In This Issue

425 Business Magazine Issue

May 2015

A Full Plate in the Office and on the Course

How golf prepared John Moscrip for executive management Golf and business executives have been linked since, well, around the time the sport began. John Moscrip is yet another executive with…

Driving for Business

Mark Rashell, golf pro at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Photos by Rachel Coward

Washington’s golf industry is thriving, but its greatest value might be the deals brokered on the course Any way you slice it — hopefully on the course, you don’t slice…

Job Seekers Need to Focus on Their LinkedIn Brand

Looking for a new job? Before you send your cover letter and résumé to a prospective employer, consider whether you’re really setting yourself apart from other candidates. While the economy…

Itinerary: Denver

“Good Morning Denver” © 2013 Shelia Sung, used under a creative commons attribution license

 5,280 feet up, Colorado’s capital city is as big on business as it is on natural beauty What makes Denver the kind of city that collects accolades like No. 4 on…

Never-Ending Studies

Rishi Bansal attends a Business Intelligence class at a University of Washington continuing-education class held in Bellevue. Photos by Julia Sumpter

Demand for continuing education programs, both personal and professional, is growing On a recent weekday evening, Travis Snider convenes a unique group of continuing education students: small-business owners. The 20…

Office Envy: BitTitan


BitTitan’s mission: Get work done and have fun doing it. It’s easy to see that the Kirkland company does just that when you step inside its airy, open-concept office. The…

Office Envy: BitTitan

BitTitan’s offices are blinged out, complete with requisite pool table, unlimited supply of candy and cereal, and card games during lunch. Check out the video below to get a closer look…

The Business of Issaquah

David Smith of Square Box Design, Darlene Cohen (center) and Keenon Greenfield of Gilman Gallery look at a vendor layout plan for the new Gilman Gallery Antiques and Design location. Photos by Jesse Rogers

This month, our 425 Business road trip takes us 10 miles from Snoqualmie Valley along Interstate 90 to fast-changing Issaquah Some 33,000 people make their homes in Issaquah, a suburb…

Can Inrix Fix the Traffic Problem?

Photos by Rachel Coward

As connected cars proliferate, the Kirkland firm could be telling all of us how to navigate congestion It was a drizzly February morning when Ben Ascher, a BMW of Bellevue…


Illustration by Mike Forbush

Top-level domain safeguards shield brands from unwanted and risqué URLs showing up on the Web Taylor Swift made tech headlines in March when she swooped up adult-themed top-level domain names,…

The Next Step in Wearable Electronics

Suspect you are a heel striker? Confident that you land perfectly midfoot when you run? Redmond-based Sensoria’s Smart Socks, which have sensors woven into the fabric, enable real-time monitoring of…

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