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Traci Cox: The Value of Business Partnerships

Traci Cox, President of Temple & Associates, met with us to explore the value of business partnerships, managing partnership challenges and how partnerships enhance business opportunities. Questions that Traci answers: [2:50] What does Business Partnerships mean to you and how is it related to trust? [3:24] Can you share an experience where you had to create a partnership to me...
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Jason Patel: Moving from Individual Contributor to Business and Strategy Leader

Jason Patel, the Chief Technology Officer for Ensighten, met with us to discuss moving from being an individual contributor to overseeing, leading and guiding the work of others, new challenges that one faces and what he's learned over his career. Highlights: Defining a win as a business leader vs individual contributor.Motivations to move from a large firm to a startup company.Preparing y...
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Sean T. O’Kelly: Leveraging Technology for Revenue Growth

Leveraging Technology for Revenue Growth (Extended Episode) Sean T OKelly
Sean T. O’Kelly, Chief Technology Officer for Meetings & Events International (MEI), met with us to explore how business leaders can utilize technology as a tool to drive customer and revenue growth. Questions that Sean Answers [1:15] Do organizations treat technology as a cost/expense or revenue generator? [3:10] How does technology fit within the regulatory compliance space? [5:5...
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Sanford Hess: Government Information Technology Management and Change

Sanford Hess: Government Information Technology Management Change (Extended Episode)
Sanford Hess, IT Director for the City of Urbana, met with us to discuss Government Information Technology Management, change within government IT, enhancing the relationship between people and government, career opportunities and more. Questions that Sanford Answers: [1:11] An interesting fact about Sanford. [4:13] What does Tectonic Speed of Government mean to you? [8:20] Being in ...
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Chicago’s Public, Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leaders Develop $50 Million Program to Provide Free, High-Speed Internet for Four Years

Chicago Launches Groundbreaking Initiative to Bridge Digital Divide, Providing Free High-Speed Internet Access to Over 100,000 Cps Students CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced the launch of ‘Chicago Connected,’ a groundbreaking program that will provide free high-speed internet service to approximately 100,000 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students in their households. This f...
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Susanne Tedrick: Developing a Game Plan to Thrive as Technology Evolves

Susanne Tedrick: Developing a Game Plan to Thrive as Technology Evolves (Extended Episode)
Susanne Tedrick, the award-winning author of Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators, met with us to discuss how women of color can jump-start, transition to or further evolve their career in technology. In addition, Susanne shares how tech professionals can stay relevant in today's rapidly evolving job market. In this conve...
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New City project “The 78” to bring new educational and economic opportunities to Chicagoans while highlighting the city’s tech economy

Mayor Lightfoot joins Governor Pritzker, University of Illinois and Related Midwest to Announce New Discovery Partners Institute Headquarters in Chicago. CHICAGO— Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today joined Governor JB Pritzker, the University of Illinois System and Near South Side community members to announce the University of Illinois’ Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) will anchor the first phase...
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Eric Schmuttenmaer: Building Executive Presence for Technical Professionals

Eric Schmuttenmaer, Associate Vice President of Digital, Technology and Innovation at AMITA Health, met with us to share why it is important for technical professionals to build their executive presence. In this discussion Eric shares: The value of being trustworthy. Listening with complete attention and without distraction. Being able to clearly communicate your message so that your stak...
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Don Alava: Integrating Digital and Traditional Marketing

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Don Alava, Digital Marketing expert and VP of Marketing Analytics & Technology at Universal Technical Institute, met with us to share his expertise in integrating digital and traditional marketing. In this discussion Don shares: Technology is something that you must keep pace with. Natural curiosity is a valuable trait when hiring a marketing analytics professional. Valuable technical...
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