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Study: Most Agree ‘Glass Ceiling’ Exists


According to a survey conducted by financial services firm Edward Jones, nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of Americans believe women in the workforce today face a barrier to career advancement with one in five (22 percent) citing the financial industry as the hardest glass ceiling for women to break through.  The firm has been working to… Read More →

Valley algae company develops beauty products

Heliae Algae
by in Bioscience | Business News | Tech

Heliae, a Gilbert-based algae technology company, and The Clarecastle Group announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to bring novel algae-based products to the health and beauty industry. The partnership pairs a leader in algae science and production technology with a seasoned consortium of personal care and beauty industry executives with a… Read More →

Stanton pitches Phoenix to Silicon Valley businesses


Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton wants businesses in Silicon Valley to relocate to Arizona. Stanton traveled to California this week to sell Phoenix as a prime location for technology and manufacturing jobs. Stanton says Phoenix needs to proactively attract employers. Stanton’s office would not say what companies he is approaching in California because the meetings are… Read More →

GPEC puts together a science and technology strategy

by in Business News | Tech

Even when the state was known for copper, cattle and citrus, Arizona has relied on being an innovator to drive its economy. “Arizona’s economic position has historically been defined by science and technology,” says Steven M. Shope, president of Mesa-based Sandia Research Corporation, “especially if you look back to the 1940s and 1950s, when the… Read More →

Technology expands meeting and conference industry

by in Business News | Marketing | Tech

We don’t catch up over coffee anymore, we catch up on Facebook. Technology has changed the way we date, invite people to parties, and even watch TV. It’s only natural that technology will change the face of business meetings and conferences. “As a chapter and in addition to our website, we utilize social media outlets… Read More →

It takes fuel to win tech race

by in Blogs | Featured | Tech

Many of us can relate to thinking of Arizona’s economy as an automobile race. To win, you need a smooth race course, a fast car, a winning driver and high-powered fuel. Carrying that analogy into Arizona’s technology sector, it’s clear that a lot of resources have been invested and progress has been made in building… Read More →

Tech Q&A: Year-end budgeting

Eric Marcus, CEO of Marcus Networking.
by in Blogs | Business News | Tech

This is the first of what will be a continuing series of technology questions answered by Eric Marcus, CEO of Marcus Networking in Tempe. Question: What technology or telecommunications products should we purchase before year-end? Answer: December is an excellent time to evaluate your IT needs for the coming year and with Section 179 Deductions… Read More →

Technology and the law

by in Legal | Tech

We all know how quickly technology is changing. But how will changes in technology affect changes in the law? As Arizona enters its second century, three Arizona attorneys weigh in on the legal changes they see coming as technology continues to rock our world. Cheryl Walsh, shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.: Just 107 years ago,… Read More →

Tackle Popular Immigration Reforms Now

by in Business News | Politics

Following the results of the election, there appears to be a real window in Washington, D.C. to do something meaningful on immigration. The just reelected president has made immigration reform a first tier priority.  And many Republicans believe that dealing with this issue is essential to restoring to their party some attractiveness with the two… Read More →

IO Attracts Top Tech Talent
by in Business News | Tech

IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced Alan McIntosh, former chief information officer at Groupon has been appointed senior vice president of global technology delivery and Apple marketing veteran Anne Wolf has been appointed senior vice president of global marketing and communications. Additionally, Bob Butler has been promoted… Read More →

Afterschool Programs Get STEM Grants From Cox

by in Business News | Education | Tech

Nine afterschool programs around the state will each receive a $1500 STEM grant from the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence and Cox Communications to support creative efforts to incorporate science, technology, engineering and math into today’s curriculum. “At a time of shrinking funding in schools across the state, these grants emphasize the critical importance of… Read More →

Arizona SciTech Festival Opens Call for 2013 Events

by in Business News | Education | Events | Green | Tech

Through a partnership formed between Arizona Science Center,  Arizona State University, Arizona Technology Council Foundation and the Arizona Commerce Authority, the Arizona SciTech Festival is gearing up for its second annual event designed to excite and inform Arizonans of all ages about how science, technology and innovation affects their everyday lives and will expand their… Read More →

Strength Of Bioscience Helps Brighten Arizona’s Employment Outlook

bioscience - economic outlook - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Bioscience brings strength to Arizona’s employment opportunities. Arizona’s economic doldrums are finally starting to appear in the rearview mirror. “Here in Arizona, the state ranked No. 12 in job creation (in 2011),” says Lee McPheters, director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center at ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business. “That’s a vast improvement… Read More →

Home Insurance In Scottsdale AZ Goes Boldly

home insurance scottsdale az technology
by in Finance | Real Estate

Do you hear the phrase “turn of the century” and think 1900, then realize people were talking about TWELVE YEARS AGO? Then you think, “Hey, it’s the 21st century!” and the next thought that zips into your brain is “Where the heck is my flying car?”  Well, odds are you are one of those people… Read More →