Technology could be the most significant growth industry in Northern Nevada since the legalization of gaming in 1931. With that in mind, NCET and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) recently recognized those helping to turn the region into a tech hub.
Join the Northern Nevada Business Weekly, Nevada State Bank, NCET and a powerhouse panel of workforce development leaders on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 7 to 9 am at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. The panel includes representatives from JOIN Inc., University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), Community Services Agency (CSA), Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP) and the Career College of Northern Nevada.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has launched a partnership with Israeli Water Tech Company, WINT, and WaterStart, a water technology incubator based out of Las Vegas. The pilot project has Atlantis using WINT’s smart meter technology that uses pattern recognition and algorithms to analyze water flow to cut water costs and help prevent costly water damage.
Coaching salespeople when they return from a sales call is important business. It needs to be done routinely and consistently. Salespeople will do a much better job if they know they may be asked for very specific information after a sales call. Having a post-call report format is a good idea, but a quick email or phone call with the right information can tell you exactly where the salesperson stands with that sales objective. Post-call assessments can be quick and painless. Here are some questions you could ask.
While the ethics questions involving copyright infringement might be familiar to all of us, the world of social media has presented new ethics considerations. One ethics question arises when someone uses another person’s photo without authorization, acknowledgement or payment. It is not so well known that a photographer owns the rights to photos regardless of having registered a copyright. Further complicating the use of photography is the reality that nearly everyone with a smart phone can publish and share photographs.
Worried about cybersecurity? You should be. Email, a must in every business, is the biggest port of entry for those seeking to steal from your company and your employees, a panel of experts told about 100 people attending Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s monthly Breakfast & Business event at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno.
This month’s WIN Breakfast Meeting is Friday, July 28. This event will be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in the Paradise Terrace, across from Bistro Napa. Learn about ‘Personal and Business Cybersecurity Hygiene’ with presenters Romaine Marshall and Matt Sorensen.