TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s November 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Viavi Solutions boosts Arizona economy with opening of optical production facility and new headquarters; Apple to buy chips from TSMC semiconductor plant; Phantom Space heralds milestone with successful rocket engine test; Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce announces 2023 inductees for 28th annual Scottsdale History Hall of Fame; November 2022 episode of AZTechCast focuses on doing business with the public sector and features speakers from the Arizona Department of Administration; Google Cloud and Traversant Group; The PMO Squad earns Platinum Medallion from U.S. Department of Labor; 15 unique resume skills to stand out in a sea of candidates according to BestCompanies AZ; Axon stock surges after company reports Q3 revenue gains; TSMC could be planning another $12B investment in Phoenix; Arizona allocates $100 million to Arizona Commerce Authority to boost semiconductor industry in state; Terkel shares 10 reasons why e-waste recycling is important; how Grand Canyon University keeps its curriculum updated to meet the needs of today’s workforce; Qwick unveils all-new brand celebrating the hospitality industry; Digital Air Strike awarded and speaking at two industry events showcasing CX tech that solves top automotive challenges; Sprouts partners with DoorDash for grocery delivery; second annual Avnet Insights survey finds that chip shortage underscores opportunity to strengthen strategic relationships; Per Scholas expands to Phoenix to offer free tech training for high-growth IT positions; Waymo and Sky Harbor partner to offer ‘ride-hail’ service to downtown Phoenix; Quarles & Brady names new managing partner for Phoenix office; Honeywell Aerospace providing component for B-52 bomber’s upgrade; Intel’s Mobileye jumps nearly 38% after target-topping IPO; and October 2022 episode of AZTechCast focuses on Arizona’s contributions to the James Webb Telescope and features speakers from 4D Technology, the University of Arizona’s Astronomy Department and Viavi Solutions.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s October 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Co-led by Startup Tucson and the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI), 25th annual IdeaFunding provides opportunity for 25 Arizona companies to compete for $50K in prizes; Scottsdale Community College to host Girls Get IT event on November 4 to encourage local high school girls to pursue IT careers; Qwick launches on-demand hospitality staffing app in Cleveland; Honeywell Aerospace wins contract to provide engines for UK military helicopters; BestCompaniesAZ lists best companies for millennials; Penguin Solutions’ new Penguin Edge IFC6720 platform enables innovation for video content distribution; Yield Engineering Systems partners with Benchmark for global engineering and manufacturing support; Terkel shares 14 tips for hiring your next developer; Sky Harbor receives $194 million from feds for new taxiway; GitKraken launches free Git certification for software developers at October tech conference; BusinessWhys, Lumen and Macroscope Studios appear on September 2022 episode of AZTechCast to discuss strategic analysis; University of Advancing Technology kicks off semester with the Provost Challenge to dive right into creating, building and innovating; Mesa and Tucson to get a slice of $1 million in DoorDash gift cards to help the hungry; Boeing sells Apache helicopters to Poland, expands Mesa operations; Qwick named 32nd fastest-growing company in the U.S., reaches 500K shifts filled by hospitality pros; The PMO Squad recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal as Micro-Sized Company winner of the Small Business Awards; Raytheon and Northrup Grumman awarded hypersonic missile contract worth nearly $1B; and Moruga Inc. names new chief operating officer.
Qwick, the leading on-demand labor marketplace for hospitality Businesses and Professionals is now available in Cleveland. The company, which recently ranked #32 on the Inc 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, is now serving 23 U.S. cities with its expansion into Ohio.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s September 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Arizona Small Business Association announces partnership to help small AZ businesses mitigate cyber risk; Digital Air Strike partners with leading automotive industry conference, AUTOVATE; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s partnership with AZTC brings big-time benefits to local innovators; Certification Partners announces leadership change; Khalid Al-Maskari of Health Information Management Systems (HiMS) appears on AZTC’s TechFocus member spotlight podcast; WebPT introduces latest integrated platform for rehab therapists’ in-house billing teams; GateWay Community College’s pro bono healthcare clinic makes lasting impression on community; ASU named No. 1 in innovation for eighth straight year; Barrett-Jackson and SciTech Institute launch new automotive STEM initiative for Arizona students; GitKraken announces DevOps tool for Jira Software on Atlassian Marketplace; Terkel shares 13 ways to keep up to date with tech industry trends; BestCompaniesAZ highlights benefits of cultural diversity in the workplace; Paragon IT Professionals shares tips for how leaders can combat burnout; Intel’s technology at the heart of computing breakthroughs since 1968; learn how you can kickstart a technical teaching career through Per Scholas; Tech Launch Arizona, FORGE and the UArizona Center for Innovation partner to provide top-tier mentoring to ecosystem startups; Chandler-Gilbert Community College is growing a workforce for the semiconductor industry; Waymo introduces rider-only service on downtown Phoenix streets; University of Advancing Technology students present their innovations to faculty, staff, peers and the community; and experts from FreeFall Aerospace, SciTech Institute and the Avondale Elementary School District join the Council’s AZTechCast podcast to discuss building the pipeline of STEM talent for tomorrow’s workforce needs.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s August 2022 issue of TechTalk!
Fast growing Q&A platform, Terkel, closes $1M seed round; Tucson-based Universal Avionics gets $33M contract to help supply head-worn vision systems for pilots; Chandler tech company MST Solutions acquired by India-based Mastek; Insight cuts ribbon on new global headquarters in Chandler; ZorroSign lauded as one of most innovative fintech solution providers in 2022; MicroAge expands its cybersecurity and infrastructure expertise with acquisition of cStor; Blue Yonder names new CEO ahead of plans for public company spinoff; PADT launches Flownex SE user forum and subsite; UA Center for Innovation awarded inBIA Soft Landings Designee of the Year; CSIA names Vertech 2022 Integrator of the Year; Intel’s biggest fab will be in Ohio and Arizona is the blueprint; KORE Power announces hirings for senior team at Buckeye gigafactory; Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 75 years of excellence; Greater Phoenix Chamber names new board members, further promoting prosperity; GitKraken prepares for GitKon 2022, TikTok-style technology conference in October; Steward Observatory research, testing and demonstration operations expand at UA Tech Park; Carvana named #2 automotive brand on Forbes 2022 most customer-centric companies list; and Accenture North America CEO is all in on the metaverse.
In today’s job market, small businesses are experiencing difficulty hiring and retaining top technology talent, especially since their larger and more resourced competitors can offer more robust compensation and benefits packages. So, how can small businesses, the backbone of our economy, gain the upper hand when it comes to offering comprehensive benefits?