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 […]
The Technology Association of Iowa announced Shazam as a presenting sponsor for the 2018 Technology Councils of North American (TECNA) Summer Conference, to be held in Des Moines July 24-26. Registration is open to the public at tecna2018.com.
In Friday’s issue of the Business Record, we explore what Iowa businesses need to know, be aware of and do in regard to the General Data Protection Regulations that went into effect May 25. We asked for input from a range of business leaders. Here are answers and advice from leaders at Eurofins and Kemin […]
A new makerspace at the Des Moines Area Community College West Des Moines Campus will host a free grand opening on June 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. The makerspace is designed for all ages to brainstorm and build on ideas, experimenting with electronics, robotics, digital communications, 3-D printing and more. “The DMACC West Des […]
Facebook’s Community Boost week is off and running over at Franklin Junior High School, where the tech giant announced a new marketing partnership with a Des Moines institution. Facebook and Des Moines Area Community College will soon offer the Facebook Digital Marketing Certificate to DMACC students, representatives announced at a policy and small-business roundtable with […]
Dan Cosgrove, Vice President of Business Development for Corteva Agriscience, and Katherine Harrington, innovationIOWA Magazine sales manager, unveil the 2018 innovationIOWA Magazine cover on May 25. Our lovely magazine released issue No. 5 at the innovationIOWA Magazine unveiling! If you joined us at Corteva Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont last Thursday, thank you for […]