Green Waterscaping Tips Save Your Wallet
Waterworks for the yard—pools, spas and landscape water features—can add enjoyment, relaxation and beauty to your home. But let’s face it: they can also add a hefty sum to your monthly power bill.
The cost of heating and pumping pool water ca...April 9, 2009
Take a Ride on Southern Utah’s Whitewater Rapids
Micki Hazlett lives for the thrill of whitewater rafting. Her passion for the rush-filled sport began 25 years ago when she accepted a position as a river guide, teaching others her favorite outdoor sport. She even met her husband, Steve Hazlett, ...April 9, 2009
Cardiac Intervention Programs Reduce Future Heart Attack Risk
Joe Dalto was searching for a seat at the Deer Valley Amphitheatre when he suddenly collapsed. The 53-year-old Intermountain Healthcare quality consultant had no pulse or respiration. A bystander immediately started CPR while a volunteer ran to th...April 9, 2009
Make Your Workplace Professional and Personal
With the likes of MySpace, iPod and YouTube, technology has created a “me” culture—consumers have gotten used to turning anything they touch into a reflection of themselves, including their office design.
Many employers are finding ways to mak...April 9, 2009
Utah’s Economic Climate Ripe for Mergers and Acquisitions
It wasn’t long ago that two of Utah’s greatest business resources—its work-force and the material supplies to keep that workforce busy—were more in demand than in supply. Construction was at an all-time high, particularly residential construction,...April 9, 2009
Private Bankers Offer Top Financial Services
It’s a national trend we’ve seen in previous recessions: in an economic crisis, people cut their spending, protect their capital and become very conservative with their investment portfolios, including the wealthy. While Utah’s private bankers und...April 9, 2009
Though economic times are tough, Utah’s travel and tourism leaders say the state is still seeing its fair share of tourists coming in from all corners of the world—from France to Japan to Utah’s own residents. Our panel of experts discussed some o...April 9, 2009
Corporate Sponsors Take a Time Out
The 2008 end-of-year fiscal reports show it: Americans reconsidered their spending habits, made budgets, reviewed their necessities and scaled down their leisure activities, including sports and entertainment events. Now, arenas and theatres are c...March 9, 2009
Eight Greats Lead Utah
Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have led the state to success. Each year, Utah Business is proud to honor a selection of CEOs who play an integral role in building the Beehive State. These eight professionals exude innovat...March 9, 2009
Lawyers Seal the Deal Home and Abroad
If you listen to the radio, you might hear the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce’s recent ad “Utah is global!” The fact that merchandise exports topped $10 billion in 2008, with more than 2,000 Utah companies exporting internationally, substantiates t...March 9, 2009
A Wealth of Talent, With Nowhere to Put It
Rising unemployment—it can happen in the blink of an eye.
Just over a year ago, Utah was boasting an unemployment rate of 3.5 percent, well below the national average of 6.1 percent during that time. And, even with a climb of 0.7 points from th...March 9, 2009
Forging New Territories
Few things in life are as grueling as waiting for medical test results. Whether anticipating a minor illness or serious disease, the sit-and-wait game is a scenario the majority can relate to—including Ryan Ashton, president and CEO of Great Basin...March 9, 2009
Blending Technology and Talent
Around Lumenas Animation Studios, they are affectionately known as Little D and Big D, due to a simple height differential. But, when it comes to producing animated films, Darin McDaniel and Daren Smith are creative equals who complement each othe...March 9, 2009
Energy-efficient Systems Help your Company’s Balance Sheets
Going green can help you stay in the black. Not only are more consumers supporting energy-efficient companies, but cutting therms and watts saves companies money as well.
“We’re seeing in our research that the wise use of energy and our resour...March 9, 2009
Business Method Patents Take a Blow
When Judge Pauline Newman wrote, “Uncertainty is the enemy of innovation. These new uncertainties not only diminish the incentives available to new enterprise, but disrupt the settled expectations of those who relied on the law as it existed,” it ...March 9, 2009