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Cook Systems Hosts Webinar On FastTrack’D Program

  [MEMPHIS, TN] – Cook Systems’ FastTrack’D staff and graduates hosted an informational webinar and Q&A for potential students of the software development/career placement program. The agenda included a detailed look at what a day in the classroom looks like, how the company finds graduates their first jobs, and success stories from a few developers who completed…

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Cook Featured in Memphis Business Journal

  Cook’s innovative programs were featured in a recent Memphis Business Journal column titled “IT program develops local labor force – at no cost to the student.” The article, authored by guest columnist and Cook COO Brent Nair,  highlights Cook’s successful growth, beginning with initial programs aimed at training local and U.S. employees for entry-level…

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Cook’s Brent Nair to Speak at 2019 Nashville Analytics Summit

Cook COO Brent Nair will be bringing his expertise and insight to the Nashville Analytics Summit Sept. 9-10, 2019 as one of the event’s many accomplished speakers. Established in 2013 by members of the Nashville Technology Council, the event focuses on how to effectively leverage big data and analytics, alternating between hands-on workshops and speaker…

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FastTrack’D Graduate Joining Amazon Photos Team

We are proud to announce that one of our own Cook System’s exceptional FastTrack’d graduates, Quinton Bolt, will be joining the amazing Amazon Photos development team at the Amazon headquarters in Seattle, WA. After he graduated from the FastTrack’D program, Quinton spent a year at FedEx and then Service Master before moving into the classroom. …

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Cook Systems Gains Momentum with FastTrack’D in Chattanooga

A group of Chattanooga’s most enthusiastic champions of the tech industry gathered with representatives from Cook Systems July 11, 2018 to learn more about FastTrack’D and the possibility of establishing the program there. Upon connecting with Chattanooga local Sammy Lowdermilk, a member of the Digital Equity Team at the Enterprise Center and co-founder of the…

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Cook Systems Hosts 2nd Microservices Discussion

Cook Systems had the privilege of facilitating the second user group discussion in the Memphis area surrounding microservices June 25, 2018, which brought together architects, directors and even CIOs to discuss the benefits and challenges, potential pitfalls and helpful tips on the journey to making use of microservices. This unique initiative is filling a gap…

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Cook Systems Hosts Microservices Discussion

Recently, the first-ever user group discussion surrounding microservices in the Memphis area was held, and Cook Systems had the privilege of facilitating it. Seeing a need in the community for architects, directors and even CIOs to discuss the benefits and challenges, potential pitfalls and helpful tips on the journey to making use of microservices, Cook…

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Helping young coders in Memphis

Cook Systems is proud to be a part of two unique opportunities to provide more opportunities for young engineers and coders to grow and learn this spring. First, Cook had the honor of sponsoring a team of students competing in the First Lego League, Jr. competition at the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 44th…

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