Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology, Oct/Nov 2007 (National BDPA)

A capital time in the nation’s capitol. The 2007 national technology conference of Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) in Washington, DC had something for everyone: youth activities and competitions, high-powered technical seminars, career-building panel discussions and wonderful networking opportunities. Corporate sponsors were recognized at several events, and the conference wound up with a well-attended two-day career fair and a gala banquet.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

CIO, 10/24/2007 (BDPA)

CIO Succession Planning Made Simple. Finding the new you is never easy. But when you're global CIO of a $US14 billion company, some would argue, it's a fiduciary responsibility to figure out who will succeed you when you retire. That's what June Drewry, global CIO of The Chubb Corp, says. And she's thought about succession planning almost since the day in October 2005 when she arrived at Chubb from rival Aon Corp.

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