Blog – Indiana Chamber of Commerce https://www.indianachamber.com Leading Business | Advancing Indiana Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:07:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 Tech Talk: Making Money From Your Data https://www.indianachamber.com/15303-2/ https://www.indianachamber.com/15303-2/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:50:40 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15303 There has been a lot of chatter recently about “data privacy” and whether the federal government will pass legislation or leave it to state action. Last week, 51 major CEOs signed a letter to Congress asking for a federal privacy statute. This echoes the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s position, which has proposed model federal privacy legislation [...]

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Flex Your Mental Muscles https://www.indianachamber.com/flex-your-mental-muscles/ https://www.indianachamber.com/flex-your-mental-muscles/#respond Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:37:16 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15163 It’s Friday the 13th! Keeping with the “13” theme, check out these tips from a Lifehack blog entitled, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do outlining several positive ways to manage emotions, thoughts and behaviors. My favorites (excerpted): They Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves Mentally strong people don’t sit around feeling sorry [...]

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Tech Talk: Velocities, MPH, Venture Funding and More https://www.indianachamber.com/15198-2/ https://www.indianachamber.com/15198-2/#respond Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:43:03 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15198 Since the introduction of the Indiana Vision 2025 economic development plan in 2012, the Chamber’s BizVoice® magazine has produced more than 200 stories related to the four drivers. The current issue includes these offerings, and more, tied to the Dynamic and Creative Culture pillar: Velocities is the new Elevate Ventures regional initiative bringing Bloomington and Columbus together. [...]

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BizVoice Extra: Pooling Data and Heightening Potential https://www.indianachamber.com/bizvoice-extra-pooling-data-and-heightening-potential/ https://www.indianachamber.com/bizvoice-extra-pooling-data-and-heightening-potential/#respond Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:21:32 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15158 Picture this. Manilla folders and papers strewn across a table. Towering piles of documents devoured in drawers. So much information. Even if it’s well organized, there’s a lack of coordination among the various repositories. Connecting the pieces would enhance its value. Electronic data is no exception. The Management Performance Hub (MPH) collects data from [...]

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New Soft Skills Training Available to Aid Workforce https://www.indianachamber.com/new-soft-skills-training-available-to-aid-workforce-2/ https://www.indianachamber.com/new-soft-skills-training-available-to-aid-workforce-2/#respond Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:36:13 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15133 In response to workforce needs and demands, the Indiana Chamber has launched a new training series titled “BOOST”, which aims to provide that jumpstart for employees by helping them acquire the skills needed to be effective in today’s workplace. When employers find people to fill their positions who have the technical skills, these newcomers [...]

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Tech Talk: Soaring Higher and Faster With 5G https://www.indianachamber.com/tech-talk-soaring-higher-and-faster-with-5g/ https://www.indianachamber.com/tech-talk-soaring-higher-and-faster-with-5g/#respond Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:27:46 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=15052 In the August 14 Tech Talk, I shared information about an upcoming 24-hour hackathon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. FirstNet Hackathon: The Road to 5G is coming soon, on September 13-14. Little did I know that a few days later we would be greeted with news about which the tech community has been hearing whispers for [...]

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GUEST BLOG: Four Steps to Improve Our Waters: Outcomes From the Second Annual Indiana Water Summit and Pre-Summit Forums https://www.indianachamber.com/guest-blog-four-steps-to-improve-our-waters-outcomes-from-the-second-annual-indiana-water-summit-and-pre-summit-forums/ https://www.indianachamber.com/guest-blog-four-steps-to-improve-our-waters-outcomes-from-the-second-annual-indiana-water-summit-and-pre-summit-forums/#respond Tue, 03 Sep 2019 15:55:09 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=14943 By Jill Hoffmann, director, White River Alliance On Aug. 14-15, the second annual Indiana Water Summit was held with a targeted goal in mind: to propose solutions for water quality and availability issues facing Indiana. Hosted by the White River Alliance, the leading organization for regional water resource protection in Indiana, the event brought together [...]

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Sink Your Teeth Into This … https://www.indianachamber.com/sink-your-teeth-into-this/ https://www.indianachamber.com/sink-your-teeth-into-this/#respond Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:11:49 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=14903 You’re in line at a busy Culver’s Restaurant. There’s an assortment of tempting choices. Tasty ButterBurger? Creamy frozen custard? While you’re debating what to order, team members are busy. They’re counting change at the registers. Distributing sacks of hot food at the drive-through. Clearing tables. Ever given much thought to their ages? Scan the [...]

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Tech Talk: People Can Still Make the Call on AI https://www.indianachamber.com/14865-2/ https://www.indianachamber.com/14865-2/#respond Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:37:13 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=14865 If you are anything like me, you are curious about the impact technology – and automation specifically – will have on the future of our workforce. In a recent TEDxLuxembourgCity Talk, David Timis speaks optimistically about the widespread integration of advanced robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) and how these new forms of automation are poised to improve [...]

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BizVoice Extra: Bowen Center Connects Drug Misuse and Mental Health https://www.indianachamber.com/bizvoice-extra-bowen-center-connects-drug-misuse-and-mental-health/ https://www.indianachamber.com/bizvoice-extra-bowen-center-connects-drug-misuse-and-mental-health/#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:58:33 +0000 https://www.indianachamber.com/?p=14728 People suffering from drug addiction often feel isolated and helpless. The same can be said for those with mental health disorders. Increasingly, the medical community is looking at the ties between them to assist with recovery. The July-August issue of BizVoice® magazine features several stories as part of the Indiana Workforce Recovery series. One [...]

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