Two Board Additions Bring Experience in Innovation

by Don Rodriguez

The Arizona Technology Council has appointed Kerri Zunkowski, vice president of People Operations at Infusionsoft, and Ken McMahon, senior vice president of Client Operations at Vonage, to its board of directors. The two technology executives were elected unanimously at the quarterly board meeting in January to serve three-year terms. “Kerri and Ken bring expertise, … [More]

Walmart Launches Cutting-Edge Innovations 

by RaeAnne Marsh

2018 saw Walmart — which has 127 retail units throughout Arizona — roll out and expand several in-store and online innovations for shoppers as well as increase support for its more than 34,000 Arizona associates through increased training, new handheld apps, robotics and other technology designed to make their daily tasks easier.  Customer-focused innovations launched or … [More]

SRP Is Leading the Charge for Electric Vehicles

by Mike Hunter

Electric vehicle ownership has increased dramatically in the last seven years, according to Salt River Project, which has seen the numbers grow from four electric vehicles registered in Arizona in 2010 to more than 14,000 as of July 2018. In fact, after leveling out from 2014 to 2015, the adoption rate increased over the next three years by about 8,000. And now, as more drivers … [More]

Smarter Logistics for the Construction Industry

by Mike Hunter

A multisided, cloud-based platform providing a marketplace that connects truckers, contractors and material producers throughout North America, TRUX recently launched in Phoenix as its third major metropolitan area in its planned rollout of 45 markets nationally this year. “We are excited to be launching the TRUX platform in the Southwest, a region that is experiencing a major … [More]

Enhanced Marketing through Augmented Reality

by Mike Hunter

The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, an enterprise of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, is implementing a new, futuristic, augmented reality campaign from Imagination Park that will help change the theatrical experience and social culture within the one-of-a-kind world-class facility. The Augmented Reality from Imagination Park enables UltraStar customers to … [More]