Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement and customer experience technology company, is providing several unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences for business leaders and entrepreneurs to receive a competitive edge to handle whatever comes their way in 2023.
Small and medium-sized businesses are often unsure how to diagnose their sales results whether performance is poor or they need to scale. Sales leaders in these companies might see a few pain points, yet are unable to understand how some issues are connected. Asking the following questions will help put the pieces together and provide a fuller picture with which to make these key decisions.
Tucson-based commercial rocket builder Phantom Space Corp. will be sending four NASA satellites into space as part of a program meant to help develop new launch vehicles. Phantom Space will send up NASA’s CubeSat satellites on the company’s two-stage Daytona rocket, with the initial space flights planned for 2024. Two of the CubeSats will be launched on the second Phantom flight and two more will be on the fourth, with both flights starting from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in Southern California.
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!
Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) has named five winning companies for their 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics in Greater Arizona, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union. This distinguished award honors businesses that go above and beyond to operate with integrity and raise awareness about marketplace trust.
Benefits are a key part of any employee compensation package because they are essential to attracting and retaining top talent. As you plan to take your career to the next level, so too should you be more discerning of the employee benefits packages that employers offer. In fact, 51% of employees view benefits as a vital part of their decision on whether to stay on with their current jobs or move on to the next one. With that being said, some 83% of companies are now looking to enhance their benefits packages to meet their employees’ needs halfway and ensure they attract and keep the best talent.
Arizona Commerce Authority recently announced 15 finalists have been selected for the 2022 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). The finalists will advance to the final round of the competition, after which judges will select up to 10 companies as AIC awardees for 2022. The AIC is designed to advance innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona by helping early-stage ventures scale. 2021 AIC Finalists who were chosen as 2021 AIC Awardees include Bluetail, an online aircraft document, records and data platform, Navi Nurses, a concierge nurse provider, and VIVAHR, which provides hiring software for small businesses.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is vying for federal funds by highlighting its work globally and its current and future operations at its planned Phoenix factory. In response to the U.S. Department of Commerce request for information on the implementation of the CHIPS incentives program, TSMC said that the CHIPS Program Office should prioritize grant applicants that have a “long successful track record in advanced logic fabrication, R&D and existing sizable headcount that offers decisive proof points that the incentives provided will lead to a successful investment result.”
Yesterday, utility regulators at Arizona Corporation Commission approved new energy saving programs for Arizona Public Service (APS) and Tucson Electric Power (TEP) customers. The energy efficiency programs, unique to each service territory, will give customers more options to save money on their utility bills and improve the health and safety of individuals. The decision to approve $97 million annually for both utilities includes funding for several new offerings, such as Advanced Rooftop Controls that improve indoor air quality for public schools and expanded access to home weatherization services that can make or break many customers’ electric bills.
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.