Chamber offers solutions for Jacksonville’s IT labor shortage

(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Florida needs to fill more than 22,500 IT positions this year. It would take Florida's colleges nine years to meet that demand, based on the current graduation rates of Florida's computer science degree programs. "The problem is the demand," Dale Johnston, senior vice president and chief information officer of Regency … Continue reading Chamber offers solutions for Jacksonville’s IT labor shortage

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Jacksonville company launches cyber security solution for small businesses

(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Small-to-medium businesses have been "left in the cold" by the cybersecurity industry, according to OnDefend co-founder Chris Freedman. By launching CyberSURE, OnDefend has set out to give these businesses an affordable and simple solution. Many assume hackers only target large companies, like Target and Home Depot, but small-to-medium businesses are … Continue reading Jacksonville company launches cyber security solution for small businesses

Role Models Symposium Focuses on College and Vocational Careers

(courtesy of jacksonvillefreepress.com) The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project Duval Chapter hosted its 3rd Annual Student Symposium and Luncheon at Florida State College Downtown Campus. The event focused on the importance of starting early on developing a post-secondary education also known as the organizations’ “Success Plan.”  The event takes into consideration that not all students … Continue reading Role Models Symposium Focuses on College and Vocational Careers

This Jacksonville company is primed to become an industry standard

(courtesy of Jaxbizjournal.com) Forcura, a software provider for home health and hospice companies, is making significant strides towards becoming its industry's standard communications platform. The company launched its latest tool, Forcura Connect, on Jan. 15 to allow various medical entities to transfer patients' information. Forcura Connect acts as a hub for home health and hospice … Continue reading This Jacksonville company is primed to become an industry standard

Jax-based Formativ Health renovates new space with sustainability in mind

(Courtesy of JaxBizJournal.com) Formativ Health, a spin-off created by Northwell Health and Pamplona, is renovating the company's new space at 4875 Belfort Road while keeping with the safety of the environment at the forefront of construction. During renovations Formativ has recycled 75 percent of the 30-year-old furniture and work stations and donated 33,000 pounds of … Continue reading Jax-based Formativ Health renovates new space with sustainability in mind