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The TIPS (Technical Innovative Planning Services) presentation at the iFoundry midterm checkpoint, held on 14 October 2009.

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  1. 2. What is Service Engineering? <ul><li>At the beginning of the semester, we had no idea ourselves; our notion of service engineering was “twisted” </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Teleconference really cleared up our understanding </li></ul>Customers Companies
  2. 3. Systems and Service Engineering <ul><li>The application of engineering principles to getting the “kinks” out of the process </li></ul><ul><li>The creation and optimization of systems of operation or services </li></ul>Customers Companies
  3. 4. Mission Statement <ul><li>We are a student organization of undergraduate engineers at the University of Illinois who are committed to innovating corporate services, products, and IT.  Our aim is to improve the efficiency and performance of corporate systems, facilitating the interaction between clients and enterprise. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Group Composition <ul><li>2 CompE, 1BioMed, 2 EE, 3 CS, 2 CivE, Aero, MechE </li></ul><ul><li>9 from Illinois, 1 from Pennsylvania, 1 from Mexico, 1 from Minnesot </li></ul>Why SSE? Experience talking to companies Exploring real world applications of engineering
  5. 6. Organization <ul><li>Chairs – Kevin Chen and Jenny Roderick </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer – Neal Jacobsma </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary – Ted Kalaw </li></ul><ul><li>Official RSO </li></ul><ul><li>More than just Wednesday weekly meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Split into two groups, all under TIPS </li></ul>State Farm Chair: Jenny IBM Chair: Kevin
  6. 7. Academic Support <ul><li>Forming study groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talking about classes we can take next semester together </li></ul><ul><li>Class advice </li></ul>
  7. 8. Community <ul><li>Google group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project news </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Summary <ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Unique iCommunity </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul>