News And Press
TechTalk eNews: May 2023
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 May 2023 issue of TechTalk!
My View: Comprehensive national report shows key trends for Arizona’s tech industry
At times it takes someone taking a look from the outside to see how you’re doing. A case in point for Arizona’s technology community is the State of the Tech Workforce report published annually by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology industry.
Arizona Technology Council president and CEO Steven G. Zylstra wins 2023 Phoenix Business Journal Most Admired Leaders Award
The Arizona Technology Council today announced that President and CEO Steven G. Zylstra has been named one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2023 Most Admired Leaders. This year’s award winners will be celebrated at an event on May 11 at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Get to know the 2023 Most Admired Leaders
Phoenix Business Journal honored 25 of the Valley’s highly regarded and respected leaders during its 14th annual Most Admired Leaders awards ceremony on May 11 at Phoenix Art Museum, presented by Arizona Bank & Trust.
TechTalk eNews: April 2023
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 April 2023 issue of TechTalk!
Council’s Q4 2022 Impact Report reveals in-demand skills, a decline in overall job postings and ASU’s dominance in STEM degrees
The Arizona Technology Council released its Q4 2022 Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report today, highlighting new data across the state’s booming technology industry. The first notable takeaway from the report is that technology job posts require a few in-demand hard skills (SQL, Java, Python, AWS), although some posts reflect a skills gap in the market (Azure, DevOps, AWS, APIs).
My View: How Arizona’s STEM ecosystem is building up a needed workforce
By now you have seen or at least heard about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) preparing its giant semiconductor manufacturing facility in the North Valley. Although no products will be made there until 2024, the world’s largest contract chipmaker already is benefiting from the Arizona STEM ecosystem taking shape here.
Here are the finalists for the 2023 Champions of Change awards
The finalists for Az Business magazine’s Champions of Change Awards, sponsored by PNC Bank, are remapping the business landscape in Arizona. “The Champions of Change Awards spotlight those individuals and businesses in our communities who are truly moving the needle for Arizona,” says Amy Lindsey, publisher of AZ Big Media.
ChatGPT ‘is literally going to change everything,’ Valley tech experts talk influx of AI
Artificial intelligence is making a big impact on the tech industry. ChatGPT, which stands for generative pre-trained transformers, is a chatbot introduced to the world in November 2022 by OpenAI, an AI research and deployment company.