Innovation is everywhere. From the tech sector to our education systems, and politics, being innovative has become a requirement for being competitive. Innovators have given us the world we live in today, and it’s incredibly exciting to think of where innovation will take us tomorrow.
Through the work we do at alliantgroup we have had the privilege of working with so many innovative and forward-thinking American businesses. In conversations with these business owners, we’ve been inspired to unpack just how much of an impact this concept is having on our economy and the world. The result? Our new podcast, Innovating America.
We’re excited to start this conversation with you and hope you enjoy the discussion.
Primary Primer: New Hampshire
The 2020 Democratic New Hampshire Primary is here and presidential candidates from Joe Biden to Bernie Sanders are hoping to claim victory in the wake of the shaky Iowa caucuses.
American Businesses on the Frontlines of Innovation
alliantgroup’s 2019 Think Tank Series: The Frontlines of Innovation, brought together some of the country’s leading experts in business, cybersecurity, legislation and public policy. Innovating Americahad a front row seat to chat with business leaders who attended this year’s event to discuss a wide-range of topics.
In this episode, hosts George Morgan and Matthew Beddingfield talked with executives about the trends they are seeing in their industry, the obstacles that their business might be facing and where they see the innovations in their field taking their company in the next decade.
Responding to Tragedy: The Nation's First Homeland Security Department
In this episode of Innovating America, we sit down with former Governor Tom Ridge, who now serves as a member of alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board, about his experience with this national tragedy, and how it ultimately led him on a path to becoming our country’s very first Secretary of Homeland Security—building the department from the ground up.
Congress and the IRS: Their Relationship and Their Future
The IRS is our nation’s profit center, but with dwindling resources the agency is leaving millions upon millions of dollars on the table that could be poured into our country’s economy. Not only that, but the agency is constantly taking part in a dance with Congress and the legislative body’s oversight function.
In this episode, we sit down with former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson and Dean Zerbe, former Senior Counsel and Tax Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, to talk about the limited bandwidth of the IRS, the relationship between these two government bodies, and what problems kept both of them up at night during their time in Washington D.C.
The Robot Revolution: Demystifying the Myth of Machines as Job Thieves
Oxford Economics recently reported that robots could take 20 million manufacturing jobs from individuals all over the world by the year 2030. These pieces of technology are becoming not just more sophisticated, but also cheaper.
In this episode, we sit down with Jeff Burnstein, the President of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) to talk about why robots actually are adding jobs to the American economy, and why we should embrace, and not shy away from, the robot revolution.
Think Tank 2019: Checking the Pulse of the Talent and Technology in U.S. Business
alliantgroup’s 2019 Think Tank Series: STEM, Leadership & The Future of U.S. Business, brought together some of the country’s leading experts in business, technology and politics, and Innovating America had a front row seat to the action.
In this episode, guest host George Morgan talks with six different conference attendees about what it takes to hire and retain top talent in the U.S., the pressing needs of their industry and where they see technology taking their business in the future.
Innovating America 5 star Quality!
Love to listen to all the different topics! Cybersecurity peaks my interest and I’m excited to learn more!
Love this podcast! Can’t wait for the next episode