Our favorite museums in Music City

From fiddle-playin’ Davy Crockett to musket-wielding Andrew Jackson, Tennessee has deep roots in both state and music history. Middle Tennessee is sprinkled with informational, interactive museums for you to enjoy. And with the holiday season coming up, museums are a great way to spend time with your visiting family members! Here’s a look at our favorite museums in Music City: …

The value of a good intern program

Guest blog post by Rustici Software In case you haven’t thought about the value of a good intern program lately, let me assure you ‘ it goes far beyond just checking the box. If you want diamonds, you have to take the time to mine, sort, and polish them. But why? Here are four (of many) lessons that we learned …

Tennesseans are picky about their liquor!

Here in Tennessee, we’re picky about our liquor — so much so that our state has its own special classification for whiskey! By law, Tennessee whiskey must be produced within the state, contain 51 percent corn mash and be free from any artificial additives or colorants. In addition, it must be aged at least two years. With fall fully upon …

Interview with Jill Munson

Jill MunsonVP infrastructure architecture, BNY Mellon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved to Nashville in 2009 for personal reasons. It was hard to leave my family in Nebraska behind, but we certainly don’t miss the snow! Q: How are you connected to the technology community in Nashville?A: I try to network as my schedule permits …

Grab a friend & “Escape” for some fun!

One of the things we like best about Nashville is its abundance of fun activities. With that in mind, here are a few recommendations for your next get-together with friends! Nashville Pedal Tavern Grab 15 of your closest buddies and get ready for a 2.5-hour pedal-powered pub crawl through downtown Nashville! Nashville Pedal Tavern is a fun and unique way …

Upcoming Tech Conferences

Need proof of Middle Tennessee’s tech industry boom? Look no further than our proliferation of local tech user groups, meetups and conferences! Within the last five years, the user group community has exploded from 10 to more than 30 groups, with more than 1,000 software developers as members. These groups provide networking opportunities and ongoing education, and are also helping …

Interview with Keith Martin

Keith MartinIT director, Emdeon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I was born and raised in Murfreesboro, just 30 miles southeast. Once I graduated from Middle Tennessee State University, I put in resumes all over the Southeast. Nashville jobs were the main ones to come calling. Since then, my career has flourished here in Nashville. Q: What …