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Three Ways to Attract Women in Technology

Editor’s Note: The Indiana Governor’s Conference for Women is October 21, so we couldn’t have picked a better time for this thought provoking piece from TriNet on women in technology. Technology is still a male-dominated industry. Some say it’s due to chauvinistic managers who are naturally inclined to hire men. Others claim it’s the lack

Purdue’s Dawn or Doom Conference: Will humanity pay a price for technology moving too fast?

Science fiction has captivated readers and audiences with apocalyptic futures ruled by machines. Dire predictions of technology run-amok usually draw sideways glances and chuckles, but recent developments in bionic exoskeletons and advanced robotics, for example, have forced many people to think twice. Today at Purdue University’s Dawn or Doom conference, 20 Purdue faculty experts from all

5 observations on the state of coworking

Coworking has come a long way since spaces like The Speak Easy and Launch Fishers first proved the model here in Indiana. Representatives from 15 different coworking spaces & innovation hubs around the state attended the first annual Indiana Coworking Passport Summit at Launch Fishers on September 11. The Indiana Coworking Passport allows any member

‘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

$1.3 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Launch Techpoint’s Ultimate Tech Internship Experience

CICP Foundation has received a $1.3 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the Xtern program at Techpoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative. The program attracts top university talent and immerses them in a one-of-a-kind summer internship experience. TechPoint is using the grant to launch the Xtern program, which the nonprofit economic development organization promotes

‘Buy Local’ tech list is the start of something big

Convincing Indiana CIOs to buy technology from Indiana tech companies isn't as difficult as it once was. In fact, many CIOs are eager to "buy local" and put their money where their mouth is as long as the products and services are equal to or superior than out-of-state tech. The biggest obstacle to buying local