Jul 1st, 2019
Huge congratulations to Jahnel Group, Mobius Labs’ FirstDrops, Passport for Good, Auto/Mate, Dr. Gary Patton from GlobalFoundries, Annmarie Lanesey from AlbanyCanCode, Richard Frederick from Eastern New York Angels, and our own president, Susan Lundberg.
The event began with a networking session that included the winners of the award, great cocktails, and even a makeshift toilet! 100s of leaders in the community mixed and mingled, making new connections and honoring the winners. Two complimentary drink tickets and a great atmosphere made meeting new people an easy and enjoyable experience.
Looking to get more involved with the CEG, visit www.ceg.org for more local events and networking opportunities. Congratulations again to all of this years' winners. Wishing you lots of success in the future as we work together to build an even better Capital Region. Below is a short description of each of the winners so you can learn more.
Whatever you need, Jahnel Group has the expertise and experience to help you improve your software systems and development processes.
Passport for Good
A simple, secure and robust student engagement platform that provides individuals and schools with new data highlighting their positive impact.
The DMS “Designed By Car People For Car People.”
Dr. Gary Patton from GlobalFoundries
Dr. Gary Patton is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Design Enablement and Worldwide Research and Development at GlobalFoundries. He is responsible for GF’s semiconductor technology R&D roadmap, operations, and execution.
Annmarie Lanesey from AlbanyCanCode
Serial entrepreneur, front end developer, Agile project manager and artist, Founder Annmarie Lanesey operates on the conviction that industry, commerce, and human creativity thrive best where economic and cultural barriers to human development are addressed directly.
Richard Frederick from Eastern New York Angels
Mr. Frederick has over 40 years of business experience as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mentor. He's help start over 150 companies in the past 20 years. He has taught college and is often called upon to be a guest lecturer and speaker on topics that include funding start up companies, commercializing new technologies, successful marketing strategies and other topics related to launching and growing early stage companies.
Mobius Labs’ FirstDrops™
Reduce hotel operating costs and improve your hotel’s ratings by detecting leaky toilets before your guest does.
New York Tech Loop president; Our focus is promoting our existing vibrant software community and attracting new talent to the area.
An analysis of available data sets by CompTIA found that the U.S. technology sector employment continues to increase. In the first six months of 2019, more than 56,000 jobs were created for technology professionals, with another 13,500 jobs created in the month of June alone. This information comes from an examination of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ “Employment Situation” report. Compared to last years’ report, so far this year an additional 6,700 jobs have been created as opposed to the first six months of 2018. “The mid-year tech employment report card shows many positives, reflecting the broad-based employer demand for tech talent,” says Tim Herbert, Executive Vice President for Research and Market Intelligence at CompTIA. “Businesses continue to make progress in adopting a range of emerging technologies, with hiring following suit.” Read More: https://mytechdecisions.com/compliance/data-says-demand-for-tech-talent-continues/
Jul 12th, 2019 via https://mytechdecisions.com/compliance/data-says-demand-for-tech-talent-continues/
After Strong Start to 2019, Hiring to Slow Amid Recruiting Challenges, According to Capital Region Employers Optimism remains high for future job growth, even as companies temper hiring expectations through the end of this year. Albany, NY – Hiring was robust in the first half of the year, and optimism over the long term remains high, but Capital Region employers are scaling back expectations for the second half of 2019 amid continued challenges in recruiting employees, according to the Spring 2019 Alaant Hiring Index released today. The index is compiled by Alaant Workforce Solutions, the Capital Region’s leading professional workforce services firm.
Jun 19th, 2019 via https://www.alaant.com/blog-news/press-release-alaant-hiring-index-spring-2019
Come one come all and gather around the campfire. You’ve made it through that dreaded Monday, cruised through Tuesday on steam and now you’ve hit the Wednesday hump. Today, we’d like to help you get through it all with some coding horror stories. Share these with your colleagues to make their day and help them realize that a missing punctuation isn’t all that bad
Jun 13th, 2019
Higher pay and rapid advancement retain talent in Upstate NY communities Upstate, New York, May 15, 2019 — The 3rd annual Upstate CEO Report, commissioned by Upstate Venture Connect, shows that fast-growing companies across our region have average salaries that are up to 60% higher than the average salary in a typical upstate metro area. “Scalable companies targeting national and global customers are distributed across our region,” stated UVC CEO Nasir Asli. “They don’t often show up on traditional economic development metrics, but clearly have an outsized impact on our communities.” Scalable companies are often in the newer industries and building products for national/global customers. Survey respondents in this category plan to hire 6-7 entry level people on average in 2019 and two thirds of those positions require a college degree.
Jun 3rd, 2019 via https://uvc.org/ceo-survey-shows-more-jobs-for-upstate-college-graduates/
Join hundreds of business professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators on June 27 for networking, awards ceremony and celebration with heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, music & more!
May 17th, 2019
What is SQL Saturday? "SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on Jul 20, 2019, at SUNY Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany..."
Jul 18th, 2019 via https://www.meetup.com/Capital-Area-SQL-Server-User-Group/events/257931962/
Last Thursday, at Rivers Casino Resort, several companies and leaders in the region attended the Center for Economic Growth (CEG)'s 23rd annual technology awards. The awards honor innovative and inspiring companies and individuals who help build the capital region.
Jul 1st, 2019
Imagine if updating your name on an app, sends your password to all your favorite contacts. Not only can you say goodbye to your privacy, you now have to update your passwords and hope that your friends aren’t too terrible. How do we avoid minor changes from having huge impacts? By QAing for “every possibility” you can think of and then some...and then some...
Jun 24th, 2019
Microsoft SQL Serveris defined as “a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. As a database server, it is a software product with the primary function of storing and retrieving data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network.” There has been huge changes with Microsoft SQL and we’d like to get you up to speed.
Jun 24th, 2019
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