A company in Franklin previously named Zoom International has changed its name to avoid confusion with the now ubiquitous video conferencing software.
The coronavirus outbreak forced the Brentwood tech company Takl, which runs a platform offering on demand handyman services, to pause operations in March, but the company hopes to bring its app back online some time this summer.
The hospitality industry has taken an enormous hit during the coronavirus pandemic, and a software company in Franklin hopes to provide tools to help them operate in a future where guests are wary of the virus.
The vast majority of Middle Tennessee tech companies expect to have more remote workers even beyond the peak of the coronavirus outbreak.
Brentwood-based Affinity Technology Partners has promoted Jason Hardy to vice president of operations.For the previous two years, Hardy was director of strategic operations and communications at the managed IT services provider. He has been with Affinity since 2007.In his new role, Hardy wil…
Prisons and jails across the U.S. are letting inmates out during the coronavirus pandemic, but those who are left behind want to stay in contact with family members more than ever.
Middle Tennessee tech companies are reporting that their revenue is decreasing, but they have mostly avoided significant layoffs during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey from the Greater Nashville Technology Council.
The Williamson County web developer Kishore Tummala planned to go all out on a party celebrating the start of his new business.
Cool Springs-based health technology consulting firm Cumberland has sold its life sciences division to a Philadelphia company that now is home to more than 350 employees.
Health care and technology-focused investment bank Brentwood Capital Advisors has added to its team a managing director with a dozen years of experience at Raymond James and the Morgan Keegan organization it bought in 2012.
Former Peak 10 plans to hire a few people this fall By Geert De Lombaerde NashvillePost.com A national data center operator is doubling the capacity of one of its local facilities by half and already has signed up a big customer for a chunk of that space. Officials with Flexential, which comprises the former Peak 10 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Hytch, LLC, the Nashville-based social impact technology company behind the smartphone app Hytch Rewards, has earned a 2018 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award for its role in changing transit behavior and improving public health and safety across the state. The award was presented by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Department of Transportation and […]
By MELISSA HAMBRICK Put Amazon Echo in “Away Mode” and your digital helper plays a recorded conversation designed to trick burglars into thinking someone’s home. Google Home now recognizes six languages, and can not only tell you Shark Week facts, but provide the surf report in Hawaii. And now without raising a finger, both can provide Brentwood and […]
Hytch, LLC, the Nashville-based social impact technology company, together with WeGo Public Transit and the Music City Star with the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee, announce today their partnership to reward commuters who share a ride by taking public transit rather than driving alone. Through this new partnership, individuals who take the public transit […]
By MATT BLOIS A large technology company opened a new office near Brentwood earlier this month, attracted in part by the many healthcare companies that call the area home. CDW — a fortune 500 company that provides IT products and services — opened the new office because the number of employees and customers in the […]
CDW, a $15 billion Fortune 500, private equity, global technology company with more than 8,900 coworkers, will cut the ribbon on a new Nashville office just across the county line from Brentwood. CDW’s new office, located at 310 Seven Springs Way in Brentwood, will celebrate its Grand Opening/Open House with its current Nashville employees, technology partners, and […]
Chris Jones, president and CEOâ¯of Middle Tennessee Electric, William Bradford, president and CEO ofâ¯United Communications, and Commissioner Bob Rolfe of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, will be sharing lunch on Friday at the Peytonsville Volunteer Fire Department during “A special event regarding the future of broadband in Middle Tennessee.” According to an invitation sent out Wednesday by Pierce Public […]
When Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT) president Lee Rucks accepted the invitation to share a ride with Hytch, driver Carissa Biele had some tricks in mind. But Carissa’s infamous trivia challenge didn’t stump her rideshare partner Rucks. In her role as an organizer of Middle Tennessee leaders, Rucks pays close attention to the concerns of leaders […]
By BILL LEWIS Colin Comfort’s career path in the tech industry could have led him to Silicon Valley instead of to Williamson County, but then he never would have seen the cows. “It’s nice to take back roads and see cows and horses, then go the other way and get back to reality,” said Comfort, vice president […]
PHOTO: A Tadano Mantis GTC-1200 series crane moves a foundation caisson. // SUBMITTED By RUSSELL VANNOZZI The Nashville skyline is dotted with tower cranes as construction companies try to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for high-rise offices, hotels and restaurants. However, an entirely different kind of crane company has called Franklin home for […]
By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood-based company LBMC started out as an accounting firm, but inside the company’s glass-paneled headquarters there’s also a team of ethical hackers trying to keep sensitive data away from bad guys. The firm helps other companies identify cyber security risks by trying to break into their computer systems. If they get […]
Think about how much time you spend commuting to and from work. Then consider that just a few decades from now, it is estimated that Tennessee commuters will spend 113% more time in their cars each day. That means that the average commute — which stands at 47 minutes today—will be upwards of 100 minutes […]
By Russell Vannozzi For College Grove resident Jon Stolzer, the entrepreneurial spirit has always been in his blood. Following several semesters of college coursework at the University of Kansas, Stolzer decided it was time for a change. He opted to attend a K-9 training school and started his first company at age 21. The endeavor, […]