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AOIT industry update



Explore the latest employment and industry trends in the field of information technology

Explore the latest employment and industry trends in the field of information technology
in this session led by NAF industry partners.



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  • Academy of InformationTechnologyIndustry Update
  • Agenda Introductions and Welcome Discussions and presentations from industry experts Q&A Adjourn#NAFNext
  • Introductions and Welcome Who are we? Who are you? Why are we here? Ground rules o Ask questions o Share experiences o Have some fun #NAFNext
  • Tushar Saxena Director – Video Technology and PlanningFiOS TV: Television for TomorrowConfidential and proprietary materials for authorized Verizon personnel and outside agencies only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement.
  • FiOS TV – A Next Generation TV Network Verizon utilizes IP and the home network for Widgets and iPad companion devices Multi-room DVR Wireless Devices ClientFTTP STB Optical MoCA Client Game Network Interface STB Console Terminal PC
  • Where is FiOS TV Today?• 4.2 million subscribers and counting• 7th largest distributor• In over a dozen major markets including 6 of the top 10 DMAs •6
  • FiOS TV Widgets NBACheckers Reversi Fidelity Movie Ford League Investments Tickets Pass Lincoln FiOSClimb and Sudoku Horoscope Spend MKZ MobileSlip Game Smart Remote TVESPN Where’s My VictoryFantasy Holiday TMZ Facebook MotorcyclesGames Stuff? GameGalaxy Traffic Dining Kodak iHeartRadioSkip Reservations Music Flower TwitterGemology Visual411 Choice Delivery WeatherBug Food BaseballHangman Pandora Delivery WidgetHangman Yelp History Football YouTubeKids Shop Widget Zona Latina InternationalNick AP News Spanish HSN SoccerGames Portal Rapidly Growing Portfolio of 40 + TV Widgets
  • Over 500 million Widget launches in 2011 There are several ways to discover Widgets:1. Widgets Button 2. Widgets Menu 3. Channel Prompt 4. Virtual Channels Widget Carousel 35% - 40% of FiOS TV subscribers actively use widgets •Weather Widget - launched 3 times per day Widget Marketplace •Horoscopes and Traffic - viewed daily •Sports widgets - Usage spikes on game days • Facebook - Millions of photos are viewed each week on Facebook
  • FiOS Interactivity – Companion Devices FiOS has transactional capabilities across a portfolio of devices Tablets Mobile CEVerizon Media Manager FiOS Mobile Key Features Key Features: • Transactional •Browse guide purchase of VoD •Remote DVR Mgmt • Access to 16K on •FiOS Mobile Remote demand titles Control •Bookmark VOD • 32GB free storage - access to personal • See Whats Hot content • Add Favorite Channels
  • Flexview: FiOS on Demand on Mobiles, iPadsFlexview Library Growth Oct 2010 1H11 2H11 1H12 2H12 2K 5K 16K 20K 32K  9.7 SD  12.5 SD  20K HD  6.5K HD  7.5K HD  12K HD Big hitters • Box Office Titles • Kids Titles • Episodic Content • Over 20,000 hours of content on Tablets and mobile devices • Average Engagement - 8 hours a week • Drives incremental VOD revenue - Purchase on companion devices
  • FiOS TV on CE and Mobile Devices High Interest Next Gen User-Experience High Engagement 5% of FiOS Subscribers •Voice activated are using the commands application •Gesture based control • Customers- Ready to use alternatives to Set-Top Boxes• Reduce future Capital expense - CE devices = Viable Set Top Box replacements
  • Sherry Thompson Giordano - IT Women Digital Equipment Corporation – 20years Business Consulting Firm – Currently, 14+ years Executive Director, ITWomen Vice President Program Development, USATL o Inaugural STEM TECH Olympiad 2012 Immediate Past Chair, Miami AOIT Advisory Board Current Member: Broward and Miami NAF Advisory Boards Vice Chair NAF Tri-County Board, South Florida ABLC Member, 2012 NAF Champion #NAFNext
  • IT Careers & Women: Statistics Even though women hold 56% of all professional occupations . . . They only hold 25% of IT occupations Economic studies show that women with jobs in Engineering and Technology . . . Earn 33% more than comparable women in non- Technology and Engineering jobs #NAFNext
  • IT Careers & Women: Why is it Good? Profits High, Unemployment Low, Salaries High Tech Companies Remain Profitable IT is Growing faster than the STEM average Computing Salaries are Highly Competitive Computing Helps Close the Gender Wage Gap We are in a Society that is increasingly IT-dependent #NAFNext
  • IT Careers & Women: Encouragement Create a safe environment for discovery Illustrate why IT is Important Demonstrate the Creativity of IT IT is Team oriented – create teams IT is Valued, Respected and Flexible – you are not a nerd, you are a pioneer! IT is everywhere #NAFNext
  • IT Careers & Women: OpportunitiesTop Careers Mobile – Quick entry into the workforce Social Media – Big Data Cyber Security – Demand continues to growWhat Skills are CIO’s looking for in addition to IT Communications Adaptive to the environment Willing to change Translate needs Leadership #NAFNext
  • IT Careers & Women: Remember . . .Women with jobs in Engineering and TechnologyEarn 33% more than comparable women in non- Technology and Engineering jobs #NAFNext
  • David Keirsted – Kelly IT Resources IT Product Manager, Kelly IT Resources 30 years providing IT Workforce Solutions 11 years with Kelly IT Contract, SOW, Project, BPO, RPO, Direct hire, MSP, VMS#NAFNext
  • Current IT Labor Force Data Employment Areas of concentration Growth areas Sector analysis Earning potential Labor demand Growth projections Summary#NAFNext
  • Current IT Labor Force Data Employmento 3.4 million IT professionals working in 2011 Areas of concentrationo Developers and web developerso Systems Analysto Supporto Network analysto Project managers#NAFNext
  • Current IT Labor Force Data Growth areas from 2010 to 2018 o Software developers 32% o Application developers 28% o Database administrators 31% o Network Administrators 28%  Sector analysis o Service sector (banks, retail, healthcare) o High tech o Government o Self employed free agents#NAFNext
  • Current IT Labor Force Data Earning potentialo Median salary 1 year or less 44ko 5 of top ten starting salaries are ITo Average salary for IT is 79k compared to 44k Labor demando 24% growth for on line IT job postings in 2011o 59% of employers hiring IT (2012)o Web and software developers 26% growth in 2011#NAFNext
  • Questions?#NAFNext
  • Contact information Tushar Saxena – Sherry Thompson Giordano – David Keirsted – Brenda Barry – #NAFNext