Feb 2, 2017, 4:43 PM
We’re trying something new here at TechSpec: monthly news roundups. Been done before, right? Not quite like this (we hope).
Rather than focus on the industry news we know you’re up to date with, we’ll dig into discussions about talent, location selection, office design and construction, and other real estate-ish topics that can help you make smart decisions for your business, your space and your people.
TechSpec news roundup: February 2017
Dubai-based startup Cazza created a 3D-printing crane that layers concrete 50%+ faster than standard construction methods. Kate Springer digs into the innovation’s huge—literal and figurative—potential.
With strong skills in both extreme math and abstract thought, could physicists be the answer to the tech talent shortage? Cade Metz explores.
It’s no secret that tech has a diversity problem. The questions are, where does it come from? And how can we combat it? Barbara Ortutay examines the issues—including what it can feel like for women and minority employees that make it in.
Character and connectivity are key for tech companies looking for a new office or wanting to update their current one, says JLL’s Steffen Kammerer.
Patrick Sisson profiles one successful innovation hub in Durham, NC that’s provided a massive job and economic boost not just to tech, but to the entire downtown. With input from several economists and urban development experts, this article looks into the potential for innovation hubs beyond their walls.
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Author: Laurel Miltner