in the field. Students enrolled in Bryan University’s Master of Science in Applied Health Informatics programs are trained to use information technology to analyze processes and outcomes in healthcare to improve patient care,… Read More →

Getting Better Customer Service


How can your favorite businesses improve your customer experience and offer better types of service? Business leaders from around the world will gather in Phoenix next week to learn how to gain an advantage and win your loyalty. The 24th annual Compete through Service Symposium will feature speakers from Cisco, Disney Institute, FedEx Services, HP,… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

New Smart Building Technology To Increase Federal Buildings Energy Efficiency

Smart Building Technology

The U.S. General Services Administration awarded a contract to IBM to develop and install advanced smart building technology in 50 of the federal government’s highest energy-consuming buildings. Part of GSA’s larger smart building strategy, this initiative will connect building management systems to a central cloud based platform, improving efficiency and saving up to $15 million… Read More →

50 Largest Employers In Arizona

50 Largest Employers in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012

These are the 50 largest employers in Arizona, including public and privately held companies and not-for-profit corporations, ranked by the number of employees based on full-time equivalents of 40 hours per week and based on industry research. 50 Largest Employers in Arizona Walmart Stores Inc. Arizona employees in 2011: 30,634 Employment change since 2010: Added… Read More →

Jim Teter, Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona

Jim Teter, Goodwill - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011

Jim Teter, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona, discusses how the economic bust has affected Goodwill, why they’ve seen an increase in donations, employment at Goodwill, its future and more. Jim Teter Title: President and CEO Company: Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona Why did you decide to move to a nonprofit after… Read More →

CBRE’s Top Arizona Executives Describe The Company’s 100-Year Legacy

CBRE, AZ Business Magazine Oct/Nov 2006

Looking Ahead CBRE’s top Arizona executives describe the company’s 100-year legacy and their vision for the future. By Melanie Winderlich Pete Bolton, senior managing director-Phoenix, seven and a half years at CBRE A marathon, not a sprint: The key to CBRE’s sustainability is flexibility, awareness of market conditions and selection of excellent people (including staff,… Read More →

CB Richard Ellis Has A Century-Long History

CB Richard Ellis, AZ Business Magazine Oct/Nov 2006

Ethics, Integrity, Collaboration CB Richard Ellis has a century-long history rich with client-focused expansion By Debra Gelbart This year CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) celebrates the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding in America. However, many may not realize that this commercial real estate giant began in San Francisco under another well-known corporate moniker, “Coldwell Banker.”… Read More →