“Big companies say “innovation, let’s do do that!” But they overlook how culture weighs into their ability to successfully innovate. The first thing corporate innovation teams do is build out cool office space and tell everyone to wear t-shirts to work–but that has nothing to do with innovation. To innovate, you need a passion for solving a problem.” – K.P. Reddy, Founder at Shadow Ventures
It’s a good time to be in BuiltTech. Thanks to a recent construction boom, opportunities abound in the property and construction industries….
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” — Steve Jobs
Last month, we were thrilled to announce that 3Ci was acquired by MAU Workforce Solutions, an independent, family-owned company with more than 40 years of experience connecting qualified candidates to companies that need them. To give you a behind-the-scenes look at this big news, we sat down with 3Ci’s president, Rob MacLane….
So, Rob, tell us a bit about 3Ci’s recent acquisition.
“Technology without the larger context of the business and the environment in which it will be implemented is useless. You need to understand technology within the context of law, markets, privacy, and trust—and all other factors that influence its function.” – Ben Gaucherin, CIO at Harvard University
Business is evolving at the speed of tech, and if you want your organization to keep up, you’ll need a talented team of techies to help you get there….
Unless you live under a rock, you know that there is a rapid shift happening in the world of work. Thanks to ever-evolving technology and the ability to conduct business online, telecommuting has gone from distant pipe dream to a modern-day reality. Employers are building teams of their dreams, drawing from a global pool of top talent.
Virtual work options are a natural fit for the tech industry, but building a remote tech team comes with its own unique challenges….
ATLANTA, GA (July 20, 2018) – Two of Georgia’s most established independently owned workforce solutions companies are coming together, which means increased opportunity for the world’s best employers and top workforce talent to gain access to one another.
MAU Workforce Solutions has acquired with 3Ci — extending its global reach by adding the Atlanta-based company’s expertise in the fast-growing technology sector.
Rob MacLane, President of 3Ci, said his team is excited about the possibilities this partnership presents as it opens up new geographic markets in the tech sector….
Today, we’re taking you behind-the-scenes of an exciting, new(ish) opportunity to innovate. According to a 2016 report by Boston Consulting Group, “the construction industry has undergone no major disruptive changes and has been slow at technology development.” Thankfully, one serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Atlanta is working to change that.
Meet K.P.: The Godfather of Atlanta BuiltTech
K.P. Reddy, best-selling author of What You Know About Startups is Wrong, is a master of disruptive innovation….
The business world is facing an epidemic in employee burnout, and it’s wreaking havoc on productivity and profitability. Burnout impairs job performance, increases healthcare costs, destroys employee retention rates, and impacts team morale. Many studies correlate employee burnout with stress, but the underlying root of that stress goes beyond simply having too much on your to-do list.
Most Employee Retention Problems Are Conative
In Conative Connection: Acting on Instincts, author Kathy Kolbe attributes burnout to conative mismatches: “Meltdown occurs when people who know perfectly well who they are suffer from unrealistic external, rather than self-imposed, pressure to act otherwise.” This incongruity can exist between managers and employees, people and industries, newly merged leadership, the next generation and their founders….
More and more businesses are adopting an Agile approach to build great products and inspire continuous improvement within their teams. What started as a software development manifesto back in 2001 is now exploding across the entire enterprise. Businesses in all industries are adopting an agile mindset to transform the way they approach projects of all shapes and sizes.
As business continues to evolve in the age of the consumer, the approach to work must change along with it….
At 3Ci, are committed to delivering top tech news to Atlanta. We take pride in our relationships and love connecting with Atlanta business owners to hear their stories and shine a light on their mission. Most recently, we sat down with Chris Appleton, Co-founder and Executive Director of WonderRoot, an arts organization that works to improve the cultural and social landscape of Atlanta through creative initiatives and community partnerships. Here are just a few highlights from that conversation: …
Could you tell us more about WonderRoot?
In an increasingly interconnected and digital world, the demand for skilled IT professionals is increasing exponentially. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT employment is projected to grow by a staggering 13% between 2016 and 2026. As the fifth largest IT employment cluster in the U.S., Georgia is crawling with high-tech talent, but competition amongst potential employers is fierce.
So, how can you stand out and hire the strongest team for your IT department?…