The used-car auction business might sound like a low-tech industry, and one destined to stay that way. But KAR’s executives think otherwise.
Dewand Neely recently spoke with IBJ about cybersecurity, the innovation his office is driving, and being one of only a few African-American state government CIOs in the country.
A few not-for-profits and at least one university have rolled out coding programs they hope will alter some of the somber statistics on the lack of diverse populations in technology careers.
It’s immensely difficult for tech firms to quickly build and sell technology software or hardware without a sizable venture war chest. Nevertheless, at least a few central Indiana firms have managed to grow at a healthy pace without trading equity stakes for cash.
Interactive Intelligence CEO Don Brown invested three years ago in a startup formed by an exiting employee. Last year, Interactive bought that startup–OrgSpan–and the move is starting to pay off.
All have led some of the most promising companies and organizations in the city’s burgeoning tech space for at least three years—bootstrapping and collectively raising more than $12 million in venture capital and employing about 150 people along the way.
Anthem Inc. spends $50 million a year and employs 200 people to keep its information technology secure. Yet the Indianapolis-based health insurance giant still left itself vulnerable to hackers on key fronts leading up to the theft of 80 million consumer records.
The Indianapolis software developer is building technology for objects outside the typical computers, phones or tablets that marketers most often use to reach out to consumers, things like refrigerators, clothing and even toothbrushes.
Cause.it, founded by students from I.U. and Purdue, was awarded $500,000 by Innovate Indiana.
Universities are the hubs of the world’s knowledge economy, but they typically aren’t the smartest business operators in the world. Brad Wheeler, chief information officer at Indiana University in Bloomington, is working to change that.
Crime activity and information on people taken to jail or being released will soon be available to the public through a new app being developed for the Tippecanoe County sheriff’s office.
Local firm’s new data center is seen as an alternative to so-called “virtualization” trend.
The great results Regenstrief Institute has produced over the years in studies at Indianapolis’ Wishard Memorial Hospital have not held up when conducted in a wider variety of settings.
Compendium Software says there’s money to be made in creating a place where marketing content can be centralized and repurposed and sent out via e-mail newsletters, social media channels and—of course—blogs.
Carmel-based nFrame plans a multimillion-dollar expansion of its high-tech data center near Pennsylvania and 116th Streets, the company disclosed Wednesday.