Utah Leads in Electronic Medical Records Transition
When Jan Root’s 88-year-old mother broke her hip last year, “in the hoopla of admitting her to the emergency room, we forgot to tell the doctor that she takes Synthroid, a thyroid medicine,” Root recalls. “She was in the hospital for a week before...March 1, 2011
Give Back in Your Own Way
Are you a philanthropist? Do you have extra funds to donate? Are you interested in supporting a nonprofit or cause? Perhaps starting your own fund? As long as you want to give in some way, there are certainly plenty of ways to do it.
And t...March 1, 2011
Experts Confront Delicate Human Resource Issues
Managers are often faced with touchy situations:
Bad personal hygiene.
The list...March 1, 2011
Don’t Let Your Nest Egg Crack
Just before Christmas this past December, the FOX Network offered up a new prime time game show called “Million Dollar Money Drop.” The premise was somewhat unique in that each contestant couple was “given” $1 million in cash to start the game wit...March 1, 2011
New Hope or New Risk for Commercial Real Estate?
Hope has been the inspiration for many great things in history. Columbus discovered the Americas hoping to find a quicker and more direct route to the Far East. Now there is hope for the commercial real estate industry and its “Queen Isabella,” th...March 1, 2011
Industry insiders point to encouraging signs that travel and tourism is on the rebound in Utah. With multiple new luxury properties, Utah has become the go-to place for international travelers, and co-operative marketing dollars are helping rura...March 1, 2011
Black Diamond’s Path to Becoming a Publicly Traded Company
By definition, the word serendipity means “making happy discoveries by accident.” It’s a term that’s been romanticized in film and in novels, but seldom used to describe business decisions.
Don’t tell that to Peter Metcalf. As the co-found...March 1, 2011
The Resale Industry Thrives in a Rocky Economy
Brent Sloan wants to do for the resale industry what Walt Disney did for the carnival industry. As the CEO of BaseCamp Franchising, Sloan has found a way to create a viable model for franchising consignment stores while overcoming the stigma assoc...March 1, 2011
Prosper, Inc. Illustrates How to Accomplish Colossal Business Goals
In 2008 Jason Coulam faced a monumental business challenge. As the new executive vice president of fulfillment at Prosper Inc., it was his job to terminate an outsourcing relationship and bring his company’s entire coaching fulfillment, product de...March 1, 2011
Leading the Way
Should you meet Utah Governor Gary Herbert in his office in the State Capitol, at a business or education conference, or even in the grocery store where he does his own shopping, don’t be surprised to see him smiling. He has plenty of rea...March 1, 2011
Companies Thrive in Utah’s Economic Clusters
Adobe Systems Inc. recently found a reason to take a look at the State of Utah, and the tech giant made a big discovery: Utah has a flourishing technology industry fueled by skilled workers, a great business climate and, most importantly, the f...March 1, 2011
Companies Flourish in the State’s Fertile Soil
When eBay had to decide whether to expand a facility outside of the U.S. or expand its presence in Utah, the decision came easily to the Web-auction company. With the financial backing of a post-performance incentive, eBay constructed a new dat...March 1, 2011
Recruiters Aim to Create Rewarding Partnerships
In recent years, a steady stream of announcements has hit the press regarding major companies that are expanding operations to the State of Utah. The state’s fertile business climate is enticing firms that have been struggling with the sl...March 1, 2011
Utah Companies and Industries on the Forefront of the Green Revolution
As home to The Greatest Snow on Earth®, not to mention unparalleled landscapes for hiking, biking, camping and other outdoor recreation, Utah is filled with people and companies that are passionate about preserving the environment and leadi...March 1, 2011
Utah’s Education Prepares the Workforce of Tomorrow
Ensuring the State’s young workforce is well educated and ready to meet the demands of industry takes strategic planning, along with the help of State programs and the collaborative efforts of public and higher education along with ...March 1, 2011