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24 Hours of Mobile Innovation

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) and Tech Allies Consulting host 3rd annual, 24 Hours of Mobile Innovation Contest

Contest challenges students to conceptualize, design and present innovative mobile solutions that solve real business problems.

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky., Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech Allies Consulting and Northern Kentucky University's College of Informatics gear up for the third annual 24 Hours of Mobile Innovation Contest (24 MIC) held at NKU's Griffin Hall on November 7th and 8th. The event brings together industry leaders, experts and the diverse student body of NKU, to create an engaging, real world business environment where teams are challenged to solve real problems through innovative technologies and mobile solutions.

The goal of 24 MIC is to guide students and universities into degree programs where there is real job market demand for today and in the future, by strengthening the collaboration of businesses and universities, and providing insight into industry trends.

This year's NKU event follows a successful, 24 MIC held at the University of Oklahoma (OU) this past February. The OU event was focused on the oil, gas, and energy industry, bringing together industry leaders Devon Energy, ConocoPhillips, and Phillips66 to sponsor and mentor the students during the event.

National ice cream truck franchise Kona Ice sponsors this year's event. Sponsorship funds goes to providing food, drinks, giveaways and prizes for the 2-day event.

For more information about the event, please visit www.techalliesconsulting.com.

About Tech Allies Consulting

Tech Allies Consulting is an SAP implementation and mobility application development firm whose main focus is supplying quality resources and mobile applications specific to the client. The company was founded on the principals of utilizing key SAP resources to augment staffing for multi-million dollar implementations, upgrades, optimizations and support initiatives. Tech Allies enables companies to achieve a competitive edge by utilizing current mobility technology in their applications and providing high quality mobile resources.

About NKU Business Informatics

Northern Kentucky University, Business Informatics is the study of information technology in the context of business. This academic program focuses on the broad information systems aspect of business theory and practice. Accredited by the AACSB, it is among the top 15 percent of business programs in the world, and offers extensive resources to its students.

CONTACT: Jennifer McCubbin Director of Operations Tech Allies Consulting Phone : (859) 814 - 3032 jmccubbin@techalliesconsulting.com Dr. Tueta Cata Business Informatics Department Northern Kentucky University Phone : (859) 572-5626 Fax : (859) 572-6187 catat@nku.edu

Source: Tech Allies