Human Capital Maximized

by Mike Hunter

iSolved Human Capital Management was designed for today’s employer. Advanced features such as employee self-management, executive dashboard and reports writer are combined to create an incredible user experience, making iSolved a convenient solution for the small to midsized company. From payroll, benefits enrollment, time and attendance to HR data, iSolved is all in one place,… [More]

TURO Rent-A-Car

by Mike Hunter

One’s personal picks come to life with Turo — an innovative way for a person to rent exactly what he wants in the exact area he needs the car. The customer simply signs up, finds the car he wants, checks availability … and is on his way. For business or pleasure, this new app and… [More]

Diamonds — Made in America

by RaeAnne Marsh

Disruption in the diamond industry? You betcha! Spence Diamonds brings to retail an innovative offering that pairs a fun, friendly, transparent and educational experience with a breakthrough product: Spence Artisan Created Diamonds™. “After decades of development, scientists have replicated the diamond creation process of applying temperature and pressure to carbon that created diamonds in the… [More]

Vacation Rental Platform for Sports Fans

by RaeAnne Marsh

Using technology to tie together vacation rentals and major sporting events, Mike Doyle expanded what was initially conceived around the idea of weekend apartment rentals for visiting college football fans and leads Rent Like A Champion as the company expands to the Avondale area for the 2017 NASCAR season. In fact, he says, “Our business… [More]

Custom Tailoring Online

Benjamin Little

Custom tailoring has gone beyond the province of brick-and-mortar to the global world of e-commerce. London-based Santamaria Shirt Makers adds an innovative advance that enables consumers to convincingly explore the virtual representation. The technology enables the online consumer to customize his design through the world’s only photorealistic, fully 3-D shirt customizer. It uses specialized photography… [More]

Driving Blind?

by Mike Hunter

Test-driven on Austin’s public streets last October by a blind man, self-driving cars are becoming reality. The new company Waymo (the name stands for a new way forward in mobility) purchased a physical warehouse in Chandler and has been testing its cars on the streets of Chandler, Ahwatukee and Tempe since April. Previously known as… [More]

Data for the People

by Mike Hunter

Every time we Google something, Facebook someone, Uber somewhere, or even just turn on a light, we create data that businesses collect and use to make decisions about us. In many ways, this has improved our lives, yet whether it is a bank evaluating our credit worthiness, an insurance company determining our risk level or… [More]

Address the Risk of Data Breach

by Mike Hunter

More than 90 percent of data breaches worldwide involve small and medium-sized business organizations. Data breaches result in increased global economic debt — and the reality is, hackers attack anyone, with few to no exceptions. The governing body of the payment card industry (PCI) is the Standards Security Council that includes the major card brands,… [More]

Find Customer Service Stars

by Mike Hunter

Logi-Serve enables companies to predict customer service ability, enhance customer experiences, increase sales and build a culture of sales and service excellence through patent-pending science and tools that pose questions based on story-boarded scenarios, its use of advanced response gathering technology, and a validated competency framework.

Build a Listening Culture

by Mike Hunter

Waggl’s real-time listening platform enables companies to crowdsource feedback by creating a transparent, authentic, two-way dialogue that serves the dual needs of companies wanting an engaged workforce and employees wanting to know that their opinions count.