Technology and Innovation

How Digital Transformation is Impacting Hiring

Digital transformation is a top priority to many Alabama businesses. Those companies who understand their business models will have a leg up on their talent needs.

Sky’s the Limit Now for Aerojet Rocketdyne

Turner Construction Co. recently topped out Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville, a project that broke ground in October 2017 and is set...

Scanning the Social Media Minefield

UAH collaborates with a headhunter to create software that inspects candidates’ social media histories.

Can You Really Teach Innovation?

You better bet on it, say the students and educators at UAB, which has just opened the Bill L. Harbert Institute, devoted to the methodology.

Auburn Invests in Native Invention

Auburn University’s two-year-old Launch initiative has invested $300,000 in university-born research — looking to bridge the gap between lab testing and commercialization.

Entrepreneur Alchemy

How the University of Alabama is bridging the gap between bright insights and commercial mass production. Two research initiatives have evolved to promising thresholds.

Plugging the Hypersonic Missile Gap — The First $1.4 Billion

Advances in hypersonic missiles by Russia and China have put the U.S. behind in airborne weapons. Recent Lockheed Martin contracts — including key work in Huntsville — appear to be aimed at getting the U.S. back into the game.

$2 Million AI Drone Dangle

Truth be told, there’s every chance that the Drone Racing League was thought up in somebody’s mom’s basement. It was founded in 2015, according...

How to Recruit Top IT Talent

Recruitment of top information technology talent is essential these days. Here’s how some of Alabama’s largest employers go about it.

Nuclear Powered Mars Venture

BWX Technologies is bringing its considerable nuclear expertise to Huntsville, supporting NASA hopes for a mission to Mars.

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