Meet Eric Emmert
Jul21

Meet Eric Emmert

Eric Emmert is a lobbyist at the Arizona Capitol, as well as one of the founders of Agenda Discovery, an online tool that sends you notifications when a government entity is going to discuss an issue of interest. The tool scans upcoming government agendas on a daily basis and alerts you when a topic of your choice is on an upcoming agenda before it is discussed, considered and voted. What part of Arizona do you call home? Ahwatukee....

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Behind the Glasses: Is your website providing what your users want?
Jul19

Behind the Glasses: Is your website providing what your users want?

The ideal online presence is one that provides your users with what they want while also reaching your business goals. You know your organization’s goals; how do you ensure you’re providing a good user experience for your visitors and potential customers? It all begins with user research. Research is the most important part of creating any digital experience, but it’s often overlooked due to time or budget constraints—or simply...

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Meet Scott Donnell
Jul17

Meet Scott Donnell

Scott Donnell is the CEO of Anython Operations as well as Apex Fun Run Franchise. (They’re both under the same company.) He works hand-in-hand with their 37 licensees and franchisees. What part of Arizona do you call home? Arcadia. What was your very first entrepreneurial venture? Selling bead geckos in the 3rd grade to my friends and neighbors. I got suspended for hiring all of my friends at recess to make inventory. How did you come...

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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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The pros and cons of BYOD computing
Jul11

The pros and cons of BYOD computing

Gone are the days of begrudgingly using your office’s computers and tablets to get your work done. One of the hottest things in business right now is “bring your own device” (BYOD) computing—instead of using your office’s devices at work, you bring your own. Of course, there are caveats to what otherwise sounds like a simple and reasonable concept. Here are the pros and cons of BYOD computing for businesses of all sizes. Pros Face it,...

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Meet David Wachtel
Jul10

Meet David Wachtel

David Wachtel just launched MePlusMore, a subscription based application (SaaS platform) that creates a digital portfolio for use in the college and scholarship application process. The application allows the user to categorize the events on their electronic calendar, identify awards, achievements, leadership roles, and other accomplishments, and upload supporting digital content like pictures and videos. What part of Arizona do you...

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