Applications are now open to take part in the first class of the Iowa Technology Leadership Institute, a five-month program designed by the Technology Association of Iowa to provide business and leadership education to technical employees seeking to climb the professional ladder in Iowa’s technology community. The first cohort’s programming will focus on the soft skills […]

As they say, hindsight is 20/20 — and panelists at this week’s virtual Iowa Technology Summit had the benefit of tough lessons from the year 2020 to share with Iowa companies tuned in for seminars on cybersecurity, leadership, business analytics, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Below, read a few takeaways shared by business representatives. The […]

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ, the Technology Association of Iowa announced this morning. The 2021 Prometheus Awards will be held in person on Nov. 4; the awards acknowledge individuals, companies and communities making a positive impact on Iowa’s technology industry. Nominations will be accepted through Aug. 13. Nominations […]

How has your calendar changed over the last year? Mine certainly looks different these days after an abrupt end to live networking events in 2020. But that doesn’t mean any of these groups, or their organizers, disappeared. Below, take a look at three local networking groups that offer events free to the public. Who is […]

Registration is available online for the Iowa Technology Summit presented by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, hosted virtually this year by the Technology Association of Iowa on May 24-25. The event will feature the Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation sessions on May 24, and Industry 4.0 and Leadership sessions on May 25. Attendance is free […]

The Technology Association of Iowa will host the 2021 Iowa High School Tech Summit presented by Principal virtually on April 20, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., TAI announced this week. The Summit is free and open to all Iowa high school students and educators; educators are encouraged to register their classes for the Summit. […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is launching a new political action committee, TechPAC, to support candidates who advocate for the state’s technology industry, TAI announced Monday. The organization also announced its four priorities for the 2021 legislative session, which are broadband access, education access, funding by the Iowa Economic Development Authority, and the Innovation Tax Credits and Angel […]

How do businesses take advantage of a time of disruption? At this year’s virtual Iowa Technology Summit — itself disrupted by a year encapsulated in a pandemic — attendees logged on for two mornings Sept. 28-29 to hear speakers walk through lessons learned since March and reimagine what industries will look like in the months […]

Seven Central Iowa awardees were honored during the 2020 Prometheus Awards, held over a series of webcasts each day this week. The Prometheus Awards, presented by the Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ, typically take place in early April as an evening banquet and were postponed initially by TAI, before transitioning into a fully virtual […]