Tuesday Apr. 22, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Do you ever find yourself in a meeting with challenging stakeholders? Ones that are indecisive, political, too quiet, use emotions to make decisions about project scope, or even ones that yell at you? Whether you are a Project Manager, Product Manager, or Business Analyst, anyone with the […]

Stop Being Difficult! How to Handle Challenging Stakeholders

Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Centask is a new, cloud-based productivity application unlike any other. Moti Wiezman, the entrepreneur and technology pioneer behind Centask, will provide a demonstration of the application in its current Alpha state[...]

Next-Generation Task Management Software

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

Wednesday Dec. 11, 2013 @ 6:00 PM

The amount of information generated during a business process improvement project can be overwhelming. How do you make sense of it all? How do you determine when to make corrective changes? This presentation discusses ways to improve analysis basics, apply system thinking to projects. Plus we will […]

How Do You Know? Business Process Improvement Projects

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

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

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