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IT Futures Summit 2017: Highlights & This Year’s IT Jeopardy Champs

IT faculty from across the state attended for a 1.5 day experience that featured another IT industry professional panel discussing and exploring disruptive technology (focusing on robotics/AI). Small group discussions looked at college’s IT programs, challenges, strengths, and new program and degree developments.

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Find Out About the CoE for ICT from Advisory Board Member, Valerie Goulds, Microsoft

Find out how the IT industry advisory board members and industry professionals as a whole help guide the direction of the Center of Excellence for Information & Computing Technology from Senior Support Escalation Engineer, Valerie Goulds.

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Updates & News for Fall 2013

Find out about new 2013-2014 Center’s free services, opportunities, and catch you up on some IT Skills Gap Forum (March 2013) results in case you missed it before, as well as provide links to the videos and keynote PowerPoint presentation (Mr. Keith Loeber, Microsoft) from the Pathways to IT Applied Baccalaureates for WA State Students Summit (June 2013).

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IT Future Summit at Microsoft Keynote and Presenter Videos Available

The IT Futures Summit at Microsoft Keynote and Presenter Videos are now available. See the featured video, “Structured Signs and Infinite Games” with Donald Brinkman, Microsoft at the IT Futures Summit (May 18, 2012). Watch all the videos now…

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Find out what Katie Metcalf, a Human Resources data analyst manager for Microsoft, does in her job.

How someone who didn’t “love” math ended up with a computer science degree and now works for Microsoft…

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“Behind the Scenes” at the IT Futures Summit at Microsoft (May 18, 2012)

Take a “behind the scenes” look at the IT Futures Summit at Microsoft (May 18, 2012). ” I have been coming to the Summit for at least five years. This one has been the best for far. The presentations, the technology advancements, and the hospitality were all great. The food this year was immaculate.”

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Sudhir Diddee has provided a 26-page preview of his new book, “Priceless Computer Tips at Your Fingertips”

Look inside Priceless Computer Tips at Your Fingertips from author Sudhir Diddee, Group Product Manager – SQL Server, Microsoft. He has 99 Windows 7 ® and Office 2010 (Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint) tips that will save you precious minutes every day to a new efficient you!

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Information and Computing Technology Degree/Certificate Reviews: Spring 2012

If you want a free industry professional team to review of one of your college’s information/computing technology degrees/certificates, submit an application to the Center of Excellence for Information and Computing Technology by November 4, 2011.

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New Advisory Board Members

The Center welcomes three new industry professionals to its industry advisory board: Valerie Goulds, Microsoft, and Juan Ulloa, Bellevue College. Rich James, F5 Networks, was unanimously elected to serve as chair for one more year.

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2011 Careers in IT: The Real Story Keynote PPT & Video

If you missed attending Careers in IT: The Real Story on April 20th, you can still upload Rich James, F5 Networks, PowerPoint, and look for the video in May of the keynote presentation and panel discussion.

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