Women in Business: A First-Generation Immigrant Thrives in Denver South

President and Chief Executive Officer of DatamanUSA, LLC, Nidhi Saxena, started her company in her home office after leaving the corporate sector. Now, her company is a leader in providing comprehensive On-Call IT Services that include Project Management, Software Development, Integration, Management Consulting, Managed Services and Technical Staffing for both commercial and government organizations. Here’s her story, and why she credits her success, in part, to the business-friendly environment of Denver South.   Denver South: How […]

Women in Business: A Data-Driven Business Leader

Kitty Kolding, CEO of Chrysalis Partners, is a forward-thinking woman in tech. She started her first data business out of college and went on to run several companies. Kolding started Chrysalis Partners, a company that synthesizes, interprets, and articulates existing data to drive revenue. Here’s what she’s learned as a female business leader in Denver South.   Denver South: You’ve referred to yourself as a professional CEO. What does that mean? Kitty Kolding: When I haven’t […]

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Career Training in Denver South: Non-Traditional Schools for Non-Traditional Students 

Back to school in the Denver area means more than just fresh loose-leaf paper and sharpened pencils. Two new state-of-the-art facilities in the area are seeking to change the way that we approach education, from simply getting the grade to learning hands-on skills. Both the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus in Centennial and Arapahoe Community College’s Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock acknowledge the fact that there are many paths (beyond just a traditional 4-year degree) […]

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A New Approach to Workforce Development: Resources in Denver South

In the modern economy, workforce development is much more than a job board. It means continually helping job seekers and current employees alike to hone new skill sets and in doing so, enhance their value in the workplace. Modern workforce development requires helping job seekers to advance from exactly where they are. While this might mean simply connecting a qualified worker with appropriate companies and job openings, it more often means identifying what skills a […]

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A look inside the virtuous cycle of economic development

When the economy is in a rut, we all seem to know it. So, isn’t it nice when the economy is pumping strong? We get a little raise, we have a little extra, we splurge a little more, and put a little extra away. It feels good. If that’s how you feel, it’s not your imagination. Unemployment in the U.S. is at a 50-year low. And, according to Moody’s Analytics, a record number of open […]