The Technology Association of Georgia is pleased to present our eleventh annual State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report. This year's report continues to focus on the key elements of success for technology: Talent, Capital and Innovation, as well those factors which help define Georgia as a Top Technology State.
Additionally, this year's report also features a new way of viewing and presenting our data powered by Tableau. This will allow visitors to interact with the data, to select and compare options and create custom charts information based on the data sets you view.
Along with all the gathered data, we continue to include our own primary research, our TAG Technology Decision Makers Survey. More than 300 technology decision-makers responded this year, addressing opinions, views, and predictions on these elements for Georgia's technology economy as it relates to talent, capital and innovation. The results provide valuable insights into how our leading technology these areas affect both the current landscape as well as the future of Georgia's technology community.
This year's sector analysis focuses on some of Georgia's leading, technology industry clusters, including Healthcare, Communication Services, FinTech and Digital Media & Entertainment.
As with last year, all the data for the 2017 report will be available on this site and will continue to be linked to TAG and sponsor websites, which collectively receive over a million unique visitors every year. Reports from previous years are archived and accessible at www.tagonline.org/resources/state-of-the-industry-report, as well.
The technology industry continues to be a driving force in Georgia's economy. Our goal with this year's report is to continue to explore how talent, capital and innovation drive our tech community, to help us better understand our strengths and areas for improvement, and create a path for Georgia to become a top technology state. As there is always room for improvement, TAG will continue to support the needs of our technology industries and the community it comprises. We hope that the information provided through this year's report will be a valuable resource for you, and that we will continue to help reinforce Georgia’s position as a top technology state.
Larry K. Williams, TAG President & CEO
John Trainor, 2017 Chairman of the Board