Atlanta Retail Tech Leader Aptos Appoints Pete Sinsgalli to Fill CEO Role

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Buckhead, Atlanta-based Aptos, a leading retail technology provider, today announced the appointment of Pete Sinsgalli to the post of chief executive officer.

The announcement comes following Aptos’ acquisition of AI-powered price optimization leader Revionics in September 2020, and as the organizations continues to grow, supporting more than 1000 retail brands in 65 countries, including The Art of Shaving, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Family Dollar, Home Depot Mexico, Love’s Travel Stops, New Balance and Tractor Supply Co.

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Gimme Releases Gimme Key Pro Wireless DEX Adapter

Business Process Management | Data Science & Analytics | Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Gimme, whose technology helps food service and grocery store delivery operators automate merchandising, today announced the official release of Gimme Key Pro, the company’s new wireless data exchange (DEX) adapter engineered for the direct store delivery (DSD) market that delivers short-shelf-life products to grocery and convenience stores.

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InSight Digital Summit 2020 Presented by Convergint Technologies

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Mobility | Product Management | Recruiting | Sales Leadership | Smart Energy | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

November 17th-19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST Daily

InSight Digital Summit, hosted by Convergint Technologies, is an exclusive virtual trade show event. This fully immersive digital summit will allow for a traditional trade show experience live from the comfort of your own home or office.

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Atlanta’s LocatorX Recognized for “Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19”

Digital Health | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

LocatorX, an innovative tracking technology provider, announced today that they were named the Gold Winner of “Company Response of the Year: Creative Ways Companies are Giving Back During COVID-19” from the 2020 Customer Sales & Service Awards

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The Defense Logistics Agency Tags LocatorX to Develop Automated Inventory System

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

LocatorX begins first Phase in Project to Develop, Test and Deploy Automated Inventory Systems.

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NXTCOMM CTO Speaking at SSPI Southeast Chapter on Sept. 23

Infrastructure | Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Carl Novello, who leads antenna development for Atlanta-based NXT Communications Corp., will discuss advances in electronically phased antenna designs crucial for true broadband connectivity in this free virtual meeting.

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Stratix Corporation Works with School Districts to Provide Devices and Technology Support for the 2020-2021 School Year

Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

With schools across the country starting the 2020-2021 year remotely, many districts are still working to provide devices, connectivity and support to students and teachers for successful distance learning. Stratix Corporation, a leading provider of Managed Mobility Services (MMS) in the U.S., is working with schools and districts throughout the country to provide Chromebook and tablet packages, that are ready to go “out-of-the-box”, backed with advance replacement repair services and a student help desk to create a successful and sustainable 1:1 technology program.

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Coalition of Startup Advocates Voice Strong Support for IGNITE American Innovation Act

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Marketing | Mobility | Product Management | Smart Energy | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

A coalition of advocates for the startup ecosystem today expressed their strong support for the IGNITE American Innovation Act, introduced by Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN). The coalition organizations include: The National Venture Capital Association, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, TechNet, AdvaMed, Center for American Entrepreneurship, Medical Device Manufacturers Association, Angel Capital Association, and Technology Councils of North America.

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Local Company Plays Well with Global Tech Giants: AMI Joins HPE and Industry Partners in the Open Distributed Infrastructure Management (ODIM) Initiative for Simplified 5G Deployment

Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Smart Energy | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

AMI® (ami.com), a local Gwinnett County-based technology firm joins HPE and Industry Partners in the Open Distributed Infrastructure Management (ODIM) Initiative for Simplified 5G Deployment. AMI is best known for its BIOS firmware that boots computers and servers, and for its BMC firmware that is found in data centers worldwide. ODIM is an open source initiative that will simplify the management of geographically distributed infrastructure and address some of the more challenging issues telco providers confront when deploying 5G networks. The primary objective of ODIM is to harmonize the vast amount of hardware from a multitude of vendors to ensure interoperability across a multitude of sites and across multiple networks. AMI is contributing to the manageability aspect of ODIM with AMI Composer (ami.com/composer), a robust hyperscale node, rack and POD management system for both traditional and telco cloud infrastructure.

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Four Out of Five Tech Executives Are Planning for the Return to the Office

Corporate Development | Information Security | Infrastructure | Marketing | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Survey of Georgia technology leaders finds only 31% of executives plan to implement COVID-19 testing for employees, but most will require masks

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Georgia Partners with UPS to Deliver PPE Statewide

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is leveraging an existing state contract with Georgia-based UPS to deliver personal protective equipment to medical facilities across Georgia.

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Abacode and Apptega Partner to Deliver Holistic, Framework-Based Cybersecurity and Compliance Programs

Cloud | Fintech | Information Security | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Abacode, one of the fastest growing and Top-100 Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs), will leverage the Apptega platform throughout its design-implement-manage-report process as they conduct framework-based compliance gap assessments and mature the cybersecurity programs of their clients.

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TwoRivers ITAD Solutions Joins Terra’s “Done with IT” Mail-in Electronics Recycling Program

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

TwoRivers ITAD Solutions (TIS) has joined TERRA’s Done with IT program to provide a simple and safe electronics recycling mail-in option for businesses and individuals from their Certified R2 facility in Lithonia, GA.

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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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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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