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Invest Georgia Allocated Another $10M to Support Georgia’s Venture Funds

Industry: Other
Focus: Funding/Investment
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Invest Georgia, the state-funded investment program, has received an additional $10 million in the FY 2019 state budget. This brings the program’s total funding up to $40 million available to spur economic activity by investing in Georgia-based venture capital and private equity funds. “Invest Georgia furthers one of my top …

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Enterprise Analytics Trends to Watch in 2018

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

With many of the world’s biggest brands being upended by disruption, a recent survey reveals that 85% of enterprise decision makers feel they have just two years to make significant inroads on digital transformation before suffering financially and/or falling behind their competitors.     Ready or not, the future is …

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Agilysys LMS Introduces Enhanced Guest Self-service

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: North Metro

During G2E this year, Agilysys launched version 7.4 of its LMS (Lodging Management System®), its award-winning casino property management software. Using mobile pre-check-in, guests can be automatically offered a room upgrade. Such upsells are configured to allow individual properties to offer multiple upgrade options based on the room type the guest …

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FamTeck Featured in CIOReview

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

FamTeck CEO and co-founder Conrad Meertins describes what it takes to reduce IT costs for databases.

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Where Georgia Leads: TAG Highlights Georgia’s Status as a Global Tech Gateway

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG Chapter/Society
Location: Downtown Atlanta

  Global commerce is rising and Georgia remains the hub of the southeast for international trade, travel and business exchanges. Technology Association of Georgia International Business (TAG IBS) recently held a well-attended soirée  honoring and celebrating global businesses who are making strong economic and social contributions in the state of Georgia. Attendees …

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Creating Personalized Retail Experiences that Consumers Value

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Perimeter

Americans spent a record $5 billion in online sales on Black Friday, with mobile representing 47% of online traffic according to data from Adobe Digital Insights. A highly customizable experience based on technology, data-driven marketing, and the limitless capabilities of e-commerce has created a shift from the traditional seller-centric marketplace …

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Is Atlanta the Next High-Tech Hub?

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Greater Atlanta

On March 3, CREW Atlanta hosted a panel discussion on Atlanta’s growing position as a high-tech hub. Four speakers – Bob Gargosh, senior sales executive at QTS; Tino Mantella, President of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG); Eloisa Klementich, President and CEO of Invest Atlanta; and Wendy McArthur, member, JLL’s Data Center Solutions Group – discussed factors driving this growth and ways the city is expanding its technology industry.

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Embedded Analytics in the Self- Service BI Enterprise

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Perimeter

Production reporting has been around for a long time, but its requirements change as much as the tech industry itself does. Delivery expectations have shifted from quarterly to hourly, so the entire business intelligence stack must now be user-driven and flexible. Licensing by number of users is obsolete, since there …

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How Do You Know if You Have a Supply Chain Issue?

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Supply Chains are the final frontier for business. Once we’ve improved reporting, beaten all of the easy costs out of the business, and received every concession our vendors can give, then we look at improving the supply chain. But maybe we should start there. Supply Chains aren’t a glamorous part …

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Businesses Will Pay for a Good Managed Cloud, But Most Vendors Can’t Offer One

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

Companies are embracing the cloud. And we don’t mean that they are taking the technology seriously or getting going on adoption. PricewaterhouseCoopers found that today’s businesses are using the cloud to drive agility and digital transformation. Very simply, organizations are making the cloud a critical part of their ability to …

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ICYMI: TAG DM&E Talks with Dana Barrett about Digital Media & Entertainment Summit on Nov 15

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG Chapter/Society
Location: Cobb

Atlanta has a pronounced and ever growing presence in digital entertainment, thanks largely in part to its burgeoning tech community. This past Monday, David Lieberman, chair of  TAG Digital Media and Entertainment spoke with Dana Barrett of The Dana Barrett Show on Biz 1190-WAFS-AM-Atlanta about the 2017 Entertainment Tech Summit for …

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The Ripening Silicon Peach

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

When evaluating the beginnings of established tech markets in the US, there are several similarities about their regional characteristics that can serve as indicators for their tech trajectory. Consider Palo Alto, New York and Seattle, also known as Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley and Silicon Forest, respectively – Each have unique …

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Transforming Sales With Predictive Analytics

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

This paper outlines how a modern sales and business leader, who is continuously challenged to find the right formula of people and process to maximize productivity, can improve time to revenue and get greater insight to business performance by using predictive analytics. Learn more at: http://www.sellingpower.com/content/video/?mid=908/transforming-sales-with-predictive-analytics 

Want Less, Focus on Giving More

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA– February 4th, 2016— It is no secret that there is an inequality that can exist between agencies and their clients. Clients definitely have the upper hand sometimes as they pay our bills. That being said, we all have purpose and we all have a shelf life. Our jobs as …

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ICYMI: TAG Mobility on Saporta Report

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

How can smart city technology be deployed to improve the quality of life in metro Atlanta, and how it can promote economic development?   On August 8, 2018, civic leaders, private sector industry leaders, cloud technology practicioners & Big Data enthusiasts gathered at Atlanta Tech Village to discuss smart technology’s impact …

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TAG Radio — Cumberland Group on Collaboration

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

What does collaboration mean for an organization in 2017? Chris Driggers of Cumberland Group discusses with host Frank Baia.

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Labeling Technologies: Helping Beverage Producers Meet Fast-Paced Consumer Trends

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

Challenges to meet new consumer trends The consumers of today are more concerned with beverages that reflect their personality and individuality. It is no longer enough to deliver a quality product in a package with any label. A key contributor to success is personalization and products that match the consumers’ …

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Keeping Georgia Grown on Your Mind This Thanksgiving

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

The Community and Economic Development sector of Georgia Power tours Georgia’s major farms with the Georgia Grown program to highlight the benefits, locally and statewide, of Georgians supporting Georgia farms for the holidays. Heather Santiago of Georgia Power gives spotlights of the agriculture industry in the Peach State: “Georgia farmers …

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