Spend a few good minutes with Annette Dunn, Chief Information Officer for the State of Iowa. Annette focuses on the importance of data protection and cybersecurity within state agency networks, as well as the need for broadband across the state, and elevating the customer-centric user experience.
Spend a few good minutes with Matt Koch, Senior Electrical Engineer for Sukup Manufacturing. Matt discusses the ins and outs of Sukup Manufacturing and how technology has helped Sukup expand its reach to customers and clients in a short amount of time.
Spend a few good minutes with Senator Charles Grassley. Senator Grassley, the "Technology Senator" from the great state of Iowa, discusses how he uses technology to regularly communicate with fellow senators, the CARES Act, rural broadband, and telehealth improvements during recent times.
Fostering a workforce that prioritizes diversity and inclusion (D&I) is one of TAI's commitments. TAI's dedicated D&I committee has been researching how the recent change in workforce setting has influenced a sense of belonging every employee deserves. Since much of the workforce has suddenly started working from home, we want
Spend a few good minutes with Michael Ott, Chief Executive Officer of Rantizo, a drone-spraying company headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa. Michael discusses the autonomous drone process at Rantizo and the exciting time for drone automation in agriculture and sanitation.
Spend a few good minutes with Jim Alcombright, Executive IT Leader, Digital & Enterprise Platforms at Corteva Agriscience, an agricultural chemistry company. Jim delves into the need for digital capabilities in a matter of days within Corteva which has positively impacted the farming process.
Spend a few good minutes with Jim Sherlock, Director, Information Security & Technology Implementation at Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Jim discusses developing new rules quickly, technology implementation, and customer satisfaction for schools across Iowa.
Spend a few good minutes with Luke Tingley, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, at Hy-Vee, a Midwest-based supermarket chain. Luke discusses the immense transitions to utilizing digital technologies more regularly for front-line staff, the supply chain, and e-commerce changes.
Spend a few good minutes with Laura Smith, CIO for UnityPoint Health, a network of hospitals, clinics, and home care services in Iowa. Laura discusses the way UnityPoint Health has adapted to virtual and digital technologies in recent weeks and what the future of UnityPoint looks like.
In business as in life, change is constant. And in an ever-evolving technology landscape, Aureon is continuously reinventing, evolving and pivoting to best position itself for growth and to be at the forefront of change. For more than 30 years, Aureon has created a network of connections across the state, first
Nicole Cook has always been a proud Iowan, even when she lived in New York and San Francisco. But after leaving the state she began to miss the sense of community that was easy in Iowa, but more of a challenge for her to find on the coasts. “I started to
2019 TAI Chairman of the Board of Directors Ryan Schaap and I recently joined forces with other tech leaders from around the country in Washington, D.C. We spoke with members of Congress about issues that are critical to the future of Iowa businesses and the overall technology industry. We were in
As the chairman of the board of directors for the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), I am looking forward to helping elevate the state of Iowa’s profile as a technology state. I’ve seen first hand how involvement in TAI has helped change the perception of Wells Enterprises as not solely an
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