Martin Hambalek: Develop.idaho brings IT, education, R&D together

Martin Hambalek: Develop.idaho brings IT, education, R&D together

If you weren't able to attend develop.idaho this year, this month's issue of the Idaho Statesman Business Insider has a great recap authored by Martin Hambalek, develop.idaho chair: 

Martin Hambalek: Develop.idaho brings IT, education, R&D together

New ITC Member Spotlight on LeapFox Learning

New ITC Member Spotlight on LeapFox Learning

Communication and collaboration are among the most important elements in creating a strong business environment. Through highlighting our member companies, the ITC hopes to showcase Idaho’s vibrant tech community to professionals across the state and outside of Idaho. Check out the profile below for new ITC member LeapFox Learning, a professional training center for adults that teaches valuable computer science topics. If you would like to be highlighted, contact ITC Project Manager Malcolm Hong at mhong@idahotechcouncil.org 

 

CenturyLink’s 1 Gbps service is now available to 5100 business locations in Idaho

CenturyLink’s 1 Gbps service is now available to 5100 business locations in Idaho

CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) fiber speeds to approximately 5100 additional business locations throughout Idaho as part of a national fiber network upgrade that expanded availability of CenturyLink’s gigabit broadband services in 17 states.

As part of CenturyLink’s gigabit service launch in Idaho, speeds up to 1 Gbps are now available to select business locations in downtown Boise and Meridian.

POWER Engineers ranked 7th in annual ENR Power firms list

POWER Engineers ranked 7th in annual ENR Power firms list

HAILEY, Idaho (May 11, 2015) — POWER Engineers (POWER) was ranked seventh in the Power sector of the recently released 2015 edition of Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine’s Top 500 Design Firms list. POWER moved up from the twelfth position in the Power sector in 2014. In addition, POWER Engineers ranked as number 45th in the Top 500 Design Firms list.

Develop.Idaho 2015 Recap

Develop.Idaho 2015 Recap

 

by  • May 5, 2015

dev idaho poster by @developidahoWith over 4 million acres of wilderness, rolling farmlands, rivers, and a statewide population of less than 2 million people, Idaho might not be at the top of your list when you think of the tech industry, but if you walked into the Stueckle Sky Center at Boise State University during Idaho Tech Council’s (ITC) Develop.Idaho (#DEVID15) you would have thought differently.
Nearly 500 tickets were sold for the event, with representation from dozens of Idaho companies in the tech community around the state.
Develop.Idaho is an annual event put on by the ITC that brings Idaho tech companies together to brainstorm, collaborate, and help each other grow the tech industry in Idaho.

 

 

Every College Student Should Take a Computer Science Course

Every College Student Should Take a Computer Science Course

Here are three good reasons why every college student should take an introductory computer science course.

First, computing has become an inextricable part of our lives. Understanding how computers and software work, what they can and can't do, and their impact on society is, therefore, an important part of a modern liberal arts education.

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