Unexpected job loss can be devastating, but there are actions you can take to protect your finances. First Tech Federal Credit Union was founded upon the philosophy of people helping people, and we have been helping people at some of the world’s leading tech companies navigate their financial futures for over 70 years, including preparing for times of job uncertainty. First Tech has a comprehensive program to guide you through job transitions in the tech industry.
RSM US LLP (“RSM”) leaders presented a $29,000 check to Always Choose Adventures on January 6, 2023 as part of RSM’s Power of Love fundraising efforts related to The RSM Classic, a PGA TOUR event for which RSM is the title sponsor. The $29,000 was part of the more than $6.7 million raised through Power of Love in the U.S. and Canada during 2022.
Ever since the first cybercrime conviction was handed down in 1981, cybercriminals and the security industry have engaged in a 40 plus-year game of Whac-A-Mole. Just when security experts mitigate one type of attack, another criminal modifies their approach and the game starts again.
Many trends impacted technology companies in 2021 that pose challenges and opportunities to the industry in the coming years. Three major trends that could continue to affect businesses well into 2022 are increased transactions, rising valuations and funding, and continuing innovations.
Cheyenne, WY – March 21, 2022 – Lunavi, a prominent digital consulting and managed services provider, today announced new proficiencies and certifications to strengthen the company’s Microsoft Gold Partner status and provide clients with improved capabilities around information security and Microsoft Azure platforms. Lunavi demonstrated Gold level Security competency while also renewing Azure Expert MSP certification for the third consecutive year.
ATLANTA – Feb. 25, 2022 – North Highland, the leading change and transformation consultancy, has been recognized as a market leader in ALM’s Pacesetter Research (APR) on Employee Well-Being for 2022-2023.
DENVER, Feb. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) has been named a Leader in the February 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. This is the second consecutive year Lumen has been positioned in the Leader's quadrant. The report evaluated network service providers on their Ability to Execute and their Completeness of Vision.
Black Lotus Labs, the threat research team of Lumen Technologies, uncovered a series of targeted actions against the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MID). Based upon the totality of information available and the close correlation with prior reporting, we assess with moderate confidence these actions leveraged the Konni malware, which has previously been associated with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and were undertaken to establish access to the MID network for the purpose of espionage. This activity cluster demonstrates the patient and persistent nature of advanced actors in waging multi-phased campaigns against perceived high-value networks. After gaining access through stolen credentials, the actor was able to exploit trusted connections to distribute and load the malware, first by impersonating a government software program coinciding with new Covid mandates, and then through sending trojanized files from a compromised account.
Cloudbakers Qwinix, a Google Cloud Premier Partner, announces the appointment of Matt Kestian to CEO. An experienced leader in the high-tech industry, Kestian will assume his new responsibilities on January 1, 2022.
Moss Adams is excited to share our e-commerce webcast series with you, which kicked off earlier this summer. This series is designed to help e-commerce companies reach their market effectively and efficiently, while navigating through operational challenges.
Country music legend John Denver famously sang “sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy,” and I couldn’t agree more. I moved to Colorado for the sunshine. It nurtures the soul and stimulates growth. I like to think of it as liquid gold. I’m the Lumen general manager for the Colorado region and the sun is definitely shining here. Some of the most technology-forward businesses in the global economy are thriving here. These industries, such as aerospace engineering, manufacturing and healthcare, help drive the state’s growth.
Baltimore – July 8, 2021–Catalyte today announced it won the Inclusion Changemaker 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
Inspirato LLC (“Inspirato” or the “Company”), the innovative luxury travel subscription brand, and Thayer Ventures Acquisition Corp. (“Thayer”) (Nasdaq: TVAC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in Inspirato becoming a publicly listed company.
Last week, Colorado Technology Association (CTA) partnered with the UK Government Office in Denver, Invest Northern Ireland, and the UK’s Department for International Trade to discuss and learn more about the possibility of a U.S.-U.K. Trade Agreement, what that could mean for Colorado tech, and how it could affect data and people movement, trade relations with the United States and next steps around Brexit.
Today, Google is announcing a $7 billion investment in our US offices and data centers and creating at least 10,000 new full-time Google jobs. This includes additional investments right here in Colorado.
Comcast RISE is a multi-year commitment to provide marketing, creative, media, and technology services to BIPOC-owned small businesses. The first round of Comcast RISE recipients included 27 Colorado small businesses. In the coming weeks, Comcast will announce the next round of recipients.
To secure top talent for digital delivery teams, the state envisions using this vendor pool solicitation to establish a group of companies that can consistently meet the needs of these programs into the future.
2020 was another active year in the life sciences and technology markets, despite the impacts of COVID-19. Join our panel with Moss Adams Partners Jeremy Kuhlmann and Findley Gillespie and Fenwick Corporate Partner Amanda Rose, as we recap 2020, look ahead to 2021, and discuss considerations for companies contemplating public exits via initial public offerings (IPOs) or special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
As a mission driven company, we believe in doing good business & doing good. In following that philosophy, we established the ServiceNow for Good program this year as a way to give back to our clients’ local communities.
In the age of data visualization, the presentation of data in a consumable format is critical to effectively communicating information and driving action. Accessible data is imperative in sales and service applications as sales personnel interact with customers in a variety of settings. Map integration with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems makes it easy for users to locate customers or assets without any ambiguity.
Brian Sanderson, managing principal in healthcare services at the accounting, consulting and technology firm Crowe, walked through some of the critical takeaways that could lead the industry to emerge from the pandemic in a stronger position.
At a time when the world needs to be closer while being apart, Lumen Technologies (NYSE: LUMN) and Zoom have been bringing together their technology capabilities and communications expertise to help businesses keep their vital conversations going.
A lot has suddenly changed this year, and chances are good that those changes have trickled down to your wallet. Many of us have had to reconsider the ways we budget and save money. If you’re looking to set some new savings goals or boost your financial health, you don’t have to wait to make a plan.
HPE GreenLake Management Services takes the operational burden off your shoulders while ensuring that you continue to deliver an exceptional level of service, even in today’s difficult business environment.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance solutions, has earned recognition as a "Top HR Product of the Year" by Human Resource Executive magazine and the HR Technology Conference & Exposition for the remote workforce enablement solutions included in its cloud-based SaaS platform, Paychex Flex®. The award, which spotlights groundbreaking innovations driving the HR technology market, will be presented as part of the annual HR Technology Conference, which is taking place virtually October 27-30, 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed open enrollment by affecting which benefits are valued most by employees and their families. Your benefits strategy and offerings may be more important now than ever before, and the more you know about these changes, the simpler it will be to offer the right mix of benefits to help your business compete for talent in today’s market. In this webinar, you’ll learn:
When we started the planning of a digitally delivered event this year, it was hard to imagine how we would transform this program. The Women in Tech (WIT) Conference has been a beloved event to the Colorado tech community. We’ve had amazing speakers with great content, and the open-air ranch setting of the past few years has created a truly unique Colorado experience.
Green House Data, a leading provider of digital transformation consulting and managed IT services, is rebranding to unify its recently acquired companies and nine locations throughout North America under one brand name – Lunavi.
Green House Data, a leading provider of digital transformation consulting and managed IT services, is rebranding to unify its recently acquired companies and nine locations throughout North America under one brand name – Lunavi.
We had a great time at our Virtual Member Happy Hour on Tuesday discussing what our members have been consuming - from podcasts to books and beyond! There were so many interesting and inspiring suggestions that we couldn't keep it to ourselves.
Earlier this year, we announced a rebrand as well as new leadership at Biarri Networks. While our new website and senior leadership have been a great start, we’ve also committed to keeping the communication lines open with you -- while providing you with some helpful content.
A recent Forrester survey* shows that over 70% of organizations still have paper-based process dependencies. With COVID-19, most or all employees are now working from home – leaving organizations with no time to prepare to keep critical processes running.
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
The St. Vrain Valley School District is graduating its first class from Skyline’s P-TECH program, as well as its first batch of seniors from the P-TEACH, or Pathways to Teaching, program at the Innovation Center.
CBRE announced a new mobile application called Host Connect, which supports employees and employers, as well as landlords and tenants as they gradually return to the office as government stay-at-home restrictions begin to lift across the country.
When PCs for People first announced its plans to open up a community tech hub in Denver back in February, the organization couldn’t have predicted just how critical technology would become in the coming months.
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.”
Xfinity Communities today announced it is partnering with Aimco to donate apartments outfitted with its TV and high-speed internet service to medical workers at four nearby Colorado hospitals for a minimum of 60 days.
Hitachi Vantara, which built the American Heart Association's Precision Medicine Platform, will provide more than $100,000 in funding for prizes to support the management of a two-step challenge and to recruit top scientists to this critical effort.
The parent company of digital marketplaces for home services, Angi Homeservices reportednthat it is seeing an influx of new service providers and increased engagement from current providers during this period of economic downturn.
Information technology has never been more important. Consider how IT is helping us all function in this challenging time of COVID-19. The governor’s Office of Information Technology is not only helping state agencies and employees stay connected and use technology effectively, but we also are teaming up with our agency partners to help Colorado residents and businesses. Below are some examples of how technology is helping us get through these trying times together.
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.
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.
WESTMINSTER -- Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) announced that it has been selected to support Dynetics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos, in designing and building a Human Landing System for NASA’s Artemis program, which will send the first woman and the next man to the Moon by 2024 and enable future crewed missions to Mars.
At the Denver Art Museum alone, staff members have created a wide range of resources for visitors of all ages to experience, Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, an exhibition that was scheduled to open the week it closed.
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.
HomeAdvisor has launched a series of tools in its mobile app to help homeowners and home service professionals more safely connect and transact around home repairs while stay-at-home orders are still in effect.
Given the current pandemic, TextUs has enabled us to communicate quickly to hundreds of our staff about work assignments, address issues day and night, and stay connected even with our remote team members.
First Tech Federal Credit Union is committed to helping our members and the community at all times, especially during times of crisis. We are doing a free financial education series regarding the financial times are facing with the COVID-19 virus.
Professional services company Accenture plc has developed and launched a global cross-industry platform to bring together companies laying off or furloughing people with those companies in need of workers.
SYNQ3 Restaurant Solutions, with the help of CenturyLink, is currently processing 100,000-plus calls daily, a 200 percent increase as restaurants have moved to takeout-only services, and they are hiring furloughed workers
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.
Angi Homeservices Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGI) has submitted a proposal to the U.S. Congress, which would help enable the federal government to provide financial aid directly to the more than 250,000 small businesses that are part of Angi’s network, by utilizing the company's platform to disperse funds.
To explore how the challenge of moving online is playing out on-the-ground across a range of contexts, I’m going to spend the next few weeks sharing the perspectives of a college president, a faculty member, a nontraditional education provider, and current student as part of a multi-part series on the role of online learning in higher education.
Research says that the average worker will change jobs approximately 12 times throughout 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.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Those who keep our communities safe are adjusting to new norms. While some close interaction with the public is unavoidable, the Savannah Police Department is finding ways to limit officer-to-officer contact.
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.
This year’s Tech100 Mortgage companies are pushing the digital mortgage beyond what was even possible several year ago. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, and combining it with powerful data and insights, these companies are revolutionizing the mortgage lending process.
Software development is becoming more complex, there are more technology choices than ever, and the rate of change is accelerating. This acquisition strengthens our Microsoft and Azure cloud expertise and addresses a growing demand we see from our clients
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.
A candidate-driven hiring environment can create a dizzying effect for employers. On one hand, in some industries there are more jobs than there are candidates to fill them. On the other, there are passive job seekers everywhere, content to keep an eye on things while happily plugging away at their current jobs. Then there are those hires who are recruited to new positions, whether they’re actively seeking a new opportunity, passively glancing, or simply respond to an email they receive out of the blue.
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.
In the second quarter of 2019, 104 Colorado companies received nearly $500 million in venture capital investments. That is the largest number of Colorado companies receiving venture capital deals during any second quarter in the past six years, according to the most recent PitchBook Data-National Venture Capital Association Venture Monitor report. The report was also created with support from Silicon Valley Bank, law firm Perkins Coie and software company Solium Capital.
For most of the 21st century, wealthy nations have engaged in a race to the bottom on corporate taxes, cutting rates in an effort to poach business activity across borders. Very quickly, that script has flipped.
Cherwell Software, LLC, a global leader in service management, announced that the company’s Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) solution is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.
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.
Playing video games will soon be the next after-school competition offered by high schools around Colorado. The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) told CBS4 “ESports” will be added in October for official gaming competition.
More than 18 months after a Los Angeles-based company announced it was eyeing Colorado for its first Hyperloop system, there have been few signs that the proposal has progressed beyond a cutting-edge concept.
Pipeline, a SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to increase financial performance of companies through closing the gender equity gap, today announced that it has been selected as the winner of the “Innovation Award for AI Platforms” from AI Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market today. This is the second consecutive year that Pipeline has won an AI Breakthrough Award; in 2018, the company was selected as the winner of the “Best Decision Management Solution” award.
The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance (CSCA), a first of its kind combination of government entities, private enterprise, and educational institutions, was formed in 2017 as an initiative of the Denver South Economic Development Partnership (DSEDP).
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.
Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) CareerConnect programs are a promising example of how communities can improve student engagement and the connections between school and the workforce. These efforts start even before high school with project-based courses and
U.S. chipmakers are still selling millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of U.S. technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant, according to four people with knowledge of the sales.
While the Colorado Council for the Advancement of Blockchain Technology held its last meeting in early June, the state is just beginning experimenting with government use cases for blockchain technology.
Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) unveiled the Colorado’s Mutual Prosperity (COMP) Program, which adds incentives for employers to hire remote workers in eligibile rural areas of the state.
Denver’s technology economy is poised to get two potentially big additions — a Colorado firm that is looking to grow by nearly 1,400 jobs and a leading North American wholesale data-center provider that is considering relocating its headquarters.
A nationwide survey of nearly 1,000 information technology professionals ranks Colorado Springs as their No. 2 most desirable place to live, after Austin, Texas, according to results released Wednesday by the Computing Technology Industry Association.
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.
The Longmont Economic Development Partnership is working with CareerWise Colorado to help local business owners find youth apprentices for hard-to-fill jobs, and give local students job training opportunities that can turn into early career options.
Denver’s tech ecosystem may not have found its Amazon yet, but behind the scenes veteran entrepreneurs with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network are helping a variety of companies. Now BEN is in transition.
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.
Dish Network Corp. has reached an agreement with sister company EchoStar Corp. to acquire EchoStar’s Broadcast Satellite Service business, including nine direct broadcast satellites and the key employees responsible for satellite operations.
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
Amazon is planning to add 400 jobs to a new 98,000-square-foot office at 1515 Wynkoop St. in downtown Denver, according to a Denver Business Journal report. The new jobs, which will double Amazon’s tech workforce in the Denver area, will be in positions such as advertising, software and hardware engineering, and cloud computing, the report said. Amazon’s Denver expansion comes on the heels of the company opening offices in Boulder at 1900 15th St. last year.
Tech-related employment rose in Colorado by more than 7,100 new jobs in 2018 and the tech sector raised its contribution to the state’s economy, according to Cyberstates 2019, a guide to national, state and metropolitan area tech sector and tech workforce analytics published annually by CompTIA, the leading technology industry association.
Gone are the days when the concept of “corporate social responsibility” was at the periphery of a company’s operations. Today, businesses incorporate volunteerism and giving back at the core of their strategy — not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because of the measurable benefits it brings to the business, the employees and the bottom line.
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.
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.
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.
In the digital age, home internet access for students has been called an educational game changer, especially in rural school districts. Pueblo City Schools (D60) joined the burgeoning online education arena in the fall...
A global weather-tech company with its U.S. headquarters in Louisville has developed technology that allows its clients, from utilities to wind farm operators, to detect the most destructive lightning strikes after a storm.
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.
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.
Blockchain is everywhere. It’s in the news, it’s in investment portfolios, it’s in startups across the world trying to wrangle its potential. It's a growing community here in Colorado, where the Ethereum Denver Meetup is one of the largest in the nation.
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!
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.
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!