A new report, released today by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, shows Utah's tech community leading the country in wage growth at a resounding 16.6% growth in the last year. It's followed by Washington and Nevada, respectively. Some other highlights include: Tech is growing twice as fast as other industries in the state, and three times as fast as tech across the country. Tech wages are two times more than the average wage in Utah. 28 out of 29 counties has at least one tech company. As a pillar of the state, tech supports nearly 1/5 of Utah's overall [...]
The Utah Technology Council is proud to announce the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Candidates for the Utah Technology Council's Hall of Fame are heavily vetted by a committee of leading industry professionals. Nominees are judged based on their contributions to the innovation community through disruption, innovation and philanthropy. The 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees are Ryan Smith, Founder and CEO of Qualtrics, Gail Miller, Philanthropist and Chairman of Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, and Jeremy Andrus, CEO of Traeger Grills. Supported by over 1400 technology CEOs, Vice Presidents, Directors and many more, the inductees will accept their awards [...]
Original article from Associations Now can be found here. Written by Samantha Whitehorne for Associations Now A recently launched initiative from Time’s Up hopes to boost women in the workplace by intentionally bringing more of them to events and providing more networking opportunities. The idea offers some possibilities for associations too. I’m sure almost all of you are familiar with Time’s Up, an initiative that was launched in January by more than 300 female actresses, agents, writers, directors, producers, and entertainment executives to fight systemic sexual harassment in Hollywood and in blue-collar workplaces nationwide. While the group’s biggest [...]
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Press Release - James Jeffries Cirrus Data Services, a subsidiary of Gardner Company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, is pleased to announce the first phase of the View 78 Data Center campus. Cirrus Data Services believes the Salt Lake City region can support hyperscale and wholesale data center colocation offerings and this week publicly announced the View 78 data center campus in Midvale; a suburb of Salt Lake City. The first phase includes a 32MW wholesale and hyperscale data center colocation offering; subsequent plans include the development and operations up to 160MW of data center capacity on the [...]
12 April, 2018 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl Original Article Posted Here... At the beginning of each year, it’s intriguing to look into a crystal ball to get a glimpse of what the upcoming year will look like. Given how fast technology evolves, if you so much as blink you could miss out on critical insight regarding some new trends. The massive amounts of information flowing at light speed compounds the already foreboding challenges with making business decisions. With the help of highly seasoned auditor and regulatory compliance guru Walt Murray, we look at five trends that will significantly [...]
Media Statement For Immediate Release: May 30, 2018 Contact: Elizabeth Converse, Director of Strategic Communication Utah Technology Council 801-835-7087 | firstname.lastname@example.org UTC Welcomes Facebook, Highlights Current Tech Community Strengths Salt Lake City - Following today’s groundbreaking of a new facility in Eagle Mountain that will house a data center for the social media company Facebook, Utah Technology Council President and CEO John Knotwell released the following statement: “Tech is growing in Utah. The creation of this new site, with its huge name recognition, is a win for the state and the region. Utah’s vibrant workforce, attractive quality [...]