Where Do You Turn?
As a senior-level IT professional, you provide both strategic and tactical direction to your division on a daily basis. Your staff constantly turns to you for advice, answers and guidance on the various issues plaguing IT departments. What about you? Where do you turn for that knowledge exchange and sharing of best practices that stimulate the mind of a CIO?
Turn to the Society for Information Management (SIM). Since 1968, SIM has inspired the minds of the most prestigious IT leaders in the industry. Highly regarded as the premier network for IT leadership, SIM is a community of thought leaders who share experiences and rich intellectual capital, and who explore future IT direction.
Click on the links below to watch interviews with SIM members who uncover the value they get from their SIM memberships.
- Bob Keefe, SVP and CIO, Mueller Water Products and SIM 2008 President shares why SIM is important for him and his vision for the future of SIM
- Learn why Peter Whatnell, CIO, Sunoco, Inc. and SIM 2008 President-Elect values the contacts he has made through SIM
- Hear from Jim Noble, 2007 SIM President, why SIM has been so important for his career
- Mike Pellegrino, VP of IT, FUJIFILM USA, reveals why he loves SIM
- SIM Founder Dick Dooley shares why he has been a SIM member for almost 40 years
What Does SIM Offer?
Recognizing the unique needs of the industry, SIM collects the intellectual capital of IT leaders nationwide and offers the resources you need to do business better, including:
To be recognized as the community that is most preferred by IT leaders for delivering vital knowledge that creates business value and enables personal development.
SIM is an association of senior IT executives, prominent academicians, selected consultants, and other IT thought leaders built on the foundation of local chapters, who come together to share and enhance their rich intellectual capital for the benefit of its members and their organizations.
SIM members strongly believe in and champion:
The alignment of IT and business as a valued partnership;
The creation and sharing of best practices;
The effective, efficient and innovative business use of information technology to continuously bring to market valuable products and services;
IT management and leadership skills development that enables our members growth at each stage of their career;
The replenishment and education of future IT leaders including a strong role in influencing university curriculums and continuing education;
Working with the IT industry to shape its direction;
Policies and legislation that stimulate innovation, economic development, healthy competition and IT job creation;
Serving our communities and the industry through giving and outreach
Strategic direction for the organization is provided by SIM’s elected Executive Board. SIM’s standing committees are key to developing initiatives that fulfill the strategic goals of the association. Supporting the organization and fulfilling day-to-day management responsibility is SIM’s professional staff.
More than 4,100 peers have already begun deriving value from SIM — including CIOs, senior IT executives, prominent academicians, consultants, and other IT leaders. Learn more about SIM and what it can do for your professional development by clicking the links below.