California-based gaming company to host tournament in Gilbert
Apr28

California-based gaming company to host tournament in Gilbert

Super League Gaming, a company based out of Santa Monica that brings gaming competitions to movie theaters, is launching a Minecraft tournament here in the Valley. The company has partnered with Harkins Theatres, and will be using the theater in the SanTan Village shopping center in Gilbert to host the event. This tournament is open for kids and teens, and local team Phoenix Blaze will be competing. This event is a great opportunity...

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Behind the Glasses: Four Steps to Start Your Digital Transformation
Apr26

Behind the Glasses: Four Steps to Start Your Digital Transformation

Digital transformation within a company can’t be a project that just starts and ends. The process of integrating digital strategy with business strategy takes an ongoing, strategic, company-wide culture shift that lays the groundwork for long-term growth and success. Getting a digital transformation off the ground isn’t easy, and securing buy-in at the top of the organization can take a long time. Once you get the go-ahead and the...

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5 Tips for Securing Your Data
Apr19

5 Tips for Securing Your Data

Data security is crucial, and not just for Fortune 500 companies, but for small businesses as well. It’s common for small business owners to think that data hackers won’t bother with a small company, but it’s typically easier for hackers to get into smaller entities’ databases that have less sophisticated security systems. In fact, according to the 2016 Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec, 62 percent of data theft victims...

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Meet Danny Estavillo
Apr17

Meet Danny Estavillo

Danny Estavillo is the Southwest Regional Director for The Nerdery. He’s the voice to a bunch of talented Nerds who focus on creating amazing digital experiences for The Nerdery’s customers. On any given day, he’s working on management, strategy for acquiring new customers and building new partnerships, and making sure his team has the resources necessary for growing their relationships in the southwest. What part of Arizona do you...

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Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe
Apr14

Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe

VR Junkies just opened in Tempe this January, but it already has loyal customers. Michael Turner, a 19-year-old who just moved to the Valley from Atlanta, burst through the virtual reality arcade’s doors on a Monday evening. He said he tried out the games at the arcade’s grand opening and has been dying to return. “It’s something I’ve always wanted, since I first started playing games when I was a little kid—I wanted to be part of the...

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ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium
Apr10

ASU’s Technology Office brings the IoT to Sun Devil Stadium

If you haven’t heard (or seen it posted on billboards, buses, and sometimes the Metro Light Rail), you’ll know it now: Arizona State University has been ranked #1 for innovation two years in a row. But where does that innovation actually happen? A lot of it occurs at the University Technology Office located inside Sun Devil Stadium. Chris Richardson is the Assistant Vice President of the University Technology Office (UTO). Over the...

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