Indiana must do more to put more Hoosiers of color and women onto and successfully through its tech education pathways

Finding and retaining talent is job #1 for the Indiana tech workforce, but the traditional education path is working for only a small percentage of Indiana students and employers. Indiana must resolve its issues of access, opportunity and equity if it is to develop the tech workforce that companies must have in the coming years. […]

TechPoint set them on tech career paths: How you can follow

For much of the last decade, the talent programs organized by TechPoint have worked to strengthen the state’s talent pipelines, helping the best and brightest find their way to exciting careers in Indiana’s  growing tech ecosystem. These programs include Xtern and the Summer Opportunities for Students ( S.O.S.) Challenge, both of which help college students […]

How you can play a local role in correcting a global STEM worker shortage

Those of us inside the cozy Indiana tech ecosystem bubble fully understand the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills. We probably expect our children to follow our example and secure the STEM skills they’ll need to succeed in the Digital Age. Outside our bubble, though, too few Hoosiers—and Americans—have the skills needed […]

Tech 25 winner Charles Haddad leads digital health solutions from ideation through delivery

As Indiana’s tech community continues to grow and mature, it’s getting harder and harder to narrow down the winners for our annual Tech 25 Awards program. Clearly, there is a wealth of tech talent in the Hoosier state, and they are making incredible moves. Join us in celebrating the Tech 25 class of 2020 through […]

Eli Lilly and Company wins Large Enterprise of the Year Mira Award

Eli Lilly and Company won the Large Enterprise of the Year award during TechPoint’s 22nd annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana.  Eli Lilly and Company needs no introduction. The pharmaceutical industry leader has been an anchor employer and tech innovator throughout the decades as our tech community has grown into […]

Meet the Pandemic Pivot of the Year nominees (institutions and large enterprises) for the 22nd annual Mira Awards

The Pandemic Pivot of the Year (Institutions and Large Enterprises) award recognizes tech employers who responded in remarkable ways to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t help but think how far we’ve all come. While there have been many days where it’s felt like the weight of […]

Meet the Large Enterprise of the Year nominees for the 22nd annual Mira Awards

Recognizing tech and tech-enabled companies that put a premium on talent development, diversity, and inclusion. Every ecosystem has its larger, more established employers that play important, highly visible roles in driving innovation, providing valuable training and experience, as well as being a force for good as conscientious corporate citizens. The Large Enterprise of the Year […]

Meet Dipali Patel, IT Analyst at Eli Lilly and Company

Dipali never would have thought that he would want to work in the IT department at a pharmaceutical company, but he really enjoys his work in IT cybersecurity.