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AITP/SIM “Most Effective IT Team Award” Nominations are Open

We are kicking off the 2014 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award nominations. This award recognizes a CIO’s direct reports who have done an outstanding job improving the success of their companies’ business. A nomination provides a team with the opportunity to be recognized by their peers in AITP and SIM, two premier organizations of technology professionals and executives.  Click Here for More Information and a Nomination Form

Awards are given in 3 classes: large, medium and small organizations. Awards will be presented at the joint AITP/SIM meeting on November 13, 2014. The awards presentation is one of the most highly attended technology leadership events each year.

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 View 2014 CIO Awards Photos on Executives Club Site

AITP Chicago, SIM Chicago and The Executives’ Club of Chicago wish to congratulate Yvonne Scott, CIO of Crowe Horwath and Brian Hedberg, CIO of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) who were chosen as co-winners of the 2014 CIO of the Year Award.  Nominations were made by CxOs and senior business & IT executives.  All judging and elections were done by peers in the IT community.  The award was presented as part of The Executives’ Club of Chicago’s Annual Awards luncheon on May 22nd.  Over 700 were in attendance.

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2013 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award

2013 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award – True Value

2013 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award - TradeMonster

2013 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award – TradeMonster

 AITP Chicago and SIM Chicago wish to congratulate the teams of True Value Company (pictured top above) and tradeMONSTER Group (pictured bottom above), winners of the 2013 CIO’s Most Effective IT Team Awards. All nominations, judging, and elections were done by peers in the information technology community. The awards were presented at the Awards Program dinner on November 7th.

AITP/ISSA CSSO of the Year

AITP/ISSA CSSO of the Year

AITP Chicago and ISSA-Chicago wish to congratulate Jason Witty, CISO of US Bancorp, (pictured center above), winner of the inaugural 2013 CISO of the Year Award. All nominations, judging, and elections were done by peers in the information security community, and the award was presented at the Award Program breakfast on October 17th.

August – November 2014

Aug
14
Thu
eSecurity SIG Meeting @ MB Financial
Aug 14 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

“Supplier Risk Management – Post-2013-2014 Retail Breach Season”

Analyzing the “what went wrong” is interesting, but examining recent retail breaches through the lens of “what should have gone right” is a more poignant discussion.  Join our supplier risk management panel to discuss recent breaches & missed opportunities.  The panel will emphasize Supplier Risk Management and the use of concepts like risk-based approach, the “kill chain,” and formal security threat modeling to determine how a company can identify strategies and address key opportunities for managing risk of external data breaches going forward.

Aug
20
Wed
Chicago CISO of the Year Award Mixers! @ Chicago and Rosemont - click on "Register" for details on each of the 3 events
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

ISSA-Chicago, AITP Chicago, and Infraguard are proud sponsors of the Chicago Area CISO of the Year Award!  This award has been established to publicly recognize top senior information security leaders through nominations, judges and support from within the local community.  The award will be presented on October 15th, 2014.

 Join us for one of three “mixers” scheduled to acclimate everyone to this program and showcase the award to prospective nominees, sponsors, and judges.  Mixer dates are listed below, and you can register for these events through the ISSA-Chicago website (click here).

  • June 19 - Mixer at The Parthenon in Chicago – 5:30-7:30 PM
  • July 16 - Mixer at Rosewood Restaurant in Rosemont – 5:30-7:30 PM
  • August 20 – Mixer at The Metropolitan Club in Chicago – 5:30-7:30 PM

Sponsorship opportunities are available and nominations for the award are being accepted through the month of July.  Inquiries can be submitted to cisooftheyearchicago@gmail.com or tina.hauri@aitpchicago.com.

Aug
21
Thu
PMO SIG/ PMI-Chicagoland Information Sharing Session @ College of DuPage, SRC1144
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

AITP Chicago’s PMO SIG and PMI Chicagoland will host the next information sharing session in August.  Panelists will be discussing “Project Selections in a Portfolio”.  PMPs do earn PDUs for attending the session.

Aug
27
Wed
AITP 2014 Summer Networking and Chapter Social @ White Pines Golf Course
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join your peers for one of AITP Chicago Chapter’s most popular events — the Annual Summer Networking and Chapter Social!

Come network with AITP leaders, members, and industry peers!

Learn more about AITP Chicago’s Special Interest Groups (SIGS) including:  Applications, Boost Innovation, Building Effective IT Leaders, Data, Education, eSecurity, Governance, Infrastructure, Mobility, Office of the CIO, PMO & SMB!

Learn what AITP is all about.……Why you should join AITP… How you can participate and more!

This event has been sold out for the past four years, and this year we have made it even better!  We’ve added:

  • Larger venue to accommodate more attendees with less noise and more space to effectively network!
  • Guests of AITP members may attend the reception at no charge!
  • Upgraded & more food choices!
  • Centralized location easily accessible from all points of the Chicagoland compass!

As in prior years, we encourage you to bring a prospective AITP member as a guest.  Not only will they experience the event’s valuable networking, but they may attend with no entry charge AND if they join AITP during the event we will refund your entry fee as well.

WE’VE ADDED A GOLF OPTION

For those who enjoy the links, we have added an optional golf package.  We have reserved tee times on two 18-hole courses enabling you to conveniently finish your round in time to fully participate in the networking and dinner.  Tee time availability is limited and assigned on first come first served basis.

IF YOU ARE A VENDOR

We are offering a limited number of vendor 4-some packages.  Take advantage of dedicated time with your guests during 18-holes golf plus reserved table seating together during dinner.  In addition, your guests will experience the valuable peer networking that is the focal point of AITP and this event.

We have one event-level sponsorship opportunity available.  This sponsorship includes the above golf package plus unique visibility for your brand at dinner.  Email larry.winkelman@aitpchicago.com for additional information.

Oct
15
Wed
2014 CISO of the Year Award – Breakfast Meeting @ Metropolitan Club of Chicago, Oak Room, 66th Floor, Willis Tower
Oct 15 @ 7:45 am

CISO of the Year Award, Sponsored by ISSA, AITP Chicago and Infragard

Information to follow

Nov
13
Thu
AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award @ Metropolitan Club, 67th Floor, Willis Tower
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2014 AITP/SIM Most Effective IT Team Award – Submit Your Nominations Today! 
We have kicked off the AITP/SIM 2014 CIO’s Most Effective IT Team Award nominations! This award recognizes a CIO’s direct reports who have done an outstanding job improving the success of their companies’ business.  A nomination provides a team with the opportunity to be recognized by their peers by AITP and SIM, two premier organizations of technology professionals and executives!  The awards presentation is one of the most highly attended technology leadership events each year! Awards will be presented at the joint AITP/SIM meeting on November 13, 2014.

Awards are given in 3 classes: large, medium and small organizations. Nominations should be a team consisting of the direct reports of the most senior IT executive in the company. The most senior IT executive is not required to carry the title of CIO. We encourage applications from any size company, and applicants are not required to be AITP or SIM members.

If you know of a deserving team, please forward the nomination form to them, or nominate them yourself!

Nomination Form (.pdf) Version                   

Completed forms must be submitted no later than September 5, 2014 to CIOteamawards@sim-chicago.org.  Questions may be sent to Paul Koziel, AITP Chicago Board of Directors paul.koziel@aitpchicago.com or John Fisher, SIM Chicago Board of Directors john.fisher@sim-chicago.org.

We look forward to hearing the story of your nominated “Most Effective IT Team”!

The AITP/SIM 2014 CIO’s Most Effective IT Team Awards Team: John Fisher, Laszlo Gonc, Paul Koziel