In our ever-connected world, business moves at lightning fast speed and we have come to expect everything to be done with the click of a mouse. The same is true for signing important documents. Whether it's an apartment lease or new-hire paperwork, elect
On May 13, the SBA released additional guidance [FAQ #46] addressing the good-faith certification made by PPP borrowers that “[c]urrent economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support the ongoing operations of the Applicant.”
In all the fuss about CCPA, it’s easy to lose track of the other state laws coming into play for businesses, both businesses that deal directly with data about individuals and the businesses that provide services to those businesses.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza released a joint statement that a some PPP loans will be reviewed by the SBA following the lender’s submission of the Borrower’s loan forgiveness application.
On Tuesday, April 21, the SBA revealed that around 8,000 small business loan applicants had their potentially sensitive information exposed in a data leak affecting the website being used to host the online application.
Since we conveniently have 3 real-world CTOs (one currently a CTO, the other two in previous roles/companies) in our executive ranks at Cloudbakers we thought we'd just ask them what they'd be prioritizing for a post-COVID19 world in those roles.
More employees are telecommuting than ever before, some using unsecure computers on unsecure networks. This has become ripe territory for scammers, and cybersecurity reports are up around 40% since the stay-at-home orders started.
CTA has partnered with Colorado TechCast to bring you a podcast series focused on discussions with leaders in Colorado's tech community. Listen to part 2 of our interview with Pattie Money, Interim Chief People Officer, Twilio
CTA has partnered with Colorado TechCast to bring you a podcast series focused on discussions with leaders in Colorado's tech community. Listen to part 1 of our first interview with Pattie Money, Interim Chief People Officer, Twilio
As I (finally) sat down to write this post, I got to thinking about where we were three weeks ago and where we are today. Three weeks ago, I had plans to fly to Costa Rica for meetings—today I am holed up in my home while stores are rationing toilet paper. Two weeks ago when I walked my dog, I had to look both ways while crossing our busy street. Today, no cars are in sight. How quickly things change. While I know these changes are not permanent, learning how to navigate them is important.
Research says that the average worker will change jobs approximately 12 timesthroughout their career. But Brouk Eshetu wasn’t interested in being a statistic. He wanted to find an organization whose industry, work and culture could hold his interest and provide long-term professional and personal growth opportunities.
Even if we’re separated, we’re all in this together. At CTA, we’re here to ensure that tech thrives in Colorado. Our priority is to support our members and the community at large through this time of uncertainty.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including Congressman Neguse announces Congressional App Challenge winner, the White House releases AI regulation guidance and the Colorado legislative session kicks off.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including Congressman Neguse hosting App-a-thon coding day, a Denver City Council proposal to treat the internet like a utility, and the US and China could be close on a trade agreement.
Fremont Economic Development Corporation, a 501c6 non-profit focused on economic development in Fremont County, Colorado, announced the launch of a new business campus concept, Emergent Campus, opening in the historic former Florence High School.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including Colorado Congressional delegation legislation on broadband, FCC ruling on broadband map data and The White House invites tech to talk violent extremism online.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including Colorado Congressional delegation legislation on closing the digital divide, telehealth funding and a new Congressional district hosting the Congressional App Challenge.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including Colorado Congressional delegation legislation on cybersecurity and deepfakes, the White House looks for comments on AI and Silicon Flatirons names a new Executive Director.
Colorado Technology Association joined CompTIA and a broad coalition of national, state and regional technology councils through TECNA (Technology Councils of North America) to pass the Blockchain Promotion Act of 2019 during the 116th Congress.
Colorado Technology Association joined CompTIA and its grassroots network of 35 state and local technology councils to call on Congress to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) this summer.
Swiftpage, the provider of Act!, a leading cloud-enabled CRM and marketing automation platform aimed at helping small and midsized businesses (SMBs) grow, today announced the launch of a new product tier – Act! 365 Pro in the Act! 365 platform.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including members of Colorado's Congressional delegation rural broadband letter, Big Tech antitrust news and debate around a cabinet-level cybersecurity position.
Swiftpage, the provider of Act!, a leading cloud-enabled CRM and marketing automation platform aimed at helping small and midsized businesses (SMBs) grow, today announced a new approach to connected CRM, marketing, sales and customer service technology wi
It’s inevitable—there is always some part of the company’s code base that your development team would like to see redone. Maybe the codebase is messy. Maybe it’s hard to understand how some obscure feature is actually working. Or, maybe your developers want to try out a new language or framework. Whatever the case, whether or not to rewrite your software is a question that comes up at one point or another in most organizations.
RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – recently announced the opening of its state-of-the-art client-focused RSM Technology Experience Center (TEC) as another step in its expansion of innovation across the firm. This is the first of multiple client experience centers RSM plans to open to support its commitment to collaborative innovation for the middle market.
Ananya Ridenour, NexusTek employee, publishes second book, sharing insights on how the 2018 “MSP of the Year” achieves higher success rates by combining the freedom and flow of creativity with procedural and structured guidelines of project management.
The Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program in the CU Boulder College of Engineering & Applied Science has announced a program rebranding, as well as an update to their degree offerings and research focus.
On Thursday, February 28 Colorado Technology Association helped facilitate the first meeting of the Colorado Legislative Technology Caucus of the 2019 Legislative Session at the Colorado Capitol. The Legislative Technology Caucus provides an important venue for policymakers to hear from industry experts on various tech issues being discussed by the legislature.
If you live in Colorado, you wake up every morning in one of the most beautiful places on the planet! From the allure of our amazing Rocky Mountain ski slopes to the very active culture, it has something to offer everyone.
Read this week's tech policy headlines including action taken on tech-related legislation, new municipal action on e-bike and e-scooter rules and a new council focused on AI coordinated by Sen. Bennet's office.
There are a plethora of programs, initiatives and support systems available to students who are interested in STEM and CS fields. Preparing students for the modern workforce, and the overwhelming majority of jobs that will be dependent upon STEM/CS expertise, is the focus of most of these initiatives. What about the educators teaching these students? How are they prepared to usher their students into this future and make them aware of the careers available to them?
On Tuesday Jared Polis was sworn in as Colorado’s Governor. He will lay out his legislative agenda in detail during the State of the State address Thursday, but he did provide a glimpse of what is to come following the inauguration yesterday.
This week Colorado Technology Association hosted the inaugural Colorado Smart Cities Symposium, presented by Arrow Electronics and in partnership with the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance. "What is the smart way to build a smart city?", We asked.
Many people tell me that “recruiters spend an average of six seconds reading a resume.” What are the quick things that they look for to determine if a candidate is the right fit? I asked a recruiter who has had thousands of resumes come across his desk — Trevor Richards, Account Manager and Technology Recruiter at PeerSource. He described five of the most common resume mistakes and provided insight into how to avoid these common hang-ups.
Two weeks ago I was joined by 600 leaders at Spruce Mountain Ranch in Larkspur for Colorado Technology Association’s annual Women in Technology (WIT) Conference, and I wish we all could head back there tomorrow.
This week, the Colorado Tech Caucus in cooperation with Colorado Technology Association convened to learn more about blockchain technology. There is a strong movement behind the use and expansion of blockchain, and with that comes the need to educate policy makers on how the technology works and how regulations may impact the industry.
The Colorado General Assembly was gaveled into session last Wednesday for its 2018 legislative session. The opening week speeches tackled a slate of issues, where much of the tech discussion centered on broadband.
Happy new year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are geared up for another big year of making Colorado a leader in tech innovation. We’re grateful for an incredible 2017 and have wasted no time working to make 2018 a banner year!
During this year’s Women in Technology Conference, CTA presented the very first Million Women Mentors’ (MWM) Stand Up For STEM Colorado Award to Colorado School of Mines Computer Science Department Head Dr.Tracy Camp.
Students participated in a TechZone with nine hands-on, industry-led activities and two immersive workshops focused on solar energy, coding, augmented and virtual reality, circuitry, satellite imagery, computer hardware, and more.
Each year, more than 1,000 attendees convene at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in a high-energy night of connecting and relationship building that leads to doing good for the rapidly growing tech ecosystem accelerating Colorado’s economy.
The four-week, instructor-led class will teach modern programming concepts, introduce students to the most common coding languages and develop the soft skills and career readiness training to work in a software development environment.
Colorado Technology Association recently held its 2017 Legislative Reception at the Denver Art Museum to celebrate Colorado’s state elected officials and to thank them for their work impacting the tech community.
CTA's Foundation is deep into its third school year partnering with Denver Public Schools to get businesses and their employees plugged into the various CareerConnect opportunities that directly support the 832 students enrolled in the TechConnect pathway
The Denver Broncos Tackle STEM Coach of the Month Award is in its second year, celebrating and awarding innovative STEM educators from across Colorado with a prize package to recognize innovations and breakthroughs in STEM education across the state.
It's summertime, and we are taking the Colorado Technology Association on the road. Time to get out of Denver, cruise the awesome roads of Colorado and discover where we can get lost, without any cell coverage, in Colorado!