Technology-related employment in Iowa grew by more than 1,000 new jobs in 2018, the Corridor Business Journal reports. In an annual assessment, CompTIA reported net tech employment in Iowa grew by an estimated 1,014 jobs in 2018, a 1.1% increase over 2017. Growth was driven by new software and web development positions (up 3.6%) and computer […]

What started as a feasibility study concept ended up as framework for a statewide policy for driverless vehicles in Nebraska, reports Silicon Prairie News. The city of Lincoln is the first in the state conducting a pilot test of a Navya autonomous shuttle over several weeks. The shuttle, funded in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, is […]

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 […]

Coming from the power industry, Wells Enterprises’ new chief information officer, Ryan Schaap, brought lots of new ideas to the two plants of the ice cream capital of the world. “We’re focusing on how to use our data better — using analytics to better sell our products,” he said. “In addition, we’re using real-time technology […]