Our next meeting will be June 8th, 2011 @ the Farm Credit facilities. See below for event details! This months meeting is sponsored by QCI!!
**Event Details: **
Come listen to Rob talk about the importance of data in an organization and see of the tools that they are making use of; from standard tools like Excel to new mapping technologies from Bing and Microsoft partner IDV Solutions; Home Instead is even planning deployment of their new data warehouse on SQL Server Denali. This will be a look at BI in industry and the critical place that it has in business decisions from an executive point of view. We will touch on high level topics that include master data management, developing company strategy, while also touching on technologies and the importance of finding good partners for implementation. The last time Rob talked with this group he asked the question, “Why aren’t more of you focusing on BI?” If you ask this question of yourself and your company, please come and hear Rob out. **Bio: ** As vice president of technology at Home Instead, Inc., Rob Shradar ensures that all operations and support for the company's internal and external clients are operating optimally, while delivering innovation and value to enable the network to widen its lead in the industry. Rob joined Home Instead in April 2010 and comes to us from Microsoft, where he worked in software and services sales for three years, spending the majority of that time working with customers regarding Microsoft’s Business Intelligence capabilities. Prior to that Rob spent several years focusing on data within organizations and the value that it brings to not only running a business day to day, but helping to develop a company’s overarching strategy. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration degrees at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Please make sure to RSVP so that we can get an accurate head count for food! About QCI:
**Your Success is Our Business ** QCI has become one of the largest technology consulting firms in our home state. Our mission is simple; we help our clients use technology to succeed. To accomplish our mission, QCI is committed to attracting the best people, partnering with great vendors, and delivering value to our clients to help them succeed.
**More Than Technology ** At QCI, technology is seen as an enabler to a business objective. The projects that can have the most impact on your organization inevitably have an information technology component that requires expertise. Our people have the technical skills coupled with the business understanding to help you execute projects successfully. Across many industries and our areas of expertise, QCI can help you thrive. Experience the QCI difference today!