tech trends

Hot trends in tech hiring

By Team Synergis / June 22, 2022
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Dice analyzed 1+ billion current and historical job postings worldwide for its annual Tech Salary Report: 2022 Edition. They also surveyed registered job seekers and site visitors between August 2021 and October 2021 to gather the trends in tech hiring. We compiled some of the highlights for you.  

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Women leaders in tech are changing the status quo

By Sofia Krasny, Sr. Account Executive / November 3, 2021
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The need for technology is ever-growing today. With these higher needs comes the call for more leadership. And in the workforce, women are stepping up.

At the 8th Annual Women Leaders in Technology (WLiT) forum hosted by AITP Atlanta this past October, this very topic was covered. The panel, consisting of a variety of skill sets and experiences, generated very meaningful conversations on this topic. But before I cover the highlights, let’s take a look at the panel.

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A pulse check of today’s technologists

By Team Synergis / July 15, 2021
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Understanding tech professionals’ needs and wants is a critical part of attracting and retaining top talent. Here’s a snapshot of the 2021 edition of Dice’s Technologist Sentiment Report to help you gain insight into your IT hiring strategy. Download now  

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The past, present and future of augmented reality

By Steven Wright, Sr. Account Executive / June 2, 2021
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Serving as President on the Board of Directors for AITP Atlanta certainly has its benefits – one of which is arranging for the discussion leaders for our monthly chapter meetings. Having the opportunity to talk with these local Atlanta technology professionals and hearing about the current and future trends in their respective areas is always exciting.

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Drone tech and usage are ‘taking off’

By Steven Wright, Sr. Account Executive / March 24, 2021
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As President of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) of Atlanta, I am honored to host some of Atlanta’s top technology professionals for our monthly meetings. And our March meeting on drones was no exception! We were delighted to have Jesse Kallman, Aerospace executive and industry expert with experience in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), broader aviation and geospatial industries, as our speaker.

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Smart cities, not just for the Jetsons

By Stephen Stringer, Sales Director / March 3, 2021
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A few weeks ago, I was able to attend the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Atlanta’s February meeting on smart cities. The meeting featured Cynthia Curry, Director of Smart Cities Ecosystem Expansion at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Congress. Being a proud Metro-Atlantan, I always love learning about what’s going on in Atlanta and getting to be a cheerleader for the city.

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Wearable tech: for so much more than fitness trackers

By Brooke Hathaway, Marketing Manager / February 3, 2021
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With New Year’s resolutions in full swing, fitness tracker purchases have ballooned. According to Google Trends, searches for “fitness trackers” are at the highest they’ve been since January of last year.

I also own and religiously use my Fitbit to track my steps, food, activity levels and even my sleep. But I recently learned from an Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Atlanta chapter virtual event, that the tech used for my Fitbit is used for so much more than simply tracking steps.

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Atlanta CIO: “you’re not just an IT leader, you’re a business leader”

By Steven Wright, Sr. Account Executive / September 30, 2020
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The Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Atlanta chapter held its flagship event on September 24 with some key IT leaders in Atlanta. This was the first time the CIO Roundtable was done in a virtual environment, but it was no less insightful!

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Blockchain technology…beyond cryptocurrency

By Steven Wright, Sr. Account Executive / August 25, 2020
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I know just enough about blockchain and cryptocurrency to have a water cooler conversation about it. That’s why I was driven to choose it as a topic of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) August meeting with three of the best minds in this space.

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Computer Vision and its real-world applications

By Steven Wright, Sr. Account Executive / July 29, 2020
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Through my affiliation with the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Atlanta, I was honored to host an incredible presentation by Chris Debellis on the topic of Computer Vision. Here are some of my key takeaways from the presentation.

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