What's the Inside Indiana Business Vision?
|Our goal is to provide you with Indiana business news and information when you want it, where you want it and how you want it. To be your business news source and resource for the people, enterprises, startups, organizations and issues shaping the Indiana economy.|
That is the vision that drives Grow INdiana Media Ventures, the Indianapolis-based parent company of the Inside INdiana Business brand of multi-media business news products. Technology visionary Scott Jones and I launched GIMV in 2000.
Today, more people access our brand for Indiana business news than any other source, through our fully-integrated portfolio of television, radio, Internet, subscription-based email and on-demand business news products.
Thank you, as always, for your support and for all you do to Grow Indiana!
Gerry A. Dick
#MeToo, Bullying And What We All Can Do Now
Indeed, it is an interesting time with so much continuing to come out in Hollywood, the media, other industries, and even our state government related to the sexual harassment of women - women who have remained silent for years. Like those women, I too have been harassed in various ways over the course of my career, even in recent years - and yes, even in top leadership roles. The headline about my departure or the email citing that I was moving on never fully told the real story.
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U.S. Steel 'Renaissance' Spurs $750M Gary Works Investment
Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) has announced a $750 million investment in its Gary Works operations. The company says the funds are part of a $2 billion asset revitalization effort that will take place over the next five years. Last year, U.S. Steel detailed plans that involved pumping $35 million into Gary Works, which followed the $23 million first phase of its Hot Strip Mill Restoration Plan. The latest investment, the Indiana Economic Development Corp. says...
Fort Wayne Radio Icon Butcher Passes Away
A fixture in the Fort Wayne radio scene has passed away. Charly Butcher spent more than 30 years in Fort Wayne radio with a successful morning show on WMEE-FM and, most recently, as host of "Fort Wayne's Morning News" on WOWO radio. Butcher was 61. Butcher was part of WMEE's popular "Those Two Guys In The Morning" show with Tony Richards in the 1980s. He joined WOWO in the mid-2000s as host of "Fort Wayne's Morning News With Charly Butcher."
Salesforce Begins Pathfinder, Reorganization Efforts
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) is underway with the first cohort of its Pathfinder Training Program that is part of the tech giant's ongoing Indianapolis growth. The company is partnering with Deloitte to provide business and technical training to Ivy Tech Community College students and Hoosier veterans looking to become Salesforce administrators and developers. The program comes as the company realigns its Marketing Cloud organization. In a statement, Salesforce says it...
Inaugural Summit Highlights 'Value of Water'
Organizers of the inaugural Indiana Water Summit say acting like "the grownups in the room" will allow Indiana to create a sustainable water plan to deal with increasing personal and industry demand. White River Alliance Executive Director Jill Hoffman says, as a manufacturing- and agriculture-heavy state, Indiana is among the nation's leaders when it comes to depending on water for economic growth. Monday's summit in Indianapolis covered topics ranging from...
Fort Wayne Riverfront Contract Pulled
A proposed $2.5 million contract for the design work for the next two phases of the Riverfront Fort Wayne project has been pulled. Our partners at WPTA-TV report the Fort Wayne City Council withdrew the contract, which was set to go to Philadelphia-based DAVID RUBIN Land Collective.