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Ann Arbor's IT sector going against the grain - in a good way

Ann Arbor's IT sector isn't hearing all that noise about job loss and economic downturns.  It doesn't care about the "trends" of its industry. It's throwing it aside and doing quite well.


Two weeks ago I wrote a story for the Ann Arbor Business Review concluding that five IT companies have announced plans to add more than 1,000 jobs in the next few years. Literally a week later, Californian network operations firm NetEnrich announced plans to locate an operation in Ann Arbor and add 225 jobs here.

Network security, software development and IT services firms may be keeping Ann Arbor's economy's afloat as other firms hold back on potential expansions.

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Survey says... look for job growth in Detroit area IT industries

Where will there be a growth in IT jobs in the fourth quarter? Survey says... Detroit-area. A survey by Robert Half International says that companies are planning to bulk up on the IT jobs in the near future.

Michigan's nerdiest nerds and geekiest geeks to converge in Penguicon

Nerd! Geeks! Techies! Oh My! They will be out in full force at the Penguicon convention in Troy in mid April. The brainfest will feature a multitude of science fiction and open source software exhibits that will make the geekiest science teacher drool.

Wayne State program hopes to further girls' interest in math, science

Wayne State University's GO-Girl, now entering its sixth year, is accepting applications for the 2008 session. GO-GIRL - Gaining Options, Girls Investigate Real Life - is a free program geared toward promoting interest in science, math and technology among seventh grade girls.

Automation Alley membership hits 800 mark

Automation Alley has increased its membership to 800 -- there has been a 26 percent increase since January.

Farmington businesses eligible for "Tech Makeover"

Farmington Hills-based Dynamic Computer Corp. is holding an "extreme Tech Makeover" competition for Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses in need of a technological update.

Ann Arbor job hunters: 2 opportunities for you courtesy of SPARK

Ann Arbor SPARK will host two opportunities for job seekers to find high tech employment in the area over the next two days: On June 6, a networking event with the Ann Arbor Computing Society and on June 7, a career change exploration event.

Microsoft to host innovation forum May 23

Microsoft Innovates will be held on May 23 in Ann Arbor. Panelists include Scott Davidson, General Manager for Microsoft’s Heartland Area and Matt Roush from the Great Lakes IT Report.

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium to be held May 15-16

The Midwest's largest venture capital gathering, the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium, will be held May 15 and 16 in Ypsilanti.

Midwest Technology Leaders conference hits Rochester May 9

Midwest IT leaders will meet to discuss collectively surmounting industry challenges at the Midwest Technology Leaders conference scheduled for May 9 in Rochester.

SPARK offers full May schedule for career change boot camps

In May, Ann Arbor SPARK is offering several opportunities and focuses for their Career Change Boot Camps, including health care, IT and entrepreneurship.

Automation Alley membership continues to grow

Automation Alley, the Troy-based tech business promotion group, continues to grow, adding 18 new members in March.
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