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BDPA Joins ITEC Conference in Cincinnati OH


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ITEC conferences are designed to display those cutting edge technologies that can and will help your company improve productivity and bottom line - through longer term vision in ITEC keynote presentations, real-world answers and applications in ITEC conference sessions, and productivity enhancing solutions available today on the ITEC exposition floor. BDPA Cincinnati chapter was a presenter at the ITEC Conference held on 11/30/2000 at the Cincinnati Convention Center. This is the .ppt presentation used during that presentation.

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BDPA Joins ITEC Conference in Cincinnati OH

  1. 1. Cintech Solutions Interactive Business Systems Greater Cincinnati Urban League
  2. 2. Johnathan Holifield Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Wayne Hicks IRS & Black Data Processing Associates Ann Nicholson Cintech Soulutions Inc. Sharron Miller Greater Cincinnati Urban League Toni Miles Interactive Business Systems Presenters:
  3. 3. Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Johnathan Holifield
  4. 4. Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce Johnathan Holifield
  5. 5. Cincinnati IRS Center & Black Data Processing Associates Wayne Hicks
  6. 16. Ann Nicholson Cintech Solutions Inc.
  7. 17. IT Workforce Development Ann Nicholson Director, Human Resources Cintech Solutions, Inc.
  8. 18. Introduction <ul><li>Cintech Solutions, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>A rapidly growing software development company </li></ul><ul><li>Need to obtain, retain and develop exceptional IT employees at all levels </li></ul>
  9. 19. Topics of Discussion <ul><li>Employment challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Educational issues </li></ul><ul><li>A meeting of the minds </li></ul><ul><li>A path to leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul>
  10. 20. Employment Challenges <ul><li>Critical shortage of qualified candidates </li></ul><ul><li>More positions available NOW than ever before </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing growing need for IT positions </li></ul>
  11. 21. Educational Issues <ul><li>What’s needed: </li></ul><ul><li>A fresh look at appropriate training for today’s IT positions </li></ul><ul><li>New avenues for employer input </li></ul><ul><li>More flexibility in programs to benefit students, employers, educational institutions and the community </li></ul>
  12. 22. A Meeting of the Minds <ul><li>Collaborative effort between business and education </li></ul><ul><li>Greater influence in the development and retention of a quality IT workforce </li></ul>
  13. 23. A Path to Leadership <ul><li>To provide a smooth transition from high school to college </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a smooth transition from a two-year educational program to the IT workforce </li></ul><ul><li>To facilitate completion of a four- year degree while a productive member of the IT workforce </li></ul><ul><li>To develop the leaders of tomorrow </li></ul>
  14. 24. Next Steps <ul><li>Completion of proposal to State of Ohio for funding </li></ul><ul><li>Program support from local businesses and educational institutions working together </li></ul>
  15. 25. Greater Cincinnati Urban League Sharron Miller
  16. 38. Toni Miles Interactive Business Systems
  17. 49. Thank You For Attending Happy Holidays!