- Implementing New Systems & Architecture, the Role of a IT Project Manager
We are holding an event next Thursday, January 10th at Andolini's Pizza West Ashley located at 1940 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407. The evening will go from 5:30-8PM. Pizzas, wings, mozzarella balls, and soda will be available at no charge for members. Guests will have a $19 entry fee and students are $8. This month's topic: Implementing New Systems and Architecture - The Role of a Project or Program Manager in IT and IT Security Projects Three accomplished project professionals will answer your questions about IT and IT Security Project Management. They hail from Advance2000, Inc., Cantey Tech Consulting, and The MIL Corporation. We hope you can join us!
- December Event and Elections
Greetings Member! I am very excited to share with you our last event before slamming the door on 2018. On December 13, AITP Charleston will host a holiday party and chapter elections at Tradesman Brewery www.tradesmanbrewing.com located in the burgeoning upper King Street Extension. Come schmooze with us and continue building a wider professional network for yourself. There will not be a panel this month, although we do have a lot to cover! Tradesman founder and co-owner Chris Winn will give us a tour of the facility and spend a few minutes speaking to the software powering their operations. Next time you sip a perfect porter, consider how software makes that happen on a massive, deliciously repeatable scale! Also... We continue to seek members to chair our new committees; they include: Membership and Location We continue to seek members to join our board of directors; they include: Executive Officer and Treasurer Membership Chair: Attend other networking events and recruit prospective members, follow up with our next event info, reach out to new members who join our social media pages and CompTia. Treasurer: Manage/report monthly budget, cut reimbursement checks and send sponsorship payment requests; sign in members/guests at events, take credit card and cash payments at events. Executive Officer: Manage the monthly board meetings, compile and send minutes within 48 hours of call; attend National AITP conference calls. Not sure yet? Good news, members can nominate themselves or others on election night! Want to participate in a gift swap game? Drop us a line with your thoughts and we may hold one. Gifts would not exceed .005 BTC. Event Details Evening 5:30-8:00 5:30-6:00 - Networking 6:00-6:15 – Brewery Tour 6:30-7:00 – Nominations and 2019 Inductions 7:00-7:30 – 2019 Schedule review 7:30-8:00 – Presentation by WOW Business www.wowforbusiness.com Tradesman Brewery 1647 King St Ext, Charleston, SC 29405 Members free Guests $19 (Can be credited towards a full membership) AITP Students $8 (Must be member of qualified student chapter) Dough Boyz Pizza will be on site providing sustenance yumm! www.doughboyzpizzaco.com -- Best, Zach Krensky, Vice President Charleston Chapter, CompTIA AITP [masked] Jamison Cary, President Charleston Chapter, CompTIA AITP [masked]
- The Evolution of Fuel Injection & Dyno Tuning Software
Calling all area gear heads! AITP Charleston teamed up with Charleston Performance Solutions for a deep dive into a technology area showing incredible growth: automotive! Whether you are curious to the technology involved in the automotive industry or an avid gear head, we highly recommend you attend. We will be talking about the evolution of carburation engines to fuel injection and the benefits of properly upgrading your vehicles for better fuel efficiency or increased power. At the end of the panel, we will have a demonstration on their Dynojet 224x dynamometer with a 2015 Mustang GT. The Dynojet balanced drum can measure up to a 2,000 rear wheel horsepower and 2,000 LBS of torque with a max speed of 200 MPH. You can read more about this incredible machine at https://bit.ly/2Jhk6Sx Our panelists include: - JP Williams, Owner, LSX Tuning and Performance - Matthew Selepack, Owner, Charleston Performance Solutions - Randy Smith, Operations Manager, Boasso America - Zach Sturman, Lead Technician, Charleston Performance Solutions Appetizers and drinks will be provided by CPS. Location: Charleston Performance Solution 4560 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC CompTIA/AITP Members - Free Guests - $19 or become a member for $129 at www.aitp.org Trident Tech Students $8 with ID Registration and Networking from 5:30-6:00 pm Panel begins at 6:00 pm. 50/50 raffle tickets will be available for purchase We look forward to seeing you there!
- Membership Celebration!
Come rub elbows with some of Charleston's most intelligent Information Technology Professionals while enjoying some cocktails and delicious appetizers. Members are Free and get 1 drink on the house. Join AITP Here https://www.aitp.org/ Guests are $5- Guests will also get $5 off entrance of our next Meetup in November!
- Come learn how Cyber Attacks can be Prevented!
Come join us for some great food and networking while learning about the latest trends in advanced threat prevention from Check Point Software Technologies. Our speaker, Bien Nguyen, is the Regional Threat Expert for the Mid Atlantic Region for Check Point. Thank you to Check Point Software Technologies for sponsoring our event. Please visit them here for more information. https://www.checkpoint.com/ CompTIA/AITP Members - Free Guests - $19 Become a member here www.aitp.org Students $8 Registration and Networking from 5:30-6:00pm Program to start at 6:15.
- COMPTIA/AITP CHARLESTON MIXER
If you’ve ever considered attending an AITP event but have not made it to one, we welcome you to join us on Thursday May 10th as we hold our semi-annual membership mixer sponsored by CNP Technologies (http://www.cnp.net/)! We will be relaxing right on the Ashley River at Free House Brewery in North Charleston from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. We will have a food truck onsite and lots of organic beers to choose from! Admission is free for all who join us. *Members will receive a free drink ticket *For adults over 21 only.
- ADVANTAGES OF SD-WAN
With the amount of cloud applications being sold, the needs for a traditional MPLS networks are becoming extinct. Soon your network interface will utilize a software define WAN. Join us as we meet with local ISP leaders to learn about the advantages and benefits of implementing a SD-WAN network. Appetizers will be provided by Andolini’s with a cash bar available. Networking will begin at 5:30 pm with the meeting beginning around 6:00 pm. This meeting is sponsored by CompTIA. Our featured Panelists so far are: Dave Hopper Director of Sales Engineering Converged Network Services Group Josh Feight Project Manager / Sales Engineer Integrated Technology Solutions Andrew Lail Senior Sales Engineer Spirit Telecom Members: Free Join AITP here https://www.aitp.org/join-now/ Guests: $19 Students $8
- Join us for Women in Technology back at Ms. Rose’s Fine Food and Cocktails.
We have asked local industry leaders to talk with us about their success working up through their prospective fields and careers in IT. Appetizers will be provided by Ms. Roses with a cash bar available. Our Panelists Dr. Valerie Sessions Chair of the Computer Science Dept. Charleston Southern University Elizabeth Robertson, PMP President Liberty Business Associates LLC CompTIA/AITP Members: Free Join here. https://www.aitp.org/join-now/ Guests: $19 Student Members $8 Registration and networking begins at 5:30
- Join us for our biggest event of 2018, Security Breaches: The New Norm!
Following up to our cyber security event last year, we are moving this month’s event to Andolini’s Pizza in West Ashley to accommodate everyone. This will be our first of four topics this year on cyber security with an in-depth overview with upcoming quarterly events on strategies for phishing, DDOS, and “black hat” vs “white hat” hacking. Appetizers will be provided by Andolini’s pizza with a cash bar. Registration and open networking are from 5:30-6:00PM CompTIA AITP Members: Free Join AITP here https://www.aitp.org/join-now/ Guests: $19.00 Students: $8.00 Our Panelists thus far are Chris O’Rourke, Soteria Founder & CEO Jerry Thorsell, JW Aluminum Network/Systems Administrator Michael Tyler, Phish Labs Director Security Operations