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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

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

Winning a Mira Award helped DemandJump grab attention from investors, media

DemandJump was in the process of raising a Series Seed round with the goal of raising $1.5 million when they brought home not just one, but two “Best of Tech in Indiana” Mira Awards last year. The fast-growing, Indianapolis-based scale-up company ultimately oversubscribed the Series Seed round and successfully closed $1.8 million in capital. “Winning

Indiana’s 2016 VC funding and acquisitions

Indiana’s startup, scale-up and enterprise technology companies had a banner year in 2016 in the way of venture capital funding and acquisitions. The latest PriceWaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report indicates that 23 deals were made to Indiana tech companies for a combined $51.51 million in 2016, equating to an average deal size of $2.2 million. Thanks to

IoT: Convenience at the expense of privacy and security?

We live in a connected world. So connected that we have to schedule vacations specifically to escape the noise of constant advertising, work emails, group texts, friend requests, and countless other distractions vying for our attention. Still, being accessible is a double-edged sword: despite the nuisance of nearly ubiquitous attachment to technology and media, connectivity

SEP opens creative new software product design studio

A new storefront has opened up near the corner of 126th Street and S. Rangeline Road in Carmel, Ind., and it’s home to Software Engineering Professionals (SEP) new Product Design Studio. The unique space is an immersive, collaborative environment where SEP and its customers and partners will develop software and information systems for businesses. Director of Innovation

Biggest Tech Announcements and Trends of 2016

There’s no doubt that 2016 had its fair share of big news stories, perhaps more than its fair share. The tech community, too, made some big splashes and brought the fast-growing sector to the forefront a number of times. Here are some of the stories that stood out this year. Real Estate Announcing Salesforce Tower