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Floodlight Software Selected as Winner for 2021 NC TECH Awards

Cary, NC (Sept. 28, 2021) – Floodlight Software has been selected as a winner of the NC TECH Awards Top 10 Startups to Watch Award. The NC Tech Awards is North Carolina’s only statewide technology awards program that recognizes innovation, growth, and leadership in the tech sector and is presented by NC TECH (North Carolina Technology Association).

Floodlight Software, based in Cary, NC, near Research Triangle Park, is a cloud-based inspection management platform (SaaS) that digitalizes industrial inspection and nondestructive testing (NDT) service operations for organizations in the oil and gas, engineering services, heavy construction, and transportation infrastructure industries.

“For over 20 years, NC TECH has celebrated companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement at the NC TECH Awards. As a finalist this year, Floodlight Software has distinguished itself as one of the state’s innovative and emergent leaders,” said Brooks Raiford, NC TECH’s President and CEO.

“There are some great companies included representing the best startups in the state,” said Nasrin Azari, CEO of Floodlight Software. “We are honored to be among the finalists for this distinguished award from NC TECH.”

NC TECH is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NC TECH’s mission is to foster growth and champion innovation in North Carolina’s tech sector while providing a voice for the tech community. NC TECH’s membership includes 600 member companies, organizations, and institutions employing more than 200,000 workers in North Carolina. For more information, visit

About Floodlight Software
Designed with direct input from industrial inspection and nondestructive testing professionals, Floodlight Software enables service providers to deliver more inspections faster and accelerate time to cash. Our affordable, cloud-based inspection management platform includes task-specific modules, giving managers, dispatchers, and technicians the information they need, when and how they need it.

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Floodlight Software CEO Featured in Triangle Business Journal

Floodlight Software was born through a combination of innovative technology and the need to solve common problems in the testing and inspection market. It comes as no surprise, however, that Floodlight Software CEO Nasrin Azari has a history of innovating and problem-solving with software. In recognition of her career accomplishments as a serial entrepreneur and technology leader, Nasrin was featured recently in the Triangle Business Journal’s Executive Voice series.

Read the full article here: Cary Entrepreneur Left Promising Career to Launch Her Own Business.

Learn more about Floodlight Software on our About Us page.

Floodlight Software Presenting / Exhibiting at the ASNT Annual Conference

We’re looking forward to the 2021 ASNT Annual Conference next week in Phoenix and hope you are, too. It seems forever since we last gathered in person and we cannot wait! It looks to be the best ASNT conference yet with some great-looking presentations on the schedule.

If you’re attending the show, look for Floodlight Software in Booth 835 in the Expo Hall.

Also, please join us Wednesday in the Innovation Forum for a 20-minute presentation titled Digitalize NDT Operations, Maximize Profits.

This interactive talk will be given by Floodlight Software CEO Nasrin Azari on Wednesday at 11:55 a.m. in the Innovation Forum area near the back of the Expo Hall.

We hope to see you there!

To learn more about Floodlight Software, take a tour.

Webinar – Digitalization to Lay a Foundation for NDE 4.0

Most service businesses struggle to successfully create and implement a digitalization strategy, even with management support and the best intentions.

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, service businesses are required more than ever to have greater hands-off flexibility, and now with NDE 4.0 also becoming more tangible, replacing manual paper, and human-intensive processes with digitalized processes is no longer just a mechanism for becoming more efficient, it is critical for the long-term viability of your business.

This webinar, presented by Floodlight Software in conjunction with the Australian Institute for Nondestructive Testing, will provide practical guidance to developing your own digital transformation for your NDT inspection business, ensuring the greatest chance of success and enabling you to create a roadmap that embraces inevitable and future enhancements.

Online Webinar

Digitalization to Lay a Foundation for NDE 4.0

Microsoft Teams

Tuesday, August 24
9 pm – 10 pm Eastern Standard Time

Wednesday, August 25
11 am – 12 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

Australian Institute of Nondestructive Testing logo

Click here to register


Nasrin Azari, CEO, Floodlight Software


Nasrin Azari
Floodlight Software

Presenter Bio

Floodlight Software provides the only completely digitalized end-t0-end business management platform specifically designed for inspection service companies, engineering firms, and asset owners. Ms. Azari has more than 20 years of experience assisting enterprise organizations to make operational improvements through digital solutions. She is also a member of ASNT’s NDE 4.o Committee, which strives to speed and improve adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies to advance the safety goals of NDT, and has spent the last 30 years working in the enterprise software industry, helping hundreds of companies improve business operations.

Look for Floodlight Software at the 2021 NDTMA Annual Conference

Look for Floodlight Software next week at the Nondestructive Testing Management Association’s Annual Conference in Las Vegas from August 3-5.

We are giving demos of our software in Booth 10 in the exhibit hall all week. In addition, our CEO, Nasrin Azari, is delivering a presentation in Session II of the NDT Management Track titled “Your Journey to Digital Transformation.” Join us Thursday morning at 10:30 AM for this session which will leave you with a digital strategy for your NDT business. 

Be sure to attend if you want to learn more about the NDE 4.o movement and how to navigate your organization along the path toward digital transformation.


“Your Journey to Digital Transformation”

Thursday, August 5
10:30 – 11 AM
Pebble Beach II & III

Nasrin Azari, CEO, Floodlight Software




Nasrin Azari
Floodlight Software


Exhibit Hall — Booth 10

Tuesday, August 3
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM — Welcome Reception, Exhibits Open

Wednesday, August 4
12:30 – 2 PM — Exhibits Open
6:30 PM — Exhibits Open

Thursday, August 5
12:30 – 2 PM — Exhibits Open
6 PM — Closing Reception

We are looking forward to the 2021 NDTMA Annual Conference and hope to see you at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas! If you’d like to set up a meeting with us at the show, contact us here.

Webinar Announcement – 5 Ways Digitalization Will Optimize Your NDT Business

Nasrin Azari, CEO, Floodlight SoftwareFloodlight Software President Nasrin Azari is presenting a webinar in conjunction with the American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) and the NDT Management Association (NDTMA). The webinar is titled Five Ways Digitalization Will Optimize Your Business and will be held Thursday, Jan. 21, at 3 pm EST. The webinar is part of the “Management of NDT” educational track offered by the ASNT to its member NDT business owners and practitioners.

Registration details are below. Check back here soon for the recorded version of this webinar.

Webinar Details

3 PM ET, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

When it comes to NDT services, delivering accurate and thorough information to your customers quickly drives value, customer retention, and loyalty. However, today’s world of manual processes, paper forms, and multiple systems of recordkeeping cause many NDT service providers to struggle in reporting to customers, maintaining profits, and achieving a competitive advantage. In this webinar, we’ll share five areas where digitalization can improve operations to drive the positive and consistent results that you need for your NDT business. These include:

  • Tech management and utilization
  • Data capture and management
  • Job cost calculating
  • Real-time reporting to customers
  • Streamlined billing

NDTMA Member Companies – Free
ASNT Members – $49
Non-ASNT Member – $99

Registration Link


Nasrin Azari is currently the President and CEO of Floodlight Software, a SaaS company that provides the only completely digitalized end-to-end business management platform specifically designed for inspection companies. With over 20 years of experience assisting enterprise organizations make operational improvements through process analysis and mobile solutions, Ms. Azari has recently turned her attention to the NDT industry. In addition to leading Floodlight Software, she also participates in ASNT’s NDE 4.0 Committee, which strives to speed up and improve the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies to advance the safety goals of NDT. Nasrin has an MS in Computer Science with a focus on mobile computing and an MBA, with a focus on Entrepreneurship. She has spent the last 30 years working in the enterprise software industry, specifically with IBM, Sony-Ericsson, Mobile Reach, and now Floodlight Software. She is passionate about helping companies improve business operations and loves the NDT industry because it’s all about making the world a safer place to live and work.

Look for Floodlight Software at the 2020 ASNT Virtual Conference

This 2020 ASNT Annual Conference has gone virtual! Occurring online from Nov. 9-12, it’s going to be a great show and, as always, a great forum for exchanging knowledge and learning about the latest advances in the NDT industry.

In addition to topics on test methodologies, techniques, and equipment, the idea of “digital transformation” will certainly be top of mind for companies looking to stay a step ahead of the competition.

Nasrin Azari, CEO, Floodlight SoftwareIf you are attending the virtual conference and are interested in learning more about how digital transformation can help improve your business, join us for a presentation titled “Digitalization to Lay a Foundation for NDE 4.0.” The talk will be given by Floodlight Software CEO Nasrin Azari at 10:30 am on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Earn educational credit while learning how to move your business to align with NDE 4.0.

Mike Bruno, VP, Floodlight SoftwareYou are also invited to attend sessions by Mike Bruno, Floodlight Software VP, which are brief intros to Floodlight Software along with demos of the product. These are occurring each day of the conference at 12 pm. Simply access our virtual booth via the conference platform to join these events.

Lastly, please stop by the Floodlight Software virtual booth in the Exhibitor area. There you can learn more about our inspection management platform, download brochures, watch videos, and chat with us live about your NDT operations and how they might be improved. We are confident we can streamline your business processes from quote to cash.

Using Cloud-Based Industrial Inspection Software to Digitalize Your Business

To meet shifting customer requirements while continuing to provide superior industrial inspection services amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the ways in which providers run their business and provide service to customers are rapidly and necessarily evolving.

For industrial inspection providers, the business climate, both current and future, remains fraught with uncertainty. This is especially true for those that have inspectors or engineers performing work on assets and equipment on customer sites.

Indeed, the need for digitalization of inspection service delivery and management processes has never been more apparent. With low barriers of entry into new technologies like the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (AI), remote sensing, advanced video inspection equipment, blockchain, and digital twins, the tools you need to make big changes are ready to be integrated into your business.

Moving too quickly and haphazardly deploying new technologies, however, is a recipe for failure. Without a single, digital system of record in place on the backend, customer data remains siloed and still requires manual steps to integrate, analyze, and output into customer reports.

To fully optimize your industrial inspection processes via digital transformation, both from a business and service delivery perspective, it is necessary to have a cloud-hosted digital platform on which to stand these technologies up.

Industrial inspection software, when delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, can effectively serve as this digital platform for companies that perform inspection services in industrial environments.

Cloud-based inspection software is scalable and is usually priced on a per-user basis, allowing you to easily add or remove employees or contractors on the fly. In fact, companies switching to cloud-based software on average see a 19.63% increase in company growth.

Cloud inspection software, as opposed to on-premise software, is by nature always available from a computer or mobile device. Therefore, your “uptime” is guaranteed, allowing you to perform critical inspections without worrying about potential IT issues and downtime. 

Because the software, data, and computing power is managed automatically in the cloud rather than on a company server, it is easily accessible by everyone across the organization. Also, with cloud-based inspection software, you can grant different types of permissions to your workforce based on their roles, giving them access to everything they need and nothing they do not.

Administrative efficiency is also a big benefit of cloud inspection software. It makes it easy to digitalize paper forms for capturing inspection results and data. Inspectors can capture data from a mobile device like a tablet or a smartphone, then push it directly into the software in real-time. This speeds up the process and eliminates the need for manual input of data when inspectors return to the office.

Data security is also a top priority for industrial inspection providers. With your customer’s data being stored in a secure cloud environment, it is much safer than being kept on a local computer hard drive or, even worse, paper forms in filing cabinets that could be compromised via theft or fire.

Cloud-based inspection software, especially if specifically designed for inspection management, can support key business functions, including:

  • Quoting / Costing
  • Scheduling and dispatch
  • Managing inspectors
  • Data collection from various inputs and technologies
  • Output engine for customer reports
  • Invoicing and payment management

Cloud-based inspection software allows better inspector utilization and time management, consistent and easy data capture, detailed job costing, real-time job status for your customers, and a streamlined billing process.

Learn more about Floodlight Software, cloud-based inspection software designed to digitalize industrial inspection business operations.

Floodlight Software Featured in NC Tech Association Startup Showcase

Floodlight Software, a cloud-based inspection management platform, is featured along with five other startup stage companies in the North Carolina Technology Association’s (NCTA) Tech Startup Showcase on July 23-24. The Tech Startup Showcase is a part of the NCTA’s State of Technology virtual event, which is themed: “Data: The New Natural Resource.”

Six innovative North Carolina startups were selected to present a demo / pitch to an audience of 600+ business and technology leaders.  Selected startups must be headquartered in N.C. with an innovative product or service that is or has the potential to be a standout or groundbreaking technology in the areas of data, including analytics, business intelligence, cloud, data science, security, and visualization.

Below is the list of the companies selected for the Tech Startup Showcase. Conference participants select the winning startup, which receives a prize package that includes cash and in-kind services. According to NCTA officials, the Startup Showcase is always a favorite component of the State of Technology conference.

NCTA Tech Startup Showcase Companies

Floodlight Software

Collaborations Pharmaceuticals

Gina Health


Smartfox Technologies

Tango Legal

Check our website in a couple of days for more information on this event.

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