INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER PATH
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Industry News and Updates
Natural retailers test ‘touchless browsing’ tech
August 6, 2020 (Courtesy of New Hope Network) Natural products retailers Native Sun and Raisin Rack have begun testing a new shelf-tag technology that allows consumers to view product information using their smartphones without touching the items. Although the In-Store Touch-Less Aisle Browsing system is still in the early testing stages, it has already helped enhance the positioning of Native Sun as a retailer that is looking out for the health and well being of its customers, said Aaron Go...
The challenges of Web.com’s latest acquisition — and how it positions the company for the future
July 30, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Web.com Group CEO Sharon Rowlands has never had to acquire a company via Zoom before. As the company continues to expand, though, it couldn't let the pandemic bring it to a standstill, Rowlands said. Instead, the company, which has been private since the end of 2018, continues to look towards growth and expansion — in both geography and capabilities — even if it means getting creative during the process. After the compan...
Meet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager
Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.
Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way in to the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank. He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing. During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.
Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.
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