It’s Budget Season: Time to Think About Technology
Jul31

It’s Budget Season: Time to Think About Technology

By Laura Prewett, Director of Business Development at Genea It’s that time of year again – time to buckle down and figure out your budgets for 2019. It’s common to put blinders on during budget season and focus on your existing operating expenses. As a result, technology has previously been left out in the cold, but more and more teams are realizing the importance of allocating dollars for new technology. The following represent a few...

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Sound Masking for Speech Privacy
May18

Sound Masking for Speech Privacy

By Heather Corbin, IVCi     Open floor spaces are now the rage.  Their trendy, minimalist design appears artsy and chic, which is impressive to clients and visitors. Although these contemporary designs may be conducive to socializing and collaborating, they can make it insanely difficult to concentrate. In fact, headphones have now become the modern hardhat. Digital workers rely on them for insulation from the constant chatter they...

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Connectivity versus Connection
Dec22

Connectivity versus Connection

By Emily Pensy Richardson, Colliers International It dawned on me last week.  I was listening to a panel that was discussing trends in Commercial Real Estate and the topic of “Millennials” in the work force came up.  As you can imagine, the usual reaction: air quotes to talk about Millennials, the sigh, the eye roll, their need for freedom, flexibility, collaboration, connectivity, having choice and option, work/life balance.  And I...

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CRESA’s Take: Is Atlanta the Next High-Tech Hub?
Mar30

CRESA’s Take: Is Atlanta the Next High-Tech Hub?

Thanks Jason Jones, Principal with Cresa Atlanta, for attending and covering last month’s lunch program when CREW Atlanta members and guests considered the question, Is Atlanta the Next High-Tech Hub? An excerpt of the article is below. See the entire article on CRESA’s blog.   On March 3, CREW Atlanta hosted a panel discussion on Atlanta’s growing position as a high-tech hub. Four speakers – Bob Gargosh, senior sales executive...

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The emergence of Atlanta’s Colocation business.
Mar08

The emergence of Atlanta’s Colocation business.

By Wendy McArthur and Leigh Martin, JLL It’s no accident that Atlanta ranks high in the world of high-tech from a connectivity perspective, being the convergence point for telecommunications in the Southeast. This is a huge draw for all companies, especially high-tech companies. The city’s massive network of fiber is to the high-tech industry what the rail and highway systems are to the shipping and warehousing industry, and what...

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