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Here you will find the latest news and content from ITA's members, staff and key influencers in the industry.

  • Member Blog - observations and opinions from our member companies
  • ITA Take Aways - insights and banter from the ITA team
  • Press Releases - latest news about ITA and our initiatives
  • Member & Partner News - recent updates about our 500+ member community


Much of this content is shared through ITA's various newsletters. ITA publishes several recurring newsletters packed with tech insights and actionable information for our members. Check out our subscription link below to stay up-to-date with the latest in content from us.

Insider: Timely tech buzz, the latest member news and insights, upcoming events, recent job postings and more! ITA members can use Insider to get valuable industry and market news as well as push out their brand. Keep tabs on your competition while keeping up with the ever-changing tech scene.

(Tuesday mornings, weekly, soon to be bi-weekly)

Upcoming Events: We've got an incredible slate of networking, programming and events that will keep you abreast of the latest trends in technology, professional development and the industry as whole. Additionally, this space serves as a platform for us to feature and promote ITA member's events to our extensive network.

(Monday mornings, bi-weekly)

The List (Coming soon!)

(Friday mornings, bi-weekly)

IoT Council Update: Dispatches from ITA's Internet of Things Council about major happenings in the IoT sphere, IoT industry events, announcements and more!

(Second to last Thursday, monthly)  

Exec Spin: Insights and banter from the ITA executive team. 

(First or last Friday, monthly)


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Member Blog
Monday, January 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Spotlight: CSW Solutions »
Yoel Sommer, Managing Partner, CSW Solutions , @cswsolutions     Shaping the future of So...
Monday, January 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successfully Managing a Hiring Surge »
Matt Massucci, Founder and Managing Partner, Hirewell   When an organization needs to hire a lot of peop...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
3 Realities of AI, and What 50+ Execs Say About Them »
Ryan Maguire, CTO of Emerging Technologies - AI, Solstice   In November at Solstice’s global headquarters...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Spotlight: Narrative Science »
Narrative Science , @narrativesci   In 25 words or less, what is Narrative Science all about?...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Automate Your SQL Server Backup and Restore with AWS RDS »
Craig Kaneshiro, DragonSpears For a variety of reasons, we see situations where an organization’s production envir...

ITA Take Aways
Thursday, December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exec Spin: The Second CEO »
Julia Kanouse, CEO, ITA If you ask most people within the Chicago tech community about what holds us back from being...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exec Spin: Talent Unlimited »
  Julia Kanouse, CEO, ITA   Chris Gladwin and Penny Pritzker recently launched an ambitious in...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IoT Summit Highlight: The Role of IoT in Mobility, Smart Cities & Urban Technology​ »
  Chuck Byers, Sr. Technical Leader, Software Engineering, Cisco     In which areas can...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IoT Summit Highlight: Organizational Issues & Getting Beyond Pilots »
  John Whitton, VP - US Markets, Softweb Solutions Organizational Issues & Getting Beyond Pil...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exec Spin: Parent Friendly Cultures »
  Julia Kanouse, CEO, ITA    As tech companies grow and mature so do their employees.&nbs...

Press Release
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women Influence Chicago Celebrates One-Year Anniversary »
New partners and board members are added as group prepares for new initiatives in 2019 CHICAGO, IL – December 1...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Announces IoT Innovation Award Winners »
  Inaugural awards highlight the strength of the Midwest IoT ecosystem   CHICAGO, IL -...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA's TechForward Achieves 501(c)(3) Status, Announces Board of Directors »
  Chicago, IL — November 2, 2018  —  The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) announced today the formation of...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Hosts Sixth Annual IoT Summit Nov 27 - 28 »
IoT From Pilot to Production: Architecture, People and Process CHICAGO, IL - The Illinois Technology Associati...
Monday, October 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ITA Tech Challenge Reaches Nearly 40 Universities Across the Country »
This year's challenge had the most females ever in the Top 50   CHICAGO, IL - The Illinois Technolog...

Member & Partner News
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creative Focus from Civis Analytics Allows Marketers to Identify Persuasion Effects of Messaging... »
Civis Analytics , a data science firm that helps people-focused organizations become data-centric, today announced the...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Basis by Centro Dominates Demand Side Platforms by Securing No. 1 Ranking on G2 Crowd Winter 2019... »
Centro ( ), a global provider of advertising technology, today announced that Basis by Centro has secured...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tastytrade, Peak6 invest $10 million in new exchange »
Tastytrade and Peak6 are investing $10 million in a new Chicago enterprise called the Small Exchange, which aspires to be...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Idera, Inc. Acquires LANSA, Adds Low-Code App Development Platform to Growing Product Portfolio »
  Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, today announced the acquisition of LA...
Friday, December 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 Midwest Tech Startups that Can Help You Live Healthier in 2019 »
I kicked off 2018 by telling you about   5 Chicago startups that would help you keep your New Year’s resolutions...

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