WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  August 19, 2015

  In This Issue

WITI Business
WITI Health
WITI Career
WITI Membership
WITI Webinars
WITI Virtual Career Fair
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

August 24 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Power Happy Hour
August 25 - West Palm Beach, Florida
Power Happy Hour
September 9 - Boston
Exerting Influence Without Authority - What's in Your Toolbox?
September 17 - Orange County
Innovation the Google Way
November 17 - Boston
2016 Tech Trends and Beyond
December 11 - Chicago
WITI Chicago Holiday Social

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

August 24-27, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
HMG Strategies 2015 San Francisco CIO Executive Leadership Summit
August 27, 2015
East Palo Alto, California
HMG Strategies 2015 Minneapolis CIO Executive Leadership Summit
September 3, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
September 9-11, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
CTIA Super Mobility 2015
September 9-11, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
Bluetooth Europe
September 15-16, 2015
EOP'S STEM Diversity Career Expo New York
September 18, 2015
New York, New York
IoT Security
September 22-23, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
USI Conference 2015
September 23-25, 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
HMG Strategies 2015 Denver CIO Executive Leadership Summit
September 24, 2015
Denver, Colorado
Maker Faire New York
September 26-27, 2015
New York, New York
September 30 - October 2, 2015
New York, New York
Internet of Things World Europe
October 6-7, 2015
Berlin, Germany
HMG Strategies 2015 Greenwich CIO Executive Leadership Summit
October 20, 2015
Old Greenwich, Connecticut

More Partner Events

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  WITI Business

5 Things to Avoid When Selecting a Procure to Pay Solution Provider
By Sabrina Palmer

Once you have identified the areas where your procure to pay processes need automation, you are ready to start examining the capabilities that are available in the marketplace. Engaging with vendors can be exciting but it can also be overwhelming. While most of the major vendors offer the same core functionality all solution providers are not alike.


  WITI Health

Healthcare and Big Data: Don't Toss Out the Rules of the Road
By Marian F. Cook

With the promise of big data (solving the unsolvable problems, informing better decision making, creating new products and services, discovering patterns and acting on them, etc.) on the horizon, what has really changed? Does this mean that everything we know and do with not-so-big data should be tossed?


  WITI Career

Are Business Books An Overlooked Key To Success?
By Adam Witty

Entrepreneurs, small business owners, professional speakers, attorneys, doctors, financial advisors, coaches, philanthropists and many more all either ascend or descend based on their credibility. A book is an innovative way to leverage one's expertise and tip the scales in a favorable direction.


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  WITI Webinars

Learning To Use Power Questions
Presenter: Andrew Sobel  |  Wednesday, September 9, 2015
12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Join relationship authority and bestselling author Andrew Sobel for an intensive, one-hour webinar on how to use powerful questions to build relationships, engage others, and persuade more effectively. If you work with clients and customers, lead a team, or would like to improve your professional and personal relationships, this webinar will give you the tools you need to succeed.

  This Webinar is FREE To WITI Members! Details!

  WITI Virtual Career Fair

September 16, 2015 - The WITI Women in Technology International Virtual Career Fair is an online career event where job seekers and employers can interact with each other in a live, 3-D virtual environment. With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI (Women in Technology International) has established powerful strategic alliances and programs to provide connections, resources and opportunities. Register today to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.

If your company would like to participate in the Career Fair, please call the WITI office at 818-788-9484.

  WITI Announcements

Get out the Vote for Female SXSW Speakers

Public voting is in full swing for speakers at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, one of the world's most influential events for uncovering the latest technology trends. If you would like to see more qualified female speakers on stage, you can make a big difference by getting out the vote.

How? Start by creating a free account on the SXSW PanelPicker. Once logged in, click the "Search/Vote" tab on the top right menu bar. If you know the name of a woman who submitted a panel, type it here. Otherwise, search "women" for a list of female-focused panels.

Support your favorite panels by clicking the "thumbs up" icon on each submission and providing a comment below the description. Here are three submissions to get you started:

Magnifying the Moment of Engagement
Vote here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/47767

Lessons from Top Companies for Women Technologists
Vote here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/57468

#Digiverse: Minority Women in EdTech
Vote here: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/49207

If you've also submitted a panel for SXSW, include the voting link below so we can help each other rise to the top!

  Join WITI @ SPTechCon

SPTechCon Boston 2015 Classes
August 24-27, 2015  |  Boston, Massachusetts

Choosing from more than 80 classes allows you to put together your own custom SharePoint and Office 365 training experience.


4 Creative Indoor Activities For Kids

Summer means plenty of outdoor fun for kids. But what happens when rainstorms or heat waves force playtime indoors? From making play dough to creating homemade storybooks, there's a variety of activities that make the most of kids' creative minds and keep them entertained.


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