SIM Boston and Boston University Partnership

Submitted by Bill Wellman, Trustee, SIM Boston SIM Boston and Boston University Partnership SIM Boston is pleased to announce a partnership with Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.  Now you can take advantage of a specially designed sequence of courses that enhance the skills you need to heighten your capabilities as a CIO in the emerging world of digital business.  You can join programs online  or on the BU campus, all at special rates for SIM members.  You can also earn an executive certificate, a MicroMaster’s degree, even a special track to apply for BU Questrom’s MS in Digital Innovation. … Read more…

Service Desk Roundtable discussed Windows 10 and Group Policy Objects on September 19th

Submitted by Larry Lister, Service Desk Roundtable Co-Chair On Tuesday, September 19th, the Service Desk Roundtable was held at the offices of NEPC in Boston. The topics of discussion were Windows 10 and Group Policy Objects. The group of nine attendees had a good discussion on the adoption of Windows 10 in the Enterprise, comprising training, installation, and steady state support. The conversation flowed freely into other related support areas and a lot of good information was exchanged. For the discussion on GPO’s, Hugh Cauthers from Boston Properties provided some good, real world experience and examples with input from Chris … Read more…

A Successful SIM Boston 40th Anniversary Celebration!

On Wednesday, August 9th, approximately 80 SIM Boston members, past presidents and guests boarded the Northern Lights yacht out of Rowes Wharf in Boston for a wonderful evening celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Boston Chapter of SIM. The attendees enjoyed beautiful weather as they cruised around the Boston Harbor and watched the cannon fire from the U.S.S. Constitution at sunset. The evening included an open bar for the first hour, plenty of casual networking, a delicious dinner and celebratory cake and a few games as well –  40 years of trivia and a one-of-a-kind SIM Boston corn hole set … Read more…

Latino STEM Alliance: Annual Robotics Competition and Family Science Festival

Latino STEM Alliance is once again preparing for our Annual Robotics Competition and Family Science Festival to be held on May 20. As you know, events like this are only successful because of volunteers like you.  We are hoping that you will join us once again this year as a volunteer at our event.  This year’s event will be our biggest yet!  We are expecting double the amount of teams competing this year compared to last. In addition, we are expecting a minimum of 20 STEM related exhibitors that will be conducting STEM related activities for students and the general … Read more…

2017 SIM Chapter Leader Summit Recap

SIM Boston Membership co-chair Dan Diachenko participated in a panel discussion about attracting and retaining members. SIM Boston was well represented at the national SIM Chapter Leader Summit in Chicago in April. Among the hundred participants were Kevin More, current SIM National Chair, Pat Randall, SIM National Membership co-chair, and SIM Boston board members Susan Kifer, Jim Martin, Dan Diachenko and Dennis Ravenelle. SIM Boston chapter member Dan Roberts also participated in his role as facilitator for re-launching the SIM Tampa chapter. (read more) Chapter leaders were met with an inspiring keynote and welcome by Illinois’ Chief Digital Officer and … Read more…