The University of Tennessee Martin is tucked in the buckle of the Bible Belt, in a little nowhere city of 10,543 — about one third the population of Natick, Mass. On Main Street, freight trains clatter and screech. Bound for someplace else, they cut through the economically weak city, which was once much stronger as a maker of things.
Caption: Open house of our first office in Huntington, WV on November 2, 2017.
Everyone is gathered around a conference table, parsing out the details of the app a prospective client wants to build, and the inevitable discussion comes up about how to manage all of the scope within the deadlines and budget limitations.
We’re all kind of dancing around the issue, not wanting to disappoint this early in the process, when one of the developers pipes up:
“Good, fast, cheap…pick two.”
At Core10, a world-class technology company with offices in West Tennessee, Lee Farabaugh has figured out how to engage talented workers living in rural communities while creating the financial technology of the future. In this episode, Farabaugh shares how her passion as a graphic designer and interest in computers led to success at the intersection of creativity and technology. A longtime advocate for talented, smart and capable people taking advantage of the benefits of residing in small towns—including a low cost of living, she explains how it’s possible to enjoy a fulfilling career in tech in places other than large cities.
For SaaS (software as a service) companies, implementing new clients to the platform is critical for success. Onboarding (including data migration, new client setup, customization and configuration) is a pillar of the overall customer experience and can present significant obstacles to growth without a streamlined process.
The Financial Revolutionist has complied, and then exceeded, a list of 200 revolutionists in fintech. The list has been curated over a number of weeks through research and nomination. Over the past thirteen weeks, the list has been slowly released based on the category.
HUNTINGTON — Over 1,800 people packed the historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in downtown Huntington on Wednesday afternoon to hear insights and advice from four of the world’s top CEOs.
HUNTINGTON — NewForce, a six-month, tuition-free software development training program, has opened applications for their third cohort in Huntington.
What do you think of when you hear about West Virginia? Is it the Mountaineer Spirit? Coal mining? A home you left? Innovation? If you’re not from the great Mountain State, the last on that list may peak your interest.
Innovation: The process of translating an idea or invention into a good or service that creates value or for which customers will pay (1).