Prioritizing diversity and inclusion in Indianapolis’ tech industry

This week, we started a new cohort at The Iron Yard. It’s always exciting to see a fresh group of faces on campus – faces that look equal parts excited and nervous, but ready to tackle the huge challenge in front of them. This week, however, there were a few extra things to be excited […]

4 steps to landing your first job in tech

Landing your first job can be hard. Whether you’re fresh out of high school, recently graduated from college or shifting into a new industry, that first job is usually the most difficult to find. The most important thing to keep in mind, though, is that it’s not impossible and with some hard work, it can […]

3 easy ways to start learning to code

So, you’ve been thinking about learning to code. After a quick Google search you’re bombarded with blog posts, tutorials, Meetup groups and bootcamps offering to help you get started. If you’re overwhelmed by this, you’re not alone — I talk to people all the time who want to learn to code or break into the […]

Code schools play integral role in Indy’s future

High-tech software and services employment grew 18 percent in Indianapolis from 2012 to 2014 according to CBRE Research. Recently, Salesforce announced that it will add 800 jobs to the market by 2021. On top of that, in the last 90 days alone, 165 junior-level developer positions have opened in Indianapolis. The good news is that […]