Arizona’s manufacturing sector has built up a workforce with nearly 180,000 employees, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data for August 2019. Now, the rest of the country is starting to pay attention.
The Center for the Future of Arizona announced its award from the U.S. Department of Education to advance its Career Connected Pathways (CCP) work addressing Arizona’s urgent need to increase postsecondary enrollment and attainment—particularly of high-needs students—through pathways focused on preparing students for careers in STEM fields
There’s more than just desert sand and scorching heat in Arizona’s state capital. Phoenix is finally getting its due as a haven for entrepreneurs. Here are five reasons why Phoenix is an increasingly hospitable environment for entrepreneurs.
Acronis SCS, a Scottsdale-based cyber protection and edge data security company, has launched an initiative to fund, train and place at least 300 veterans and spouses into Arizona cybersecurity careers, at no cost to them.
The Arizona Republic’s article, “Ducey loves to tout the state’s tech industry. His rhetoric doesn’t always match reality,” buried the lead. This is the reality: Arizona’s high-tech sector is indeed a rising star, a point of pride for our state.
From the global to the local, cybersecurity breaches affect us in nearly every aspect of our lives. The chief reason cyber attacks are increasing in number, scope, sophistication and damage is it is really hard to get ahead of the hackers. Cybersecurity in 2019 and beyond requires a very different approach than we’re used to. And that requires a very different kind of cybersecurity professional.
Phoenix College and Maricopa County Community College District are unveiling plans to create a Maricopa IT Institute at Phoenix College, utilizing a currently vacant building located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The institute will prepare students for high-demand careers and help meet labor market demands within the field of information technology.