WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  April 15, 2010

  In This Issue

WITI Personal Growth
WITI 2010 Summit
WITI Technology
WITI Membership
WITI Member Webinars
WITI Wealth
WITI Teleclasses
WITI Network Events
WITI Partner Events

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  WITI Network Events

April 21 - South Florida
Shaping the Future WITI South Florida
April 22 - San Diego
What does Biotech Look for in a Company for Acquisition or Licensing?
May 4 - Chicago
First Thing Tuesday @ ING Café: Fraud Prevention and Detection for IT Professionals
May 6 - Central Florida
Do you have a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan? (Orlando)
May 11 - New Jersey
World Class IT Service
May 12 - Los Angeles
Summer Mixer 2010 at Shangri La
May 19 - San Francisco
WITI San Francisco Spring Fling Mixer!
May 19 - Research Triangle Park
Success Strategies for Life & Career
May 20 - Silicon Valley
Sharon Meers - Excel At Your Job and Be Home for Family Dinner

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

Dallas SecureWorld Spotlight
Apr 15 2010
Dallas, Texas
OnDemand 2010
Apr 19 2010-Apr 21 2010
Palo Alto, California
2010 AIIM International Exposition and Conference "info 360"
Apr 20 2010-Apr 22 2010
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
LAVA Investment Capital Conference 2010
Apr 21 2010
Los Angeles, California
The Buzz PR & Marketing 3.0
Apr 22 2010
Hollywood, California
Atlanta SecureWorld Expo
Apr 27 2010-Apr 28 2010
Atlanta, Georgia
Apr 27 2010
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Impact2010 - The Premier Conference for Business and IT Leaders
May 2 2010-May 7 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada
Digital Hollywood Los Angeles
May 3 2010-May 6 2010
Los Angeles, California
Philadelphia SecureWorld Expo
May 6 2010-May 7 2010
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Institute for Health Technology Transformation's: 2010 Health IT Summit
May 12 2010-May 13 2010
Lansing, Florida
Disney's Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare Professionals
May 17 2010
Indianapolis, Indiana
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
May 18 2010
Huntington, West Virginia
May 19 2010
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Best Practices In Healthcare Cost Containment
May 20 2010-May 21 2010
Houston, Texas
Disney's Approach to Quality Service
May 25 2010
Honolulu, Hawaii
The Israel Conference
Jun 3 2010
Beverly Hills, California
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Jun 7 2010
Lansing, Michigan
CONNECTIONS: The Digital Living Conference & Showcase
Jun 8 2010-Jun 10 2010
Santa Clara, California
Disney's Approach to Quality Service
Jun 8 2010
Phoenix, Arizona
Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
Jun 29 2010
Ann Arbor, Michigan

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  WITI Technology

3 Steps to Getting Small Business Owner Buy-in on Technology Projects
By Katharine Pike, Microsoft Veteran

Read This Article  |  More WITI Articles

  Join Us at WITI's 2010 National Summit

WITI's Women and Technology Summit | Sep. 12-14, 2010 | Silicon Valley, CA | Register Now!

Overview  |  Speakers  |  Early Bird Pricing  |  Executive Auction  |  Volunteers

Watch for Announcements of the 2010 WITI Hall of Fame Winners, in the Next WITI Strategist! In the meantime, visit witi.com/halloffame for videos and biographies of WITI Hall of Fame Alumni.

  WITI Membership Offer

WITI is Committed to Creating New Possibilities for Your Future... Details!

  WITI Webinars

The New How: Innovation that Moves at the Speed of Technology
Begins April 20, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

This Webinar is INCLUDED in WITI Membership... Details!

Creating Effective Online Communities
Begins April 27, 3-4pm ET (12-1pm PT)

This Webinar is INCLUDED in WITI Membership... Details!

More Webinars  |  Webinar Recordings (Members Only)  |  WITI Membership

  WITI Wealth

Long-Term Care Insurance
By Judi Martindale, CFP

Read This Article  |  More WITI Articles

  WITI Teleclasses

Exploring Your Life Mission
Begins April 29, 8-9pm ET (5-6pm PT)

This Teleclass is DISCOUNTED for WITI Members... Details!

More WITI Teleclasses  |  WITI Member Benefits and Pricing

  WITI Personal Growth

Are You a Victim of the Language Trap?
By Jane Herman, Personal and Business Success Coach

Read This Article  |  More WITI Articles

  Free BlackBerrys and More at the WITI Wireless Center

Huge savings on phones and accessories at the WITI Wireless Center! This month's specials include free BlackBerrys and waived activation fee on AT&T plans. Details.

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  Join WITI @ OnDemand 2010!

OnDemand 2010: Where the Internet Meets the Enterprise
April 19-21, 2010
HP World Headquarters, Palo Alto, CA

OnDemand is where the top Internet companies disrupting the enterprise square off with the incumbent players pioneering cloud computing and SaaS. This two-and-a-half day executive event features high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting how companies - from small businesses to large enterprises - create, store, distribute, analyze, and take advantage of their mission critical data. Marc Benioff, an innovator who ignited the OnDemand revolution, will deliver a keynote address in 2010. OnDemand also showcases the top entrepreneurial CEOs who are revolutionizing the way the enterprise is radicalized by the Internet.

WITI Members: Register Now and Receive a 50% Discount!

  Join WITI @ LAVA Investment Capital Conference 2010!

LAVA Investment Capital Conference: A Practical Guide to Financing in 2010 - Current Market Sources and Pricing
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 from 12-8pm
The JW Marriot at L.A. LIVE
Los Angeles, CA

You're cordially invited to the LAVA 2010 Investment Capital Conference. You have received this invitation because WITI and the Los Angeles Venture Association have partnered to promote this special event.

2 Reasons to Register BEFORE March 25th!
• Receive a FREE LAVA breakfast meeting, value: $60
• See who's coming before the event with online networking, value: PRICELESS
• Use this Special Discount Code: WITICC2010

Interact with Speakers and Panelists from Leading Companies...
• Hear what the experts have to say, ask them questions!
• Familiar names have disappeared or changed their market focus.
• New, aggressive firms have entered the financing market.
• The pricing and terms for obtaining debt and equity have changed.

Following the panels, The CapitalZone offers you the opportunity to network and make valuable direct connections with members of the financial community.

Learn More - Register Now!


Monetizing Connectivity and
New User Experiences

April 27, 2010
Amsterdam, Netherlands

CONNECTIONS Europe: Monetizing Connectivity and New User Experiences is a one day executive conference and explores the expanding scope of consumer electronics and digital media in the connected home. Hosted by international research firm Parks Associates, this executive summit features sessions with leading executives in digital living and current market research on worldwide consumer and industry trends, providing a comprehensive examination of the technologies and business strategies best poised to move this industry forward.

CONNECTIONS Europe is the perfect event to network with global executives, discuss European and worldwide trends in digital devices and services, and learn the latest consumer research on connectivity and digital media from Parks Associates' expert analysts.

Further Information: www.connectionseurope.com

  Join WITI @ Disney Keys to Excellence!

Disney's Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare Professionals
May 17, 2010  |  Indianapolis, IN

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
May 18, 2010  |  Huntington, WV

Disney's Approach to Quality Service
May 25, 2010  |  Honolulu, HI

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
June 7, 2010  |  Lansing, MI

Disney's Approach to Quality Service
June 8, 2010  |  Phoenix, AZ

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence
June 29, 2010  |  Ann Arbor, Michigan

WITI Welcomes the Disney Institute to Indiana, West Virginia, Hawaii, Arizona and Michigan

Limited Time Offer: Register for Disney's Events in Lansing or Phoenix and pay by 05/07/10 and be automatically entered to win a FREE 3-day Disney Institute class at the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando! Contact our Guest Services Manager at 877.544.2384 ext. 1 for details.

It doesn't take any training to recognize that the world's economy has taken a significant downturn. It does take effective and proven professional development training to guide impacted organizations back to the summit.

Disney's one-day local workshops offer a rare and affordable opportunity to learn best business practices from Disney insiders. Organizations from across the nation have learned proven philosophies and implemented effective processes to reap the rewards of improvements in leadership, management, service, and brand loyalty.

IMPORTANT: Please use promotional code WITIMNE to receive $50 OFF PER GUEST when registering.


No prerequisite training required.

  Join WITI @ Best Practices In Healthcare Cost Containment!

Best Practices In Healthcare Cost Containment
May 20-21, 2010
Houston, TX

The economic hardships of today have left many hospitals and health systems across the country reeling-perplexed about how to continue to effectively deliver quality care while tackling the financial changes that ultimately impact their bottom line. At this event, attendees will gain valuable strategic tools and processes geared at program performance. Click Here for Details!

*** 1st 20 WITI Subscribers will receive an additional $100 Association Partner discount. For more info, please email: [email protected]

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