Boston CIO Roundtable heard about the role of the CISO and actively discussed the Cybersecurity landscape at their recent meeting

Submitted by Matt Nerney, SIM Boston Enjoyed a wonderful CIO Roundtable Wednesday hosted by Greg Bosworth in the newly renovated VHB offices in Watertown. Bill Brown, SVP & CISO at Houghton Mifflin spoke to the group about the role of the CISO, followed by an active discussion of the Cybersecurity landscape.  We had a great dinner afterwards at Branch Line – a beautiful night to sit outside.  Thanks to everyone who made this a memorable event!   ~ Matt Nerney, Boston CIO Roundtable Co-Chair, SIM Boston

Latino STEM Alliance 2018 Robotics Competition and Family Science Festival Was a Huge Success!

Submitted by Joe Monroy, SIM Boston   SIM Boston is proud to have the Latino STEM Alliance as one of our outreach partners. Their 2018 Robotics Competition, held on May 19th, was an enjoyable, fun-filled day celebrating all of the students and their acquired programming skills and knowledge of robotics and teamwork. This major end of year event allowed for students to showcase the tremendous creativity, perseverance and dedication they have developed over the course of the year while exploring STEM through LSA programs. Attendees had the opportunity to engage with 15 exceptional exhibitors who brought activities ranging from race car exploration to ultrasound simulation. Students and families were … Read more…

Latino STEM Alliance holds annual Robotics Competition on May 19th – seeking judges and volunteers!

Submitted by Joe Monroy, SIM Boston Latino STEM Alliance invites SIM members and the public to its annual Robotics competition and Family Science Festival on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10am to 2pm at the Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex located at 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Boston. Attendance is FREE and attendees will explore fun, hands-on activities and experiments in the Family Science Festival. The competition is an opportunity to learn about and support our students and their mentors as they compete against other students from Boston Public Schools and Lawrence Family Development Charter School using the … Read more…

SIM Boston’s First Technology Leadership Series Social Outing Deemed a Success!

Submitted by Kate Carroll, SIM Boston On Thursday, April 26th, SIM Boston held its first social outing at Jack’s Abby in Framingham as part of the chapter’s newly launched Technology Leadership Series this year. It was a great evening of networking with colleagues while enjoying a beer tasting, a tour of the brewery, flatbreads and other delicious fare. Thank you to our sponsors, The IE Group and Tierpoint, and all who organized a fun outing for the 42 members in attendance! Please join us at the next Technology Leadership Series speaker event coming up on Thursday, May 17th at the … Read more…

RLF has evolved significantly over the past 25 years – changes highlighted at the recent SIM Silver meeting

Submitted by Les Ball, SIM Silver On Tuesday, April 24th, SIM Silver hosted Margot Carleton as our featured speaker.  Margot is a long-time SIM member and is currently the Co-Facilitator of the NE Boston Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) along with Bart Bolton. She is also the CIO/VP of IT at BAMSI, a non-profit organization offering a variety of services in the Southeast Massachusetts area. Over the years, RLF has been evolving.  Margot provided a great update on what has transpired with the RLF program since it first started over 25 years ago! She also spent some time talking about her … Read more…