We’re always interested in, and frequently amused by, the antics of political spinmeisters. It’s been fun to note the evolution — or devolution, if you prefer — of campaign sloganeering in the age of YouTube.
Wal-Mart's desire to build a supercenter on Baptist Road near the intersection of Interstate 25 has been stirring a good deal of controversy. And no matter what decision the El Paso County Board of Commissioners make in regard to the company's request to rezone the proposed building site property,...
Business Journal reporter Jonathan Easley reported last week that for the first time in decades the City of Colorado Springs was about to enter the new year without a dedicated economic development team. If that news didn’t turn your stomach, it should have. What it says is that job-creation and economic...
Well, that was quick, wasn’t it? Blue frame, we hardly knew ye — but, like Argentina, we won’t cry for you. According to Colorado Springs City Communications Director Jamie Fabos, we haven’t seen the last of the big blue rectangle, a marketing ploy erected in the Garden of the...
The issue: With more than 1 billion users, social media giant Facebook is using personal information for business gain. What we think: Social media platforms should be open about what information is collected and should do a better job at policing organizations that use private information to influence politics and inflame...
Ten enterprises operate under the City of Colorado Springs. 1. Colorado Springs Airport 2. Colorado Springs Utilities 3. Memorial Hospital 4. Stormwater Enterprise 5. Human Services Complex 6. Municipal golf courses (2) 7. Municipal cemeteries (2) 8. Pikes Peak Highway 9. Development Review 10. City Parking System
Allan Roth raises many important issues that affect not only the health care consumer but the medical providers and the society at large (“What’s wrong with health care can be clearly seen in my colonoscopy,” May 5). Both employers and employees are opting for higher deductible insurance plans and/or health savings accounts.
Ten of Colorado Springs’ most creative minds tried their best Tuesday night to sell the merits of what they do — without actually concentrating on what they do best, which would’ve been simply performing. They shared a different mission this time, making five-minute presentations at the second Ignite Colorado Springs event of 2013, educating 300 […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Basic Free If you're already a member, sign in here.
Is your home or business protected against intruders by an alarm system? When the alarm is triggered, a signal is sent to a central monitoring station. An employee of the security company calls the police to respond. This scenario is played out thousands of times a day, dispatching patrol...
When the email arrived last Tuesday afternoon announcing Joe Raso’s resignation as president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, it came as no surprise whatsoever. For the past several months, speculation had built that Raso would be leaving soon, until the rumors suddenly rose in volume and...
The Department of Defense’s policy of insourcing — using government resources instead of private-sector contractors — should be scrapped immediately. Insourcing doesn’t save the kind of money officials envisioned it would, and, more importantly, it’s hurting the local defense-contracting industry and the economy in general. Last year, the Obama administration announced...
The digital economy is getting hammered with advanced cyber attacks. As a business executive your awareness of this issue grows daily and cyber security is now weighing on your mind. You are not alone. After interviewing 588 C-suite and Board-level executives, the Lloyds’ 2013 Risk Index reported that cyber risk is considered the third-highest risk […]
This content is only available to members of the CSBJ. To gain access, you'll need to sign in or purchase Digital, Silver Membership, Print & Digital, Print, Digital and The Transcript or Digital Monthly If you're already a member, sign in here.