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Time, Money & Talent: IT Departments Stretched Thin

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

Time and again IT teams express the same 3 concerns: No time, Low budget and a Shortage of talent. Statistical evidence shows these are not isolated concerns but rather a global condition facing technology professionals everywhere. Spread Thin/Wider Responsibilities CIOs and their teams have been asked to do more with …

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Digital Yalo Geeked Out!

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

Aysha Abdullatif of Digital Yalo recaps TAG’s 2017 Geek-Out on Marketing Technology conference.

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In-Car Entertainment and Information System Market

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

In-car entertainment and information system market referred as ICE or IVI (In-Vehicle Infotainment) include products such as audio-video systems including radio and DVD players. Internet services, radio services and the navigation services are the key services offered by in-car entertainment and information systems. Automobile manufacturers are using entertainment and information systems as differentiation tool and are scheduling to extend the trend in the mid-segment cars.

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FASB Standard Addresses New SEC Guidance

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

  A new Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) features amendments to select Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) paragraphs under the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”). Issued as ASU No. 2017-14, Income Statement—Reporting Comprehensive Income (Topic 220), Revenue Recognition (Topic 605), and Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606), …

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FinTech companies: Chartering relief is here Dec. 7, 2016

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

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has announced that it plans to create a Special Purpose National Bank Charter for FinTech Companies. Expected to greatly ease the regulatory burden on qualified organizations and expand their opportunities in the United States, some of the potential advantages of the Special …

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Big Data Drives Franchise Success

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

Becoming more data centric with a GIS (geographic information system) platform providing billions of data points has led Chick-fil-A to open stores in new markets without diluting the brand. Teena Maddox describes how Chick-fil-A’s digital transformation has evolved, using predictive analytics and market analysis to improve business by selecting the …

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API-First SaaS 2.0 Single Page Apps

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

ATLANTA, GA– Two of the core components of SaaS 2.0 products are actually related. According to Atlanta Tech Entrepreneur, David Cummings, the core components are an API-first platform and rich, responsive user interfaces. Learn more in this great David Cummings on Startups blogpost

BYTES:The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech- 10-03-16

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

10-03-16: National Coffee Day was last week and this Friday is National Frappe Day. In honor of these sipping celebrations, Bytes is brewing up all the hot news involving that highly coveted caffeinated drink. So kickback as we serve a hot cup of the latest innovation buzz in food>> FOOD …

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How to Justify EDR with Three Top Business Cases

Industry: Information Security
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Athens

Increasing complexity and frequency of attacks have escalated the need for detection of attacks and incident response. Endpoints are the new battleground as they are a) more pervasive across the network, b) more commonly used by non-IT personnel, and c) less well-defended by IT teams who first move to secure …

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Four Statistics to Inform Your Digital Signage Content Strategy

Industry: Interactive Marketing
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

  Content is the foundation of today’s most successful marketing efforts, but simply having content is not enough; businesses need to have a content strategy, too. An organized and well-documented approach is key to the successful execution of a modern marketing initiative. Cultivating an understanding of the current trends in …

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Recap: ‘Techstars’ Shows Creativity and Diversity in Southern Startups

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

This week, ten phenomenal startups presented before an audience of top-tier investors at the second annual Techstars Atlanta Demo Day, held at The Tabernacle, October 11. Rick Limpert and Axel Martinez recap the best of the pitches and key takeaways. You can read the full article here.

Will Sports Technology Become a Field of Its Own?

Industry: Other
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Statewide

The industry of sports technology is rapidly growing and so does the need for the technology to correctly collect and analyze data from the athletes. Author Mark Feffer of Dice Insights spoke to several experts in the sports technology industry about the vast wants and needs within the industry. These …

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Tips for building a devops culture

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

How to build a long lasting DevOps culture and encourage collaboration Development, Testing, and Operations are pulling together to deliver new projects and updates faster and more efficiently than ever before. Gartner predicts that we’ll see DevOps hit the mainstream as a strategy employed by 25% of Global 2000 organisations …

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The Atlanta Inventor of the “Super Soaker”

Industry: Smart Energy
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Downtown Atlanta

The BBC recently conducted a great interview on one of the individuals profiled in Hub Magazine’s 2016 Diversity Game Changers in Technology: Lonnie Johnson, CEO/Founder of Atlanta-Based Johnson Battery Technologies. The company develops new solid state lithium metal batteries that can operate at very high temperatures while protecting against fire …

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