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TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics Innovation Awards Winners Announced

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Type: TAG-Ed
Location: Greater Atlanta

Signature Event announces winners of Mid Size Enterprise and Large Enterprise Category ATLANTA (November 10th, 2014) – the Technology Association of Georgia Business Intelligence & Analytics society presented awards to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for Large Enterprise Category, and Columbus State University for Mid Size Category. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta …

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2014 Legislative Roundtable

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014   ATLANTA (November 10, 2014) – TAG Government Relations in partnership with AT&T and Google is hosting their annual Legislative Roundtable to bring legislators, researchers, and industry representatives together to discuss emerging science and technology policy issues in Georgia. This year it will be hosted at …

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Finalists Announced for Technology Association of Georgia’s Fifth Annual TAG Marketing Awards

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

ATLANTA (November 10, 2014) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced the finalists for the fifth annual TAG Marketing Awards. This year’s TAG Marketing Awards will be a premier event for the tech …

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Wendy Marcoux Joins Engent as Business Unit Controller

Industry: Other
Type: TAG
Location: North Metro

To support their growing Electronics Manufacturing Services business, Engent Inc., a leading provider of advanced electronic manufacturing and technology services, announces that Wendy Marcoux has joined the company as business unit controller.

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Savannah-Chatham Public School Board Meeting with STEM Winner: Isle of Hope

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Savannah/Coastal Georgia

Several issues were discussed at the Savannah-Chatham Public School Board meeting including the recognition of Isle of Hope K-8 for winning a TAG Ed STEM Award. Read more at Savannah Morning News: http://savannahnow.com/share/blog-post/jenel-few/2014-11-06/what-else-happened-november-5-2014-meeting-savannah-chatham

U.S. Army Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Augusta

A group of U.S. Army personnel, technology experts and business leaders will speak next week on the issue of cyber security. The Technology Association of Georgia is hosting “U.S. Army, Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe” to address the local impact of the Cyber Command Headquarters at Fort …

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Defense Contractors: Looking at Augusta

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Augusta

Nearly a year after the Army announced plans to relocate its Cyber Command headquarters to Fort Gordon, the metro area continues to attract defense contractors related to the mission, even though it’s hard to peg just how many. Read more at the Augusta Chronicle: http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-05/defense-contractors-continue-look-augusta

TAG Greater Augusta Hosts Cyber Security Conference

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Augusta

The Technology Association of Georgia’s Augusta Chapter together with the TAG Infrastructure Society announce a special one-day conference entitled U.S. Army, Cyber Security and Business Against a Common Foe, on Wednesday, November 5th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) main ballroom at Georgia Regents …

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TAG member, Jeff Arnold, Sharecare in Forbes

Industry: Health IT
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Location: Statewide

I recently caught up with Jeff Arnold about the developments at Sharecare, a digital healthcare platform he co-founded with Oprah and Dr Oz and that’s backed by Google’s Eric Schmidt and the US Army. Read more at Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/miguelforbes/2014/11/05/the-unusual-thread-connecting-dr-oz-the-us-army-eric-schmidt-and-oprah-sharecare-ceo-jeff-arnold/

Unisys: New Service Center In Augusta, Georgia

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Greater Augusta

Unisys, a global provider of information technology and services, plans to locate a new service center in Augusta, Georgia, creating up to 700 jobs over the next five years. The company is seeking to occupy a 60,000-square-foot plus facility and is currently finalizing the precise location. Read more at Area …

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Apogee Co-Founder Joel Gilbert Named Finalist for Georgia CIO of the Year Award

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: Startups
Location: Greater Atlanta

Joel Gilbert, Co-Founder and Chief Software Architect of Apogee Interactive, was honored as a 2014 Georgia CIO Officer of the Year Awards finalist today at the 16th Annual Awards breakfast held in Atlanta. Read more at Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/apogee-co-founder-joel-gilbert-140000817.html;_ylt=AwrBJR79E1lUJTAApcqTmYlQ

Promethean Pledges to Safeguard Student Privacy

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Greater Atlanta

Global education technology leader Promethean today announced its signature of the Student Privacy Pledge, demonstrating its commitment to responsibly handling students’ personal information and data. Read more at Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/promethean-pledges-safeguard-student-privacy-163200453.html;_ylt=AwrBEiE0E1lUT1IAAxbQtDMD

TAG Business Intelligence and Analytics Innovation Awards Finalists Announced

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

Signature Event to announce winner of Mid Size Enterprise and Large Enterprise Category ATLANTA (October 31, 2014) – the Technology Association of Georgia Business Intelligence & Analytics society will present the must-attend event of the year for professionals in BI, Analytics, Big Data, and related disciplines at the Westin Atlanta …

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ARC’s State of the Region Breakfast Features Mayor Reed, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results

Industry: Other
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

ARC’s State of the Region Breakfast Features Mayor Reed, Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results “Innovation by Design” is Theme of November 7 Event Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will deliver the keynote address at the Atlanta Regional Commission’s (ARC) “State of the Region Breakfast” on Friday, November 7.  Reed will focus …

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GT, Emory & GSU Partner to Host 3DayStartup

Industry: Other
Focus: Startups
Location: Greater Atlanta

3DayStartup (3DS) is coming to Atlanta and they are looking for creative and entrepreneurial minded students. The program accepts up to 45 students from a wide variety of backgrounds to present their best ideas for a startup and to ultimately start a company over the course of only three days Read …

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AT&T & Former Google VP Support Georgia Tech Online Degree Program

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Location: Greater Atlanta

It made sense that the Georgia Institute of Technology launched an online-only computer science degree in January of this year. It was less obvious what was in it for its two corporate partners: Udacity and AT&T (T). Sure, Udacity is an online education company. But the company’s founder, former Google …

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Community Support Needed for Atlanta’s Growing Film Industry

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Greater Atlanta

Atlanta’s film industry is quickly expanding. The Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment office offers top-caliber crews, equipment and services at competitive prices that bring productions in on time and on budget. Read more at Film Imaging: http://filmimaging.digitalmedianet.com/article/Lets-Talk-Small-Business-on-Business-RadioX-Spotlights-the-Georgia-Film-and-Entertainment-Industry-3576819

Elemica Adds CFO With Global Business Finance Experience To Support World Wide Growth

Industry: Logistics Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces the addition of Keith D. Schneck as Chief Financial Officer to support continual, consistent growth and sustainable market strength. Client business value is expanding rapidly, characterized by the launch of Elemica’s next generation Supply Chain Operating Network resulting in the doubling of transaction value processed annually to over $325 billion. As CFO, Keith Schneck will partner with our executive team and other finance and supply chain executives to develop and manage global strategies that drive value.

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Plans to bring more technology to Middle Georgia

Industry: Other
Focus: Funding/Investment
Location: Macon/Middle Georgia

Experts are trying to make more technological advances in Middle Georgia. The Middle Georgia Digital Economy Summit 2014 was a chance for them to generate ideas. Read more at 41 NBC News: http://www.41nbc.com/story/d/story/experts-want-to-bring-more-technological-advances/36744/5TtcCV-xqEG-q2OC_-hDiw