Webinar – Master Data Visualization with Power BI

Join NetCom Learning trainer along with Managed Learning Services leader NetCom Learning for a complimentary interactive webinar on “Master Data Visualization with Power BI

Data visualization helps you turn all the granular data into easily identified, visually convincing, and useful business information. It can be used for displaying performance, showing relationships, communicating trends, understanding the impact of new strategies, and much more.

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Webinar – A Guide to Building a Multi-cloud Strategy with AWS and Azure

Join NetCom Learning trainer along with Managed Learning Services leader NetCom Learning for a complimentary interactive webinar on “A Guide to Building a Multi-cloud Strategy with AWS and Azure

A multi-cloud strategy provides the ability to select different cloud services or features from various cloud platforms. This is beneficial since some cloud environments are more suitable than others for a specific task. Cloud providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform compete for businesses, but it is not the best idea for your organization to pick one exclusive vendor. That’s why we need to have a multi-cloud strategy with AWS and Azure, as it will enable you to avoid vendor lock-in. You can get the best possible price and utilize the best of each vendor’s offerings.

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Yellowhammer News: Tuberville: Investment in Fiber Infrastructure, Rural Broadband Access Needed for Alabama ‘to Move out of the Bottom Rung in Education’

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) on Wednesday gave an update on his work in Washington, D.C. and some critical issues facing the state of Alabama.

Speaking to reporters on a teleconference, Tuberville first outlined the tours he took last Thursday and Friday of the Wiregrass and Mobile, respectively.

View full article in Yellowhammer News.

Birmingham Business Journal: Why a Growing Texas Startup is Expanding in Birmingham

Shipshape, an Austin-based company that was part of the TechStars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator program, will be establishing a satellite office and adding employees in Birmingham. 

The company, which offers smart home software that tracks home maintenance systems and provides a “check engine” light for homeowners to identify problems before they happen, will establish an office in the Magic City to expand their Southeastern customer base as well as the company’s headcount. 

View full article in Birmingham Business Journal.

Friday Fundamentals

The goal of Friday Fundamentals is to provide an educational space for people interested in better understand topics that often appear complicated. This will also be a great resource for tech teams who need to provide additional information to decision-makers who may not be as tech-savvy.

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BOOST – Idea Competition

BOOST is a pitch competition designed to challenge, inspire and empower the next generation of entrepreneurs to ideate, create and launch new ventures.

If you have an idea that can positively impact lives – whether its B2B, B2C, social, enterprise, an app or anything else you can articulate in a 5-minute pitch – UAH Invention to Innovation Center wants to hear it!

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Bham Now: Meet 7 Entrepreneurs Mentoring Promising Startups at Alabama Launchpad

For the past 15 years, the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition has guided some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs in Alabama by investing $5.6 million in 100 Alabama startups. Now, Alabama Launchpad is introducing a few changes to the program to provide even greater support for participating startups. We spoke with 7 Alabama entrepreneurs serving as Launch Advisors for the program to learn more.

View full article in Bham Now.

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