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  1. 1. TechKnowledge E and the Developing the next generation of business leaders: The CIO.
  2. 2. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>TechKnowledge E works with schools, the private sector and entrepreneurial programs to build strong business and technology foundations for our youth. The economic, social and political landscape will be determined by how we respond to the challenges we face today, and how we prepare our youth for tomorrow. </li></ul>
  3. 3. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>O ur mission is to aid, guide, and challenge our youth in their development as our future business and technology leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>O ur vision is the creation of a Chicago Public School curriculum that prepares our students to be competitive in this global economy. </li></ul>
  4. 4. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>“ The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. </li></ul><ul><li>We need men who can dream of big things that never were, and ask why not”. -JFK </li></ul>
  5. 5. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>The challenge : Crisis in America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>American students rank 29 th in science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>and 24 th in mathematics worldwide </li></ul><ul><li> (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mortgage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stock market </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>Manufacturing and the service industries have been deeply affected by globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Members reviewed the structure of international trade to determine the effectiveness of reinvestment and retraining programs </li></ul><ul><li> (The House Committee on Science and Technology, June, 2008) </li></ul>Subcommittee Discusses Ways to Increase High-Skilled Workforce in America
  7. 7. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>&quot;When output and employment were rising, a productivity gain signified a robust economy. In today's climate, it masks the fact that we are producing less of what we need, and taking home less for doing it,” said Subcommittee Chairman Brad Miller. </li></ul><ul><li> (The House Committee on Science and Technology, June, 2008) </li></ul>Subcommittee Discusses Ways to Increase High-Skilled Workforce in America
  8. 8. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>The Era of Rising Skill Levels in America's Labor Force Is Drawing to a Close. </li></ul><ul><li>Overall skill levels in the US workforce have stagnated in the last 30 years. Measured by educational attainment, new cohorts of workforce entrants aged 25–29 and 30–34 do not possess higher skills than soon-to retire baby boomers aged 55–59. </li></ul>
  9. 9. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>How has the workforce changed? </li></ul>
  10. 10. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>WORKFORCE 1960 </li></ul>
  11. 11. TechKnowledge E WORKFORCE 2008
  12. 12. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>Is the connection between America’s Schools and the Nation’s workforce adequate? It didn’t need to be in 1960 . </li></ul>
  13. 13. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>The Era of Rising Skill Levels in America's Labor Force Is Drawing to a Close </li></ul><ul><li>This indicates that the qualitative, compositional improvement of the skill level in the US labor force associated with the retirement of workers less skilled than those entering will stop for the first time in US history.  </li></ul>
  14. 14. TechKnowledge E What do we invest in? “ Sectors that seem immune to the current slowdown are education , healthcare, pharma, biotech & retail” -Anjina Vivek, Founder of Venture Bean Consulting “ Certain sectors such as IT and healthcare are still showing solid growth” -Matt Ferguson, CEO of
  15. 15. TechKnowledge E Invest in Education $23,232 per inmate/year Illinois State Prison $17,500 per student/year North Sub. School District $11,300 per student/year Chicago Public Schools
  16. 16. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>“ China is much more focused on how to train their young people in the math, science and computer skills necessary for success in the flat world”. </li></ul><ul><li>-Thomas L. Friedman, Author-”The World Is Flat” </li></ul>
  17. 17. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>Information Technology is a required course for Chinese high school students. </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundations to Information technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Algorithm and Programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Applications of Multi-media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Applications of Web Based Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Management System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artificial Intelligence </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>Develop business-savvy technology professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Increase students majoring in technology </li></ul><ul><li>Retain technology professionals in the Chicagoland area </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Chicago’s visibility as a major center of technology </li></ul><ul><li>Foster entrepreneurialism </li></ul>The opportunity
  19. 19. TechKnowledge E Professionals/ e-solution Challenge = High School College Business/Technology Foundation Entrepreneurs
  20. 20. TechKnowledge E E Solution Challenge E-World’s Fair Project CIO
  21. 21. TechKnowledge E E Solution Challenge E-World’s Fair Project CIO
  22. 22. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>PHASE I [Sep – Dec] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Four High Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three business teams of 4 Students at each school (48 Total Students) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One team from each school advances to City Championships </li></ul></ul>E Solution Challenge
  23. 23. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>e-solution Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan Competition </li></ul>After School Sep Nov Dec Oct 3 team, intramural competition to decide school’s representative in city finals XYZ High School
  24. 24. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>PHASE II [Jan – May] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Best developed business team / company advances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This team of 4 received 2 nd Level training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PHP, Java script coding, Flash script coding </li></ul></ul></ul>E Solution Challenge
  25. 25. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>PHASE II [Jan – May] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City champion is crowned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winning team receives scholarships </li></ul></ul>E Solution Challenge
  26. 26. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>e-solution Challenge </li></ul>After School 3 Teams 1 Winner <ul><li>Business Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Web Dev. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Google Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Project Mgmt. </li></ul>Private Sector Organizations Php Java script Flash City Finals Sep Feb Mar Oct Nov Dec Jan Apr May Continues on Champion XYZ High School
  27. 27. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>e-solution Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan Competition (Pilot) </li></ul><ul><li>Business Strategy Game </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Web Development </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Google Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Project Mgmt. </li></ul>Jan Mar Apr Feb May
  28. 28. TechKnowledge E Project CIO E- Solution Challenge E-World’s Fair
  29. 29. TechKnowledge E Project CIO E- Solution Challenge E-World’s Fair
  30. 30. TechKnowledge E <ul><li>A track for Technology Majors w/Business Minor </li></ul><ul><li>These students have </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to corporate internships, non-profit internships, and entrepreneurial training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A community of support </li></ul></ul>Project CIO
  31. 31. Project CIO Chicago <ul><li>College </li></ul>Year 1 Corporate Partners Year 2 Non Profit Year 3 Business Plan Competition Internships
  32. 32. Project CIO Chicago Professionals/ E-solution Challenge Project CIO Chicago <ul><li>Technology Major / Business Minor </li></ul>High School College <ul><li>Understands Business Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Business/Tech Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Participants Are Tracked </li></ul><ul><li>Remains In Chicago Area </li></ul>Entrepreneurs <ul><li>Community of Support </li></ul>
  33. 33. Project CIO Chicago Entrepreneur Professional 2 Career Paths Project CIO
  34. 34. “ The dotcom collapse of 2000-2002, some of the best companies were created during that time.” -Brad Feld, “Feld Thoughts”, “ Booms are when the smart people sell. Busts are when rich people started on their path to wealth” -Mark Cuban, owner, Dallas Mavericks “ Entrepreneurs create economic growth and new wealth for reinvestment in our country.” -National Commission On Entrepreneurship Project CIO Chicago Create A Vision of What’s Possible
  35. 35. e -World’s Fair <ul><li>Technology and Electronics Convention </li></ul><ul><li>Host the finals of e -solution Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Showcasing latest products & technologies </li></ul>
  36. 36. e -World’s Fair e -Business <ul><li>The latest technologies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e-commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>digital media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>telecom </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. e -World’s Fair Education <ul><li>Continuing education </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Certifications </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Education </li></ul><ul><li>Students of All Ages </li></ul>
  38. 38. e -World’s Fair E ntrepreneur <ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Software/Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Successful Area Start-ups </li></ul>
  39. 39. e -World’s Fair <ul><li>A Dynamic Venue </li></ul><ul><li>of Interaction!!! </li></ul>e ducational , e ntrepreneurial , e - business
  40. 40. <ul><li>South by South West </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance: 123,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue: 93 million </li></ul><ul><li> Source: Channel 8 News Austin, TX </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Electronics Show 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance: 143,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue: 224.8 million </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority </li></ul>Convention/Trade Shows in U.S.
  41. 41. TechKnowledge E e-World’s Fair Project CIO Chicago e-solution Challenge
  42. 42. Using Image to Create Desire <ul><li>EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DOCUMENTARY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How we got from there... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… to here. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How we can get from here… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… to where we need to be. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CREATE AN UNDERSTANDING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enroll Key Stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul></ul>Create A Vision of What’s Possible
  43. 43. Using Image to Create Desire <ul><li>THE NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry / Manufacturing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service / Knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. TechKnowledge E <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Martin K. Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Jerome Dishman </li></ul><ul><li>Deborah De Vaughn </li></ul>