The Business Creative: Shared Traits of Artists and Entrepreneurs

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We love Chicago. We love living here, and it sits at a unique intersection between business, technology, and creativity. With that in mind, we were excited to hear the perspective of fellow entrepreneurs during this panel discussion. Event Takeaways The panel was moderated by Genevieve Theirs, who not only founded Sittercity but is also a … Read More

Chicago City Data Users Group – Cook County’s Open Data Ecosystem

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There’s nothing that excites us more than hearing about how our fellow Chicagoans are leveraging open data to promote civic engagement, to power innovation and to supercharge economic opportunity. We attended the Chicago City Data Users Group meetup to hear about what data and toolsets that Cook County provides for everyone. This event was titled, “Cook County’s … Read More

Continuous Automation Summit – Chicago

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We just got back from Chef’s Continuous Automation Summit that was held in Chicago. Since we’re all about automation, we couldn’t miss this one. Our highlight was a sneak peek into new roadmap items. Bill Meyer, one of their Sr. Solutions Architects, did his thing. A handful of presentations also went through case studies of … Read More

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour Chicago

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The Microsoft Azure team came through Chicago and held their Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour event at the grand Field Museum. The audience was full of developers and technical folks. Old and young — especially since they loaded a bus full of students from Michigan to attend this event. Event Takeaways The agenda was filled … Read More