I know it feels like we’ve had the iPhone and Android smartphone technology forever but in reality, it’s just 10 years. It begs the question where we’ll be in another 10 years.
If you’re interested in tech trends (and who isn’t), you’ll likely want to attend the upcoming State of the CIO – March 14, Signature Grand – where you can experience a fantastic keynote address by futurist “CK” Kerley.
About “CK” Kerley
Powerhouse speaker, futurist, and professor, Christina “CK” Kerley pushes Fortune 500s AHEAD of the curve through the 10+ tech that will dominate the next 10 years. A forerunner in 20 years of digital revolutions, CK’s electrifying performances captivates executive audiences through insights and inspirations across a sweeping set of next-generation technologies and trends.
Our Palm Beach County based client is seeking an Applications Architect that will support their company’s Internet-based applications. The architect will work closely with Project Managers designing applications, creating design documents, performing code reviews and be a leader to developers from an architecture perspective. The architect will guide strategic technology planning for the IT development team, as well as plan for new technology adoption.
Architect and design applications ensuring that robust and scalable solutions are implemented.
Help define strategic technology planning for the development team and provide technical guidance.
Collaborate with business users, analysts, and programmers
Perform complex programming, design and code reviews per established SDLC guidelines and established best practices.
College degree in Computer Science or related field.
10+ years’ experience in Web development with at least 3-years of application architecture experience.
Experience in full stack, multi-tier Web development using various frameworks and Internet technologies, including C#, ASP, .NET, MVC, Web Services and Angular.
Advanced SQL skills and relational database experience required.
Knowledge of systems development life cycle (SDLC) and business application knowledge.
Proficiency with the analysis, design, and development of Internet and e-commerce systems.
Strong knowledge of Windows Server environments.
Proven ability to design and architect large, scalable business applications.
Able to work closely with stakeholders, programmers and business representatives.
You are invited to save the date for the 12th Annual state of the CIO to be held at the Signature Grand, Ft. Lauderdale on March 14, 2018.
Our special guest Keynote will be Christina “CK” Kerley. CK is a well known national tech presenter and brings a fresh and interactive look at technology.
Sponsorship opportunities and tickets will be available soon.
About Christina “CK” Kerley
Powerhouse speaker, futurist, and professor Christina “CK” Kerley pushes Fortune 500s AHEAD of the curve through the 10+ tech that will dominate the next 10 years.
A forerunner in 20 years of digital revolutions, CK’s electrifying performances captivate executive audiences through insights and inspiration across a sweeping set of next-generation technologies and trends. [more]
The conference features keynote speaker and other special guest speakers, plus
college/career fair, and
interviews by industry professionals with students eligible for summer internships
Approximately 1,400 high school students will be attending from Miami-Dade NAF Academies of Engineering, Finance, Health Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism and Information Technology.
SPONSORSHIP: Join in sponsorship with South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union, Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Center, SherlockTalent, E2 Marketing, NAF and many others. Sponsorship Levels, program advertisement and other marketing included, is listed at: http://miaminaf.org/sponsorship/
COLLEGE/CAREER FAIR: Feature your college or company to over 1,400 high school students (included in all sponsorship levels.) Fair held during morning, lunch, and between workshop sessions. Sponsor at least $250 for an exhibitor table.
BREAK OUT SESSIONS: Sign up to speak during one of the workshops, at http://miaminaf.org/sign-up/
INTERNSHIP INTERVIEWS: Sign up to interview prospective interns, call Alexandra Coronado in M-DCPS CTE office at 305-693-3030 (interviews must be scheduled in advance of the conference.)
For more information, go to: http://miaminaf.org or call 305-693-3030.
Learn about the latest technologies, network with Industry leaders and visit a world-class Golfer’s Paradise. The SFTA brings all of this together on January 25, 2018, at 5 pm. An event you don’t want to miss. Moderator Asif Malik has assembled a power-house panel of local subject-matter experts.
Asif Malik // Panel Moderator
Asif Malik is an independent consultant in IT Architecture and Design space. He has interest in Human Development, in general, the role IT plays in it. He is currently engaged with offshore companies to develop solutions for Cognitive Era especially those based on IBM Watson APIs. He is also deeply involved in the development of 3D modeling solutions for IT Architecture. Mr. Malik is IBM Middleware User Group lead for last 10 years and currently committee chair for events and memberships at SFTA. He envisioned, planned and implemented this idea of an event on Cognitive Computing from SFTA Platform. He is very excited to see it actually happening.
Bassem Alhalabi // Associate Professor of Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University.
Dr. Alhalabi is an Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at FAU’s main campus of Boca Raton. His primary area of expertise is Embedded, Wireless, IoT, and Smart Control Systems, which span over consumer, industrial, educational and medical applications. Currently, he is developing smart healthcare devices to improve general healthy living especially for elderly people and autistic children, and environmental applications. Dr. Alhalabi has conducted sponsored research and has over 80 publications in IEEE and other institutions journals and conference proceedings. For his research, he created Embedded Systems graduate and undergrad courses with hands-on labs.
Carmen Suarez // Miami-Dade County
Carmen Suarez has been an employee of Miami-Dade County for over 36 years. Upon completion of her Bachelor of Science in Systems Analysis degree at the University of Miami, she joined the Information Technology Department as an entry level Systems Analyst in the Database Administration Unit. Throughout the years she has risen through the ranks and held positions as a database administrator, applications developer and technical manager in several IT disciplines within the organization. She is currently the Division Director in charge of 6 IT managers, with a total staff of over 100, belonging to the Enterprise Architecture Division.
Jeff Rogers // Director, Healthcare Innovation Consultant at IBM Corporation
Jeff Rogers leads the North American team responsible for Industry Solution sales to government and healthcare clients. Focus solutions areas include Health and Human Services programs, Smarter Cities/Government, Emergency Management, Enterprise Health Analytics.
Peter D. Stephenson Ph.D. // Chief Product Officer, Sensentia
Peter Stephenson is an innovator, developer and entrepreneur with a track record in researching, developing, and deploying advanced technology products. Expert in the product lifecycle from identifying and analyzing opportunities, developing solutions using open innovation, rapid prototyping and piloting, developing business strategy, and overseeing the deployment. Skilled in managing multi-disciplinary project teams that include business owners, operators, innovators, academia, entrepreneurs, VCs, designers, and technologists.
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As an attendee of this year’s conference, please use the exclusive discount code SHERLOCK at www.leanagileus.com for 25% off of your registration.
Registration for LeanAgileUS 2018, North America’s premiere Lean-Agile gathering is now open!!
We have expanded the event to cover two full days of sessions and workshops with some of Lean-Agile community’s most prestigious speakers, including an incredible keynote from Joshua Kerievsky, speaking on the topic of Modern Agile!
Included with your conference registration, we will be running the workshops listed below (with more to be added) simultaneously with the regular sessions. These workshops will have limited availability. In the coming weeks, we will be publishing how to register for these workshops, with early registrants receiving priority.
The SunshinePHP Developer Conference is hosted by the South Florida PHP community (SoFloPHP) in Miami, Florida from February 8th – 10th, 2018, and you’re invited! We’ll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. And don’t forget our Hack-a-thon and Uncon’ference, as well as a great hallway track!
The conference has something for every level of PHP developer. We start on February 8th with a full day of 8 PHP related tutorials and workshops that are each 3 hours of in-depth information. Next, we follow that with 2 days on February 9th and 10th containing 5 keynotes and 40 PHP talks over 4 tracks.
So come warm up for a while in February and meet other PHP developers to see what others are doing, and share your experience as well. Then relax or have some fun at the evening events with plenty of fun for everyone!
From pure research to mainstream, AI’s path to consumer electronics has made its debut.
CES kicks off this week with the usual gaggle of gadgets, new TVs and stuff we just didn’t know we needed. But making its debut this year is the AI Marketplace.
From big data analytics and solutions, speech recognition, learning and decision-making products to predictive technology, CES’s AI Marketplace promisses to showcase revolutionary data models and solutions that will shape the future of businesses.
We are looking for a Content Marketing Manager for our Miami based client. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing an effective content strategy to support the marketing and communications strategies. This position will create and oversee a mix of writing and editing projects enriching all marketing channels and promotions including websites, blogs, video scripts, digital advertising, email, social media, collateral and other marketing copy as needed.
The Content Marketing Manager will be responsible for conducting thorough research on industry-related topics, generating ideas for new content types and proofreading content before publication. The ideal candidate will deliver quality writing pieces that appeal to our audiences, attract customers, boost brand awareness and generate leads.
Write clear marketing copy to promote company’s products and services
Research industry-related topics
Create and/or proofread and edit blog posts before publication
Partners with graphic and website designers to create compelling images for distribution on marketing platforms and channels
Conduct simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase website traffic
Promote content on social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.
Identify customers’ needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images, and tone)
Update website content as needed
Develop and maintain content calendar in alignment with overall marketing calendar
Proven work experience as a Content Marketing Manager, Content Writer, Copywriter, or similar role
Must have experience creating content for email campaigns, Social Media, Blogs and collateral
Portfolio of published articles and content samples
Experience doing research using multiple sources
Excellent writing and editing skills in English
Ability to meet quick deadlines
BS in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or related field
Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems e.g. WordPress (preferred)