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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Today At Utah Pulse
Sales tip: The fundamental power of belief in selling Belief is fundamental to the achievement of all things, particularly making a sale. Human nature suggests we believe what we can see clearly. In the wake of jettisoned tax reform, key issues remain The monumental tax overhaul of 2019 saw a swift demise at the start of the 2020 legislative session, but the issues that motivated reform are left unresolved. To give Utahns a better idea of what that means, Utah Foundation today releases Now What? A Citizen's Troubleshooting Guide to Tax Reform. The report addresses three basic issues at the center of reform efforts: the adequacy of general fund revenue; the competitiveness of income tax rates; and a large constitutional earmark.Project vista: Silicon Valley Bank expands in Cottonwood Heights The Economic Development Corporation of Utah, the Governor's Office of Economic Development, and Cottonwood Heights are pleased to announce that that Silicon Valley Bank will expand its operations in that city. The three-year agreement with GOED projects 116 new jobs and capital expenditure of $4.8 million.Qualtrics appoints customer experience industry veteran to run its market-leading CustomerXM business Qualtrics announced the appointment of customer experience industry veteran Brian Stucki to lead the Qualtrics CustomerXM business. Stucki is responsible for leading the global strategy, growth, delivery, and operations of Qualtrics' customer experience offerings.Ally transforms how people save Ally Bank introduced a collection of smart savings tools to its Online Savings Account that will help people save more money faster and with less effort than ever before.CYBER 24 Episode 69 - Ransomware trend leverages shame to ensure payment Many considered 2019 to be the year of ransomware as the number of incidents shot up significantly. High profile targets - big cities like Atlanta and Baltimore - were targets. So were softer targets like school districts right before school resumed in the fall. So were small towns and smaller businesses with less sophisticated defenses. News release: Celebrate International Women's Day with WTC Utah World Trade Center Utah, in partnership with the Women's Business Center, invites you to attend our annual International Women's Day Celebration!