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Corporations Powering Social Change

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

  Founder of investment firm BlackRock, Lawrence Fink has announced to many global powerhouse corporations that BlackRock will no longer receive support from said corporations unless they are shown to actively make strides towards social change. BlackRock’s $6 trillion in assets makes their heavy-handed demand quite doable, considering few want …

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Execution is Everything in Marketing

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Info
Location: Greater Atlanta

When it comes to the world of marketing, we all know that execution is everything. Leigh Segall, CMO of InnerWorkings delves into the good, the bad and the ugly of marketing execution. Segall brings attention to the touch points on how execution can impact your relationship with the customer and …

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BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech –11-10-17

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

New Acquisition Streamlines Self-Serve Supply Chain, Beverage Innovator Invests in Africa, Next-Generation Guest Services Solution, Plus ImagineAir in the Checkout!

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Maximizing Risk Management Efficiency

Industry: Information Security
Focus: General Info
Type: TAG
Location: Gwinnett

Businesses must resist the urge to rely on their auditor as their personal trainer. They need to retain outsourced risk management expertise and empower internal resources to keep their controls and systems in a state of good health at all times rather than just in advance of audits. Read more …

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Data Privacy and Cyber-Security: A Roundtable Discussion With the Experts

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

On November 10th, Cresa Atlanta and Habif, Abrogeti & Wynne, LLP hosted the TAG Finance Roundtable sponsored by the TAG Finance Society to discuss the topic of data privacy and cyber-security. Participants included Roy Hadley, Attorney at Thompson Hine, LLP; and Phillip M. Naples, risk consultant at Pritchard & Jerden; …

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How Does Exploratory Testing Fit with the Devops Movement?

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

The barriers between software developers and IT professionals are breaking down in many companies. According to Gartner, DevOps is set to become a mainstream strategy that 25% of Global 2000 organizations will be employing by next year. As DevOps takes off, there’s still a question mark over just exactly where …

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How the Cloud Has Changed Point-of-Sale Technology

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

Did you know that over 34% of retailers’ software budgets are expected to be spent on cloud-based payment solutions in 2017? “With restaurants and retailers looking to provide the best customer payment experience while simultaneously optimizing their internal capabilities and operations, a shift to cloud-based POS solutions is inevitable.” Experts …

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Atlanta Ranked a Top Tech Talent Market

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

  According to CBRE’s recent report, “Scoring Tech Talent in North America,” Atlanta ranks No. 5 in the nation’s top tech talent markets. Low cost of living and lower cost of office space weigh heavily in Atlanta’s attraction to young hires. The scorecard uses 13 metrics to measure each market’s …

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Is Computer Science A Foreign Language? Ga. Says Yes, Sees Boost In Enrollment

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

Since the fall of 2014, students have been able to take computer science classes, where they learn programming languages like Java or Python, in place of foreign language classes like French or Spanish. The University System of Georgia (USG), which includes all of the state’s public colleges and universities, changed …

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Can Toy Maker Hasbro Become the Netflix of Games?

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

Hasbro is taking a page from Netflix’s very successful playbook as it creates a subscription service of games. How will that play out?

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Big data: What’s your plan?

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

Many companies don’t have a plan for Big Data. The essence of a good strategic plan is that it highlights the critical decisions, or trade-offs, a company must make and defines the initiatives it must prioritize. This article from McKinsey & Company shows how to get started with a strategic …

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Atlanta Named A Top City for Digital Supply Chain

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

Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains. Atlanta ranked very high among the top cities for Digital Supply CHain. Check ou the full analysis here: …

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Looking Back at TAG The Summit 2018

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info
Type: TAG
Location: Midtown Atlanta

From startup to one of the most innovative technology companies in Georgia, ThingTech shares their thoughts on the 2018 Summit.

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Recap: Atlanta Cyber Week

Industry: Information Security
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

Sean Martin of ITSPmagazine shares highlights from Atlanta Cyber Week, held October 2-6.

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