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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Digital Safety Net Helps Georgia Small Businesses Survive During COVID-19

Data Science & Analytics | Marketing | Product Management | Young Professionals

Digitally Driven shows that nationally small businesses that embraced digital tools the earliest – “Digital Drivers” – expect 4x better revenue for 2020 compared to “Digital Maintainers,” those who are generally skeptical of digital tools’ value and typically use only a few basic tools such as email and perhaps a website. In Georgia, 40% of small businesses are digital drivers compared to 35% nationally with a predicted 10.76% in revenue reduction compared to an expected 16% reduction in revenue nationally.

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Robinson College of Business Graduate Enrollment Surges 78 Percent; Incoming Class is Largest, Most Diverse in its History

Diversity & Inclusion | Recruiting | Young Professionals

The incoming class of graduate students at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is the largest and most diverse group ever to enroll in its advanced-level programs.

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UYOA Virtual Cyber Security Student/Student Apprentice Job Fair

Blockchain | Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Mobility | Recruiting | Southeastern Software Association | Young Professionals

Join United Youth Of America (UYOA), at 10am – 2pm EST, Friday, September 18, 2020, for the live Virtual Student/Apprentice JobFair. Book your time slots to meet and interview and hire the students of UYOA face-to-face. Meet the Cyber Security students and interview them live. Find students who may be your future employee or student apprentice. If you are a Cobb County Georgia Company or Enterprise, we have the funding available now. Your company will receive a six-month payroll reimbursement for staffing our students for an apprenticeship or hiring our graduates. Register for your time, pick which (one hour) time slot would you prefer to interview the UYOA students on Friday, September 18, 2020.

https://bit.ly/uyoavirtualjobfair

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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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Now Accepting Applications for Pitch for Purpose Startup Competition

Blockchain | Cloud | CRM & CX | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Mobility | Smart Energy | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

PITCH FOR PURPOSE is a startup competition celebrating social entrepreneurs and their ideas that will change the world. Finalists will get the opportunity to pitch their venture for a chance to win $15,000.

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Cory Hewett Named to Bloom Our Youth Board of Directors

Sales Leadership | Young Professionals

Cory Hewett, Co-founder and CEO of Gimme has been named to the Board of Directors for Bloom Our Youth, (d.b.a. Bloom) a social service nonprofit serving foster care children and families throughout Georgia.

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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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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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