Collaboration technology allows business communications to thrive
Sep11

Collaboration technology allows business communications to thrive

Every business knows good communication is key to success. Especially during collaborative projects and other group efforts, communication among employees and managers, as well as messages from managers to employees, needs to be quick and clear. Collaborative technologies can help businesses improve staff interactions in many ways. According to a 2016 Harvard Business Review survey, 79 percent of respondents said use of collaboration...

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AZLoop team places in top 8 at SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition
Sep08

AZLoop team places in top 8 at SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition

AZLoop, a team made up of about 100 students from ASU, NAU and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, placed in the top eight out of 35 teams in the SpaceX Hyperloop finals on August 27. The goal of the competition is for each team to design and build a pod over the course of a year to test in the SpaceX Hyperloop tube. For readers who haven’t heard of the Hyperloop, it is one of tech magnate Elon Musk’s many highly ambitious projects...

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Uber Freight, an app for truck drivers, expands to Arizona
Aug15

Uber Freight, an app for truck drivers, expands to Arizona

Uber Freight is the ride-sharing company’s app for truck drivers. According to Uber’s website, the app’s mission is “to empower truck drivers and small trucking companies to run and grow their business.” The app helps connect carriers with loads; drivers view available jobs through the app and can sign up for them and receive confirmation almost instantly. Each job page in the app displays the departure and arrival points, the size of...

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The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing
Aug07

The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing

Technology is rapidly entering all sectors of manufacturing. With the Internet of Things (IoT), employees are able to record, share, access and analyze critical data in real-time, whether they’re in the office, at the factory, or off-site. With drones, 3D printers, advanced software, and more, manufacturing organizations can streamline productivity from project planning to completion. While purchasing these new technologies and...

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JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate
Jul14

JLL predicts growth in local technology real estate

It’s no secret that the Phoenix metro area is a budding region for the tech industry. In May, Phoenix was named by PCMag as one of “14 high-tech cities you’ll want to call home.” Ask anyone who’s a longtime resident, and they will tell you how much things have changed here over the years. Tech companies have been opening branches and getting their start, in downtown Phoenix as well as in surrounding towns like Tempe, Mesa, and...

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