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Start-Up STEM School in Phoenix Seeks Sponsorship Partners to Further Student Success

Posted on: Mar 20, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Guest post by Mary BenekSySTEM Phoenix School was founded in 2014 as a non-profit, public charter middle and high school with the goal of preparing diverse students for the jobs of the future. We’ve got our hands full with all the issues any inner city school faces: a transient population that gets evicted or moves…

Avnet + relayr Offer Accelerated IoT Development

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Avnet recently announced a unique service to help partners in the U.S. and Canada create Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for their customers faster through access to relayr’s 5-4-3 Innovation Acceleration process.The service helps manage and speed up digital transformation with end-to-end support in three focused stages:Kickstart: A hands-on, five-day workshop enables customers to identify…

Four Finalists Announced for ASU Innovation Prize

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Four finalists have been selected to compete for a $100,000 grand prize in the ASU Innovation Open, a new technology venture acceleration competition designed to fuel multidisciplinary teams of collegiate founders.The finalists and their creations are:Nunami Labs of The University of Arizona is developing cutting-edge sensor technology that enables autonomous vehicles to understand their surroundings…

Digital Transformation Strategy No 1 Priority for Global Retailers

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Most global retailers say a digital transformation strategy is their No. 1 priority in 2017, according to the fourth annual survey from Scottsdale-based JDA, as retail industry CEOs say they are investing in the Internet of Things, big data, robotics and augmented reality. 69 percent of more than 350 executives surveyed said they plan to increase…

World View Celebrates New HQ

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

World View has created the world’s first purpose-built commercial gateway to the stratosphere with the opening of its new 142,000 SF global headquarters campus at Spaceport Tucson near Tucson International Airport.The facility will house the company’s stratospheric balloon manufacturing, stratocraft assembly, Stratollite and Voyager development activities, payload integration, and flight mission control. Among the unique features…

$7Billion Intel Semiconductor Factory to Create 10,000+ Jobs

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Intel continues to show it is America’s largest high-technology capital expenditure investor — $5.1 billion in the U.S. 2015— with the announcement that it will spend more than $7 billion in Chandler to complete Fab 42, expected to be the world’s most advanced semiconductor factory.When completed in three to four years, the high-volume factory will…

Mobile Friendly Is No Longer Good Enough. Shift to Mobile-First.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

Guest post by Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO of Phoenix-based KEO Marketing. I was talking with a couple of business to business (B2B) marketers last month who said they believe their customers consume information much differently in the work environment versus their daily, personal lives.Their thoughts came as a great surprise to me, especially in light of our evolving…

20% Increase in 2017 SciTech Festival Event Roster

Posted on: Feb 8, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

More than 1,500 STEM events are scheduled to occur in this year’s Arizona SciTech Festival, which runs statewide through March, and is put on by the Arizona Technology Council Foundation. This signals a jump of at least 20 percent over last year’s event total.Anyone interested in volunteering to help at events on any Friday, Saturday…