Pillar Technology has entered an acquisition agreement with Accenture Industry X.0, Accenture announced on Friday. Pillar Technology, based in Columbus, Ohio with offices in Des Moines, will integrate existing products into Industry X.0 following customary closing conditions. The agreement comes as Accenture simultaneously acquired electrical engineering and software development consultant Mindtribe. Financial terms were not […]

Shelby Doyle, assistant professor of architecture at Iowa State University, assembles LED lights throughout the IM_RU2 pavilion on Monday in the midst of setup for the Iowa State Fair, which opens today. Photo by Kate Hayden Inside the Varied Industries building at the Iowa State Fair, about 4,000 recyclable pieces will tower over visitors at […]

As Des Moines prepares to host the third Best of the Midwest Angel Capital Association (ACA) Conference in September, organizers are rallying to make the regional meeting stand out. “These meetings move from place to place every year, so it’s likely we won’t be seeing this meeting again for 10 to 15 years,” said Mike […]

Limelight Health, a California-based employee benefits software platform, is hiring in Des Moines as the company plans a new expansion in the midwest, Clay & Milk reports. The company has not released an opening date for the office, but anticipates hiring ten people over the next six to nine months for the Des Moines location, […]

Emily Steele first noticed how slow foot traffic was at the East Village while shopping for a wedding outfit one afternoon. “The story in our city was that the East Village is a thriving community, that downtown should be just like the East Village and how do we make downtown just as successful,” Steele said. “The […]

Forty-three percent of Des Moines tech hiring managers expect to grow their teams before the end of 2018, according to a new report released from staffing firm Robert Half Technology. The firm’s latest report surveyed hiring managers in 26 metropolitan areas in the U.S., and found respondents cited cybersecurity and cloud architecture as the two […]

Registration is now open for this year’s Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark, the second summit hosted by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Oct. 1-2. This year’s summit will invite representatives from industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, insurance and healthcare, TAI said in a statement. Registration is available at www.iowatechsummit.com.

Studio Ghiblet team members Michael Casner and Lauren Kacere demonstrate the starting screen of ‘Spark,’ a one-player computer puzzle that challenges the user to piece together a dementia patient’s past based on photographs and audio clues. When imagining dementia as a desktop game, Lauren Kacere and her team thought of an art gallery. As the […]

Catch Des Moines communications manager Jordan Powers and director of development and partnerships Jen Cross advertise Brew Moines during happy hour at Monday, hosted by El Bait Shop. Catch Des Moines has a bit of a scavenger hunt available for Des Moines residents – as long as they’re 21 years or older, of course. Fans […]