Tag Archives: ‘Central

Electronic Workplace: Dangers & Pitfalls

Today I will present at the Central Iowa SHRM monthly meeting located at Copper Creek Golf Course on electronic workplace issues. The electronic workplace is all around us. Computers, voice mail, internet, intranet, e-mail, fax machines, laptops, PDAs, videoconferencing, social media, blogs and more are common features in the American workplace. The development of the … Continue Reading

Central Iowa Blogga Nostra Grows in Popularity

There is a nice article in the Business Record by Amanda Ripp this week about the Central Iowa Blogga Nostra gaining momentum and growing in popularity.  I am continually impressed with the quality of individuals and business people who are blogging in Central Iowa.  The article features several quotes from members of the Blogga Nostra extolling … Continue Reading

Central Iowa: Blogging Capital of the World?

The Central Iowa Blogga Nostra gathers this Friday morning (Oct. 5) at the Panera on University in West Des Moines.  I encourage you to come join us.  What a diverse and interesting group!  It is absolutely amazing how this group has supported one another.  Collectively we have achieved much more than we could have on our own.  We … Continue Reading

Aerospace Geartech and BIZ Featured in Des Moines Register

Congratulations to Vince Basile of Aerospace Geartech who is featured in an article about the Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) in today’s Des Moines Register Business section. Executive Director Mike Colwell worked with Vince to obtain grants through the Iowa Department of Economic Development and DMACC in order to purchase two manufacturing businesses (one from Ilinois and one … Continue Reading

BIZ Networking Event Today

The Business Innovation Zone (BIZ) has its first networking event today.  The event is from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. in the Arthur Davis conference room at the Greater Des Moines Partnership office at 700 Locust Street in Des Moines. The featured speaker is Steven Smith, President and CEO of GCommerce.  He will be talking about … Continue Reading