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Avnet Celebrates Move to Nasdaq

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

To celebrate its now trading on the Nasdaq, executives from Phoenix-based Avnet were in New York City on June 14 to ring the closing bell at the exchange’s MarketSite in Times Square. Avnet trading moved to the Nasdaq from the New York Stock Exchange on May 8. The event in the Big Apple coincides with…

Make the Most of Your Big Presentation

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog post by Alberto Rodriguez with Enliven Production Group.  We see a lot of speaker presentations at Enliven.  So many styles, different formats, embedded audio and video media, all specific to each speaker’s presentation and their target audience. And It doesn’t matter whether you have a lot or a little information…

Event Production Company Best Practices – Part 1

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog post by Chuck Smith of Enliven Production Group. Live Events – they’re stressful to put together and run, can be expensive, and definitely require careful planning. But, wow! They can be powerful, memorable and reap incredible rewards to boost your company brand, create customer affinity, and generate goodwill among employees….

JDA Software to Acquire AI Firm Blue Yonder

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Scottsdale-based JDA Software, the leading provider of end-to-end supply chain and retail solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Yonder, the market leader in artificial intelligence solutions for retail. Purchase of the German company reflects the increasing importance of connecting intelligent data. Blue Yonder’s proven data science capabilities will let JDA embed new…

JDA Software Unveils Customer Experience Center

Posted on: Jun 13, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Scottsdale-based JDA Software has unveiled Lighthouse, a JDA Customer Experience Center (“JXC”) at its global headquarters in Scottsdale so visitors can see, touch and interact with future supply chain innovations. The 13,200-square-foot JXC will showcase JDA Luminate™ next generation solutions and enhancements to JDA core products featuring digital edge technologies such as the Internet of…

Galvanize Anniversary Sale + Fast Track Program

Posted on: Jun 13, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

FastTrack your way to becoming a Web Developer at Galvanize. Got the technical skills to FastTrack your way to becoming a full stack developer? Complete the Galvanize immersive in less time by testing into the 2nd or 3rd quarter of the program and take advantage of our career services to find your ideal technical role….

Are You Thinking About Blockchain? You Should Be.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog article by Sheila Kloefkorn of KEO Marketing.  Have you been following Bitcoin in the news? Bitcoin is perhaps the most well-known cryptocurrency, a form of encrypted digital currency that does not rely on a centralized bank to allow parties to use peer-to-peer transactions. Perhaps you, like others, are waiting and…

10 Ways to Take the Pain Out of Budgeting for Your Next Corporate Event

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog article by Suzi Tryonas of Enliven Production Group. As a business owner or senior manager, you want to grow your business, introduce new products, develop your team of employees and/or get customers excited about your organization. But you also need to stick to the budget. Or else. We don’t know anyone who…

Top 7 Trends for Events in 2018

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog article by Chuck Smith of Enliven Production Group. Often, the more things change, the more things stay the same, right? We at Enliven have become, and remained, event production industry leaders because we recognize and adjust to meeting trends, help our customers adapt to the times, all while helping them…

Corporate Events Positively Impact Your Bottom Line

Posted on: Jun 5, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest blog article by Chuck Smith with Enliven Production Group. “What better way to do it than host an event and have all interested parties in one room at one time?” Does financial growth mean strengthening your company’s brand recognition, launching new merchandise and new services, increasing long-term sales, and/or generating immediate…