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TALA Professional Services

TALA Professional Services is and has been a proponent of the advancement of technology in schools, communities and cities for years. After working with city governments who pledged to move forward with bringing connectivity to government entities, businesses, healthcare facilities, educational institutions and the citizens in the surrounding area, it becomes apparent how connectivity open doors locally and globally.

Starting in 1987 as a Birmingham telecommunications consulting firm, TALA Professional Services (TALA), has transformed over the past 28 years into an international technology and management firm with offices in Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Mobile, Alabama.

TALA created a team of experts who are on the cutting edge of their fields. Clients range from various markets such as education, healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, architects/construction, local, state and federal government and businesses. Many TALA projects have provided a unique firsthand experience and knowledge of the potential and positive impact technology can bring to clients committed to the demand today. Knowing that information and support just at the right time can lead individuals, businesses, and government entities to growth in a new direction. What’s more exciting than to set sail on a new adventure: the opportunity and need is great! TALA stands ready to help!

Tuscaloosa City Council approves construction contract for first section of City Walk Trail

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — The Tuscaloosa City Council unanimously approved a contract on Tuesday night for the construction of the first installation of the City Walk trail.

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Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy shows off new facility at ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.

TUSCALOOSA | The new $25 million, 120,000-square-foot Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy opened its doors to the public Wednesday after a ceremonial ribbon-cutting.

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Chattanooga’s super-fast publicly owned Internet 

Chattanooga, Tenn., may not be the first place that springs to mind when it comes to cutting-edge technology. But thanks to its ultra-high-speed Internet, the city has established itself as a center for innovation —            and an encouraging example for those frustrated with slow speeds and high costs from private broadband providers.   

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Gov. Robert Bentley celebrates grand opening of new Bryce Hospital facility

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — Gov. Robert Bentley toured the new Bryce Hospital facility in Tuscaloosa Wednesday, May 21, as the staff prepares for their final move next month. The hospital, which provides inpatient psychiatric services to adults, is one of Alabama’s last remaining state-operated mental health facilities.

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On the Record with Tim Lewis of TALA Professional Services and Salesity

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama–For 25 years, Tim Lewis has built a reputation as a telecommunications consultant as founder of TALA Professional Services.

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Consultant says companies must adapt to tech changes

STAFF/LINDA STELTER Tim Lewis, owner of TALA Professional Services, sits in front of the central communications data network
for Mayer Electric. Lewis’ firm is installing a new telephone system for Mayer.

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Out of the lab, into the marketplace: Coastal Innovation Hub aims to jumpstart region’s technology sector

Meanwhile, Danny Patterson, a business development executive with Birmingham-based TALA Professional Services, said the Coastal Innovation Hub’s true
strength is its long-term goal of becoming the focal point for technology commercialization   from Biloxi, MS, to Pensacola, FL, and beyond.

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The Birmingham XO Story

In late 2007, after seeing a demonstration the Mayor of Birmingham purchased the XO laptops with the goal of closing the digital divide and ensuring that children of the city have access to the tools they need to succeed in the digital age.  The XO was to be given to the child after a parental agreement was signed accepting the XO and the
responsibility for the XO. The agreement placed the responsibility of maintenance, repair and total care upon the family and child receiving the XO.

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