Is Your Website at Risk?
When you think of e-commerce liability issues, most likely you imagine a site that has been hacked and robbed of personal information, leaving customers vulnerable to identity theft or fraud. But Preston Regehr, an attorney and founding partner of...April 1, 2011
UTOPIA Digging Roots in Local Communities
When Alexander’s Print Advantage exceeded its available internet bandwidth, Daniel Mortimer did what any competent CTO would do: he compared the services available before deciding to go with the Utah Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Agency, b...April 1, 2011
Xeriscaping Tips to Beautify Your Yard
Xeriscaping, the low-water landscaping concept and term developed in the early 1980s, has fluctuated wildly in the realm of public adoration. Called “zero-scaping” by critics for its often spare appearance, the gardening approach has now become as...April 1, 2011
Utah has a long and storied legacy of innovation, forged by industry leaders such as Alan Ashton and Bruce Bastian, co-founders of WordPerfect; Ray Noorda, co-founder of Novell; and Edwin Catmull, president of Pixar Animation Studios. Today that l...April 1, 2011
The end of the legislative session has not brought an end to political controversy. While the debates about immigration and governmental transparency rage on, industry representatives weigh in on the measures that matter most to businesses in Utah...April 1, 2011
Utah’s M&A Activity on the Rise
The last couple years of the current financial crises have showed a decline in mergers and acquisitions taking place in Utah. Tight financial markets, especially when it comes to borrowing, have significantly impacted deal activity not just in Uta...April 1, 2011
Bring Your Workplace Back to Life
Mike Collier remembers the moment well. He was sitting at his desk in a Utah County office building when the boss came in. He says the look on his leader’s face was priceless—lost, forlorn, helpless. His boss then said, “I don’t know what to do.”...April 1, 2011
Utah doubled its exports over the past five years, ranking it first among all states in exports. The state boasted nearly $14 billion in exports last year, and local manufacturers say they are operating smarter and leaner—and bringing processes ba...April 1, 2011
Small Business Lending Myths Debunked
Contrary to what you’ve probably heard in media reports, banks are lending and are looking for qualified borrowers, particularly small businesses. In fact, banks work with the government-backed Small Business Association (SBA) to offer loans speci...April 1, 2011
What Decision Makers Should Know
Whether an invention is independently developed or acquired from others, patents have value. Only the patent owner has the right to employ the invention in the marketplace—and that exclusivity has value. Licensing of patents by a patent owner also...April 1, 2011
The Truth about Venture Capital in Utah
According to word on the street, Utah is not well connected to Wall Street. Further, landing second-round venture capital funding is more difficult for Utah-based entrepreneurs than those in other states.
The Wall Street Myth
“Saying Ut...April 1, 2011
Homegrown Inventions Changing the World
Since Utah’s earliest beginnings, innovation has been key to the state’s success and survival. Finding only one tree living in the Salt Lake Valley, the pioneers immediately began planting crops, building cities and literally transforming the des...April 1, 2011
Salt Lake City - Fortune ranked CHG HEALTHCARE SERVICES as the 27th best company to work for in America. CHG is the only company from Utah to rank on the annual list. CHG was also recognized last year on the Fortune list, coming in at No. 26.
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Eight Execs Charging Ahead in Uncertain Times
Our eight honorees come from a variety of companies and industries, from manufacturing to real estate to the cutting edge of technology. But whether they represent global, publicly held companies or up-and-coming organizations, one thread unites t...March 1, 2011
Getting Out of the Office Can Jumpstart Your Employees
In the day-to-day operations of a business, so much emphasis is placed on productivity and profitability that employees often forget the broader picture, including the company’s mission statement, core values, goals and objectives.
Gett...March 1, 2011