May 2015

From this Issue

Rapid economic expansion has local firms vying with Facebook, Google and others to increase their office footrpints here.

Winner: Torklift International; Silver Award: WaterTectonics

Winner: Omax Corporation; Silver Award: Lucks Food Decorating Co.

Winner: Romac Industries; Silver Award: Rainier Industries

What makes a company or a manufacturing executive worthy of recognition as one of Seattle Business magazine’s Washington Manufacturing Awards recipients?

Relax! The medical school flap between the UW and WSU is a good thing.

The shortage of software engineers is acute; the effort to address the need has begun.

Tempered Networks’ device keeps industrial hackers at bay.

Bruce Barcott changed his mind on marijuana legalization — and wrote a book about it.

A red and a pink to savor this summer.

Multiplying fun by four equals Trove.

Supreme Court reins in the expansive interpretation of patent eligibility.

ACA brings options, uncertainties for small businesses.

Skillful practitioners of ‘brand journalism’ have a story to sell you.

At Puget Sound Energy, Kimberly Harris trades lawyering for striving to keep our lights on.

Our readers weigh in.

We have the smarts to solve the homelessness problem. Do we have the will?

Do they have sufficient capital to keep successful startups from leaving town for more support elsewhere?

Stop trying to insist on ‘buy-in’ from your team!

Agriculture embraces technology to keep costs down, production up.