Continuing Utah’s Legacy of Success
Though the economic storm has darkened the nation’s business environment, Utah’s entrepreneurial spirit is still growing strong. As Ernst and Young’s 2010 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists and award recipients show, the Beehive State is a fertile...January 19, 2012
We asked, you answered and the votes have been tallied. Utah Business is happy to announce the winners of the 2010 Corporate Cuisine Awards. Your responses to our 12 culinary categories highlight Utah’s array of mouth-watering dining establishment...January 19, 2012
A Roundtable Discussion Among Local Leaders
Richard Nelson, Utah Technology Council
Hamilton Shattuck, IM Flash
Hal Widlansky, Mangia Technologies
Pratrap Khanwilkar, WorldHeart
Mike Flathers, Sorenson Media
Pete Ashdown, XMission
Jeremy Hanks, Doba
Kevin Laurence, ...January 19, 2012
Small Business Should Consider Outsourcing
If there’s one thing Mary Crafts knows how to do, it’s throw a good party. Crafts, who is the founder, owner and creative director of Culinary Crafts, has been organizing events for more than 25 years.
After trying her hand as a social worker f...January 19, 2012
Looking to the Future
When ContentWatch CEO Jack Sunderlage announced his retirement, the Salt Lake-based company began to search for its new chief. Luckily the company didn’t have to look far. The first person to come to mind was Russ Warner, who was currently serving...January 19, 2012
HB 145 Equals a Cleaner Environment and Economy
What if you could rely on the sun to power your business, your home, your children’s school or your local church? The probability of this actually happening in Utah is one step closer to reality.
During the 2010 Utah legislative session, Represe...January 19, 2012
Tips for Post-retirement Entrepreneurs
After retiring as a public utilities regulatory analyst and investigator for the trucking industry, Nancy Kilmurray became an entrepreneur. While her former career utilized her authoritative courtroom skills as an expert witness, her new business ...January 19, 2012
Utah Industries Utilize Manufacturing Principles
Call it a revival of the Efficiency Movement in the United States, lean manufacturing models are re-emerging in business sectors worldwide, including Utah. The convictions behind using lean manufacturing models are not so different now than they w...January 19, 2012
Short-term Bookings Raise Hotel Service Standards
Timing is everything. It’s a mantra that is repeated in boardrooms and break rooms, and is heard in stories ranging from sales pitches gone wrong to IPOs that made investors millionaires. And in the travel and tourism industry, timing has always b...January 19, 2012
Sustainability Meets Health Company’s Goals
Businesses seeking to grow their market share are increasingly aligning with consumers’ values. We see this as more and more customers are increasingly factoring sustainability into decisions about buying stocks, products and, as Regence is findin...January 19, 2012
Who should I hire to help sell my company?
When it’s time to sell a company, owners often find confusion over understanding the differences between a traditional business broker’s services and those provided by investment bankers. What type of professional advisory services are appropriate...January 19, 2012
To say that James Williams started out young in the architectural and construction business is an understatement. Before he had graduated from high school, he had already designed homes that were built near the Cascade Golf Course in Orem.
...January 19, 2012
Bio Innovations Gateway Merges Innovation and Education
It has been years in the making—an idea that after extensive planning and preparation has emerged as a business incubator for life-science companies. The BioInnovations Gateway (BiG), which opened in October 2009, is a unique concept that has put ...January 19, 2012
As Utah’s CFOs confront a struggling national economy, turmoil in the financial markets and stringent compliance requirements, our 2010 CFO of the Year honorees agree the day of the back office bean counter is long gone. Today’s CFOs take on a str...January 19, 2012
Vintage Auto Restoration Preserves More than Metal
Let’s face it—we love our families, our homes, our favorite vacation spots and fishing holes, but we really, really love our cars. Why else would Americans have more cars per capita than nearly any other country on the globe?
And once we love so...January 19, 2012