Latest Intrapreneur Academy cohort focuses exclusively on Collins Aerospace

Rob MerrittPress Release, Professional DevelopmentLeave a Comment

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (Oct. 16, 2020) – NewBoCo kicked off its fourth Intrapreneur Academy cohort on October 14th with 14 participants exclusively from Collins Aerospace. This is the first time Intrapreneur Academy has been run with only one organization participating. It is also the first time the kickoff was held virtually. “This creates the exciting opportunity to dive deeper into … Read More

Highlights from Guy Raz at NewBoCo

Rob MerrittProfessional DevelopmentLeave a Comment

Award-winning journalist and NPR host Guy Raz has interviewed more than 200 highly successful entrepreneurs to uncover amazing true stories. Last Thursday, NewBoCo got the chance to learn more about Raz’ own amazing true story. Here are highlights from our virtual event with him and interviewer Molly Monk.   Special thanks to our sponsors, The Gazette and Appirio. Highlights from … Read More

Diverse Perspectives Amplify Innovation

Jennifer MurphyCorporate Innovation, Critical Thinking Skills, Leadership & Communication Skills, Professional DevelopmentLeave a Comment

Diverse Perspectives Amplify Innovation At the July 7th Virtual Innovation Coffee, we used a 2017 study that looked at the impact of diversity on innovation as the basis for our discussion. We were interested in how organizational leaders in our ecosystem would perceive and extend the discussion. The group did not disappoint! The study identified key findings around where diversity … Read More

NewBoCo’s Goal: Computer Science Education in Every Single School in Iowa

Rob MerrittComputer Science, Professional DevelopmentLeave a Comment

Here at NewBoCo we have a pretty simple goal: computer science education in every single school in Iowa. We support tech education to give Iowans of all ages the skills necessary to thrive in an increasingly technical world. That’s why we partnered with Code.org, a national nonprofit, to offer free professional development workshops to train current K-12 teachers how to … Read More