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Technology Roundtable: Outsourcing as Part of Your IT Strategy | 2006-Mar-08

WNG Technology Breakfast

"Outsourcing as Part of Your IT Strategy"

News Release: March 8, 2006

On Wednesday, March 8, 2006, the Washington Network Group convened a special networking reception at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner, Virginia, The event was attended by approximately 65 people.

Special Thanks to WNG Member Melvin Murphy, President of the Institute for Partnership Solutions, Inc., for sponsoring this event at the Tower Club; and to WNG Member Antony Calvo, Director at Blue Canopy; and to WNG Board Member Dan Haney, Business Development Executive at TWD & Associates, Inc., for helping make this event a great success!

Questions? Contact the WNG Office: click here.

Our Original Invitation:

Please join the Washington Network Group when we convene our next Technology Roundtable panel on the topic:

"Outsourcing as Part of Your IT Strategy"

Wednesday, March 8, 2006

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

The Tower Club
8000 Towers Crescent Drive
17th Floor - Fairfax Room
Tysons Corner, Virginia

Companies large and small have considered outsourcing some or all of their IT functions at one point or another. The challenges of IT outsourcing abound:

• Why is IT outsourcing so difficult?
• Why can't it be managed like any other business function such as human resources, sales, payroll, etc.?
• Why doesn't IT outsourcing have predictable ROI and cash flow?
• Why are costs rarely in line with expectations from IT outsourcing initiatives?

Join our panel of experts when we discuss the issues that challenge managers of outsourcing initiatives.

Panel Speakers:

Michael Renner, LeverPoint - Chief Delivery Officer
John Sutton, McDonald Bradley - Senior Vice President, Advanced Programs Group
Binod Taterway, Blue Canopy - Partner
Ricardo Valderrama, Global Management Solutions, LLC - Principal (moderator)

Program Format:

Our briefing format includes moderated panel presentations and Q&A time (90 minutes), preceded by business networking (a continental breakfast will be served).

   7:30 AM - Registration Opens, Breakfast & Networking
   8:00 AM - Panel Presentation, Q&A
   9:30 AM - Panel Ends, More Networking

RSVPs Include:

• AOL Global Network Operations • Arbitron, Inc. • Blue Canopy (Partner) • BND Software (Principal)CACI International, Inc. • Connexio, LLC (President) • CSTB The National Academies • CT Solutions, Inc. (President) • Digital Industry, Inc. • EagleForce Associates, Inc. (President) • EndeavorConnect (President) • Enterprise Database Corporation (EVP) • GeoQwest International, Inc. (CEO) • Global Management Solutions (Principal) • Hire Strategy (EVP) • Induslogic (VP) • Institute for Partnership Solutions (President) • InterSource • LeverPoint (CXO) • London, Ink LLC (President) • McDonald Bradley (SVP) • NewBold Enterprise (VP) • Phoenix2000 Group (Managing Director) • Pro.Fit Technology, Inc. (EVP) • RCG, Inc. (VP) • Revolutionary Solutions, Inc. (President) • Silicon Valley Bank • T-Systems (VP) • TeraTech Inc • TiE-DC • TWD & Associates, Inc. • V2 Systems, Inc. (CEO) • Verizon Partner Solutions • Xplor International • YFonGlobal (CEO) •

Register Now: click here.

WNG Members: $25 with advance registration (online) / $40 at the door
Non-Members: $35 in advance (online) / $45 at the door

Please Note: Registration at the door is payable by cash or check only.

WNG Membership: You do not have to be a WNG Member to participate in this special event, but WNG Members receive a registration discount. WNG membership is by application and costs $50 per year. To apply for membership: click here.

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