TechPoint progress report on its collaborative Mission41K shows early progress, but more work to do.

A new TechPoint report released today details progress made in Mission41K, Indiana’s collaborative effort to inclusively grow the state’s tech workforce by 41,000 Hoosiers by 2030 and calls on the state’s tech community to continue working toward the aggressive goals.  The report compares 2022 tech job growth to the first several months of 2023 and […]
Mira Awards

Allegion wins Mission41K Talent Champion Mira Award

Allegion, a global provider of security products for homes or businesses, with its Americas headquarters in Carmel, Ind., won the Mission41K Talent Champion Award during TechPoint’s 24th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. In late 2021, TechPoint launched Mission41K, a collaborative call to action for companies across all sectors to […]

Inaugural Community of Practice on Workforce Issues Shows Unity in Indiana Tech

More than 100 members of the Indiana tech community gathered recently in a virtual setting as a Community of Practice to discuss how to collectively help achieve Mission41K’s ambitious goal of adding 41,000 people to Indiana’s tech workforce.  Their passion was inspiring and their ideas are already being incorporated by the TechPoint team. You can […]
Learn how Mission41K is going and what we need to do to equitably strengthen Indiana's tech talent pipelines

Progress Report: Mission41K

In September, TechPoint brought together nearly 200 public, private, academic, and community leaders to launch Mission41K, a bold new movement to inclusively grow the state’s tech workforce by 41,000 by 2030 and solidify Indiana’s national reputation as a vibrant tech hub.    Growing Indiana’s tech talent workforce is key to fueling digital innovation, growing the state […]
Help inclusively grow Indiana's tech workforce through talent strategies like skills-based hiring

Skills-First Hiring: Reflection and Motivation 

Two months ago, more than 200 early adopters of TechPoint’s Mission41K gathered to learn more about to help overcome unprecedented and global talent challenges that threaten to slow central Indiana’s steady progress toward national recognition as a thriving and diverse tech hub. It was a day-long event that included national, state and local leaders from […]
Xtern Finalist Day combined with Orr Fellowship Finalist Day to help strengthen Indiana's talent pipelines

Young tech pros, Allegion, Eli Lilly & Company and Infosys honored at Xtern Finalist Day

University students from around the country gathered in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, November 18, 2022, to interview with Indiana tech employers for internships and the chance to join the heralded Xtern program.
Hiring neurodiverse individuals is key to strengthening Indiana's tech talent pipelines

Hiring neurodiverse professionals is key to helping Indiana’s tech talent concerns

There’s a lot of talk about hiring neurodiverse individuals in the tech industry, but we often fall short when it comes to putting those words into action. The truth is, we need more neurodiverse employees and we need them now.  What Does Neurodiverse Mean?  Neurodiverse means people with different ways of thinking and different ways […]
Military veterans are key to TechPoint’s Mission41K but you’re probably not recruiting them very well

Veterans are key to Indiana’s future tech workforce (and you should recruit them)

Most military veterans leave their tours of duty with skills and training that make them ideal candidates for civilian employment. But more than 15 percent of U.S. veterans are underemployed compared to job seekers without military experience.  Why? Because too few companies fully understand how to market employment opportunities to veterans, and too few veterans […]