The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance took the first steps to create a center of excellence for secure health care data sharing during a panel discussion and brainstorming session last week. Panelists deliberated about the potential for a center that would store and transmit patient information across providers, as well...
The Business Journal last spoke to Shawnee Huckstep two years ago, just before she moved with her family to the United Arab Emirates to oversee the growth trajectory of her Colorado Springs-based company TechWise. Huckstep and her husband Arran, who works as the company’s chief technology officer, started the company...
TechWise, a small, Colorado Springs-born business, has successfully expanded its footprint both locally and in a blossoming overseas market. Today, the consulting company has grown to employ approximately 200 people worldwide and is positioning itself to help other small companies break into those same, under-tapped markets. A private, woman-owned business,...
Whether it’s an arts alliance or a start-up company, the developing technology industry is an area most businesses should start paying attention to, and Colorado Springs and Pueblo are not exempt. To help businesses share technology advancements and kickstart conversations surrounding tech, the Colorado Governor’s Office proclaimed the week...
Agilent Technologies, which has a location in Colorado Springs, has unveiled the name of the electronic measurement company it is expected to spin off in early November. Agilent announced in a news release Tuesday that the new company--which will provide electronic test and measurement equipment--has been named Keysight Technologies. The...
T5 Data Centers has started construction on its sixth data center complex in Colorado Springs. The new $800 million data center campus will be located on 64 acres and completion of the first stage of the project is scheduled for early 2014. The company says it will add 400 to...
Apple Inc. on Thursday launched its attempt to make the iPad a replacement for a satchel full of textbooks by starting to sell electronic versions of a handful of standard high-school books. The electronic textbooks, which include "Biology" and "Environmental Science" from Pearson and "Algebra 1" and "Chemistry" from McGraw-Hill,...
Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series about the impacts of the collection, distribution and commercial use of consumer data. Part I was published in the Nov. 16 edition of the Business Journal. All day, every day, companies are sucking up vast amounts of your personal information,...
Imagine a nice piece of lumber — strong and dry, ready to be of service in any construction project. It’s strong, and it will be strong every day. Good ol’ reliable lumber. Now cut that lumber on an angle and add a bracing plate. It’s still strong, but it’s not...
During its last session, the Colorado General Assembly passed a law that makes it illegal to dispose of electronic devices in landfills. And before that bill takes effect July 1, The Citadel mall and Blue Star Recyclers are making it easy for people to get rid of unwanted electronics from...
In the first of its kind in the area, an adapted home exhibit at the Independence Center will showcase the tools and products that help people with disabilities live independently in their own homes. The event is slated from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 and Oct. 6 at...
Have you ever posted a Facebook status update only to instantly regret it? I’ve done it more than I care to admit, but was pleased to find that the Urban Dictionary has already addressed the sentiment. These statements are called “epiphanots.” Urban Dictionary defines epiphanot as: An idea that at first...