WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  February 17, 2016

  In This Issue

WITI Sports Entertainment Technology
WITI Virtual Career Fair
WITI Business
WITI Technology
WITI Webinars
WITI Teleclass
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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Wells Fargo

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  WITI Network Events

February 18, 2016 - Phoeniz, Arizona
Effectively Leading in a Chaotic Environment
February 23, 2016 - New York, New York
Let's get started with Innovation!
February 23, 2016 - South Florida, Florida
The Technology of Meditation
February 23, 2016 - Orlando, Florida
Getting to Know Your Microsoft Store
February 24, 2016 - RTP, North Carolina
Mix and Mingle - Leading Powerfully from the Heart
March 10, 2016 - Los Angeles, California
Jobs of the 21st Century/Future Leaders Forum
March 10, 2016 - RTP, North Carolina
Women In Technology - Leadership, Diversity and Innovation
March 10, 2016 - Dallas, Texas
Healthcare & Technology: What Innovative Devices and Software are Disrupting the Medical Field?
March 24, 2016 - Somerville, Massachusetts
GETTING PAST HELLO!™: The Art of Cultivating Lasting Business Relationships

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

See Details of All Partner Events Here

February 21-24, 2016
Austin, Texas

CIO Canada Summit
February 21-23, 2016
Montreal, Outside US/Canada

Mobile World Congress 2016 Barcelona
February 22-25, 2016
Barcelona, Spain

CIO New York Summit
February 25, 2016
New York, New York

CISO New York Summit
February 25, 2016
New York, New York

SQL Saturday
February 27, 2016
Tampa, Florida

CIO Summit Europe
February 28, 2016 - March 1, 2016
London, Outside US/Canada

SharePoint Fest Denver
March 1-3, 2016
Denver, Colorado

HMG Strategy - 2016 Houston CIO Executive Leadership Summit
March 2, 2016
Houston, Texas

CIO Chicago Summit
March 8, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

Women in Project Management
March 8, 2016
St Petersburg, Florida

See Details of All Partner Events Here

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  WITI Blog

Tech Geek vs. Tech God: My Inspiration to Pursue a Career in Tech
By Dezi van Vuuren

I never pictured my life as a software engineer or architect at first, it is more something that just happened, a natural evolution of sorts. Let me tell you a little more about my journey with technology and my inspiration for choosing software engineering as a career.

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  WITI Sports Entertainment Technology

WITI Sports, Entertainment and Technology Symposium - March 31, 2016 - Wearables and fitness bands are now big business. Users are consuming content through tablets, phones, computers and even watches. All of this incredible growth is creating many opportunities for partnerships between the technology, sports and entertainment worlds.

Sponsorship and speaker opportunities still available - please contact Ronni Eloff: [email protected]

Register Now!

  WITI B~Stem

Hall of Fame Films' Call for Entries - Register by Feb 26th!
By WITI News Staff

During Women's History Month, we're championing the inclusion of women in media by calling all Aspiring, Emerging & Professional female content creators to make short film projects highlighting a leading woman in technology and innovation across industries. Registration is open until February 26th. The competition will run from March 1st ~ 15th. B~STEM Project will select the industry, and competing content creators will choose their heroine, genre and style. Submissions can run up to 5 minutes in length. Whether it's a commercial, ad campaign, music video, documentary or animation the creative possibilities are endless.

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  WITI Virtual Career Fair

March 9, 2016 - 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 Business

What You Don't Know About Intellectual Property ("IP")... Can KILL Your Business!
By Erica Bristol, Esq.

Intellectual Property, or "IP," is increasingly becoming one of the most important assets a business can own. Almost every business, from sole proprietors to large, publicly-traded corporations, owns some form of IP. IP can generate significant revenue, and help a business remain competitive and innovative. Unfortunately, many businesses have no idea of what IP is, or the IP the business owns.

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  WITI Technology

How Is Technology Shaping The Future Workplace?
By Hasibuddin Ahmed

When there was no internet, people worked till the office doors closed and went back home, ate their supper and had a good night's sleep. However, technology has now changed a few things. We are living in the information age where our work lives intertwine with the innovations and technologies of the future.

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  WITI Webinars - TOMORROW!

Why Women Need to Lead
Presenter: Will Marré
Thursday, February 18, 2016
12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

Women love technology but frequently hate the technology companies they work for - that's the conclusion of multiple research surveys recently published in the Harvard Business Review and on Fortune.com.

  This Webinar is FREE To WITI Members! Details!

  Join WITI @ SPTechCon

SPTechCon 2016
February 21-24, 2016  |  Austin, Texas

SPTechCon offers classes and tutorials for IT professionals, business decision makers, information workers, project managers, and developers. Each presenter at the conference will be a true SharePoint expert, with many drawn from Microsoft’s tech teams or from outside authorities with Microsoft MVP status.


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As a kid, snow days are thrilling: a whole day to do whatever you want! But for adults, they can be a little less magical: a whole day to entertain the kids.


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