Gamification App as Management Tool

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix-based Driggs Title Agency kicked off 2018 with the launch of its latest app, Kindness Kwest. The app utilizes gamification to build teamwork, enhance client relations and inspire employees to give back to the community. As they work through the levels and complete tasks, employees earn rewards; their efforts will generate donations in their name… [More]

Digitization Coming to the Fore in Construction

by Mike Hunter

Arcadis, a leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, recently added Justin Wright to its global IT leadership team to oversee regional IT operations while defining and implementing a progressive digital strategy for the firm and its clients. “Arcadis has prioritized technology investment as a key part of its ‘Creating a… [More]

Tracking Privilege Access

Benjamin Little

PowerBroker for Networks is an agentless solution that controls what commands users can run, records sessions, alerts, and provides a complete audit trail of user activity on network devices via the command line. This is a first-of-its kind privilege management solution for network, IoT, ICS and SCADA devices from BeyondTrust, the leading cyber security company dedicated… [More]

For Cyber Security and Compliance

by Mike Hunter

The Secure Data Protection Platform (SDP2), engineered to solve key cyber security and compliance issues facing governments, was produced jointly by RackTop Systems, a leading provider of high-performance Software-Defined Storage embedded with advanced security, encryption and compliance, and Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in data storage solutions. The high-performance, simple, drop-in data storage solution… [More]

Hardware-Independent Wi-Fi

by Mike Hunter

Broadband providers can now deliver whole home Wi-Fi services without being locked to single vendor or proprietary hardware, with the new CHARIOT release v6.5 from Affinegy, a global provider of service enablement software and connected device management. With its patent-pending method of abstracting the proprietary features of Wi-Fi gateways and access points into easy user… [More]

Startups Are Thriving in Phoenix

by Stephen Viramontes

If a startup is looking for a place to dig in its roots and flourish, that place is Greater Phoenix. There’s no other city in the nation full of more promise and potential of fostering a growing startup than the Valley of the Sun. And I saw it all begin in 2015 with the birth… [More]

Multilingual Staffing Chatbot

by Mike Hunter

RoboRecruiter’s bot Robo is newly multilingual — able to support five languages across all its products (Dutch, English, Estonian, French and German). As internationalization develops, the list will continue to grow. Creator of the successful digital platform Elance, Beerud Sheth brought to his new endeavor, RoboRecruiter, an extreme amount of experience in the staffing industry.… [More]

Act!Now for SMBs

by Mike Hunter

Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, has launched an all-new and completely free resource center: Act!Now. To kick start 2018, Act!Now targets the three pillars of SMB growth: identify, plan and measure. Act!Now will provide a wealth of free resources and… [More]

Revolutionary Real Estate Marketplace 

by Mike Hunter

SetSchedule® is a “first of its kind” technology-based real estate exchange marketplace that connects Realtors® with homeowners, buyers and investors. It focuses on placing top tier agents with verified appointments directly in front of vetted homeowners and investors actively looking to buy and sell. The company’s patented technology allows real estate professionals to access qualified… [More]

Scottsdale-based Startup One of 15 Invited to TechCrunch Disrupt

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based eTrack Tech was one of just 15 startup companies worldwide invited to the 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield Competition to present its solution for heavy equipment fleet management. Excited about the opportunity to launch her company’s forklift solution at the competition, “along with other disruptive startups,” and demonstrate the technology to potential investors… [More]