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]

Energy Efficiency Still Markets Well

by Mike Hunter

A pioneer in the EPA’s Energy Star program for home energy consumption as the first to adopt the standards in its markets, family-owned and -operated Chas Roberts A/C & Plumbing continues to see value in keeping energy consumption and costs down in Arizona even while the Environmental Protection Agency moves to withdraw from the Clean… [More]

Local Company Leads the Way in Water Purification

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based Perfect Water Technologies, Inc. is an innovative water purification equipment manufacturer. The company has developed patented technologies that remove up to 99 percent of potentially harmful water contaminants in easy DIY home and light commercial systems. These include the “Tap Master” Series reverse osmosis systems, introduced in 2002, which use modular filters for improved… [More]

Organization Addresses Return-to-Work Challenges

by Mike Hunter

Returning to the workforce after taking a decade or more off can often be difficult, even for those with advanced degrees and once-successful careers. Most of all, technological advances are transforming the workplace, and those reentering it need to update their skills plus build confidence to return to a changing and ever-advancing business environment. Local… [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]

On-Demand Wage Payments

by Mike Hunter

Green Dot Corporation’s recently enhanced SimplyPaid disbursements technology platform enables businesses to make on-demand wage payments to any debit card, new debit card, payroll cards, direct deposit ACH, cash pickup, online wallet funding and paper check, since the company acquired and integrated UniRush’s rapid! PayCard business. Three of the most innovative-use cases for this combined… [More]

VR for HR

by Mike Hunter

Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and speech recognition combine with data-rich analytics in an innovative HR training system from Portico. Providing realistic simulations, the programs create an immersive, interactive experience that elicits employees’ engagement and provide instant feedback with data-driven, measurable results. Custom designs offer businesses the ability to direct training for a specific department or… [More]

Standing Workstations Revolutionize Workplace

by Drew de Weerd

Stand up if you want to be healthier and more productive! Quite literally, thousands of employers across the nation are helping employees stand up to be more productive and health aware by transforming the workplace with standing and height-adjustable desks. Much more than a trend, height-adjustable desks are sweeping workplaces not only because of the… [More]

Airports Score Satisfaction

by Mike Hunter

In J.D. Power’s recently released 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study — which measures overall traveler satisfaction with mega, large and medium-sized North American airports by examining (in this order of importance) terminal facilities; airport accessibility; security check; baggage claim; check-in/baggage check; food, beverage and retail — Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport ranks fourth of… [More]