Digital Fluency: It’s Not Just About Tech, It’s About the Future

The world is moving faster than ever. It seems like just yesterday I was excited about my first iPhone (it was an iPhone 3, by the way.) Now, we’re casually discussing artificial intelligence (AI) over coffee. But here’s the thing – it’s not about the tech itself, it’s about what you can do with the […]
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2024 Mission 41K Impact Network Summit Outlines New Strategies for Statewide Education and Workforce Improvements 

About 200 representatives from Indiana tech employers, community organizations, educational institutions, and the public sector met last week for the 2024 Mission41K Impact Network Summit to continue refining the collaborative effort to grow the state tech workforce.  To reach M41K goals, the state must add 41,000 net new tech workers (plus 14,000 to replace those […]

Will Indiana make Computer Science a Graduation Requirement? Nextech Hopes so 

As part of his preview of 2024 administrative and legislative priorities, Governor Eric Holcomb this week announced one of his objectives is to “give students the skills they need to meet modern workforce demands by requiring a computer science (CS) course to graduate from high school.”   If enacted, Indiana would be the ninth state to require a […]

IPS, Infosys and TechPoint team to help Indianapolis youth into careers in technology 

Last week, dozens of students from Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) George Washington and Arsenal Tech High Schools students delved into the world of computer science career pathways with guidance from industry experts as part of the debut of a collaboration between Infosys, IPS and TechPoint.  Students had an immersive day exploring various cutting-edge tech domains […]

A fresh look at TechPoint’s signature talent-matching combine for tech employers 

Hundreds of students and more than 50 companies from small startups, to enterprise-level organizations came together last week at historic Union Station in downtown Indianapolis. Each student was vying for a coveted spot for summer 2024 in what is now known coast-to-coast as “the ultimate tech internship program,” and potentially full-time jobs after college, too. […]