Nashville’s Fourth of July to be biggest in the U.S.

Among the many accolades Nashville’s received, national publications such as Condé Nast Traveler have ranked Music City’s annual Fourth of July bash one of the best in the country. And now it’s official: The 2015 fireworks display will not only be Nashville’s biggest ever, it’s also set to be the biggest one in the U.S.! The celebration has also been extended …

Relive 36|86 with our custom podcast

After spending time at Launch Tennessee’s 36|86 conference, it was evident Nashville’s creative class is rapidly growing, and their energy is quite contagious! We decided to give you, our advocates, a special recap of the inaugural event, courtesy of fellow WorkIT Nashville advocate Clark Buckner. Throughout the course of the two-day conference, Clark captured 35 interviews with Nashville’s best and …

Nashville Celebrates Fourth of July

Among the many accolades Nashville’s received, national publications such as Cond’ Nast Traveler have ranked Music City’s annual Fourth of July bash one of the best in the country. And now it’s official: The 2015 fireworks display will not only be Nashville’s biggest ever, it’s also set to be the biggest one in the U.S.! The celebration has also been …

Aspirnaut program encourages ‘forgotten’ STEM students

Leaders in the Nashville business community were invited earlier this month to meet some of the best and brightest science students from around the globe as part of a series of tours of the Aspirnaut™ research facility at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The students are part of the seventh annual Aspirnaut™ summer internship program, where they conduct intense, hands-on research …

New bio-tech interns introduced to Nashville business leaders

Leaders in the Nashville business community were invited earlier this month to meet some of the best and brightest science students from around the globe as part of a series of tours of the Aspirnaut research facility at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The students are part of the seventh annual Aspirnaut summer internship program, where they conduct intense, hands-on research …

Interview with Sylvester Carstarphen

Sylvester Carstarphen Director of global data architecture, operations & analytics, Asurion Q: When did you come to Nashville and why? A: I moved to Nashville in April of 2013. My wife and I were looking for the city life. We wanted to live in a city that had professional sports, plenty of concerts, and a fun nightlife. We never lived …

Lipscomb announces new degree program for IT professionals

Guest blog post by Lisa Shacklett, Lipscomb University College of Business Are you ready for the next step in your career? Are you eager to move into a leadership role, but not sure how to get there? Maybe you are just one degree away from the CIO role… Lipscomb University’s College of Business is proud to introduce its newest graduate …

Lipscomb University College of Business offers Information MBA

Guest blog post by Lisa Shacklett, Lipscomb University College of Business Are you ready for the next step in your career? Are you eager to move into a leadership role, but not sure how to get there? Maybe you are just one degree away from the CIO role’ Lipscomb University’s College of Business is proud to introduce its newest graduate …

Interview with Steven Boone

Steven BooneUX director, GS&F Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I was born in Nashville and spent the early part of my career in the music business as an instrumentalist. During that time, I also began designing online experiences for both fans and artists. I moved to L.A. for work during this time, but within a year …

The Value of Tech Networking in Nashville

Guest blog post by Jeff Horne, marketer, Rustici Software We all know that in-person networking is a valuable thing to do — important, business-changing connections happen in real life, face to face, not over Twitter or Instagram. But for many people in the tech industry, networking means connecting computers so they can communicate with each other, not going out and …