Monthly Archives: June 2016

University of Iowa joins the big data rush

Businesses large and small have discovered the power of data to make better decisions, and that has made the Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) degree program at the University of Iowa one of the hottest tickets for business students.

Iowa City seeks revenue for affordable housing

Iowa City officials are considering ways to generate revenue for added affordable housing, which city staff have suggested developing through property taxes, TIF districts and possibly tax abatements.

Annex Analytics brings data power to the people

Few small companies have explored the possibilities within their data because of the steep cost, but that could change with the arrival of Annex Analytics, which was launched last month by two marketing veterans in the Corridor.

Minimum wage hike recommended for Linn County

Linn County could have a decision on a study committee’s recommendation to create a new county minimum wage of $8.25 an hour before fall.

UI’s Harreld says private partnerships may supplant state funding

UI President Bruce Harreld says that the university is likely to pursue more research partnerships and allocate its resources differently in the future as it grapples with reduced state funding.

Van Meter named Coolest of the Cool

Distributor takes takes top honors in CBJ’s 2016 Coolest Places to Work by empowering employee-owners.

Empowered employees keep Aerotek cool

Employees at Aerotek enjoy a variety of great perks. But what really makes the staffing and recruitment agency a cool place to work is its competitive spirit and opportunities for a successful career path.

TelePharm finds its prescription for fun

TelePharm’s rapid growth has demanded special attention to its employees – efforts which earned the cyber-pharmacy the title as one of the CBJ’s 2016 Coolest Places to Work.

Frond Design Studio takes top honors at Invest in She

A unique take on fabrics again intrigued investors at this year’s Invest in She – Corridor competition, hosted by Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC).

Modine workers settle in for final summer

The global marketplace applies both to goods and labor – a fact employees at Modine Manufacturing in Washington know all too well.

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