WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  September 19, 2012

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WITI Leadership
WITI Membership
WITI Teleclass
WITI Webinars
WITI Social Media
WITI Partner Events

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  WITI Network Events

September 19 - South Florida
The World Of Mobile
September 19 - Boston
Get Ready to Join the Healthcare IT Sandwich Generation
September 24 - South Florida
Geek Girls Happy Hour #GGHH @ Mortons
September 25 - Central Florida
WITI Night at Ann Taylor: Dress For Success & Give Back
September 25 - Santa Barbara
Consumerization or IT and Growth of SaaS (Software as a Service)
September 25 - RTP
Power Plays for Women
October 10 - San Diego
Crossing the Health & Fitness Tech Chasm
October 16 - Central Florida
Cyber Security Awareness
October 18 - Silicon Valley
Branding Yourself through Social Media Engagement
October 24 - Boston
Leadership Networking: Creating Your Competitive Advantage
November 7 - Houston
Women on Boards
November 28 - Boston
WITI Offline "A Tasting Tour of Fine Chocolates"
December 4 - Atlanta
Holiday Event & WITI IT Leader of The Year Award Presentation

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

Devlab by AT&T
Sep 25 2012
Mountain View, California
Girls In Tech; Building Start Ups From The Ground Up
Sep 25 2012
Los Angeles, California
TheWrap's 3rd Annual Media Leadership Conference
Oct 1 2012-Oct 2 2012
Los Angeles, California
GoingGreen Silicon Valley 2012
Oct 1 2012-Oct 2 2012
San Francisco, California
Diva Toolbox 2012 Conference for Women
Oct 18-20 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012
Oct 21 2012-Oct 25 2012
Orlando, Florida
Oct 22 2012-Oct 24 2012
San Francisco, California
Hacker Halted
Oct 25 2012-Oct 31 2012
Miami, Florida
Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference and Competition
November 14, 2012
New York, New York
Dec 1-6 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada
Android DevCon IV
Dec 4-7 2012
San Francisco, California
2013 International CES
Jan 8-11 2013
Las Vegas, Neveda

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  WITI Leadership

Oracle Implementation Leadership: When Operational Obstacles Block Strategic Work
By Marian Cook

Becoming a leader means an increasing focus on strategic v. operational tasks, and this is certainly true as an executive leading an Oracle implementation.

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  WITI Teleclass

Exploring Your Life Mission
Will 2012 be the year that you finally begin to live the life of your dreams? Are you ready to transform your life and your career but you need help figuring out "what next?" Do you know that there must be "more to life," but you aren't sure how to go about finding it? More...

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  WITI Webinars

The Antidote to the 10,000 Name Contact List: Networks for Introverts
Presenter: Maya Townsend  |  Begins September 20, 12-1pm PT (3-4pm ET)

Some of us will never enjoy walking into a room of strangers and making connections. Does that mean we're doomed professionally? Not at all!

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

Using Science and Technology to Improve Performance and Productivity
Presenter: Terry Booton  |  Begins October 3, 12-1pm PT (3-4pm ET)

In today's world, everyone is trying to do more with less. This means that your real competitive advantage is your employees.

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

You Know Your IQ, But What's Your CQ? How Developing Your "Change Intelligence" Empowers You to Lead Organizational Change
Presenter: Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D.  |  Begins December 4, 12-1pm PT (3-4pm ET)

Are you frustrated that no matter what you try, your change projects seem to either fail outright or produce gains that don't last?

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

Did You Miss Our Most Recent WITI Member Webinar, "Your Best Just Got Better", with Jason Womack? Watch This and Other Webinar Recordings Online!   Members Only

  Join WITI @ Girls In Tech

Social Media Week
September 25, 2012  |  Los Angeles, CA

Women are not new to the tech space, although within the last few years have we seen an impressive increase in the number of women entering the industry. If you've ever dreamt of building a start up, now is the time!

  Join WITI @ TheGrill

TheWrap's 3rd Annual Media Leadership Conference
October 1-2, 2012  |  Los Angeles, CA

Don't miss TheGrill, TheWrap's 3rd Annual Media Leadership Conference, October 1-2 at the London West Hollywood. Keynote speakers include Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor All Things Digital and Jennifer Salke, President of NBC Entertainment and Universal Television. Special $400 discount for WITI members. Use Promo Code WITI.

  Join WITI @ GoingGreen

GoingGreen Silicon Valley 2012
October 1-2, 2012  |  San Francisco, CA

GoingGreen Silicon Valley is where cutting-edge greentech CEOs meet the movers and shakers from the biggest industries on earth.

  Join WITI @ Gartner Symposium

Gartner IT Xpo 2012
October 21-25, 2012  |  Orlando, FL

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is the world's most important gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives. Our 2012 agenda offers 450+ analyst sessions, workshops, roundtables and mastermind keynotes across five full days.

  Join WITI @ WPDevCon

Windows Phone Developer Conference
October 22-24, 2012  |  San Francisco, CA

WPDevCon, October 22-24, San Francisco, is the world's top Windows Phone event. Use code MEDIASPONSOR for $100 discount. www.wpdevcon.net

  Join WITI @ Women 2.0

Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference and Competition
November 14, 2012  |  New York, NY

Network with 800+ men and women in tech at PITCH NYC Conference & Competition discussing the "New Entrepreneur Economy". Save 15% on PITCH NYC tickets with discount code "WITI" when you register here: http://pitch.women2.com

  Join WITI @ Andevcon

Android Developer Conference
December 4-7, 2012  |  San Francisco, CA

AnDevCon IV, Dec. 4-7 in San Francisco, is the world's top Android apps event. Use code MEDIASPONSOR for $100 discount. www.andevcon.com

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