Scottsdale-based Acronis SCS, a leader in edge data security and cyber protection in the U.S. public sector, has created a free cyber IT training and internationally-recognized certifications for veterans, has set a goal to put 50,000 veterans into the industry over the next five years.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual Workforce Development and Education Committee event featuring Jennifer Mellor, chief innovation officer for the Greater Phoenix Chamber, Dr. Raghu Santanam, professor and chair of the Department of Information Systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and from Pima Community College, Dr. Ian Roark, vice president of Workforce Development & Strategic Partnerships and Denise Kingman, director of employer engagement and career services. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
As a purpose-driven company, YellowBird’s goal is to employ and engage passionate people who understand that they are making a difference in people’s lives. Their actions at YellowBird help get employees, visitors and everyday people home safely to their family and loved ones.
Like many of us working during these uncertain times, you may find yourself with extra time on your hands while working from home, furloughed, caring for loved ones, or looking for new career opportunities. For those of you interested in making a career switch to the tech sector, Apprenti remains open for business.
Arizona enjoys a diverse mix of tech industries and professions, with the average technology wage nearly double the average wage in non-tech sectors. Currently, employees in computer systems design, semiconductor manufacturing, and aerospace product and parts manufacturing account for roughly half of all annual wages across the state of Arizona.
With the fast pace growth in AWS and its continuous innovations towards launching new services every day, there is a huge demand for AWS professionals. While this career is challenging and promising, getting the right guidance and AWS training helps you establish as a successful cloud consultant.
Promineo Tech, an innovative provider of tech education, is partnering with three Maricopa Community Colleges to make coding education more affordable and accessible. Estrella Mountain, GateWay and Scottsdale community colleges are working to bring the cost of coding bootcamps down in partnership with Promineo Tech.
As the Arizona Legislature approaches the midpoint of their current session, I would like to share with you some pending legislation lawmakers are considering that would not only support our technology community but also residents of Arizona. Two bills would extend two enormously successful tax credit programs while another measure would help fuel expansion of a mindset focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Chandler Innovations, a technology-focused business incubator and idea accelerator, has launched its new Jr. Track education and mentorship program, which helps lead high school students through the process of finding a problem or need, identifying a solution and developing their concept until it becomes a marketable prototype.
Steven G. Zylstra, President and CEO of Arizona Technology Council, explains why the board’s New Economy Initiative is critical for Arizona’s workforce development and addresses economic challenges the state will face in the future.