Category Archives: Community Partners

Silicon Peel Event – IT and Startup Round Table

You’re invited to Meetup #11 to join an evening of round table discussions with experts in top voted IT topics and the community’s best programs for startups. Our topics and experts include:

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IIBA Toronto Event – The Agile Mindset – Foundation For Success with Jas Phul

Over recent years we have seen a plethora of agile-related training hit the marketplace. Organizations are investing heavily trying to implement agile practices. Yet despite this our industry experience indicates that organizations are struggling with BAs using agile techniques. The presentation discusses why this problem exists and why it won’t go away until you build the foundation that’s required for successfully adopting agile practices. That foundation involves developing “The Agile Mindset”.

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Haltech Event – Market Research Workshop

Do you know who your market is? Do you know how to position your product or service for maximum success and sales? Join HalTech for a full day workshop on the importance of market research for your company! Let’s make sure your market is waiting for you.

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IIBA Toronto Event – Fall 2013 IIBA BABOK v.2 Study Group

The IIBA Toronto chapter has arranged for an autumn 2013 Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) study group. The IIBA Toronto chapter BABOK® study group will assist you in understanding the foundation of all that is business analysis. The BABOK® is made up of 6 knowledge areas, 32 tasks, and 34 techniques.

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Silicon Halton Event – Build Your StartUp To Sell

Every technology company starts with a defined purpose to provide a great product or service. Virtually none consider what the end will look like. Is it a sale, wind-up or merger? What do I need to do to make that happen? Most companies don’t address these questions until the owner wants to retire. The reality is that all companies are up for sale whether the sale sign is on the door or not. Business owners don’t know when that unsolicited call will come and, by then, it is likely too late to maximize value and integrate key fundamentals to drive … Continue reading

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IIBA Toronto Event – 5 Things You Must Know About Requirements Planning

Requirements Planning adds incredible value to the requirements process. More than simply creating another “work breakdown structure” document, this is an opportunity to address risks proactively and gain better stakeholder participation. This session demonstrates how every component of a requirements plan adds value.

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Silicon Halton Big Data and Analytics Event – How BD is Powering Media and Advertising Business

The next p2p session is Tues Sep 24th, 7pm at Inovex in Oakville. Presenter: Victor Potapov: is the Director, Analytics and Advertising Platforms at Rogers Consumer Publishing and Digital Media Group. He is going to be speaking to us about new initiatives within this group at Rogers Communications.

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Community Gala – Project Management Toastmasters Club Event

A community social hosted by the Project Management Toastmasters Club (PMTMC) Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. (registration at 6:00, meal, presentations and DJ dancing to follow) Location: High Park Ballroom, Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, 90 Bloor Street East, Toronto

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PMI Lakeshore Event – An approach to effective management of multi-generational project teams in increasingly complex project environments

Part of the 21st Century it is common to find 4 generations working together in the same  organizations, and project teams. This calls for special awareness in Project Management Professionals, with a heightened sensitivity to the characteristics and motivations of multi-generational teams. In this session we will reflect on key characteristics and work styles of the following generations: The Veterans (born before 1948), Baby Boomers (born 1948 – 1964), Generation “X” (born 1964 – 1980) and “Y” (born 1980 – 2000). Multi-generational workforces pose special,but not insurmountable, challenges to organizational Leaders, Managers and Project Managers. Our goal will be to … Continue reading

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RIC Center Event – Disruptive Technologies

The theme of September’s Growing Your Business seminar is on disruptive technologies that will change your life, business, and the global economy. This Breakfast with the Experts session will focus on three key areas: advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, and innovative M2M systems. You’re invited to hear experts from industry, academia, and our entrepreneur case study give a 360° overview of their topic, review new tech coming down the pipeline, and show how it will impact our world. These talks will get you up to speed on industry innovations and help you cope with the coming changes in how we live … Continue reading

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