Thursday, March 30, 2017

Nearly 60 percent of South Florida tech workers say they would leave state for...

Employers beware: 91 percent of tech workers in South Florida say they would leave their employer for a better opportunity, in an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals by...

Florida organizations engage minorities with tech initiative

Ahead of this year’s Blacktech Weekend, two organizations are working to integrate South Florida’s minority community into the region’s growing startup ecosystem. Florida Vocational Institute, a U.S. Department of Education-approved coding bootcamp,...

Here’s what Florida High Tech Corridor may do to increase talent awareness

When DiSTI Corp. won three military contracts totaling $10.6 million in December, the team had to scramble to hire 15 people — mostly software engineers — to meet the demand. And the...

3 questions with Lockheed Martin exec about tech talent in Central Florida

If anyone knows about the importance of having a strong future-workforce pool, it's Lockheed Martin Corp. The company, which has more than 7,000 employees in Central Florida, relies on the graduates Florida universities are...

EA: Central Florida could use 2nd major video game firm

Central Florida’s video-game community could use another major studio to augment a growing number of smaller companies, Electronic Arts’ Maitland-based chief operating officer Daryl Holt said Monday. It would create healthy competition that...

Proposed computer coding bill may open door to future workforce

Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would give grade school students the chance to choose computer coding as a foreign language as opposed to other languages such as Spanish or...

Sunrise financial tech firm to add 50 employees

Synechron, a financial tech company with an office in Sunrise, said it plans to add 50 software developers and engineers to its workforce of 33. The company also announced it has become...

Tampa Bay tech community responds to Trump immigration order

Response from the Tampa Bay technology community to President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has been low key compared to other parts of the United States. “TBTF and its members are monitoring...

Immigration order shakes up tech industry, but impact unclear for Tampa Bay’s two biggest...

Some of the biggest customers and partners of Tech Data Corp. and Jabil Circuit Inc. are speaking out against an executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump. Among those taking issue with the order are...

This Orlando tech firm is hiring — and it may help your biz find...

An Orlando-based business intelligence and data integration consulting firm is seeing big growth as it launches a new tech platform — and it plans to hire dozens of additional workers this...
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