The GITCA EMEA Board will be there in strength both
staffing the GITCA booth and running the BOF sessions together with our INETA Europe
colleagues. Please don’t forget to call by the booth in the Community Lounge area
and say hello if you happen to be attending. We would be delighted to meet you.
There will be XBOX Guitar Hero for your entertainment and some giveaways.
Please note the following:
The new GITCA websites will be developed in a series of steps as follows:
It is hoped that a date for the start of the conversion of the hosted SharePoint
sites to SharePoint 2010 will be known soon. We have heard from quite a few of you
anxious to take advantage of some of the new features in 2010. The following process
is still anticipated:
The Technical Computing (TC) Community Leader Program is an exclusive opportunity
for you to work directly with Microsoft to host your own event around all or any
of the Visual Studio, Windows HPC Server, and Windows Azure
products. The program will give you the technical training and event support resources
to showcase some of the features of these products within your local community.
What Microsoft are looking for in TC Community Leaders are individuals who are interested
in training themselves and are then willing to present their knowledge to a broader
Value of being a TC Community Leader:
How to become a TC Community Leader:
If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact the Microsoft
TC Community Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
On November 18, jump-start or expand your IT career at the Microsoft Certified Career Conference. Meet employers at
our virtual career fair; learn how to find the right job, write winning resumes,
and interview with a razor sharp strategy at our Career Essentials sessions. Network
with fellow professionals from around the world and glean career advice from experts
in the field. And of course, hone your technical knowledge and prepare for certification
Based on feedback, we are pleased to announce:
Going forward we will aim to keep you informed of important events in Professional
Practice in IT and changes in the organization and running of the industry. If you
aren’t aware of the important changes taking place in our industry then you should
take the time to find out because ultimately it will affect all of you.
IP3 Chair Confirms IP3 Recognition and Acceptance Model
GITCA strongly supports the essential and groundbreaking work being done by IP3
in the area of Professional Practice in IT. GITCA is pleased to provide you with
key information regarding IP3 activities which should be of interest to all IT practitioners.
Please read the following Press Release.
New Officers in the International Federation for Information Processing
IFIP is an umbrella organization for national societies
working in the field of information technology. It is a non-governmental, non-profit
organization with offices in Austria. Its members include over 48 national societies
and academies of science. Please read the following Press Release.
Getting and keeping sponsors interested in your group is a challenge faced by many
a group leader. This article covers the essential steps you need to take to make
it easy for sponsors to align with your group. It covers the essential questions
which sponsors need to know in order to provide $ to your group. Read the full article
Srikantan Moorthy - known as Tan to friends and colleagues
- is a Vice President and Head of Education & Research (E&R) with Infosys.
Tan has more than 25 years of experience in the Information Technology based Professional
Services Industry. He spent 12 of those years working in the US during which time
he gained hands-on experience in strategy formulation, operations management and
Fabio Banducci joined PEER 1 Hosting as its Executive Vice President in October
2005, reporting to the Company's co-founder and then CEO, Lance Tracey. In September
of 2006 Fabio was appointed President and in September of 2007 he became President,
and Chief Executive Officer of the company and its subsidiaries.
Trevor Eddolls is a qualified teacher and has a BA. He has
worked with mainframes since 1979. He has written and delivered numerous IT-related
training courses, and has chaired and been a guest speaker at numerous seminars
and Webinars. For many years he was the editorial director for Xephon's highly regarded
Update publications, which included CICS Update, MVS Update, DB2 Update, and many
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