Connecting nearly 3,000 of the world's premier IT leaders for business solution exchange, timely education and professional development, SIM members receive a number of tangible and intangible benefits.
- Networking: Local chapter meetings, conferences, roundtables and seminars.
- Knowledge Sharing: Working Group deliverables, Advanced Practices Council (APC) research, bi-monthly Member eNewsletter, Webcasts and SIM's online community, simnet.org.
- Education: Access to the SIM Regional Leadership ForumTM, providing industry-specific training for future IT leaders.
- Advocacy: The collaborative "voice" of SIM on issues such as cyberspace security and software licensing.
- Industry Leadership: Access to peers who understand and manage similar challenges and issues.
Establishing SIM membership through the Colorado Chapter requires you to:
- Meet the qualification criteria
- Submit an application
- Pay the appropriate fee
Meet the qualification criteria for SIM membership.
- Practitioner: A senior-level IT professional in either a public or private sector organization meeting the following criteria:Functioning as the corporate/divisional head of a corporate or divisional IS organization.
Functioning as a member of IS management staff supporting corporate or divisional IS heads in a key management role, as certified by the head of the organization.
- Academic: A full-time university or college faculty member making a significant contribution to the IS field.
- Consultant: Leaders at the partner/principal level who influence the direction of their own company or their clients' companies, and who directly contribute to the IT profession.
- Other Leader: A non-IT executive such as a vendor, recruiter, or leader from another profession who is a major IT thought leader or has a major role in matters impacting strategic IT direction.