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Atlanta, Chicago Claim Top Spot in Wireless Survey
In the new RootMetrics survey of overall wireless service in the nation's 125 most populous markets, Atlanta and Chicago easily finished at the top.
Why Chicago needs more tech IPOs
Could this be the 'platform company' Chicago tech is looking for?
A Guide to Using Public Transportation in Chicago |
We all have pretty vivid ideas about cities. They are choked with smoke. They are filled with the cacophony of blaring car horns. Everywhere, taxis and angry commuters inch forward bumper to bumper as they try to get to work, dinner or anywhere else throughout the city. The fact of the matter is, very few... Read more »
Airport Transportation Tips for Tourists in Chicago
Chicago, Illinois is a lively Midwestern metropolis that embraces countless corporate travelers and tourists on a yearly basis. People visit Chicago for a broad range of reasons.
Here's why Coinbase chose Chicago for its new engineering office
Trending tactics: What 9 Chicago tech companies do to stay inventive
It’s easy to believe that innovation in the world of tech is primarily based on the utilization of the most new-age tools or processes available; and in many cases, that is the way things go. But in just as many instances, innovations, and the benefits they bring, are born from looking at a common problem from a different angle, or taking a new route down a frequently traveled path Below, leaders at nine Chicago tech companies shared details on what they do to…
What Real Change for Women in Tech Looks Like at 5 Chicago Companies
Computer scientist Grace Hopper was a legendary figure in tech that opened doors for so many women through her industry-changing programming work in the 20th century. And in today’s world of tech, companies are upholding her legacy by giving women fair opportunities to pursue their dreams and effect change just like Hopper did.
Here Are The Top 5 Tech Fundings for Chicago Companies in July
ShutterstockIt was a hot month for Chicago's tech scene. We gathered five local tech companies that raised the most money in the month of July.
How 5 Women CEOs Found Success in Chicago Tech
It takes a lot to be able to lead a company — courage, business acumen, the ability to stay sane during intense periods of stress, and so much more. The five women founders and CEOs of the following Chicago companies are no stranger to these traits, as well as the immense challenges of running a successful tech company. What would possess someone to take on such a huge trial, and what lessons have they learned along the way? Let’s find out.
Amazing Goodwill Donation and Retail Store in Southeast WI and Chicago
Amazing Goodwill Industries of Southeast Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, non-profit donation and store center, works for the good of others.
How it’s made: Product pros at 5 Chicago tech companies share how they bring ideas to life
An awesome product doesn’t just come together on its own. It always starts with a great idea, sure, but the process of taking that idea and turning it into something useful is far more important than the idea itself And while teams may use similar methodologies and strategies, no two companies approach product development the same way. So we asked five Chicago-based teams about their insights…
Beyond buzzwords: How 6 Chicago tech companies promote work-life balance
Fulfilling work can make you a lot happier, but it’s not great if work becomes your be-all and end-all. Thankfully, companies are realizing that employees want to pursue passions outside of work, too. We spoke with six Chicago tech employers about how they create room for employees to thrive in their personal lives. From flexible hours and in-office gyms to concerted efforts to keep workloads from getting too overwhelming, here’s what they’re up to.
Be your true self: How 6 Chicago tech companies create more diverse workplaces
Diversity and inclusion is a phrase used loosely in professional settings today, but to countless employees who bring value and new perspectives to the companies they work for, its importance cannot be overstated To the people the initiatives are directed at, diversity and inclusion are far more than buzzwords — they’re indicators of acceptance in the workplace, and assurance that others like them will be met…
Live, learn, code: 7 Chicago tech leaders discuss keeping up with trends and their current...
In the ever-changing world of tech, it can be challenging for tech leaders to decide which new systems to implement or projects to prioritize to stay on top of industry trends and shifts. Tech teams, and especially their leaders, have to work diligently to stay abreast of the market and what’s best for their company — and they do so in a wide variety of ways In part one of this two-part series, we spoke to tech team leads at seven companies to…
Evolutions in inclusivity: How 5 Chicago tech companies have benefited from their diversity...
Diversity and inclusion isn’t merely a trending topic in today’s workforce — it’s a movement that’s transforming offices around the country to more accurately reflect the community around them. It’s also a growing effort on behalf of employers to make sure all members of their company — from the C-suite to the interns — feel welcomed and embraced, as well as heard We spoke to five…
No growing pains here: 4 Chicago tech companies share how they navigated rapid growth
image via shutterstockThere’s no place like home. We connected with four Chicago tech companies who have undergone rapid growth since they were founded.
Across the country, transportation options are being deployed to revitalize communities, revive sluggish economies and change the way we live and work. In particular, transit stops have become a focal point for many areas hoping to generate the development of office, retail and commercial spaces and flourishing neighborhoods around them âPublic transportation ridership is at an all-time high,â said James Corless, director of Transportation for America…
Why Your Public Transportation Sucks
On the latest Patriot Act, Hasan investigates why America’s public transportation infrastructure is crumbling and how anti-transit forces like the Trump admi...
How to Get a Job in Transportation
Thousands of private employers distribute goods, and the U.S. Department of Transportation employs thousands of workers. Here’s how you to get hired in this booming industry.