New Grocery Shopping Technology: Good for Employees, Businesses

by Shawn Ohri

New technology from an Arizona company is reinventing the way businesses keep healthcare costs down, while making it easier for consumers to find healthy options at the grocery store. ScriptSave WellRx, based out of Tucson, unveiled new mobile technology that makes personalized grocery recommendations based on a person's health, allergies or diet. It’s the first free mobile … [More]

Tech Advances Shipping Logistics

by Adam Fields

While we will continue to see growth in parcel package deliveries in 2020, we will see an even bigger spike in online sales of items requiring white-glove logistics and services. Due to this new trend in ecommerce, consumers — who have been conditioned to expect their online purchases will be delivered quickly and efficiently — will start to demand the oversized, fragile or … [More]

Technology Impacts the Traditional 9-5 Workday

by Matt Thomas

There was a time when the traditional nine-to-five work schedule was a governing model of a day’s work. With the rise of the gig economy, nine-to-fives are dying and companies are feeling the effects. In fact, about 36 percent of U.S. workers are now considered freelance workers. Companies need to do their best to keep their employees engaged or they risk losing them to the gig … [More]

Front Expands to Greater Phoenix

by Mike Hunter

Front, the company replacing corporate email with an inbox built for teamwork, will create up to 50 new jobs in Greater Phoenix in 2020. With offices in San Francisco and Paris, the company considered multiple markets for its expansion, including Salt Lake City and San Diego, but ultimately selected Greater Phoenix due to the region’s competitive costs to do business, the … [More]

Healthcare Companies: Stop Being Such an Easy Target for Hackers

by Daniel Markuson

It’s official: Healthcare remains the most breached industry in 2019. In the first half of the year, 32 million healthcare records were breached — double the total for all of 2018. And there are no signs that cyberattacks in the healthcare industry are going to cease. It seems that the size of an organization doesn’t matter, as both large and small healthcare providers get … [More]

Scheduling: a Job for Technology

by Mike Hunter

Recruiters send three or more emails to schedule one interview, according to a recent survey by Cronofy and JobAdder. This means that, if it takes 15 minutes to check their availability and then write an email, they lose 45 minutes to scheduling one interview. If a hiring manager interviews five people for a role, that's 7.5 hours — or almost an entire working day — lost to … [More]

Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship under Avnet’s Wing

by RaeAnne Marsh

Avnet, a leading global technology solutions provider is committed to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship at every stage. The company continues to sponsor the ASU Innovation Open, and continues to make its Ask Avnet program available for engineers. This is part of Avnet’s long history of actively encouraging innovation in the technology sector. “As nextgeneration … [More]

Paranoia and the Big Attention Gap

by Mike Hunter

The problem with industrial espionage is not only that is growing in volume and complexity every day, but that its threat is being used by rivals and governments to discredit perfectly honest and legitimate businesses that do not deserve the slur. What is also curious is that the danger need not be only non-existent, but not even something an individual rival is greatly … [More]

Rise of the Modern-Day Product Manager

by Philip Alexander

“We want to know what every product in the world is. We want to know who every person in the world is. And we want to have the ability to connect them together in a transaction.” —Walmart’s CEO of global e-commerce Technology is driving innovation and new product development in companies around the world. In turn, the demand for product management professionals who have a … [More]

RLabs’ Hotel Technology Innovation

by Mike Hunter

RLabs is a travel technology-based innovator, created as a subsidiary to RLH Corporation. It will focus on new revenue verticals, and on developing unique technology and system offerings for the hospitality industry that includes software, robotics and artificial intelligence. The first offering from RLabs is Canvas Integrated Systems, an all-in-one, cloud-based hospitality … [More]