Wednesday, August 31, 2016 EDCUtahWhat does the educational environment supporting workforce development within Utah's IT industry look like? To answer that question EDCUtah sat down for a conversation with Dr. Ross T. Whitaker, director of the University of Utah School of Computing.
News: August 2016
Monday, August 29, 2016 EDCUtahLast week, Zions Bank reported the findings of an Oxford University study outlining spending trends at recent Olympic Games. The study indicated all Olympic Games over the past 30 years have cost at least $1 billion, an expense that may be financed by a combination of taxpayer money, government funding, and private contribution
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 EDCUtahOn the surface, it may appear that Utah does not place great enough emphasis on education. Utah is often cited as spending the least amount per-pupil for K-12 public education in the nation at $6,555. New York, comparatively, spends the most per-pupil at $19,818.
Friday, August 19, 2016 BloombergWith an economy that some believe is marching towards full employment, annual job growth nationally is slowing down. But some cities in the south and west of the country — where labor markets are coming from a lower base — are currently in the throes of strong headline job growth.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 CNBCIf you want to find the U.S. cities with the lowest rates of unemployment, you'll have to leave the coasts and head to what are sometimes called the flyover states.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Tech CrunchREPOST: Great article from back in May, a great reminder of Utah's flouishing startup scene
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 CNBCThe accolades for Utah just keep on coming! After recently being named the top state for business by CNBC, three Utah metro areas have landed in the "Top 20 Metro Areas to Start a Business in America," another CNBC Ranking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 EDCUtahUS wage growth has yet to return to pre-recession levels, but after almost five years of fairly flat growth, in 2015 and 2016 we’ve begun to see more positive increases.
Sunday, August 14, 2016 Deseret NewsTalent builds championships. Just ask Kyle Whittingham and Kalani Sitake. As football season begins, we’ll watch players — recruited for raw potential and their ability to make key plays — take the field. Practice and execution will matter.
Friday, August 12, 2016Even the lawyer and her software engineer husband can’t buy a home in the area due to the intensifying housing crunch that the tech boom has exacerbated