2019 Hackathon with UIC Black Tech Scholars
Productive Edge is excited to have once again hosted students from the University of Illinois at Chicago Black Tech Scholars program (UIC BTS) for this year’s Hackathon. As in the past, the Hackathon provided the opportunity for a group of students to join together with the goal of building something new and improving their skills in development. The event was held in at the PE offices. Under the guidance of PE employees, students were able to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. The Hackathon brought in participants from different majors and backgrounds, all who are preparing for a career in computer science..
PE’s College Graduate and Internship Programs
Productive Edge’s positive working environment provides opportunities for up-and-coming young professionals to further the impact of emerging technologies on enterprises across the globe. Over the past several years, PE has focused on hiring students from top universities in the Midwest and beyond in order to supply these opportunities for growth and development through a dedicated internship program. Likewise, Productive Edge places an emphasis on the value of hiring recent college graduates to join the company as full-time associates.
Productive Edge Launches IoT Webinar Series
The Internet of Things (IoT) enables organizations to create powerful new experiences that improve people’s lives while also driving new revenue and market opportunities. It’s become clear that IoT should be a fundamental component of every organization’s growth strategy. But where does one begin when they have questions?
PE Cares: Dog Toys for the Anti-Cruelty Society
Productive Edge employees recently showed off their crafty side by helping out the River North Anti-Cruelty Animal Shelter. In order to provide for dogs at the shelter, PE came together to create dog toys. The toys were made out of old t-shirts donated by PE staff and were created during an after-hours event.
Minimizing Costs, Maximizing Revenue, and Enhancing Customer Experience for Health Insurance Companies
Another factor important to health insurance providers is the improvement of operational efficiency. Not only are organizations able to decrease their process times through automation, but they can also reduce their overhead costs. In part, this is because automation allows them to improve their utilization of skilled individuals for more difficult tasks.