Creating a Human IT Network. What's in a name? Plenty, if you're the Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), a 23-year-old organization dedicated to building a professional development network among members in computer technology and related fields. A lot has changed since this amalgamation of black information technology professionals started its first chapter in 1975--even its name. In deference to the changing times, and to foster a better public understanding of the group's focus, in 1996, the BDPA became the BDPA--Information Technology Thought Leaders.
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