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Infographic: Texting Trends

Texting Infographic trends and averages for texting
by in Infographics | Tech

Now that unlimited messaging plans have become common, texting has become the communication medium of choice. The following infographic illustrates the trends and averages for texting in the United States and around the world. Source: @shanesnow for Mashable View Other Infographics Infographic: Texting Trends was last modified: February 4th, 2016 by Dana Wentzel

Social Media Hasn’t Reached Luxury Brands, Yet

by in Blogs | Executive Lifestyle | Tech

With celebs tweeting about everything from their morning latte to a product they’re peddling and Facebook taking over the world one movie at a time, you can’t go a day without being involved in social media. However, luxury brands, like Chanel and BMW, have yet to catch the social media bug. This Forbes.com article explains… Read More →

TEDxPhoenix Brings Together Local Minds

by in Education | Events | Green | Tech

TEDxPhoenix is bringing together Arizona’s thinkers and doers on Nov. 6 in the hopes of finding solutions to our local and global community’s problems. The TEDx program aims to provide communities with an experience similar to the international TED conference. TED began as a “Technology, Entertainment and Design” conference but has since become a forum… Read More →

ASU Honors Small Businesses

by in Economy | Featured | Small Biz

Five small businesses were recognized at the 14th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards, presented by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The awards are given out to small businesses that exemplify the best in ethics, energy and excellence in entrepreneurship. “Finding a niche and starting a business is a daunting task,”… Read More →

Newly Formed Arizona Commerce Authority Convenes Its Inaugural Board Meeting

by in Blogs | Finance | Workforce

Vowing that “today the rubber hits the road,” Gov. Jan Brewer and Jerry Colangelo assembled and introduced 35 state leaders representing diverse backgrounds for the inaugural board meeting of the Arizona Commerce Authority. The private-sector board will work to align diverse assets and opportunities within the state to compete economically in both domestic and international… Read More →

Time Is Running Out To Cash In On Solar Stimulus Funds

Cash In On Solar Stimulus Funds - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Companies and investors across Arizona are deciding whether it’s time to “go solar.” As with any other financial undertaking, moving forward with solar must make economic sense. Despite dramatic strides in technology, solar energy projects are not yet viable without government incentives. Those hoping to maximize incentives for solar should note that a particularly useful… Read More →

The American Dream Reborn Through Sustainability

Future Generations Go Green
by in Blogs | Green

When my father’s grandparents immigrated to America, they had one objective: to give their children, and some day their grandchildren, a better life. They worked hard and sacrificed to instill the desire to make thing better for the next generation, my grandparents. Maybe you can remember the sacrifices you saw growing up, how past generations… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Innovation

Green Innovation SRP Earthwise - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: SRP EarthWise SRP has a wide variety of sustainable solutions that allow customers to reduce… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Processes

General Dynamics Green Processes - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: General Dynamics C4 Systems Scottsdale-based General Dynamics C4 Systems is cutting costs and its environmental… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Alternative Energy Leaders Award

Alternative Energy Leaders Award - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: CarbonFree Technology CarbonFree Technology campaigns for the use of green energy solutions throughout the United… Read More →

University of Arizona Targets Niche Markets For Customized Executive Education

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The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona has a customized executive education program that targets highly skilled professionals with advanced degrees in the industries of medicine, bioscience and engineering, and who are called upon to lead key divisions within the company. These leaders frequently have had little or no formal training in… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Alternative Energy, USAEnergyGuide & More

USA Energy Guide
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

I’m always on the lookout for developments in the local sustainability industry. USAEnergyGuide was started by three Arizona entrepreneurs passionate about the environment. Realizing that rebate and tax incentives are hard for consumers to navigate, they jumped at the opportunity to create a site that would be simple and user-friendly. Originally only for Arizona residents,… Read More →

Green News Roundup – High-Efficiency Solar Projects & More

Green News Roundup, Recycling Cigarettes, Solar and More
by in Blogs | Education | Green | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about recycling cigarette butts, high-efficiency solar projects and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and… Read More →

First Job: Steven G. Zylstra, President And CEO Of Arizona Technology Council

Steven G. Zylstra President and CEO, Arizona Technology Council Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I picked blueberries at Pottegetter’s Blueberry Farm in Allendale, Mich., with my parents when I was about 10 years old. It was hard work for a 10-year-old, but I learned that with hard work… Read More →