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SUZANNE F. KAPLAN Suzanne will be speaking at our upcoming May signature event, “How are Generational Differences Impacting Your World?” To learn more about her, click here. A dynamic speaker providing actionable solutions, Suzanne’s energizing and interactive style immediately connects with audiences. Her engagements consistently spark rave reviews. What sets Suzanne apart is her direct transfer of wisdom to her audience. The learning that takes place offers a unique […]

Have you ever noticed the person who over – apologizes? And does it cause you to look at the person a bit differently? Early this year, I met with a C-suite executive who apologized at least four times throughout the course of our meeting that the receptionist was not on hand to greet me when […]

By: Sherre Monte All of us believe we network every day, however as I have learned over the past few years, we can all do much better. As a senior executive working for GlaxoSmithKline, I had a large network of about 100,000 employees in global roles in over 150 markets. I thought this was good […]

Last week, I was invited to spend an evening with Girls Who Code, a not-for-profit organization that works to inspire women to pursue IT/computing-related studies and careers. My decision to attend this event was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Women’s dwindling interest to take jobs in technology has been a headline for […]

“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t support other women.” – Madeline Albright Nancy Dunleavy, CEO of Dunleavy & Associates, and moderator of the WinIT Leadership Spring event, quoted this line and set the tone for the night. Attendees of the event noted that this quote struck them in a wildly positive […]

From the infamous article by Nicholas Carr in 2003 on “Does IT matter?” to the many recent LinkedIn discussions on “Will the CIO role cease to exist?”, the focus on answering the question has been in the context of IT staying the way it is today when the world around is changing. I would argue […]

In realizing the power of networking in exploring and developing professional growth, I have begun broadening my horizons this year to get more involved and join a wide variety of professional organizations such as “Women in IT Leadership (WinIT).” I’ll admit it was long overdue for me – but we all know it is never […]

Recently I was on a panel discussion with Snehal Antani, CTO, Splunk at HMG CIO Conference. The topic was, how to be successful in the new digital era, what is the role new Enterprise architecture should play and how we staff the organization for success. Snehal mentioned, he continually looked at his team as a culmination of […]

Women in Communications and Technology’s “Up the Numbers” campaign has expanded to include Accenture (NYSE:ACN) as its newest supporter to increase the number and influence of women in Canada’s digital economy. Up the Numbers is a new WCT program that enlists digital employers to report their metrics on the engagement of women in various roles […]

On a recent Wednesday in May Fidato Partners held the first of many breakfast seminars to discuss challenges that impact our industry and clients. The audience and active participants were the Finance leadership (CFO, FP&A Directors, Controllers etc) from almost a dozen companies, both large and small, from the Philadelphia area. From Fidato we had […]