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


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 | 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 & AI

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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Purchasing Power® Appoints Robin Holland as Chief Operating Officer

Purchasing Power, LLC, a voluntary benefit company offering the leading employee purchasing program through the convenience of payroll deductions, announced that Robin Holland has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

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Georgia State to Present Future of Marketing Conference on Feb. 19 at Georgia Aquarium

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Marketing

A new conference presented by Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business will bring together senior marketing professionals from throughout the Southeast for a half day of learning with leading futurists and some of the nation’s most knowledgeable marketing executives.

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Nolan Transportation Group Appoints Geoff Kelley As President To Lead Next Phase of Growth

Corporate Development | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), one of the largest and fastest-growing non-asset truckload freight brokerages and provider of third-party logistics services in North America, announced veteran logistics industry executive Geoff Kelley will join the company as president.

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NCR to Provide Digital Connected Services to Ahold Delhaie to Increase Store and IT Availability


NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global enterprise technology provider for the retail, banking and hospitality industries, and Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest grocery retailers, today announced a five-year services contract to transform support for the retailer’s stores in the Netherlands.

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Ahold Delhaize to Increase Store and IT Availability with NCR Digital Connected Services


NCR Corporation, the global enterprise technology provider for the retail, banking and hospitality industries, and Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest grocery retailers, today announced a five-year services contract to transform support for the retailer’s stores in the Netherlands.

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Envistacom Partners with Dispersive Networks to Deliver Ultra-Secure Connectivity Through a “Dispersive™ Virtual Network” (DVN) Cloud


Dispersive Networks Virtual Network offers a highly secure alternative to traditional point-to-point VPNs with the ancillary benefit of faster delivery of real-time data.

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Gimme Announces Major Upgrade of Flagship DEX Adapter with Gimme Key Pro

Data Governance | Data Science & AI | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Engineered for Advanced DSD Applications, Gimme Key Pro Will Offer the Ability to Recharge With Expected Lifetime Over Twice That of Original

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VoiceNation Partners with the Virtual Phone App Ninja Number to Provide Enhanced Live Answering Services 

Southeastern Software Association

VoiceNation, a nationwide, industry-leading provider of voice services, has announced today a partnership with a virtual phone system app, Ninja Number. VoiceNation specializes in offering personalized 24/7 answering services, including weekends and holidays, while Ninja Number creates a business phone number on users’ smartphones.

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Somerset Trust Company Replaces Legacy Solutions with Alogent’s Enterprise Capture Software Suites for Document, Information and Item Processing

Data Governance | Fintech

Somerset Trust Company, a full-service community bank, has expanded its footprint to include document and check processing with Alogent’s FASTdocs suite of content and information management (ECM / EIM), and its ImagePoint suite for item processing.

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Georgia State’s Arun Rai Receives LEO Award for Lifetime Achievement in Information Systems


Arun Rai, Regents’ Professor of the University System of Georgia and director of the Center for Digital Innovation at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business, has received the LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement, the highest recognition in the field of information systems.

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SaaSOptics Announces Subscription Management Platform for Xero Customers

CX | Fintech

New integration with Xero brings B2B SaaS businesses support for GAAP/IFRS-compliant revenue recognition and the metrics and analytics needed for growth

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Stratix Strengthens its Senior Leadership Team with Three Executive Hires


Stratix Corporation (“Stratix”), a leading provider of managed mobility services in the U.S., today announced three strategic hires to its senior leadership team. Brad Ferguson joins Stratix as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Alex Kalish joins as Chief Strategy and Solutions Officer (CSSO) and Kip Wagner as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As Stratix continues to scale, Ferguson, Kalish and Wagner will support the company’s mission of empowering companies through mobility as the largest, most experienced pure-play managed mobility service provider in North America.

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DHG Welcomes Kate Leverone as Managing Director in Private Equity and Transaction Advisory Practices


Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to welcome Kate Leverone as a Managing Director in its Private Equity and Transaction Advisory practices.

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Money Mart Enables Mobile Check Cashing to Over One Million Customers with Alogent’s Hosted Mobile Deposit Services

Fintech | Mobility

Alogent announced today that Money Mart Financial Services has implemented its Mobile Check Cashing Service, powered by Alogent’s Mobile Deposit Services (MDS) offering, a fully hosted mobile check acquisition and processing platform.

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Jewel Burks Solomon Named U.S. Head of Google for Startups

Corporate Development | CX

Jewel Burks Solomon has been hired as the first Head of Google for Startups in the U.S. and will be based in the Atlanta office.

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