With all the recent news involving ransomware, Bitcoin has been getting more attention than ever before. It’s to the point where it’s become almost synonymous with cybercrime, but few people really understand why or even what Bitcoin is.
From June 19th to 23rd, Advantage Technology’s Cody Clay and Hunter Prather taught game design at BridgeValley CTC’s STEAM Academy in South Charleston. STEAM Academy is a week-long day camp for children going into the 5th through 10th grades hosted at the Advanced Technology Center at BridgeValley CTC. STEAM focuses on science and math education with the addition of the arts to help round out the student’s educational palette.
Advantage Technology was pleased to have almost all of our incredible women attend the Charleston Area Alliance Elevations Professional Women’s Luncheon on June 26th at Embassy Suites, as part of the greater Women & Technology conference hosted by TechConnectWV. As the room was filling, I reflected upon the solid representation of women at our company and the contrast with industry standards. We all have a unique history and serve vastly different, but crucial roles at Advantage Technology.
Two Advantage Technology professionals recently returned from the preeminent event for training, education and workforce development for protecting the country’s infrastructure from cyber threats.
The National Cyber Summit took place in early June in Huntsville, Ala. The annual event attracts commercial and defense companies as well as healthcare, automotive and energy industries and academia. It was sponsored by Information Systems Security Association.
Randy Ross and Rob Dixon from Advantage Technology were on hand to learn and to network with other providers.
In order for a business to operate at the highest and most effective level, companies must repeatedly reexamine their sense of purpose and make sure the organization serves it well. Possessing such a strong sense of purpose needs constant support from its employees, and those employees need tools to serve that purpose. Providing the right technology tools for employees and management is one of the most important aspects of a successful business.