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Don Brown speaks at first-ever TechPoint Tech Thursday on the road

Last week, Interactive Intelligence hosted TechPoint’s first-ever Tech Thursday on the Road. A capacity crowd of 120 attendees gathered for networking on a patio at the company’s headquarters on the northwest side. Interactive Intelligence CEO Don Brown was the featured speaker. Brown is a self-proclaimed “public school kid from Indiana.” His parents hailed from the

Tech firms dominate Indiana’s ‘Companies to Watch’ awards

Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann yesterday announced that 27 companies have earned a place in Indiana’s seventh annual class of ‘Companies to Watch’ program. Eleven of these fast-growing companies — that's 40.7 percent of the award winners — are tech firms specializing in software development, mobile apps, cloud computing, digital learning, health information technology, digital security,

‘Net Neutrality’ a complex issue, but is robust government regulation the best solution?

The biggest takeaway for me from today’s New Economy New Rules panel discussion about Net Neutrality wasn’t clarity on which camp’s regulation demands are better. What I walked away with was a question about whether or not government intervention would untangle the complexity, make it worse, or create a new universe of unintended consequences. Our

Interactive Intelligence draws 2,000 customer experience pros from 50 countries for Interactions conference

Interactive Intelligence CEO Don Brown’s passion for the company he founded was palpable as he welcomed 2,000 customer service professionals from 50 countries to Indianapolis at the company’s annual Interactions global conference. In his usual irreverent (but very likable) style, Don talked about “giving fits to the big guys out there” and the large, attentive

#FightForSmall launching Hoosier small-business revolution

Although I work in customer service and marketing, I’m also a social justice activist. That’s probably why the word “fight” drew me to the #FightForSmall launch party. That’s not an understatement. Hoosier businesses have a fight on our hands. In an evolve-or-die world, 53 percent of Hoosier small businesses do not even have a website.

IU School of Informatics and Computing enrollment doubled, research funding tripled under Trailblazer in Technology Award winner Bobby Schnabel

Bobby Schnabel, dean of the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, was honored with the Trailblazer in Technology Award during TechPoint’s 15th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. The award recognizes individuals whose vision and efforts in advancing technology have made a lasting and significant impact on Indiana. Since Bobby