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Be Mobile, Work Social.

As you are undoubtedly aware (unless you live under a big old slimy rock), there’s an important, big-time transformation taking place, that impacts every person and organization. It unifies and leverages the collective knowledge, talents and capabilities of employees, customers and partners. It drives, generates and delivers more effective collaboration, engagement and productivity. And it’s

Turnover Begets Turnover: Nip It in the Bud!

It’s a fact: hiring and retaining software developers is going to be an increasing priority for your company in 2015. The talent competition is heating up as new companies move into central Indiana. Just last week, marketing intelligence startup DemandJump chose central Indiana over Austin and San Francisco to invest more than $1.2 million and add more

VIDEO: Teradata’s Tommy Richardson on the CTO role and risk-taking

Just before giving the presentation during a very special TechPoint Tech Thursday in conjunction with Indiana’s Entrepreneurship Week Celebration, Teradata Marketing Applications CTO Tommy Richardson sat down with  us for an interview. We talked about the changing role of the CTO throughout his career, which started as a computer specialist in the Army National Guard leading

Always Be Recruiting: What Tech Talent Really Wants

Casual dress codes, open collaboration, and free snacks are top must-haves for young tech talent. After listening to a panel of IT leaders, recruiters, and local business leaders discuss all things recruitment and retention at the CXO Executive Summit by Evanta, it became clear that hiring top tech talent — and keeping them at your

Mind the Gap: New Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study Released

TechPoint and  EmployIndy released a new Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study this morning during a symposium produced by the Indianapolis Business Journal called “Mind the Gap.” The event included a panel discussion on future challenges to develop, hire and retain tech-savvy workers; and Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution, delivered the keynote. DOWNLOADS

Studio Science Q&A with Kristian Andersen

If you missed the fireside chat with Kristian Andersen during the Verge Studio Science Launch Party last month, you might still be wondering what the deal is with KA+A changing its name after a decade of building up a sterling reputation as a top-notch design and innovation shop — especially in the Indianapolis tech community.

8 Marketing and Technology Trends Disrupting Business in 2015

Every year presents new technology and future possibilities that are initially difficult to comprehend, specifically when it comes to consumer behavior. Looking back on it now, 2014 turned out to be the year of mobility, treating the consumer as an individual, sharing economy, and data security. This year, 2015 will be no different. From mobile commerce to

RFRA Culture war stifles emerging growth companies

Dear Tech Community – While RFRA legislation obviously requires lots of clarification that even legal scholars disagree about, what is clear is the impact it’s having on the brand of our state and on our tech community and companies. We’ve been working behind the scenes with a coalition of others to find a solution to