Technology Association of Georgia Announces Full Agenda for the Georgia Technology Summit

Virtual Conference Highlights Leaders and Innovation Across the Peach State

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Liger Partners Creative Agency Opens New Hybrid Workplace

Diversity & Inclusion | Marketing | Talent | Young Professionals

With the roll out of vaccines, many large corporations have announced plans for employees return to the office. While many remote workers are reluctant to go back into a corporate setting, for others the transition to all-screens, all the time was too much. That’s why Atlanta creative firm Liger Partners has opened a new hybrid workplace designed with the future of work in mind. The company combines flexible office hours and remote work with an open-environment and shared common space. Think funky fresh hotel lobby meets a comfortable student center with all of the amenities. There are no assigned desks, so everyone is free to sit where they feel the most inspiration.

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Snap Tech IT Achieves CMMC-AB Registered Provider Organization (RPO) Approval

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security | Infrastructure

In the CMMC ecosystems, RPOs provide advice, consulting, and recommendations to Federal Government subcontractors preparing for certification. RPOs are the implementers and consultants that help organizations prepare for certification but do not conduct certified assessments. Link to Blog: https://www.snaptechit.com/article/snap-tech-it-achieves-cmmc-ab-registered-provider-organization-rpo-approval/

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Chicago’s Roots Pizza Powers Sales Amid COVID-19 with NCR Mobile App

Roots Pizza knows offering excellent digital dining options is just as important as serving the perfect slice of pizza. The Chicago pizzeria, part of the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, worked with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leading provider of end-to-end software and technology that runs restaurants, to make mobile orders, payments, and loyalty simple.

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Technology Association of Georgia Unveils TAG Tech Award Finalists

Award winners will be announced at the 2021 Georgia Technology Summit, April 28-29, 2021.

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DefenseStorm Unveils CyberFraud Solution for Financial Institutions

Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to banks, credit unions and fintechs, today announced the addition of CyberFraud to its product offerings, providing an integrated solution for Information Security and BSA/AML Fraud departments in a single platform to prevent losses and protect account holders.

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7 Ways to Ensure Security Compliance of Your Financial Organization

Business Process Management | Cloud | Devops | Fintech | Information Security

For most of us, few things cause greater fear than hearing that our financial information has been breached. Or, even worse, that criminals have gained access to our funds. Many financial services organizations must now demonstrate their IT security and compliance in order to do business with new customers – not to mention satisfy nervous vendors and insurance providers.

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Siyana Info Solutions Announce the Launch of their HRMS Product SiHrX

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Diversity & Inclusion | Talent | Young Professionals

Siyana Info Solutions announces the launch of its advanced HRMS solution SiHrX. Designed for the modern workforce, SiHrX is being called as the ultimate disruptive innovation for human capital management.

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Technology Association of Georgia Unveils Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

Winners to be featured at the 2021 Georgia Technology Summit – Georgia’s Largest Technology Industry Showcase.

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JINYA Ramen Bar Elevates Customer Experience Using Innovative NCR Aloha Technology

Fintech

There’s a saying among employees of California-based JINYA Ramen Bar: “No ramen, no life.” And at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the JINYA team quickly realized: “No contactless service, no business.” So, the restaurant turned to NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leading provider of software and technology that runs restaurants, to enable the digital transformation of its 37 North American locations.

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PPRO announces strategic investment from JPMorgan Chase & Co., bringing total round to $270 million

Fintech

PPRO announced new investments from JPMorgan Chase & Co and Eldridge, bringing the total round to $270 million. The latest US $90 million investment is an extension of the US $180 million round from Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital, and Wellington Management announced just weeks ago and mere months after the company raised $50 million from Springs Capital, Citi Ventures, and HPE Growth which solidified its position among the ranks of global fintech unicorns.

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Applications Open for TAG’s Fintech South Innovation Challenge

Fintech

Winner of the Fintech Startup Competition Receives $25,000 Cash Award

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Fintech Veteran Ron Oertell Joins Purchasing Power as Chief Financial Officer

Fintech

Ron Oertell, JD, CFA has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Purchasing Power®, a voluntary benefit fintech company that offers the leading employee purchase program through the convenience of payroll deductions.

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ATDC at Georgia Tech is Hiring a Startup Catalyst (5G Mobility Technology)

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Infrastructure | Marketing | Mobility | Smart Energy

Serving within the Research Faculty of The Institute, Startup Catalysts directly support the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond. Primarily this role provides entrepreneurial incubation and acceleration services to Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) companies in strategic areas that foster their development and encourage growth. Specifically, this position will specialize in startup incubation in the fields of mobility, connectivity, smart communities, and IoT devices and systems. The incumbent will oversee ATDC 5G Mobility programmatic activities which will include (overall): recruiting mobility, connectivity, and IoT technology startups; marketing the ATDC Connectivity Program; directing/coordinating all efforts involved with relevant program partners/stakeholders/constituents.

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Advanced Technology Development Center Seeks FinTech Applicants for Spring 2021 ATDC Venture Showcase

Fintech

Twelve Georgia-based FinTech companies will be selected to virtually pitch to venture capitalists and investors.

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Chubb Foundation Establishes Scholarship for Georgia State Undergrads Studying Risk

Data Science & Analytics | Diversity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Talent | Young Professionals

The Chubb Charitable Foundation has established the Chubb Robert M. Hernandez Scholarship for undergraduates studying risk management and insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business. Scholarships will be awarded to two to five students annually for three years, beginning in the fall 2021 academic year.

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Vizzia Technologies Partners with Phunware for Enhanced Digital Front Door on Mobile

Corporate Development | Digital Health | Mobility

Vizzia Technologies partners with Phunware, an enterprise cloud platform of mobile solutions for patients and medical staff, used by some of largest healthcare facilities in the United States.

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PPRO Unlocks Cross-border Sales in Booming Italian Market with Integration of Satispay e-Wallet

Fintech

PPRO – the leading provider of local payments infrastructure – has launched their integration of popular European mobile payment method Satispay and rounded out their coverage of the Italian market. The news comes just weeks after PPRO announced new funding and a milestone valuation of US $1 billion.

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Applications Now Open For TAG Fintech’s ADVANCE Awards

Program Recognizes Innovation in Well-established Financial Technology

Companies with Georgia Connection

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TAG’s Fintech South Returns to the Virtual Stage on June 22 – 24, 2021

Fintech

Virtual Event Now Accepting Speaking Proposals and Award Applications

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Learn about New Space and Satellite Careers during Free Engineers Week Virtual Panel on Feb. 24

Infrastructure

Expert Panel Features Space Millennials Book Author, Leading Employers from Satellite Service and Hardware Industry

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T-Mobile, Georgia Tech and Curiosity Lab Team Up to Fuel 5G Innovation in Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, and More

Infrastructure

New 5G Connected Future incubator program will support growth and development of 5G entrepreneurs and startups.

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How One of the Largest U.S. School Districts Protects its Data

Cloud | Data Governance | Education/STEM | Information Security | Infrastructure

Mitigating cyber-risks and understanding modern (and future) security strategies are fundamental skills for IT leaders.

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DefenseStorm Continues Strong Growth and Business Momentum Throughout 2020

Fintech

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based cybersecurity and cybercompliance management provider to regional and community banks and credit unions, today announced it achieved record growth in 2020 with a 42% increase in customer count and a 95% customer retention rate, continuing its forward momentum in a year disrupted by a global health crisis that brought about an extraordinary array of cybersecurity challenges.

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New Research Reveals Enterprise “Digital Divide” Has Increased as a Result of the Pandemic

Mobility

Survey led by Stratix and VDC Research shows how IT innovators are best prepared for industry disruption through mobile first strategies

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Industry Leader Named Director of Georgia Tech’s New FinTech Program Says Adaptable Workforce is Key to Innovation

Fintech | Talent | Young Professionals

Georgia Tech Professional Education has selected Amy Corn as Academic Program Director of its forthcoming Financial Technology professional education and training program.

With over 70% of the world’s payments processed through a Georgia company, the FinTech industry is a significant economic driver for the state. To maintain this position, professional educational options that adapt to the pace of change will be essential.

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Synergis wins Best of Staffing

Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Media & Entertainment | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Product Management | Southeastern Software Association | Talent | Young Professionals

Synergis HR has been named Best in Staffing for the seventh year in a row.

Here are some highlights from our results:
Some highlights from Synergis’ survey results this year include:
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 68% of their clients, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 38%.
• Synergis received scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 85.9% of their talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average of 40%.

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