Events

2018 Event Calendar

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Education Roundtable 6:00 pm
Education Roundtable @ Bentley University, LaCava Conference Center
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SIM Boston Education Roundtable  Location:  Bentley University, 175 Forest Street, Waltham MA 02451                      LaCava Conference Center, room 375AB Dinner included  Topic:  Building an Effective IT Strategy As your institution’s top technology professional, you may have an IT strategy or you may be considering building one.  Getting there in a way that results in an aligned, effective, actionable and sustainable manner is no easy task.  This Education Roundtable features a panel of five technology leaders from different institutions engaging in a discussion around building an effective IT Strategy.  It is a combination ... Read more...
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SIM Boston Board Meeting 7:30 am
SIM Boston Board Meeting @ Bay Colony Place
Sep 7 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Boston SIM Board Meeting – Friday, September 7, 2018 from 7:30am – 9:30 am Venue:  Bay Colony Place, 1000 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts   Who may attend:   This is a meeting for the 2018 SIM Boston Board which is comprised of the Executive Officers, Directors, Trustees and Ex-Officio Board members. The 2019 Board nominees are invited to join as well. Board Members and Board Nominees for 2019 – register here Contact Jennifer Lynch with any questions.
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Service Desk Roundtable September 2:00 pm
Service Desk Roundtable September @ Charles River Associates
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Service Desk Roundtable 2:00 – 5:30 followed by dinner at a local restaurant. Host: Charles River Associates 200 Clarendon St., Boston Parking: 100 Clarendon St. Garage Speaker: Michael Fuson, Senior Solutions Architect and Consultant for IT Service Management Michael is a dynamic IT Professional with over 20 years of experience in the delivery of IT services. He holds many certifications and has implemented IT Services Management systems for over 200 customers. He has served organizations in all levels of IT. He enjoys the challenge of helping customers identify their business needs and then align those needs with best practices and ... Read more...
Providence Technology Leadership Roundtable 3:30 pm
Providence Technology Leadership Roundtable @ Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island Headquarters
Sep 11 @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Providence Technology Leadership Roundtable @ Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island Headquarters | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Technology Leadership Roundtable Location: Blue Cross/Blue Shield Rhode Island, Providence, RI Parking: Providence Place Mall Topic: Why DevOps Tools Can’t Deliver: DevOps tools are cool and are needed for an effective Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline. But to achieve the ultimate DevOps win for your company you need to focus on the people. In this talk we will cover approaches taken at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island to enable a DevOps culture. Speaker: Joe Friedrichsen, Managing Director Business Change and Quality Assurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island Joe Friedrichsen Through his love of technology and its impact ... Read more...
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SIM Boston Member Career Development 12:00 pm
SIM Boston Member Career Development @ Webinar from the comfort of your home or office
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SIM Boston Member Career Development @ Webinar from the comfort of your home or office
Member Career Development Meeting Wednesday, September 12th – webinar from 12:00pm – 1:00pm Speaker:  Kerry Walls, Coach, Coaching Collaborative Topic:  Mastering Change and Transition Free for Members Register Today! Please be sure to register!  Registrants, call in information is below:   https://zoom.us/j/379171772 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16465588656,,379171772# or +16699006833,,379171772# Or Telephone: US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 379 171 772
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SIM Silver Meeting 4:00 pm
SIM Silver Meeting @ Babson Hall
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SIM Silver Meeting @ Babson Hall | Wellesley | Massachusetts | United States
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Digital Transformation Rick Swanborg will provide an interactive discussion on the true realities, strategies and stories of Digital Innovation and Transformation as practices and technologies based on data from his company ICEX – intellectual capital exchange. Rick Swanborg is Founder of ICEX, and Executive in Residence at Boston University’s Questrom School of Management. Mr. Swanborg has more than 40 years of business experience as an executive, consultant, researcher and entrepreneur. In addition he has been teaching MBA classes for over 20 years.  Mr. Swanborg was a past SIM Boston Chairman, and currently serves ... Read more...
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Boston CIO Roundtable 2:00 pm
Boston CIO Roundtable @ Welch's
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Boston CIO Roundtable @ Welch's | Concord | Massachusetts | United States
Contract Negotiation and Vendor Management Please join Gordana Vuceta, Director Research, Vendor Management from INFO-TECH Research Group as she presents Contract Negotiation and Vendor Management. Contract negotiation has become increasingly complex. You may be faced with multiple products, services, master service agreements, licensing models and more. Are all the key terms included? Are they applicable to your business? What questions should you be asking from an IT perspective?  Validate that a contract meets IT’s and the business’ needs by looking beyond the legal terminology. Use a practical set of questions, rules, and guidance to improve your value for dollar spent. Improved contract ... Read more...
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