IT Professionals are presented with multiple conferences throughout the year that provide opportunities to develop industry knowledge, training, skills and leadership. What sets SoTeC apart from most other conferences is that it is organized by the same technology professionals who will benefit from attending the conference. Because the conference is […]

2013 Southland Technology Conference


Bill-Bellows

Wednesday Oct. 16, 2013 @ 6:00 PM

Insights From Mixed Model Management What if every professional firefighter in the world followed their country’s firefighting orders? Would there ever be another firefighting injury? Or, in a manufacturing plant, what if standard planning and processes were followed by every operator, to the letter; would defect-free parts be produced time and again? The planning model […]

Insights From Mixed Model Management


Leveraging Certification For Your Competitive Advantage We will be hosting our next chapter meeting on September 25th. This time we will have a slightly different format. We will have Jim Stoumpos and Maheryar Hussain talk about the steps to become certified in Project Management; Quality Assurance and Cognos/ IBM. September […]

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 @ 6:00 PM



Mark-Chun
Using Technology to Develop Lasting Competitive Advantage Topic Abstract: We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming SCQAA San Fernando Valley Chapter meeting on August 14th at our ususal Intuit Office Building in Woodland Hills. The speaker is Dr. Mark Chun. His talk summary is as follows: Information technology […]

Wednesday Aug 14, 2013 @ 6:00 PM


Sunil-Sabat
Insights to Big Data and Quality Topic Abstract: In the light of big data and new style of business decision paradigm, enormous amount of unstructured data is processed along with traditional structured data in near real time to generate actionalable insights. In this talk, you will learn about Big Data, […]

Wednesday June 12, 2013 @ 6:00 PM


Kim-Terry
CIO Insights Topic Abstract: A few subject areas and insights will be provided by the speaker about what it is like to be a CIO, how he spends his time, IT organizational considerations and thoughts about implementing major projects. But this will also be your opportunity to ask any questions […]

Wednesday April 24, 2013 @ 6:00 PM



Future of Windows Desktop April 8th, 2014 marks an end of an era for Microsoft as they have announced the end of life for their Windows XP & Office 2003 products. However, as of January, 2014 Windows XP still maintains 29% market share. What are the potential issues with keeping […]

Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014 @ 6:00 PM


What role does Q/A play in assuring that enterprise data is secure? Data breaches, such as the one that recently took place at Target, highlight the need for Information Security best-practices. But what is a best-practice … and can anything stop malware attacks such as the one that infected Target […]

Wednesday Jan. 29,2014 @6:00 PM


From A CIO’s Perspective We are so happy to kick off our 2013 events with Cindy McKenzie, Senior Vice President, Fox Entertainment Group. You do not want to miss the event. What does life look like from the CIO’s perspective? How can you help your CIO achieve success and be […]

Wednesday January 16, 2013 @ 6:00 PM