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  • The Service Desk Roundtable members have been providing updates to each other over the past few weeks during this tumultuous time. We decided to have a virtual meeting to ask a few more in-depth questions and get feedback from multiple people. It was a dynamic conversation and touched ...

  • The Providence Practitioner roundtable group met yesterday at AIPSO to discuss the current situation and trends in talent.  Additionally we spent time discussing the COVID-19 situation, outlook and what we're doing to prepare.  We had a great dinner and further networking at a local ...

  • The CIO Roundtable was hosted by co-chair David Vidoni yesterday, at Pegasystems in Cambridge.  It featured cloud expert speakers , Lex Crosett from AWS  as well as Sean Gilbride and Corey Roberts from Daymark.  The group engaged in a great discussion about the many challenges of ...

  • Last night the SIM Boston Metro-North Tribe enjoyed another fun pop-up in Burlington, MA. Discussion topics ranged from team productivity, women in tech, the 2020 SIM Boston Technology Leadership Summit, and many more! It was hard to get everyone to pause their conversations to ...

  • SIM Women launched its new year of programming with a workshop led by Sandy Silk, "From Surviving to Thriving as an 'Only' in IT Leadership". Participants examined the causes of negative self-talk and how to move past it, how to convey confidence and presence through purpose-driven ...

  • Our first 2020 Service Desk Roundtable was a fantastic meeting to kickoff the year. We met at Abiomed in Danvers, and many of us found the CIO view on IT services refreshing, especially for our group. Core focus for IT: Empathy, Personalization, Communication and Proactive. Our ...

  • Our first Technology Leadership Series meeting of the new year was a great success!  We had 84 people in attendance, nice venue, good food, and a great speaker!  Rob Peck, the speaker, was insightful, well-rehearsed, and a true professional.  Also, with so many attendees, old friends ...

  • The SIM Boston Providence Practitioner's roundtable discussion on "Best Practices for Forming & Maintaining an IT Steering Committee" was spirited, collaborative, and informative.  The surprise visit and gift from Santa was great for SIM holiday spirit

  • Wednesday’s roundtable was our largest turnout ever! Local CISOs shared their war stories from the frontlines of technology security and gave excellent advice on tools and strategies for CIOs to get a better handle on their security footprint. Also discussed what it takes to become ...

  • On September 19, the SIM Boston Member Career Development team sponsored a talk on Influence-based job searching.  SIM’s very own board member and Members in Career Development co-chair, Eric Bloom redefined job seeking through the lens of ‘influence.’ He defined the concept of influence, ...

  • CIO Roundtable

    SIM Boston’s CIO Roundtable, hosted by Tom Catalini at MFA Boston on 9/25/19, featured Will Scarborough and Tom Spicer leading an informative discussion on Finding Value in Business Intelligence.  The group then enjoyed a delicious dinner at 465 Bar and Restaurant

  • SIM Silver Meeting

    Justin Locke, former bass player with the Boston Pops and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, entertained SIM Silver members at the meeting on Tuesday, September 10th. Locke, also an author of several books and many programs for family concerts, delighted the audience with his tales of ...

  • SIMPVD event hosted by Beacon Mutual Insurance with Ed Garabedian presenting on RPA (Robotic Process Automation).  There was a lively and informative discussion on applying RPA technology to automate focused business processes within Insurance, Finance, and similar organizations. ...

  • MCD News

    On May 23 rd the SIM Boston Member Career Development meeting kicked off the Technology Leadership Series event.  Jim Hansen from Millennium Consulting captivated the audience with  “The Pulse of Hiring Trends, Growth Industries and Technologies”.  Drawing on 30 years of experience ...

  • Boston Tribe Pop-Up

    Special thanks to our friends at LogMeIn for hosting a great night of networking and connecting as IT leaders on their amazing roof deck

  • May TLS Meeting

    The May TLS meeting, held at Waltham Woods, was terrific!  Carol Kollm, an Agile expert with the Eliassen Group, shared her perspective on “Agile For Senior Leaders” as many companies expand their efforts company-wide.  The session was extremely informative and members had the ...

  • SDRT meetings are must attend events! The changes impacting organizations and specifically IT continue to speed up. Keeping up to date alone is nearly impossible. The SIM network and these meetings are helping all of us, and that's why we continue to attend.  This event had ...

  • SIM Women Tribe Pop-Up

    SIM Women hosted a small but fun gathering at the Copper House Tavern in Waltham on 4/23/19.   Conversation spanned jobs, family and pets, and a nice time was had by those of us in attendance.  We hope to see you at our next gathering

  • Cambridge Tribe Pop-Up

    For the first time in SIM Boston tribe history, there were more women than men in attendance at the Cambridge pop-up! We were very excited to see this happen and would like to keep the trend growing as we continuously look for powerful ways infuse IT leadership with inclusion and ...

  • Attendees of SIM Boston 's April 11, 2019 Technology Leadership Series Meeting enjoyed an enlightening and entertaining presentation on Multigenerational Management featuring Jeff Butler

  • April's Member Career Development meeting featured Dr. David DeLong presenting: "How to Enhance Your Career Flexibility in the Era of Artificial Intelligence".

  • SIM Silver April Meeting

    SIM Silver attendees were treated to a brief history of SIM Boston and discussion of Angel Investing, featuring SIM Boston Founder John Dacey

  • Concord Tribe Pop-Up

    SIM Boston Members got together last Thursday night for another Tribe Meeting in Concord, MA.  Plan to join us at our upcoming tribes on April 16 in Cambridge and April 23 in Waltham, hosted by SIM Women. As these events clearly grow in popularity, we will continue to host them ...