Inaugural SIM Boston Technology Leadership Series (TLS) event packed a punch!

Submitted by Kate Carroll, Marketing and Communications On Thursday, February 15th, SIM Boston held its first Technology Leadership Series event with power speaker Dave Daley, President and CEO of Dave Daley Enterprises and an Entrepeneur, Professional Speaker and Author. Dave, also known as the Monster Motivator, gave a dynamic presentation packed with personal experience as he delivered his signature strategy for success:  Leadership through motivation, inspiration, and perspiration. He outlined the four step process to overcoming your fear barriers: Goal/destination – this is your motivation Identifying your why – this is your inspiration Massive effective action – this is your … Read more…

SIM Boston Drives Next Generation of Coders

Submitted by Jim Whalen, Outreach In December, SIM Boston funded prizes for Hour of Code contests. Over 1,000 students from 100+ Boston Public Schools submitted entries in one of eight (8) contests including Java/Python Programming and 3D Modeling. For more info, contact Jim Whalen.

SIM Boston Leadership Award to Emily Chen

Submitted by Jim Whalen, Outreach At Year Up Greater Boston’s graduation in January, Emily Chen received an Apple iPad in recognition of IT leadership in her graduating class. Emily is now employed on a six-month contract with Harvard University. The award is named after Don Brown who was a founding member of SIM Boston and former CIO of Perini Corporation. If interested in becoming more directly involved with any of our Outreach Partners, please contact Jim Whalen.

Service Desk Roundtable Drives Knowledge Sharing

Submitted by Hugh Cauthers, Service Desk Roundtable The Service Desk Roundtable held on February 6th was extremely insightful. Our topics of Cloud File Storage and Process Automation provided new understanding of products already in place and others that are under review. The discussion lead to other topics and tools in use, and a group is going to coordinate a demo in the near future. After the meeting, we all went out to dinner at Abby Park where we got to know each other better and enjoyed a fantastic meal. For more information on the Service Desk Roundtable, please contact me at … Read more…