The San Diego chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals hosts its 5th annual cloud computing conference on Oct. 3.

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  • AITP's premiere San Diego conference draws renowned cloud computing, big data experts from, Microsoft and Life Technologies

    The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals has joined forces with several national business associations to host San Diego’s 5th Annual Cloud Computing Conference on Oct. 3. They have invited cloud computing experts from across the nation to share their knowledge, solid case studies and predictions for the future.

  • Conference Speakers

    A complete guide to the guest speakers appearing at AITP San Diego's 5th annual cloud computing conference.

  • Keynote Speakers

    Learn more about the keynote speakers scheduled to appear at AITP San Diego's 5th annual cloud computing conference.

  • Are you sitting on a time bomb?

    Last year, Microsoft announced that support for Windows XP and Office 2003 would end on April 8, 2014. While some companies immediately began planning upgrade programs to modernize their computers, others greeted the news with ambivalence -- or missed it altogether.

  • LiveOps: Powering cloud customer service

    The cloud has transformed how people conduct business -- in their professional and personal lives. While efficiency, cost and speed are the most frequently identified advantages of the cloud, the greatest advantage is the speed of innovation.

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  • Is offense the new defense in security strategy?

    Once a month, local technology companies approach the MIT Enterprise Forum San Diego for advice. The forum, one of 25 chapters in the United States developed through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, promotes the formation and growth of innovative and technology oriented companies through a series of specialized executive education programs.

  • Accounting firms assist with security concerns around the cloud

    As more and more companies continue to use cloud-based services, the concern over data security continues to increase. Companies seeking assurances that their critical and confidential data is secure are turning to accounting firms to provide them some level of comfort that their data is secure. For the past 20 years, auditors and service organizations have relied on special reports to ensure that companies have proper internal controls in place for financial reporting purposes. Now, there is a new report option, the SSAE 16 report.

  • Conference Schedule

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  • If we'd had 'connection' first

    We live in a world where the microprocessor came before the Internet, where cheap but standalone machines became common, many years before we could have continuously interactive network-edge devices. If the sequence had been reversed, would we have different ideas today about what is normal and what is disruptive in the ways we live and work?

  • About the Association of Information Technology Professionals

    For more than six decades, the Association of Information Technology Professionals has championed the human element of the Information Technology profession and remained focused on providing a community of knowledge, education and resources that will empower its members to reach their true potential as IT business professionals.

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