1. Articles in category: Technology

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    1. Does Your Company Know What to Do with All Its Data?

      Does Your Company Know What to Do with All Its Data?

      There are many ways to put data to work, and companies — especially their leaders — are well-advised to explore as many of them as they can. Each presents distinct opportunities for profit and competitive advantage — from product improvements to new revenue streams to possible industry game-changers. At the same time, each presents challenges that must be experienced to be appreciated.

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    2. The Changing Role of the CIO | CPA Practice Advisor

      The Changing Role of the CIO | CPA Practice Advisor

      Technology executives are making the shift from the back office to the boardroom, according to new research from Robert Half Technology. The survey reveals 35 percent of CIOs today believe their roles are primarily functional versus 44 percent five years ago. About one in three (34 percent) executives surveyed view the CIO role as mostly strategic. But is the ability to innovate and transform business operations enough to keep tech leaders invested in their jobs?

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    3. Does Your Board Need a Tech Expert?

      Does Your Board Need a Tech Expert?

      Only six percent of the directors overseeing the world’s biggest banks have any technology experience. That figure, from an Accenture report, is surprising given that the banking industry is increasingly digitized. Yet banking is not alone. Technology is transforming the rules of businesses and reshaping industries in just about every sector. So, what role should a board play in deciding on technology investments and shaping businesses in the digital age?

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    4. CFOs Say Cyber Security Fuels Tech Growth, While Tax Rates Hinder It

      CFOs Say Cyber Security Fuels Tech Growth, While Tax Rates Hinder It

      Cybersecurity will be one of the biggest growth engines for the technology sector in 2016, right alongside personal technology. According to BDO USA, LLP's 2016 Technology Outlook Survey, which polls 100 technology company CFOs, one in four tech CFOs view cybersecurity concerns as the primary driver of industry growth this year, outflanked only by consumer demand for innovative personal technology, selected by one in three CFOs as the most important factor driving industry growth.

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    5. Build a Great Company Culture with Help from Technology

      Build a Great Company Culture with Help from Technology

      Culture, and how to build and sustain one, is one of the toughest challenges for managers, especially in today’s fast-paced, highly competitive organizations. Every organization wants to create a culture that works from a set of core values, where everybody is on the same page about what’s important, where the company is going, and how it’s going to get there. But what happens when the external competitive environment — and the direction of the company — changes?

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    6. Grants Roundup: $75-Million Commitment From Microsoft to Expand Youth Computer-Science Education

      Grants Roundup: $75-Million Commitment From Microsoft to Expand Youth Computer-Science Education

      Here are notable new grants The Chronicle has learned about in recent weeks: $75 million over three years to nonprofits around the world to increase access to computer-science education for diverse populations of young people as part of the company’s YouthSpark program. The funding will also allow the company to expand its Technology Education and Literacy in Schools program. The goal is to work with 2,000 tech-industry volunteers to reach 30,000 students in nearly 700 schools.

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    7. 2015 good year for job creation in Georgia

      The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce division helped create 26,951 jobs during the last fiscal year, generating $4.75 billion in investment.

      The new jobs and investment stemmed from the expansion or relocation of 329 companies, with technology, aerospace and food processing leading the way.

      “Our state has had an exceptional year in creating jobs and investment opportunities,” said Chris Carr, the state’s commissioner of economic development.

      Businesses already…

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    8. Georgia Tech launches technology research center for the Internet of Things - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      Georgia Tech launches technology research center for the Internet of Things - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      Georgia Tech has launched a research center that will focus on developing new products and technologies in the exploding market for connected devices. The Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies (CDAIT) is backed financially by Samsung Electronics, AT&T and AirWatch by VMware.

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    9. Not to Miss: 10 Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

      Not to Miss: 10 Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

      Using apps for productivity is a no brainer for those who have a lot on their plate, but figuring out which apps are best and which apps work together well is really the question. There are tons of mobile apps available, but there is such a thing as using too many, and some work better than others depending on your business venture. Keep in mind, however, that you'll see lots of advice on top apps when researching online, so it's important not to get overwhelmed.

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    10. Black & Decker to put innovation center in Midtown - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      Black & Decker to put innovation center in Midtown - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      Black & Decker to put innovation center in Midtown Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE: SWK) is expected to put an innovation center in Midtown — the latest in a string of corporations putting R&D outposts in the area. Black and Decker is said to have picked Atlantic Station for what could be a 6,000-square-foot R&D center, sources said. The New Britain, Conn.-based tool and equipment maker had considered Austin, Texas for project, a source said.

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    11. Edgy new ‘T3’ office building will target startups - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      Edgy new ‘T3’ office building will target startups - Atlanta Business Chronicle

      A 210,000-square-foot office building planned at Atlantic Station will target the startups and Fortune 500 innovation centers that have transformed Midtown Atlanta into a technology powerhouse. The T3 building will be “consistent with the culture the companies want to portray,”… more A 210,000-square-foot office building planned at Atlantic Station will target the startups and Fortune 500 innovation centers that have transformed Midtown Atlanta into a technology powerhouse.

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    12. You Need an Innovation Strategy

      You Need an Innovation Strategy

      Because innovation cuts across functions, only senior leaders can set an innovation strategy. In doing so, they must recognize that the strategy, like the process of innovation itself, requires continual experimentation and adaptation. As Corning, a leader in glass and materials science, has found, an innovation strategy must address how innovation will create value for potential customers, how the company will capture a share of that value, and what types of innovation to pursue.

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    13. StrataCloud raises $2.6M from Mosley Ventures, others

      StrataCloud raises $2.6M from Mosley Ventures, others

      IT infrastructure management software provider StrataCloud has raised $2.6 million from Mosley Ventures, Buckhead Investment Partners and a group of individual investors.

      Atlanta-based StartaCloud has developed software that helps companies better align their IT department with the needs of the business.

      “Organizations want to have the ability to leverage server and storage and networking technology from a variety of vendors and to be able to run the applications on the best suited hardware,…

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    14. Accounting Professionals Say Data Security Is Top Priority

      Accounting Professionals Say Data Security Is Top Priority

      Professional accountants in both the United States and Canada say preventing security threats is their top technology-related priority. Most CPAs believe they are doing a good job of meeting security challenges relating to traditional networks and servers for their firms, clients and employers, according to the 25^th Anniversary North American Top Technology Initiatives Survey, jointly conducted by the American Institute of CPAs and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

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