INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER PATH
Information Technology is important to almost every company in every industry in Northeast Florida.
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Industry News and Updates
Demand for video calling continues to surge, Microsoft and others say
May 21, 2020 (Courtesy Reuters) Microsoft Corp said that video calling and educational usage of its Teams productivity software had risen in recent weeks as employees work remotely and some U.S. schools cancel in-person classes for the rest of the academic year. Microsoft said that video calls on Teams, which competes with apps such as Slack Technologies Inc and Zoom Video Communications Inc, were up 1,000% in the month of March, bu...
Coronavirus app could trace your contacts without sacrificing your privacy
Photo Courtesy CNET May 14, 2020 (Courtesy C/NET.com) Researchers at MIT and allied universities hope the mobile app's Bluetooth abilities can let you know if you've been near a person infected with COVID-19. Some of the biggest names in encryption are developing a smartphone app they hope will tamp down the coronavirus pandemic without trampling privacy. Private Automated Contact Tracing, or PACT, is designed to let people figure out if they've been near others...
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.
Contact Brian to find out how your company can benefit from partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida. email@example.com
Interested in an IT career and need more information? Contact Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org.