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ITL Recap: Who the hell do you think you are talking to? A Discussion on Business Communication

True or False: Don’t worry so much about your PowerPoint- nobody likes PowerPoint anyway. [false] Last Friday at our IT Leadership Group Meeting, Andy Bingenheimer, Senior Vice President, Financial Crimes Development at U.S Bank, led an intriguing discussion on the topic, Who the hell do you think you are talking to? A Discussion on Business Communication. A huge thank you to U.S Bank for…

Managing Veterans in the Workplace

5 Tips for Managing Veterans in the Workplace

Millions of former U.S. service members are now part of the civilian workforce, bringing diverse skills and experiences to their new employers. But sometimes cultural differences can create obstacles for veteran employees and civilian managers, preventing clear communication and understanding. By recognizing some of these common challenges, you can help ease the transition for veterans…

Think IT Member Profile Sumal Paravath

Think IT Member Spotlight: Sumal Paravath

We spoke with Sumal Paravath, Enterprise Innovation & Digital Architect at Land O’ Lakes about challenges that IT leaders face and tips that he can share with the future generation. Sumal is an active member of the Think IT Association, a peer professional development network of more than 3,500 members founded by York Solutions. Think IT…

2 IT Tasks Your Company Should Automate

2 IT Tasks Your Company Should Automate

Artificial intelligence and machine learning open up new opportunities for your organization to save time and money, while increasing efficiency, reducing errors, and improving overall operations. In a CIO article published earlier this year, experts recommended making automation a strategic priority, pinpointing the tasks or systems you can automate to free up employee time to…

How to Hire Veterans

How to Hire Veterans

In 2018, there were more than 19 million veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, making up about 8% of the adult population in the country. Veterans entering the civilian workforce bring a wide range of talents, experiences, and skills to their new positions. Many employers are interested in adding more veterans to their organizations but…

SPG Recap: Agile 101

Welcome to our Think IT Strategic Partnerships Group, two-part series for the fall! The topic of choice after much consideration is; Agile 101. Thank you to everyone that was able to attend our first session last Friday, and thank you to Wayne Arnold and Luann Arnold for leading the discussion. As always, a huge thank you…

WIL Recap: Mindful Leadership

Are you currently practicing mindfulness? Last Wednesday, at our Women in Leadership Group Meeting, Sarah Engstrom, CISO and Vice President of IT Security, Productivity and Privacy at CHS Inc., and Beth Singer, Data Protection Manager at CHS Inc., led an intriguing conversation on the topic, Mindful Leadership.   Sarah and Beth kicked off the meeting asking the group, what does mindfulness mean…