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WGM expands cyber security efforts


Recognizing and responding to growing online threats and information security breaches, WGM Associates, a Scottsdale-based information technology consulting, security and application development firm, has expanded its information security services and added key talent to manage the increased demand for cyber-related management and IT services. WGM Managed Information Security Services will enhance WGM’s focus on intelligence-driven… Read More →

WGM Associates hires Gary Williams as CFO


WGM Associates, a Scottsdale-based information technology consulting, security and application development firm, has hired Gary Williams to fulfill the newly created role of Chief Financial Officer. Williams brings extensive executive financial and technology experience to WGM including two decades of finance and operational experience from the world’s largest technology firms as well as significant expertise… Read More →

CGI expands in Phoenix and Tempe, bringing new IT jobs

CGI Group Inc., a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the opening of its newest Global Infrastructure Services support facility at Tempe Crossroads in Tempe. Planned hiring in Tempe, and at CGI’s Phoenix-based U.S. Data Center, will grow CGI’s employee base in the region by more than 30 percent. Its… Read More →

Survey: Quality Trumps Quantity When Networking

by in Featured | Tech

The more business acquaintances you have, the merrier you might be. But the quality of those contacts has a bigger impact on your career success, a new Robert Half Technology survey of information technology (IT) professionals suggests. Sixty-three percent of IT workers polled recently rated the quality of their professional network as “very important” to… Read More →

Data Centers Flock To Metro Phoenix

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More developers of data centers where companies store equipment for online communications are choosing Phoenix for their real-world destination. The Arizona Republic reports analysts say geographic and economic factors are making metropolitan Phoenix a top-10 market for data centers. Analysts speaking at a seminar in Chandler on Friday say the area offers low taxes, cheap… Read More →

Avnet Selected By CIO Magazine As A CIO 100 Award Honoree

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Global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. announced that it was named to the 2012 CIO 100, which is developed by IDG’s CIO magazine. The 25th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). CIO selected Avnet as one of the recipients for… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Greenhouse Gases, Biogas-Powered Data Centers & More

Green News Roundup- Biogas Powered Data Centers
by in Blogs | Green | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about greenhouse gases, biogas-powered data centers and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and state.… Read More →

Social Networks On Internet Pose Challenges And Opportunities For Businesses

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Instinct: Nearly every decision a person makes in his or her lifetime can in some way be tied to an instinctual reaction. One of the most primal of instincts is survival and the key to our evolutionary climb has been the instinct to live in groups or the herd mentality. The instinct is simple —… Read More →

Cloud Computing: Better, Faster, Cheaper?

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the latest buzzword in information technology (IT), and depending on who you talk to, you will get a different answer as to what exactly cloud computing really means. Some refer to cloud computing as SaaS (Software as a Service), utility computing, managed services, Web services, outsourcing, etc. The term is so hot… Read More →