BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) is a non-profit organization of professionals working in or having an interest in the Computer Science and Information Technology fields. BDPA has a diverse representation of information technology professionals. Included amongst the organization’s members are programmers, analysts, engineers, managers, instructors, and entrepreneurs, to name a few.
CIO Talk Radio is an internet-based talk radio show aired globally through Voice America Business Radio, with live broadcast every Wednesday at 9 a.m. CST, about how technology has changed and is changing the way we live our lives as well as do business. While we talk about its benefits, we also talk about the associated risks.
Using project-based learning and full immersion teaching, i.c. stars provides an opportunity forchange-driven, future leaders to develop skills in business and technology.
Is a grassroots organization with over 300 passionate volunteers that are focused on developing and retaining the best IT talent and leadership in Illinois by bringing real-world career opportunities to the classroom. In doing this, we enrich the careers of students by helping them find meaningful employment that allows them to pursue their technical aspirations and make valuable contributions to their employers.
The Chicago Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has a mission to offer a stimulating combination of discussion forums, hands-on learning, CISSP certification training, conferences, and other events which are designed to enhance understanding and awareness of information security issues for information security professionals.
Lumity will catalyze Chicago’s nonprofit community to do more good work by:
- Increasing the capacity of charitable organizations to more effectively fulfill their missions through technological and financial assistance and solutions
- Providing leadership in digital literacy and education programs to improve the socio-economic conditions of lower-income individuals and families
- Connecting Chicago’s corporate, philanthropic, and government leadership to the issues and needs confronting nonprofit organizations
- Defining a brighter future through thought leadership, resources, and education for the broader nonprofit community
As a nonprofit, Lumity understands the fiscal challenges of our field and provides all services at reduced cost. Quality organizational support services are available to nonprofits regardless of size and scope, allowing us to enable client nonprofits to convert a commitment to service into results that advance their mission.
PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Our professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations’ success and further mature the profession.
The Chicago chapter of SIM is one of the largest chapters in the association with more than 200 members. SIM Chicago provides a unique opportunity to interact with thought leaders throughout the technology and business fields and to join peers in giving back to the industry and community.
TLA is an executive level networking forum enabling the career development needs of senior information technology professionals. TLA is about colleagues helping colleagues. Members are CIOs, VPs, Directors and Senior Managers across companies and industries committed to networking as a means of building and maintaining strong business relationships and their professional edge. For members in transition, TLA provides focused services to accelerate connecting to their next career opportunity.
Technology Executive Network (TEN) is an executive organization focused directly on the challenges faced by THE Senior Information Technology (IT) Executive of the enterprise. The Senior IT Executive in any organization faces unique challenges: Building and maintaining business relationships with other senior executives in the enterprise while leading the IT organization in effectively employing information and communications technology to enable profitable business initiatives and operations.
The Executives’ Club is Chicago’s premier membership and business forum. For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago’s business leaders – connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women’s Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world.