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MTSU report finds that health care companies are important part of tech scene in Middle Tennesse

By MATT BLOIS A new report from Middle Tennessee State University shows that health care companies, including some from Williamson County, are an important part of the tech industry in Middle Tennessee. The authors of the report identified more than 38,000 openings for tech jobs in Middle Tennessee in 2018, and about a third came

By | 2019-04-18T21:59:37+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on MTSU report finds that health care companies are important part of tech scene in Middle Tennesse

Franklin artificial intelligence company hires a new sales manager

Chris Hasenbein will manage sales in North America at Digital Reasoning./ / Photo Digital Reasoning By MATT BLOIS The Franklin artificial intelligence company Digital Reasoning has hired Chris Hasenbein to manage sales in the Americas. Digital Reasoning develops artificial intelligence that can analyze human communication. The company uses the technology to solve problems in the

By | 2019-04-04T19:05:36+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on Franklin artificial intelligence company hires a new sales manager

Blackburn: Tennessee will be one of first eight states in effort to map broadband infrastructure

ABOVE: A map from the FCC shows areas in yellow where there are major gaps in broadband availability. Darker blue means faster speeds.   U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) announced Tuesday that Tennessee will be one of eight states included in a new National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) project to expand and update the National Broadband

By | 2019-02-26T23:45:17+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech|Comments Off on Blackburn: Tennessee will be one of first eight states in effort to map broadband infrastructure

Australian finance company invests in Franklin tech company to expand its reach in the finance industry

Prakash Ramachandran, Chief Financial Officer of Digital Reasoning / Photo courtesy of Digital Reasoning By MATT BLOIS An Australian finance company has invested in the Franklin tech company Digital Reasoning to help expand its reach in the finance industry. Digital Reasoning provides artificial intelligence technologies to solve a variety of problems in the financial services

By | 2019-02-17T21:54:25+00:00 February 17th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on Australian finance company invests in Franklin tech company to expand its reach in the finance industry

Franklin hotel software company adds dozens of new jobs and expands office

By MATT BLOIS A Franklin tech company will add dozens of new jobs at its new location in Franklin. Quore makes hotel management software. According to a press release from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, more than half of the top 100 highest earning hotel management companies in the U.S. use Quore’s

By | 2019-02-11T23:48:47+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on Franklin hotel software company adds dozens of new jobs and expands office

Memphis tech company is training new developers for Williamson County’s tight labor market

An instructor gave some directions to students in the FastTrack'D program before they started working on a final project. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS A Memphis tech company is training new developers to fill information technology jobs in Williamson County’s tight labor market. Cook Systems’ FastTrack’D program trains students to code. The trainees

By | 2018-12-07T17:00:20+00:00 December 9th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech|Tags: |Comments Off on Memphis tech company is training new developers for Williamson County’s tight labor market

Tennessee Board of Regents meet to roll out new warranty for technical training programs

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its quarterly meeting Thursday, Dec. 13, with an agenda that includes a formal rollout of its new Warranty for graduates of technical programs, revised budgets, new academic and technical programs, new and revised policy proposals and updates on various initiatives. The new Warranty for

By | 2018-12-06T22:08:24+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Schools|Comments Off on Tennessee Board of Regents meet to roll out new warranty for technical training programs

Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

By MELISSA HAMBRICK Williamson County students and students from all over the world this week have been celebrating the 112th birthday of a woman they may not have ever heard of, but who influences their daily lives and might even shape their futures. Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of Admiral

By | 2018-12-05T18:08:32+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on Focus on computer science, coding, builds student interest from Kindergarten to career

Tech job growth is strong, but Middle Tennessee median salaries lag

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The number of tech jobs has grown in Middle Tennessee by 30 percent since 2012 — double the growth rate for all jobs overall — and is expected to grow another 16 percent by 2022, according to a new MTSU report. Entitled “The State of Middle Tennessee Tech,” the report was

By | 2018-10-23T17:14:51+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Business, BW-News, BW-Tech|Comments Off on Tech job growth is strong, but Middle Tennessee median salaries lag

Franklin kids coding center will be first location in state at grand opening October 13

The first Code Ninjas location in Tennessee is set to open its doors in Franklin at its grand opening event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13. Owned and operated by August and Jeff James of Arrington, the center will use an engaging, game-based curriculum to teach essential programming skills to children

By | 2018-10-04T21:11:06+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Categories: BW-Tech, Featured, Franklin, Schools|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Franklin kids coding center will be first location in state at grand opening October 13