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Archive for the ‘Annual Sponsor’ Category


UAT Provost Explains School’s Agility

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

David Bolman, provost of University of Advancing Technology (UAT) in Tempe, recently was featured in EDTech magazine’s spring edition to discuss the agility of the school’s programs. Bolman also is a member of the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors, and UAT supports the Council as a Visionary Annual Sponsor. “Something that I love about…

World View Gets New Funding for Stratollite

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

World View Enterprises, the Tucson-based stratospheric exploration company, has closed a $26.5 million Series C round of financing led by Accel, known for its record of early stage investments in companies such as Facebook, Dropbox and Spotify. With this funding, World View will accelerate the development and commercialization of its Stratollite vehicle, which offers navigable,…

Ideas Collide Wins Big for Best Western with Micro-Influencers

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Arizona Technology Council Annual Sponsor, Ideas Collide has been recognized with a Platinum Award from Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International for micro-influencer marketing strategies with Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Critical to being recognized was Ideas Collide and Best Western’s leveraging of dozens of niche influencers. With help from mommy bloggers to millennial adventurers, the group…

JDA Survey Reveals: Manufacturers Becoming More Like Retailers

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Manufacturers are embracing a new retail-like role and willing to cater to both consumer needs and the competitive direct-to-consumer space, according to findings from the 2018 Intelligent Manufacturing Survey conducted by Scottsdale-based JDA Software. Responding to the “Amazon effect” and consumer demands, manufacturers are reprioritizing and focusing their technology investments on inventory optimization solutions (43 percent) and integrated…

PADT + Stratasys Partner for Orion Missions

Posted on: Apr 19, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Tempe-based Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) and Stratasys are working with Lockheed Martin Space to print next-generation 3D parts for NASA’s Orion spacecraft that will take astronauts to the moon and beyond. Key to the project are Stratasys advanced materials, including a thermoplastic with high performance mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties. An upcoming manned…

Trans-West Open House April 5

Posted on: Mar 21, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Pacific Office Automation/ Trans-West Network Solutions is hosting an Open House on April 5 to introduce their new (and improved!) space at 4501 E McDowell Rd in Phoenix. This is your opportunity to network with CIO’s, CTO’s, Business owners, CFO’s, COO’s and Community Leaders. There will be a live band, food, wine, beer, and free…

Consider These Business Model Add-Ons to Jumpstart Revenue

Posted on: Mar 14, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This is a guest post by KEO Marketing Developing an innovative business model, according to a new paper published by the University of St. Gallen, is more important than coming out with new products and services. Researchers studied the most innovative business models in use and found 55 patterns, or add-ons, that are the building…

JDA Partners with MIT in Research

Posted on: Mar 14, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Scottsdale-based JDA Software has entered into a multiyear collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for joint research to create new and innovative capabilities within the supply chain through intelligent edge technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. JDA will work closely with MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and…

meltmedia Captures 5 Book of Lists Spots

Posted on: Mar 14, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

Tempe-based meltmedia has claimed two top spots and three other positions in the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2018 Book of Lists, the leading business ranking directory in Arizona. The digital agency was named No. 1 as web design firm and mobile application developer. In addition, it was named the No. 4 interactive marketing firm, No. 7…

Sonora Quest Enhances Website to Include Online Access of Lab Results

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

Sonora Quest Laboratories’ redesigned website SonoraQuest.com  now offers an online process called My Lab ReQuest that lets consumers order their own lab tests without a doctor’s order. The My Lab ReQuest menu offers wellness screening tests and those that monitor chronic conditions or disease, increasing the level of users’ engagement in their personal health. The…