As the United States looks to fulfill its semiconductor needs on its own, Arizona is fast emerging as a base for the domestic industry’s revival. View the Fall 2021 issue of TechConnect Magazine to read articles from TGen, Avnet, Arizona Commerce Authority, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, UArizona and more.
IT is an admittedly broad field with sub-specialties that range from computer support to software development. Still, some key skills apply across the industry. According to Kevin Meylor, Vice President of Application Engineering at University of Phoenix (UOPX), the most important skill, especially in software development, is the ability to quickly learn and implement new things.
Promineo Tech, a Peoria-based education-as-a-service startup, is working to bring more people into tech, especially those eager to learn. Promineo Tech was started in 2018 and now has a headcount of nearly 40, including 12 employees and several contractors. The company partners with higher education institutions — mainly community colleges — and runs coding bootcamps for students.
The North American Cyber Range Alliance (NACRA), an affiliation of independent stakeholder organizations dedicated to fortifying US cyber defenses, announced that NACRA CyberSec Workshops 2021 Events Week is now open to the public, without cost.
The Arizona Technology Council today launched a partnership with the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) to offer Council members and their immediate families a 30% tuition savings on its online programs.
This semester’s projects included a PC rhythm game, a goal-setting app, a customizable 3D garment interface, a digital course for content creators, an alternative login solution based on steganography, a discord bot for reporting cheaters, a stealth game that flips the traditional role of lighting to offer new perspectives, a secure flash drive that uses your phone for authentication, a physical server protector, a multi-player AR game, a reading log book light for kids, and more.