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MAIN DISCUSSION

At the CompTIA Annual Member Meeting on 03/22/17, Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow, gave a presentation on “Fostering Innovation in an Era of Exponentially Growing Technologies”

http://www.ted.com/speakers/tom_wujec
http://www.tomwujec.com/

Several key things came from this talk:

  • Technology innovation is happening at an accelerate pace – hard to imagine and keep up with
    • Phones
    • Mobile phones
    • AI
  • Entire professions will soon be replaced by AI
    • Designers
    • Manufacturing jobs
    • Drivers
    • Artists – Rembrandt example
  • The professionals of the future will need foster creative thinking in groups
    • Solution oriented
    • Aesthetics
    • Outside the box
  • Acceptance Technology Cycle (now faster than ever):
    • Impossible
    • Impractical
    • Possible
    • Expected
    • Required

Where do we go from here as technology professionals?

NEWS

Sage partner Net@Work announces Client Success Teams – Net@Work, a leading business technology solutions provider, today announced the Client Success Management Team, a new group that will provide clients and clients of its alliance partners with holistic solutions for all their critical business needs. Each client will be assigned a dedicated team member who will proactively coordinate plans for achieving core business outcomes, including: increased sales and profitability, more efficient and lower cost internal and customer-facing operations, and deeper market intelligence via data integration and analytics https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/17/03/p9174927/net-work-announces-client-success-management-team-to-provide-holistic-s

With 14 days to go before their inaugural April 5-6, 2017 Sage Summit conference in ExCel London UK Sage has lowered the admission price to free, appears to have cut projected attendance in half from 5,000 to 2,500 – http://www.smbjumpstreet.com/sage-summit-uk-april-5-6-2017-prices-lowered-free-attendance-estimates-cut-50/

EVENTS

SAPPHIRE NOW will run May 16-18 in Orlando – http://events.sap.com/sapandasug/en/registrationinfo?url_id=banner-billboard1-home-EBsave Join us for the largest global business technology event, hosted by SAP and ASUG. Connect with the community that uses SAP software every day. Learn how to enable your digital business strategy and get more from your technology investment. Plus this is the one place where you can meet the entire ecosystem of SAP Partners.

ASUG – American SAP User Group – 100k people in person/online

http://ingrammicrocloudsummit.com/
Ingram Micro Cloud Conference – April 19 – 22 – Phoenix, AZ