2014 Past Events

January
Knowledge Management with Rick Joslin of HDI - (Presentation)
February
VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 
with Brian Knudtson of OneNeck IT Solutions
March
Recruiting IT Talent.  
Panel discussion with human resource professionals.  
Our interactive panel included:  
Gabe Romero – Branch Manager - Systems Division, Aureus Group Systems
Kimberly Versteeg – Global Employment-Human Resources, HDR 
Julie Lane – Director-Human Resources, Cosentry 
Kathleen Robinson – Human Resources, Farm Credit Services of America

April
No local event.  National conference held in Orlando, Florida

May
HDI Digital Experience
Digital Experience Dugout hosted at Farm Credit Services of America .  The full digital conference will was viewable in a reserved room on a big screen without the distractions of work and the bonus of networking with local Chapter members. Non-Members were welcome as well!  Laptops and tablets were connected to multi-task (wireless vendor connection was available) to both participate and stay connected to work.

June
Knowledge Management Foundations: KCS Principles
Certification - This certification verifies that support center professionals possess the understanding of the Knowledge-Centered Support (KCS SM) methodology, a set of processes/practices that leverage knowledge as a key asset of the support organization. Additionally, this certification validates that they know how to implement the practical steps for capturing, structuring, and successfully reusing knowledge through the knowledge management process.

Summer Tour!  Gavilon
Visit to Gavilon

July
Summer Tour!  Creighton University
Visit to Creighton University

August
Summer Tour!  Nebraska Furniture Mart
Visit to Nebraska Furniture Mart

September
ITSM, Cloud, SaaS:  The X-Files - Thursday, September 25, 2014 - BREAKFAST EVENT
Sponsored by CA Technologies

About our speaker Brian Johnson of CA technologies

Though North America based since 2002, Brian has been fortunate to be able to travel, consult and present worldwide.

From 1989-94 he was part of the UK Government team that created the ITIL approach, Brian authored many of the first ITIL books and he designed (and authored much of) both the ITIL business perspective series and version two of ITIL as well as the Information Lifecycle Support book in v3.

In total Brian has authored, or co-authored, more than twenty five titles on ITIL, project management and related subjects (twelve being 'official' ITIL publications).

October
Business as usual has changed – and it’s all social media’s fault.  It’s changed your career and it’s changed your help desk. Presented by Phil Gerbyshak

Worried your IT department is going out of business, or in the wrong business?http://philgerbyshak.com/
Tired of not being recognized for the hard work you and your team do?
Want to be the most popular team in your company?
 
You can overcome these obstacles and MORE - and it doesn't have to cost you a lot of money OR time. Marketing your IT teams doesn't have to be hard. 
 
Join Phil Gerbyshak as he teaches you how to market your team and align with the business, with ways he used to take his team from helpLESS to helpFUL and become the most popular, recognized team in his company.