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2014 TAG SSA Impact Awards Winners Announced

 

Awards recognize excellence in the region’s Software Industry.

 

ATLANTA (April 28, 2014) –TAG Southeastern Software Association (SSA), one of the founding members of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced the winners for the fifth annual TAG SSA Impact Awards.

 

This year’s winners were chosen from 23 finalists:

 

  • Technology Solutions Provider

Prime Revenue

 

  • Independent Software Vendor

Arke Systems

 

  • Corporate Internal Software Development

Weather Channel

 

  • Where Georgia Leads: Health IT

Bioscape Digital

 

  • Emerging Mega Trend

Star Mobile

 

The winners represent an extremely impressive group of companies driving the growth of the software industry here in Georgia,” said Linda Hughes, TAG SSA Chair. "Each year we highlight a segment of the software industry where Georgia is positioned as a leader in the nation. This year, with Health IT as a market leader in Georgia, TAG SSA decided to spotlight Health IT for our Where Georgia Leads category." 

 

 

Each year the Impact Awards recognize companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market. The winners have built outstanding software solutions that make a significant impact for their customers and their businesses.  The judges for the event were looking for three criteria in selecting the winning entries:

 

-       Business impact: how much are these companies disrupting their industry? To what degree are they leading positive change?

-       Complexity: to what degree is the companies’ solution difficult to replicate

-       And creative: how unique is the concept behind the companies’ value proposition

 

The Southeast has a vibrant and growing software industry, and Georgia is the central hub. The nominees, applicants and finalists for this year’s SSA Impact Awards are excellent examples of software innovation and leadership, happening right here in Georgia,” said Hughes.

 

The Impact Awards ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest, 2999 Windy Hill Road in Marietta, Georgia on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 at 7 p.m.  Tee Green of Greenway Health was the keynote speaker, TAG President Tino Mantella gave highlights from the state of the industry and the Master of Ceremonies was Richard Warner, CEO of What’s Up Interactive.

 

Event sponsors include:  Tri-Net, Quality Technology Services, High Street Partners, Automated Control Products and Allied Business Services.

 

About TAG SSA

TAG SSA’s mission is to be the leading resource for software and information technology for executives and professionals to connect and develop business opportunities. The SSA strives to

 be the catalyst to drive economic growth of the software and information technology industry

 by attracting and supporting the advancement of innovative companies, talent and capital in the  region. For more information visit http://www.tagonline.org/tag-southeastern-software-association.php.

 

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

 

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 23,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. 

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. 

 

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

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