Sharecare updates award-winning symptom checker to help people assess individual risk, obtain actionable guidance for COVID-19

Digital Health

Download Sharecare to access AskMD as first line of digital defense if experiencing symptoms associated with the novel coronavirus

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Mercer Presents Global Talent Trends 2020 — March 25

Diversity & Inclusion | International Business | Recruiting

Mercer’s 2020 Global Talent Trends Study identifies the trends of how employers can navigate in an environment that is driving rapid change in the way we work.

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Appian Offers Free Application to Manage COVID-19 Response

Business Process Management | Sales Leadership | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced that it has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies. True to Appian’s commitment for speed, the application can be fully configured and adopted within two hours.

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Cisco, Convoy, Flexport and GreyOrange Among the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain Award Winners

Blockchain | Cloud | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Marketing | Product Management | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Cisco, Convoy, Flexport and GreyOrange were among the honorees at the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards, held March 10 at the Georgia World Congress Center during Modex 2020.

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BlueFletch Integrates Enterprise Launcher Single Sign-On Solution With Ivanti Velocity, Terminal Emulation, Industrial Browser, And Device Management Software

Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

BlueFletch, an Atlanta-based software company focused on helping enterprises secure, manage, and support company-owned devices, is excited to announce its out-of-the-box integration of the BlueFletch Launcher with Ivanti’s Velocity/Terminal Emulation clients. The single sign-on (SSO) integration will reduce password problems in retail and warehouse environments.

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Local Firm Uses Technology to Move Trade Shows Online as Coronavirus Cancels Hundreds of Shows Nationwide

Cloud | Marketing

Convey Services, a SaaS technology company headquartered in Roswell, today unveiled Cloud Conventions 2020, the largest virtual trade show in the telecommunications and cloud industry. The event will go live from May 11-14, 2020, hosting speakers, roundtable discussions, content and education. Cloud Conventions includes the elements of a trade show with live speakers, event-only promotions, live chat, discussion forums and on-demand content so vendors can connect one-on-one with sales partners across the country, without the risk and expense of travel.

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DevOps and SDLC on Microsoft AZURE Course

Devops | Education/STEM

Boards, Artifact, Repos, Pipelines, Test Plans, Tool Integration, DevOps Projects, DevTest Labs, Application Insights and DevOps Organization.

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Simple DevOps Project – CI/CD with Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes

Devops | Education/STEM

Join a detailed step-by-step demonstration with Ben Cryer, a DevOps professional with over 9+ year of experience and a deep understanding in this domain.

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Learning Path: DevOps with Docker

Devops | Education/STEM | Information Security

DevOps might feel like it’s still an emerging trend, but Docker is definitely here to stay. This rapid Learning Path will show you how to get up to speed with real-world containerization so that you can build and ship like an engineering professional.

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Preparing Your Business for Coronavirus – A Guide

Business Process Management | CRM & CX | Digital Health | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Young Professionals

When businesses face major disruptions, those who are prepared will see maximum gains. Our guide helps companies assess their risk, identify the steps to take, and provides a template for moving forward.

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Analytics Think Tank Roundtable: How will AI impact the future workforce?

Data Science & Analytics

Join the best minds in Atlanta on Monday, March 30th (6-9PM) @ Emory University to discuss how the emergence of AI will shape the workplace of the future! Free event Presented by ATLytics: Nonprofit leveraging Atlanta area analytics talent and resources to benefit community betterment causes.

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PPRO announces partnership with UnionPay, gives EU merchants access to millions of Chinese shoppers

Fintech

Leading local payments platform PPRO is pleased to announce it has become a direct acquirer for UnionPay International, the world’s largest card scheme in terms of card issuance.

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Envistacom Opens Research & Development Center in Frederick, MD

Cloud | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Recruiting

The new location will facilitate the company’s hiring of 30-50 engineers over the next 18-24 months.

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Sharecare Acquires Visualize Health to Drive Better Patient Outcomes

Cloud | Digital Health | Mobility

Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced its acquisition of Visualize Health, a company that supports value-based healthcare and enables payers and providers to close gaps in patient care.

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Rare Enigma Exhibit Coming to Roswell

Education/STEM

The Computer Museum of America (CMoA) located in Roswell, Georgia is planning to unveil a fully restored, operational Enigma machine. The World War II-era cipher computer was made famous in the 2014 film The Imitation Game about revolutionary code breaking work by Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch).

CMoA will host a special opening event on Thursday, March 19 at 6 p.m. to mark the first public viewing of this Enigma machine in Georgia. Ticketed guests will have the rare opportunity to slip on a white glove and use the machine before it goes on exhibit at CMoA. British Consul General, Andrew Staunton will speak as well as Dr. Kristie Macrakis of Georgia Tech who specializes in the history of espionage and technology.

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Technical College System Announces Online Academy to Expand Cloud Computing Workforce

Cloud | Education/STEM

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) has announced an innovative program designed to prepare more Georgians with the modern technology skills necessary for careers utilizing cloud technologies.

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DevOps Innovators Andrew Fuqua and Mike Clement to Appear at Lean+Agile Atlanta Unconference, Friday February 28, 2020

Devops

The two software innovators originated the free-spirited event, where attendees set the agenda and engage directly, as an alternative to conventional conferences with rigid agendas and one-way dialogues.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Digital Health | Young Professionals

Entrepreneurs with breakthrough solutions that encourage older adults to use hearing aids have until February 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST to enter the “What’s Next Innovation Challenge” sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs and produced by Mary Furlong & Associates. Finalists will present their products or services at the “What’s Next Longevity Business Summit” on March 26, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Winners will participate later this year in the national competition in Washington, D.C. for a $5,000 award and an AARP Innovation Labs partnership.

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BHMI Supports Cyber Resiliency Efforts In Payments and FinTech Through ATPC’s Transaction Alley Cyber Forum

Fintech | Information Security

BHMI is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Transaction Alley Cyber Forum on February 20th in Atlanta, Georgia, hosted by American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC).

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Sharecare and MindSciences team up to offer evidence-based tobacco cessation program

Digital Health

Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and MindSciences, the leader in evidence-based behavior change apps, today announced a partnership to integrate MindSciences’ Craving to Quit by Dr. Jud® tobacco cessation program into Sharecare’s comprehensive digital health platform. Developed by leading neuroscientist and addiction psychiatrist, Dr. Jud Brewer, Craving to Quit leverages the neuroscience of mindfulness to help people overcome smoking and other forms of tobacco addiction.

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Orasi Honored with Marketing Excellence Award at Dynatrace’s Perform 2020 Conference

Devops | Marketing

Atlanta-based DevOps company recognized for its impressive thought leadership and marketing commitment at Partner Awards NORAM 2020

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Technology Entrepreneur David Cummings to be Inducted into Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Marketing | Sales Leadership

Cummings will be honored at the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) The Summit event on March 4, 2020 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Sponsored by PwC since its inception in 1993, the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia includes a long list of visionaries, including: Georgia Gov. Zell Miller, technology industry icon Tom Noonan and CNN founder Ted Turner.

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PDI Acquires SwiftIQ Expanding Its Data and Insights Solutions to Include Analytics Cloud

Cloud | Data Science & Analytics

PDI paves the way for convenience retailers and CPG brands to maximize store-level profitability through automated analytics and AI technology.

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