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Postby the lynx » Wed, 21 Nov 2012 7:50 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:As our Eagles gatherings are comprised of regulars of both genders, invited by the moderators, why would you think we would be discussing women? Let alone, only. :-|


Ah don't worry. There won't be a woman this Friday, right? :P

Unless I do mistake one of the attendees as a male :oops:

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Re: IT / Finance discussion gathering

Postby BillyB » Thu, 22 Nov 2012 10:57 am

Brah wrote:Separate from this week's meetup, I was thinking to get the following together for a face-to-face discussion on things in the "foreign manpower tightening" thread. Of course anyone's welcome in case I missed anyone relevant to the conversation.

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As some of us are in IT and / or Finance it might get a bit specific, doesn't have to be though.

I'm just putting this out there to see if there's interest, and trying to avoid a massive coordination effort.

Red= coming this Friday , Blue = not

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Gents, I'm crying off this Friday as got work commitments. Have fun and don't stay out too late......

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Postby movingtospore » Thu, 22 Nov 2012 4:18 pm

I am traveling, but would have been interesting thanks. Another time.

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Postby Brah » Sat, 15 Jun 2013 4:15 pm

Thought to revive this and maybe the manpower threads.

This article has bearing on some of us here, although it's a global consideration:

"IT as we know it could disappear by the end of the decade, killed off by the relentless consumerization of technology. ....As a result, IT pros should expect a future in which they might well end up embedded in the marketing, sales, customer service and manufacturing teams of their organizations. "


http://www.informationweek.com/global-c ... d_IWK_News

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Postby Brah » Sat, 15 Jun 2013 4:17 pm

anyone still up for this get together after the other get together?

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 15 Jun 2013 7:32 pm

IT will never fully die. Just like IT will never be fully outsourced to India. As tech is 'consumerized', roles will just shift to meet new needs.

Yes, I'm still very interested in this meet. Not sure I'll make the general met next week, but please keep me in the loop for this one.

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Postby OracleOfQuantico » Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:13 am

can newbies join this gathering as long as they're in IT industry or is it by invitation like the eagles one?

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Postby Wd40 » Sun, 16 Jun 2013 2:56 am

Brah wrote:Thought to revive this and maybe the manpower threads.

This article has bearing on some of us here, although it's a global consideration:

"IT as we know it could disappear by the end of the decade, killed off by the relentless consumerization of technology. ....As a result, IT pros should expect a future in which they might well end up embedded in the marketing, sales, customer service and manufacturing teams of their organizations. "


http://www.informationweek.com/global-c ... d_IWK_News


Well, the article just says that IT departments will disappear and IT guys will be part of the other departments. Thats ok. Its just means you are getting closer to the business. Thats already happening in many places. Especially banks. IT is very much aligned with the business organization.

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Postby nutnut » Sun, 16 Jun 2013 1:14 pm

I know that relationship management seems to be taking leaps and bounds in the banking area for IT at the moment... So I agree!
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Postby movingtospore » Mon, 17 Jun 2013 5:39 pm

I am still traveling. Tho would like to join sometime...I need a new job.... :(


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