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WGU Indiana is obsessed with student success

Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are 750,000 people who were able to start on a path to a degree but for one reason or another weren’t able to finish college. “They are full-time employees, mothers and fathers, people just like you and me who value education

Winning Mira Awards helped BidPal attract talent and capital

Fundraising software provider BidPal has been fortunate to win three Mira awards since the company’s founding 10 years ago: the Information Technology Gazelle award in 2011, the 2013 Mobile Technology Excellence and Innovation award and the 2013 Emerging Technology Company of the Year award. Since winning these awards, BidPal solutions have helped nearly 2,800 organizations

R&D tax credits for startups: what has changed

The federal research and development (R&D) tax credit was created by Congress in 1981 as an incentive to increase R&D spending in the United States. Since then, the credit has been extended 15 times and made permanent by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015. Historically, large, profitable manufacturers and software developers

Here’s how Emplify helped give employees at Arbor Homes a voice

(And 4 tips for getting feedback from your team) When it comes to employee engagement, a “one size fits all” approach is rarely effective. For example, distributed workers communicate differently than desk workers—in fact, 83% of non-desk employees don’t even have access to company email. With a workforce that’s more mobile than ever, how can

Introducing the first Indiana IoT Labs Network

To succeed in today’s economy, we must understand that technology will disrupt most major industries. As Indiana becomes a landing pad for entrepreneurs and innovations, our true recipe for success is in how we integrate technology into our current economic hub of agriculture, life sciences and manufacturing. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing and

Tech companies make Indiana Chamber 2017 Best Places to Work list

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has named the 100 companies that made the prestigious Best Places to Work list in 2017. The Best Companies Group, an independent research firm, manages the annual survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers. A two part process starts with an employer benefits and policies questionnaire completed

A brief introduction to network science math in marketing

In this Chief Marketing Technologist Blog (chiefmartec.com) guest post by Tyler Foxworthy, chief scientist at DemandJump, several fields of math are connected to marketing challenges that are being addressed with artificial intelligence. Editor Scott Brinkler also added several links to Wikipedia pages for readers who want to geek out like him on this dense and challenging

CEO Perspective: Defining tech’s many facets

When is a company considered a tech company? That’s a question we at TechPoint are frequently asked as more companies are innovating from within, creating tech products, and relying on technology to build and sustain their business. Our President and CEO Mike Langellier wrote a perspective for the Indianapolis Business Journal to answer the question

Nominees Announced for 18th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards

Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’ From 180 applications, independent judging panels selected 90 companies, schools, organizations and individuals to advance as Mira Award Nominees Winners will be announced during a black-tie awards ceremony and gala on Saturday, April 29, at The Westin Indianapolis TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, has announced the