Issue

January 2014

From this Issue

Seattle nonprofit sees design as a collaborative endeavor.

A sharper focus on form, function and customer experience boosts the region's competitive advantage.

Rapid growth hinges on never keeping its customers in the dark.

Pets come first at Trupanion, where health insurance is uncomplicated.

Seattle Hacker House offers tenants cheap housing and an opportunity to network.

With new, you’ll get a better video of the concert and will stop annoying those behind you.

We all want to be sure of ourselves and our futures, but that’s not the way the world works.

It was an interesting year for health care, but not for the reasons you would expect.

Startup Weekend helps turn an idea into a legitimate business plan.

Its parent company is 340 years old, so it understands the importance of a long-term relationship.

Cocktail connoisseur A.J. Rathbun dutifully investigates the state of Seattle bars and booze.

The machinists’ union isn’t the villain in the aerospace giant's act of intimidation.

For the head of Harley Marine Services, keeping oil and water separate is what floats his boat.

Seattle begins to find value in its own spectacular beauty.

Dick Conway looks at the decade ahead.

The region has healed more quickly than the nation, and the trend toward slow, steady growth is likely to continue.

Changes there will create attractive prospects for astute Washington state businesses.

Women win when they negotiate, but they seem reluctant to do so.