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What is TAN?
The Technology Association of Nebraska (TAN) is a statewide organization dedicated to strengthen Nebraska’s technology ecosystem. This cultivation of industry leaders are committed to strengthening Nebraska’s reputation as a tech-sound state to grow world-class companies, retain top high-tech talent and pioneer technology expansions into the state’s 21st century.
What is Tech?
Technology is all around us everywhere we look. Yet many perceive technology to only impact technology related businesses and industries. This is simply not true – technology is a tool and driving force in every industry. Look here what technology is in these industries, how it impacts them, and how it will impact our future.
Average Median Salary for Tech Jobs in Nebraska
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By: Steve Jordon Omaha World Herald Startups, patents, smart immigrants, high wages — even business failures — are some of the ways to predict success in what some economists call the New Economy. On that scale, the latest ranking of states’ innovation preparedness...read more
KHGI Nebraska.TV The University of Nebraska at Kearney is adding a cybersecurity major to its undergraduate program in order to meet increasing job demand, according to a press release by UNK. According to UNK, the number of nation state attackers, industrial spies,...read more
Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska moved up eight spots to 27th in the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation's The 2017 State New Economy Index. The ranking was Nebraska's highest ever in the index, which measures "the extent to which state economies are...read more
What People Are Saying
“If Nebraska does nothing to advance in terms of technology, it will quickly be left behind.”Shane Farritor, PHD, MS
“Today we produce a lot more and we do it with a lot less resources and that’s not about to change and we do that through the use of technology.”Vishal Singh
“I think the biggest misconception is that we don’t have a tech industry. We have a huge tech industry. There is demand FAR outpacing the supply.”Ed Toner
We Need Your Help
TAN is actively seeking industry and government partners to help drive the vision of the organization.