Technology Graduate Programs

by Mike Hunter

The continued acceleration of technology requisites in today’s workforce has led to a huge gap in qualified talent to fill available jobs. Seven of the top 10 “Best Jobs of 2017” identified by Indeed, the world’s No. 1 job site, are in computer science. To meet this rising need, Northcentral University, an online and graduate-focused… [More]

CenturyLink Links to Hispanic Market

by Mike Hunter

CenturyLink, Inc. launched CenturyLink® Stream Latino with a variety of Spanish-language sports, entertainment, family and local programming channels, as well as a Cloud DVR, recognizing an important community in the Phoenix market. CenturyLink Stream, which can be ordered online, provides subscribers the ability to stream live and on-demand programs on computers, tablets, mobile devices and… [More]

Point-of-Sale Marketing

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix-based Mobivity provides a platform for intelligent and personalized marketing in the real world. Real-world customer activity in national restaurants, retailers and personal care brands is difficult to track and connect to digital actions. Mobivity leverages detailed purchase data and communications platforms to improve business results by understanding, predicting and influencing consumer behavior — driving better… [More]

No-Password Identity Authentication

by Mike Hunter

Trusona offers a suite of no-password solutions, from frictionless login to the world’s only insured authentication. Trusona’s dynamic authentication relies on patent-pending anti-replay technology that uses the unique nature of every action to prove the True Persona behind every digital interaction. With a global presence, Trusona is leading the #NoPasswords Revolution where there are no… [More]

The Surprising Truth about Humans and Artificial Intelligence

by Paddy Lawton

Artificial intelligence is not new but, suddenly, everyone seems to be talking about it. We have hit an inflection point with computing power and data that is finally allowing for commercial applications of this technology, and that’s what all the excitement is about. It’s only going to get faster and better from here on out.… [More]

Business Travel Fraud Schemes Technology Is Squashing 

by Donna Wilczek

With business travel spend reaching more than $318 billion in 2016, fraud potential is at an all time high. However, new advances in travel expense management technology combined with proper internal controls can help businesses reduce fraud and control their travel costs. Here are three fraud schemes businesses can now curtail with smart applications of… [More]

Speedier Feedback Improves Results

by RaeAnne Marsh

“What drives engagement is frequency of feedback,” notes Mark Heymann, founding partner and CEO of UniFocus, which recently successfully beta-tested its Pulse Survey solution with Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Working collaboratively with a group of its independently owned and operated hotels in North America, Best Western gained a valuable new metric to quantify the… [More]

Reprogramming Tech Education

by Mike Hunter

Woz U launched last month online and plans ground campuses in more than 30 cities across the country and around the world. Named after Apple Computer co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak, Scottsdale-headquartered Woz U is “education reprogrammed,” a new approach to higher education for the tech industry. It offers online curriculum to educate computer support specialists… [More]

Got Hacked Yet?

by Mike Hunter

“There are two kinds of companies — those that were hacked, and those that don’t yet know they were hacked,” cybersecurity expert Sunny Handa, D.C.L., recently told attendees at The Counselors of Real Estate® Annual Convention, quoting former Cisco CEO John Chambers. Noting the global hacker economy is three to five times the size of the… [More]

Travel Drives Revenue?

by Mike Hunter

Travel and entertainment (T&E) spend is among the top three controllable expenses for 82 percent of mid-sized to large companies, according to research conducted by YouGov for Chrome River. Chrome River Technologies, a global leader in expense and invoice management solutions, has launched Chrome River PROSPER, a new online platform that provides organizations with a… [More]