Blaine IT Program Chair to Attend TechPulse Convention

Posted by on April 10, 2012

John Daley, Information Technology Program Chair for Minnesota School of Business in Blaine, will attend the TechPulse convention at Saint Paul RiverCentre convention facility on Tuesday, April 17. TechPulse features information on technology solutions for business and education.

TechPulse, the “premier technology conference in the Twin Cities”, is sponsored by firms including HP, Google, Microsoft, and IBM. The conference features a keynote address from speaker Adrian Gostick.

Gostick is a global thought leader on workplace strategy and the author of several successful books on employee engagement. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a regular New York Times bestseller, and 24-Carrot Manager has been called a “must read for modern-day managers” by Larry King of CNN. His latest book, The Orange Revolution, was a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Sessions at the convention include “Microsoft Windows 8 Preview”, a look at the next-generation desktop operating system from Microsoft, and “Is My Data Secure in the Cloud?”, a session discussing off-site storage security and backup issues.

John plans to discuss some of these topics in his classes, and will share resources with the Blaine I.T. faculty.

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