Technology and Innovation

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Feature StoryBrad Montgomery, local software developer, teaches the Tech901 Code 1.0 class, where students learn coding languages for front end and back end development. (Kim Coleman)

Building a tech workforce in Memphis bit by byte


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Technology is an increasingly important engine in the local economy, which means more of Memphis' businesses, government and institutions are aggressively investing in the development of high tech talent. And our tech growth is diversified; we have a broad representation of science and technology business. Buckman Laboratories, Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Morgan-Keegan, Sharp Manufacturing of America, Smith & Nephew, and Wright Medical Technologies all have headquarters in our backyard, to name a few.