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The Robots are Coming (to eliminate employment discrimination)

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

As artificial intelligence continues to become more pervasive and often useful in our society, a relatively unexplored area is its capacity to eliminate subconscious bias in the hiring process. In this article, Corey Goerdt cites previous examples of employer liability cases and lays out the potential benefit artificial intelligence poses …

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Recap: Finalists in GaTech Master Modeler Competition

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

Axel Martinez of Wireless Wednesday recaps a winners’ circle with the finalists of the Georgia Tech Master Modelers competition, hosted by TAG Data Science & Analytics.

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Imagining A Beacon-Filled World… in Columbus, Georgia

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: SW Georgia

COLUMBUS, GA — August 5, 2015– After Apple introduced iBeacon in 2013, it was easy to imagine how the platform, which allowed anyone to use low-power Bluetooth to communicate with nearby phones, could tie digital interactions to the physical world. However, each new adopter of beacons must get consumers to …

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6 Traits To Seek In An Outsourced Product Development Partner

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

Lower costs, specialized designers, and rare skills sets are among the reasons companies consider working with outsourced product developers. But there are differences between working with these vendors versus the traditional enterprise software solution vendors you may be used to. Here are six qualities to look for when making your …

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Want more actionable information from your BI? Support your IT team’s need for data warehouse automation

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

If your organization is relatively new to BI but has successfully built some new reports with one of the great visualization tools on the market, you will soon find yourselves in need of a better data organization environment. If you are successful with your initial dashboarding, there will likely be …

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TAG featured in Newsweek

Industry: Communication Services
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise

Investments in education & training position Georgia as the best state in the US for doing business

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How to improve your Receivables position with better risk analysis

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

If you drive a car then you know what a dashboard is. There are two main gauges that we are all very familiar with – the speedometer and the fuel gauge.   The other gauges we don’t usually take much notice of.   It is a similar story if you are running …

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Turning Data Into Advantage: Seven Key Takeaways

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

  How can organizations implement new data and analytics solutions to create better customer and employee experiences? Learn more in the following piece by Dwight Specht, Vice President of Data & Analytics at North Highland.   I recently moderated a lively panel discussion in Nashville around the challenges and opportunities …

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Warehouse Marketplaces Are The ‘Airbnb’ For CPG Brands

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

Sean Henry came to a revelation when he was working on a manufacturer’s supply chain: There was often a mismatch between warehouse capacity and demand. “A lot of [their] locations had hundreds of thousands square feet of empty space that we were trying to figure out how to utilize from …

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A Look at the Georgia FinTech Ecosystem

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

Introduction Did you know that the state of Georgia is the epicenter of the payments industry, a key economic component of the worldwide financial services industry? According to The Nilson Report, there were over 135 billion payment card transactions in 2011, representing about $2.3 trillion in total consumer and commercial …

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Swipe Right: 8 Ways to Find Your Product Potential Users

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

This article was featured in Website Magazine on 5/29/2015 http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2015/05/29/swipe-right-8-ways-to-find-your-product-potential-users.aspx If your product were to go speed-dating, what’s the first thing it would say to the person across the table? If it had a Tinder profile, would your landing page make a potential date swipe right? The main thing your …

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8 Key Considerations When Adding BI & Analytics to Your Software

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

Within the next 36 months, 75% of Independent Software Vendors’ (ISVs) future software revenue will come from Business Intelligence and Analytics embedded within their solution, according to a survey from Tech Target. Today, making data driven decisions is an expectation for workers at all levels of an organization. End users …

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Using Procurement Analytics to Simplify Your Supplier Reconciliation

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

Ask finance managers to name a necessary evil of their responsibilities and many will cite reconciling goods received against invoices not received (“GR-NI”). The GR-NI issue is time-consuming to manage but not exactly mission critical to finding new business. Because of that it often gets demoted to the lowest of …

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White Paper: Protecting Financial Documents from Tampering

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

This white paper was written by Gerald Holmann, Qoppa Software founder and president. Qoppa Software is located in Atlanta, GA and is a leading provider of PDF solutions and PDF software. Summary Financial documents are the essential media by which information is exchanged between parties involved in different types of …

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M&A TRENDS IN 2018

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: TAG Chapter/Society
Location: Statewide

At last month’s meeting of the TAG (Technology Association of Georgia) Corporate Development, a panel of three speakers from the industry—Matt Carroll of Westview Capital Partners, Paul Gibson of Hercules Capital, and David Blau of Cox Enterprises—came together to talk about trends in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Ronnie Goldman of …

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Accuracy of Six Leading Image Recognition Technologies Assessed by New CapTech Study

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

Study revealed performance variability in services provided by Google Cloud Vision, Microsoft Azure Computer Vision, Amazon Rekognition, Clarifai, CloudSight, and IBM Watson: With interest in AI and machine learning services on the rise, image recognition services promise to deliver new capabilities and efficiencies while transforming customer service across diverse industries. But are the image recognition services commercially available today able to deliver on their promises? To cut through the hype, CapTech recently tested six of the leading image recognition services across nine functions and have compiled the results in our new study: Image Recognition Services: Searching for Value Amid the Hype. The study provides an unbiased assessment of the performance of these services as well as actionable recommendations for those looking to adopt image recognition.

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BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech- 10-27-16

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

They Have the Deer Meat; New App for Restaurants; Showing off Self-heating Meals in Savannah; Dollar Dash for Hospitality Disruptor; Ag Innovator to Keynote Tech Event; plus The Vortex is in the Checkout.

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Load Waived A Shares – Putting the Milk Back in the Bottle

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: SW Georgia

In the last couple of years, FINRA has been taking a hard look at brokers that have been selling A shares to retirement plans to make sure they were waiving the load, if the fund allowed such a waiver. Well, it turns out that a lot of brokers have been …

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