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IT Procurement Working Group meetings are held twice per year (Spring and Fall).

       Spring 2015 meeting: TBA, Dallas, TX
       Fall 2015 meeting: TBA, Charlotte, NC, in conjunction with SIMposium


The Fall 2014 meeting was held on 11/3-11/4 in conjunction with SIMposium in Denver, CO.

AGENDA TOPICS:
      Must Haves in Cloud/SaaS agreements
      Vendor management practices

Typical Agenda:
Day 1 (a.m.)            Hot Topic Presentations
Day 1 (p.m.)            Roundtable (ALL)
Day 1 (evening)       Networking Dinner
Day 2 (a.m.)            ITPWG Business discussions, Roundtable (ALL), & Wrap Up


Hot Topic Presentations are topics selected by the group that represent current areas of interest. In the past we have hosted speakers on topics such as Green IT, Virtualization, Telecommunications Sourcing, Software Licensing, & Contract Best Practices, Vendor Management, Big Data, and Software as a Service (SaaS). We have also hosted speakers from suppliers such as Oracle, Microsoft,  IBM,  and other industry experts.

The Roundtable provides participants with an opportunity to present items for discussion to the group. This may include sharing of current projects, questions on sourcing best practices, negotiation strategies, etc.

Please contact Gregg Fouch (412-777-5329) or Randy Roth (515-309-5600) for additional information.

 


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