TAG Converge Conference Returns to Atlanta In-Person on December 1st

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development

A workforce-centered conference, focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the technology workplace.

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21 MMM Clients Chosen for Venture Atlanta

Corporate Development

Twenty-one clients of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP’s Corporate Technology Group have been accepted for Venture Atlanta – one of the nation’s most prestigious venture capital conferences.

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Ann McDonald Selected Chair of TAG Corporate Development Society

Corporate Development

Morris, Manning & Martin’s Ann McDonald now chairs TAG’s Corporate Development Society. McDonald is the Director of Business Development in MMM’s Corporate Technology Group.

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Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Awarded $2.5 Million Federal Grant

Education/STEM | Workforce Development

TAG-Ed has been named a recipient of a grant, made possible by the passage of the Build Back Better Act that was enacted in November 2021. The grant term is four years and is part of an overall grant within the state of Georgia of $65 Million—the largest awarded nationally.

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CyberDefense Educational Series: Digital Transformation: Securing Remote Work Environments in Legal Firms

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Digital Health | Information Security | Infrastructure | Sales Leadership

A recent Legal Trends Report shows 79% of potential clients perceive the option to work remotely with a lawyer as a significant factor that would positively influence their decision to hire that lawyer.

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RELEX and DoorDash Partner to Provide AI-Driven Supply Chain Optimization

Data Science & Analytics

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified supply chain and retail planning solutions, and DoorDash today announced a partnership to implement RELEX’s AI-driven supply chain planning solution to service DoorDash’s DashMart locations.

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Georgia’s Fintech Growth and Innovation Highlighted in 2022 TAG Fintech Ecosystem Report

Fintech

More than 200 companies employed over 42,000 in Georgia’s fintech community in 2021

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Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)’s Regional Roadshow is Coming to Atlanta

Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure

All innovators, technologists, and those interested in understanding and possibly contributing to our national security are encouraged to attend.

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TAG and Global Atlanta Form Strategic Alliance

International Business

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Global Atlanta have formed a strategic alliance to collaborate on strategies that advance the innovation economy – both locally and globally.

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TriNet Announces Enrich™ 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Media & Entertainment | Sales Leadership | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive HR for SMBs announced the launch of Enrich™, a revolutionary product line that will allow its customers to expand the benefits they offer their employees. Enrich Access will allow TriNet customers to offer tax-free travel reimbursements to their employees for medical care received far from their home. Enrich Adopt will allow TriNet customers to offer their employees tax-favored reimbursements for expenses incurred during the adoption process.

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FLEETCOR® Certified as a Most Loved Workplace

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Fintech | Workforce Development

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, was recently certified as a Most Loved Workplace®. Backed by Best Practice Institute (BPI) research and analysis, the Most Loved Workplace validation provides the most comprehensive look at workplace sentiment for organizations today.

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Snap Tech IT Expert Forum: Navigating Cyber Insurance with FifthWall Solutions & techrug

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure | Sales Leadership

With the sheer frequency of cyber-attacks on businesses over the last two years, cyber insurance is quickly becoming a necessity to ensure losses are covered in the event of a malicious cyber-attack. Demand for this type of protection has increased faster than most can get their heads around, leaving us with crucial questions as to how cyber insurance works and just how well our businesses are being protected.

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Georgia Tech Financial Services Innovation Lab and Fiserv Partner to Advance Insight into Consumer Finances and Further Financial Inclusion

Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Smart Communities & Sustainablility

The Georgia Institute of Technology and Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology with a flagship presence in Georgia, are partnering on a new initiative to better understand consumer financial health. Through this new initiative, Georgia Tech researchers will leverage Fiserv data to generate insights into household financial behavior, which will be relevant to policy makers, consumers and small businesses.

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Troutman Pepper Launches Podcast with Technology Association of Georgia: ‘TAG Infrastructure Talks’

Infrastructure

In collaboration with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Troutman Pepper has launched The TAG Infrastructure Talks Podcast bringing together business leaders, innovators, technologists, regulators and other industry experts to explore key issues and opportunities in the infrastructure industry including transportation, water, power, data centers, and fiber and wireless connectivity.

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Mary Albertson Named Director for Technology Licensing at Georgia Tech

Education/STEM

Tech transfer veteran will oversee management of all inventions, patents, and licensing.

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TCSG Students win National Technology Awards!

Education/STEM | Information Security | Media & Entertainment | Young Professionals

SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary participated in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 20-24, 2022 at the Georgia World Congress Center. The first in-person national conference since 2019, students from across the country competed in a variety of competition areas to showcase their skills. Business and industry professionals served as judges who selected the best in each contest and Georgia Postsecondary landed in the top 5 in every technology related contest!

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CMMC Updates: Pushing Forward to May 2023 Interim Rule

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure

Sweeping changes have taken place with the leadership infrastructure related to CMMC. Now, DoD CIO is leading the charge & this realignment is chartered with consolidating industry-related cybersecurity programs in an effort to maximize collaboration across the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity programs. DoD CIO is pushing forward, requesting an interim rule by May 2023. What does all this mean for DoD subcontractors preparing for certification?

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The CISO’s Guide to Cybersecurity Readiness

Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security

Download the whitepaper and evaluate your organization’s cybersecurity readiness.

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Comcast Business Executive Jeff Buzzelli Named 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association announced that Jeff Buzzelli, Senior Vice President of Comcast Business, will lead the 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk, which will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at The Battery Atlanta.

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Vesta Appoints Former Equifax Leader as Chief Product Officer

Fintech

Hrishi Talwar will lead the global product and marketing functions at Vesta

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DefenseStorm Secures $15M in New Financing Round, Including $5M from Community and Mid-Size Bank Venture Fund JAM FINTOP

Commitment reinforces DefenseStorm’s Unique Built for Banking Approach to Cyber Risk Management

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Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Funding will go toward assisting diverse entrepreneurs in the fields of robotics and automation.

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The Home Depot Supports Supply Chain and Logistics Vertical with Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Business Process Management | Product Management | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Companies participating in the incubator program will work directly with SC&L and business leaders at The Home Depot and Georgia Tech as they build.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Cohort for 2022 Innovation Challenge

Fintech

Seven Georgia startups have been selected to the 2022 Innovation Challenge cohort as part of awards and recognition next week’s Fintech South conference.

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