The Arizona Technology Council’s June 2020 Tech Inclusion Forum featured Reuben Miller, Director in Intel Corporation’s director of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact. Moderated by Stefanie Causey, CxO Consultant at Savvy XaaS LLC, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
The biggest learning from this pandemic is that every company must recognize that it is in the business of supply. Consumer experience is increasingly solely based on a supply chain experience. The responsibility of viable, robust and resilient business continuity planning is an absolutely pivotal task that merits an ongoing process guided by business measures and winning scenarios.
AI has been around for decades. But it has only more recently become mainstream with the deployment of machine learning and other tools. Customer support has a lot to gain from this technology, particularly in the areas of resolution time, cost and customer satisfaction. Companies today can harness the power of machine learning and AI to reach their ultimate goal of happy, satisfied customers.
Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation’s innovative life-support technology is providing crucial systems to support human life in space’s extreme conditions. Learn more about Paragon’s life-sustaining systems for space.
Get involved in the discussions about reform and find ways to use hardware and software to speed change and make reforms more impactful. We, as a business community, can help remove this stain from our society and make a real difference in people’s lives. What the technology sector is good at is solving hard problems and getting projects done. If we develop empathy for the pain, fear and frustration our black community members are feeling and let it and them guide us, imagine what we could accomplish.
Arizona State University will launch a new Masters of Innovation and Venture Development (MSIVD) program this fall, the first program of its kind in the country. The program is a partnership between the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, W.P. Carey School of Business and Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. It is funded by a gift from ASU alumnus Tom Prescott, former president and CEO and current director of Invisalign Technologies.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual event featuring Shivani Dubey, deputy district director of the SBA Arizona District Office, and Yolanda Stokes, public information officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration, who shared valuable resources that are available for small businesses, as well as critical information on how apply for grants and loans. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
How should a positive test scenario be managed at a worksite? Answering this question involves, among other things, an intersection of OSHA and Centers for Disease Control guidelines, an interpretation of those guidelines, and some subjective analysis.
The Council’s Public Policy Committee researches candidates thoroughly to determine whether they provide ongoing support of the technology agenda. Endorsements are focused on candidates for the state Legislature in Arizona’s 2020 elections and the Council backs only those candidates who support a technology agenda, so some districts may have no recommendations.
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