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- Information Technologies Careers - National Engineers Month.     There are many reasons why people become engineers and scientists. This presentation is designed to inspire students to enter technical careers through first realizing a passion for the career and then acting on it. Ben Berry and Courtland Reeves interactively talk with students about technology in the fields of government, healthcare, gaming, mobility, aerospace, and transportation. This is an opportunity for students to hear from seasoned experience and express why they want to work in technology.  Franklin High School, February 9, 2012, Portland, Oregon.

- Unified Communications.    Ben Berry will focus on a current challenge for many organizations today: the convergence of technologies between information technology systems and communications.  Today King County, Washington is undergoing an extreme change in the way they communicate and the tools that are available for those communications.  As new systems to unify communications are acquired and implemented, the quality, complexity and diversity of communications will be forever changed at King County. Berry will address and analyze the current issues faced by an organization that has been behind the times in technology management but has begun moving to update the county’s core business processes providing accessibility to modern technology. February 6, 2012, Seattle, Washington.

- Blueprint for a Medical Transportation Device for Combat Rescue - Survival Air Stretcher, AirShip Technologies Group, January 12, 2012, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

- Special Operations Transport (abstract), VTOL UAV V9, US Air Force Research Laboratory, November 14, 2011, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Marketing the IT Organization Internally.  Portland CIO Forum  – Join the author of Unleashing the Power of IT and Leading IT Transformation, Dan Roberts, and his esteemed colleagues, Roland Paanakker (Nike CIO) and Ben Berry as they discuss the important topic of marketing the value of IT in your Organization. Many IT professionals hear the term “marketing” and think about the last pitch person who sold them a car, but marketing IT isn’t about a sales pitch. It’s about developing an appreciation for the needs of customers, maintaining a dialog around expectations, and promoting solutions and services with customer value. October 26, 2011, Portland, Oregon.

-  Enterprise Information Resource Management Strategy  (State of Oregon’s Five Year IT Strategic Plan).   Delivered to the Project Management Institute, Portland Chapter dinner time Keynote Speaker.  September 20, 2011, Beaverton, Oregon.

  IT Services Consolidation for Benton County and City of Corvallis, August 17, 2011,  Corvallis, Oregon.

- AirShip VTOL UAV Transformer Long Endurance Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tier 2. (abstract) AirShip Technologies Group, June 28, 2011, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Marketing the Value of ITSeattle CIO Forum – Lunch keynote speaker.  March 30, 2011, Seattle, Washington.

- Trust and Inclusion in Diverse Workgroups.  Workshop for Leadership Revenue at the Department of Revenue, State of Oregon. March 10, 2011, Salem, Oregon.

- Enterprise Data Storage Cost Reduction -Final Business Case.  Presentation to the State Data Center Directors’ Advisory Board.  In-work for February 28, 2011 Salem, Oregon.

- Web 2.0 Social Media Communications Strategy. Presented to the Oregon Transportation Commission, State of Oregon.  February 17, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

- Break from the Pack Innovation.  Keynote speaker -- If competitors aren't bewildered or infuriated by what you're doing, and if industry observers and even customers don't think you're a little nuts, then you're probably not doing anything that will break you from the grips of the Copycat Economy. INTERFACE 2011 Advisory Board, February 9, 2011, Portland, Oregon

- The Unwired Enterprise, Keynote speaker for the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce, November 11, 2010, Roseburg, Oregon.

- Aligning Business Needs and Preferred Enterprise Architecture.  Presentation to the Oregon CIO Council and Agency Business Services Management on the compelling business reason for a preferred Statewide Enterprise Architecture.  September 11, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

Pervasive Leadership, Oregon Leadership Oregon Academy, August 12, 2010.  Salem, Oregon.

- Success through Collaboration, Oregon Department of Transportation, Keynote speaker for “Transportation Day”.  The importance of building strategic relationships, and of understanding how an organization like Information Systems interacts with all divisions of the Oregon Department of Transportation to positively impact transportation in Oregon -- is of paramount importance.  Ben Berry gives examples of how he has successfully brought people together - sometimes with competing goals and opinions to accomplish important technology infrastructure projects.  He shares the roadblocks encountered and how they were overcome.  ODOT's young engineers and interns from other disciplines will walk away considering the importance of looking beyond their project at hand to make connections, identify opportunities and to be leaders - regardless of their position in the organization! July 14, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

- Clear Path to Innovate , State of Oregon CIO Council, presentation to OSU, June 15, 2010..  Process development to enable agencies to work together to pilot new technologies effectively; and determine whether these new technologies have enterprise level applicability. This takes on a three phase approach for a) skunk works, b) value proposition, and c) enterprise derivatives.

- CIO Panel Discussion on Cloud Computing Strategies - Join the Public Sector Technology Exchange (PSTE) for a panel discussion amongst chief information officers and senior government executives on Cloud Computing Strategies. The PSTE is an independent forum designed to speak about the issues of government and technology.  Webinar Panel Topics:   •Where to start: What applications / data are ready for the cloud and which are not? •Government Cloud Design Standards-What has changed in the last year?  •What your agency needs to know about the hosted environment?  •What can you expect in the areas of security, performance, cost and availability?  •Is the CLOUD clouding your agencies service to your citizens?   •Best Practices - what states are using the cloud and why?   Global webinar pre-recorded for April 21, 2010.

- ODOT Diversity Council Presentation - Martin Marched So Barack Could Run, Barack Ran So We All Could Fly.  April 15, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

-  , IT Governance: Insourcing, Outsourcing and Offshoring, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. and their International IT management forum.  April 7, 2010 in Portland, Oregon.

1st Annual GIS Peer Exchange Welcome Address presented on March 15, 2010. Chemeketa Community College’s Eola Viticulture Center in Salem, Oregon.

- , IT Governance: Insourcing, Outsourcing and Offshoring, PSU MBA Program Presentation.  February 23, 2010 in Portland, Oregon.

- Web 2.0 Social Media Communications Strategy delivered to the Oregon Transportation Commission, State of Oregon.  February 17, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

- Leadership Beyond Technology presented at the ITSMF – Green IT: Sustaining People, Planet and Profits - Annual Symposium and Awards Ceremony.  The Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) will host its 6th Annual IT Executive Achievement Awards Ceremony.  During the ceremony, we will pay tribute to industry leaders who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of technology and diversity in our industry. Through these awards, we will salute not only the achievements of distinguished leaders, but also their dedication to ensuring opportunities for the success of future leaders. Mr. Berry will receive the ITSMF Summit Heritage Award.  This award acknowledges the thought leaders of the information technology field. They are widely recognized for their vast contributions to the industry and for being innovative role models for others.  February 12, 2010, San Jose, California.

- Lifeworks NW Donor Recognition Presentation.  February 9, 2010 in Portland, Oregon.

- Community in Action – Everybody can be great because everybody can serve!  The Oregon Governor's Affirmative Action Office (GAAO) convenes the Workshop with state agencies affirmative action representatives to: encourage resource sharing, design education and awareness strategies, educate about methods and resources to reduce discrimination, enhance recruitment and retention of protected classes, and identify patterns of complaints that are occurring within the agency and solutions to reduce them.  January 28, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

- Thought Leadership Forum SeriesErnst & Young, LLP.  State of Oregon effective government cost savings and cost avoidance are prominent themes right now in state and local government given decreased tax revenue associated with the economic downturn. Our thought leadership series explores these themes as they relate to various state and local government functions (Information Technology, Audit, and Procurement).  January 25, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

ODOT Software Business Projects – What Technology is Made in Oregon?  Join Software Association of Oregon as the state’s various CIOs are paired with local industry leaders as they dialogue for new partnership relationships.  January 19, 2010, Salem, Oregon.

Mosaic Blueprint’s Metier – Facilitated discussion on “Cool Spots for Diversity & Inclusion”.  January 12, 2010, Portland, Oregon.

SAO Framework for IT Innovation and Strategic Alignment ft. Kurt Milne of the IT Process Institute, Software Association of Oregon, October 28, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

- Computerworld Enterprise Intelligence Awards.  Computerworld Magazine honored IT user-organization best practice submissions for its second Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program where Finalists and Winners are announced.  Ben Berry served as one of the judges.  October 18-22, 2009, Washington, D.C.

- SaaS Strategy & Brokering IT Contract Workshop, , (video) CIO Management Council, State of Oregon, October 14 – 15, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

- SWOT Analysis for State of Oregon IT Strategic Plan (EIRMS), (video) State of Oregon, October 2, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

Synchronize the Organization – Train the Trainer Course, State of Oregon, September 30 - October 1, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

- Master Change Facilitation Road Map - Tool Sets created by Ben Berry for the State of Oregon’s Synchronous Process Improvement Workshops, October 1, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

- Top 10 Ways to Save Dollars for Government Agencies, QAI Global Institute and 8th Annual QAI & QAAM Regional Conference Keane Federal Systems, Inc., September. 21, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland.

- Martin Marched So Barack Could Run, Barack Ran So We All Could Fly.  February 2009 ushered in back-to-back days celebration of a leader who embodies service to our nation’s past Civil Rights and one which embodies service leadership to our nation’s future.  Join Ben Berry, CIO for the Oregon Department of Transportation as he speaks to Martin Luther King’s message of “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve; and Barack Obama’s vision of “Oh yes we can! State of Oregon Diversity Program, September 16, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

- Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network 2009-11 Governor’s Recommended Budget, Oregon Department of Transportation Central Services Division, August 3, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

-    Mainframe System Software Consolidated Workshop Oregon State Data Center, July 24, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

-    Mainframe System Software Consolidation Workshop - Video – State of Oregon, July 24, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

- St. Andrew Nativity School, Success Luncheon, June 2, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

Martin Marched So Barack Could Run - Barack Ran So We All Could Fly, February 2009 ushered in back-to-back days celebration of a leader who embodies service to a our nation’s past Civil Rights and one which embodies service leadership to our nation’s future.  Join Ben Berry, CIO for the Oregon Department of Transportation as he speaks to Martin Luther King’s message of “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve; and Barack Obama’s vision of “Oh yes we can! Salem Church Program, May 30, 2009.

- Trust and Inclusion of Diverse Work Groups workshop delivered at Leadership Oregon, State of Oregon May 21, 2009.

Diversity: Bridging the Generation Gap - Why can't we all just get along? For the first time ever, there are four distinctly different generations in the workplace.  Differences in values, attitudes, work ethic, and vocabulary can create, at best, misunderstanding, at worst, cultural mayhem.  Bridging the Generation Gap can be the glue that unites a workforce for competitive advantage and best-in-class service delivery.  Join Ben Berry, CIO for the Oregon Department of Transportation as we discuss the essential underpinnings of success in confronting the fast-changing business expectations of the workforce. American Society of Quality, May 19, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

- OVP Venture Partners, Technology Advisory, May 12, 2009, Seattle, Washington.

-    Diversity and Generational Issues in the Work Place, A panel discussion though which a wide range of age groups (six to seven panel members) will discuss and comment on Diversity and Generational Issues in the work place.  Department of Administrative Services, May 5, 2009, Salem, Oregon.

Lifeworks NW Something to Talk About Breakfast, Keynote presentation to 380 guests on “Making a Lifeworks NW Financial Investment”, delivered on April 16, 2009 at the Oregon Zoo, Portland, Oregon.

Real World Application of IT Standards - The United States JTC1-SC7 Technical Advisory Group (US-TAG), March 10, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

-   “CEO: Technology Sine qua non”, How does the CEO view the responsibilities of their CIO’s?  The Portland CIO Alliance will host a panel of CEOs from government and the private sectors as they discuss key elements of critical business, technology and leadership strategies they require from their CIO’s.  CIO’s will discover the essential underpinnings of success as they confront the fast-changing business expectations of the CEO.  Panel of 3 CEOs are facilitated by Dugan Petty, State of Oregon CIO and Ben Berry, Oregon Department of Transportation. Portland CIO Alliance, February 20, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

-.ODOT Response to SDC Security and Systems Software Consolidation, Department of Transportation, January 26, 2009.

- Martin Luther King, Jr. - Everybody can be Great because Everybody can Serve, Realizing the DREAM Together, A Department of Human Services Diversity Presentation, January 23, 2009.

- Airship Technologies Group Prospectus ,  AirShipTG’s maglev spherical induction motor regenerates electricity allowing the vehicle to travel up to 400 miles on one full electric charge.  This core competency reduces the cost footprint for electric refueling stations planned primarily for electric vehicles that only travel 40 to 80 miles on one full charge.  January 1, 2009, Portland, Oregon.

- ODOT Sustainability Plan.  Oregon Department of Transportation.  September 2008.

- Five CIOs talk about managing IT costs in a weakened economy, IT World- An Open Exchange,  December 30, 2008

- Government Open Source Conference to Include Kundra, Chopra, Berry and Stein, GOSCON 2008, October 8, 2008.

GOSCON 2008 Panel: Government Open Collaboratives, Government Open Source Conference, October 22, 2008.

 - Blueprint for Success - Leading the Way in IT Excellence. By Lisa Peyton Caire, Mosaic Blueprint Contributing Writer, October 20, 2008.

- Computerworld Enterprise Intelligence Awards, Ben Berry serves as one of the judges for Computerworld Magazine Finalists and Winners for its Inaugural Enterprise Intelligence Awards Program, October 13, 2008, Orlando, Florida.

The Future of Virtualization CIO Panel, CMA Executive Forum, October 9, 2008. 

Enterprise Architecture & ERP Program, Joint DAS and ODOT ERP Steering Committee, August 25, 2008.

- Money-Saving Strategies for Coping with Shrinking Government IT Budgets, Government Technology Magazine. August 15, 2008, By Merrill Douglas.

The Skanner - Challenging People To Build A Better Future Now, Minority Business Addition, July 1, 2008.

- Leadership Oregon 2008: Trust and Inclusion of Diverse Workgroups Oregon Leadership 2008. April 24, 2008

- Compliance Based Security Fabric- presentation, ISSA Northwest Regional Security Conference.  Information Systems Security Association, Olympia, Washington.  April 23, 2008.

-“ISSA Panel: Security – Staying Ahead of the Curve”.  Northwest CIO Summit and the 2008 InnoTech ConferenceISSA Advisory Council which contains CIO’s from ODOT, PacifiCorp, Regence Health Care & Standard Insurance to discuss security initiatives.  Sustaining Cyber Security Innovation for the Future of IT.  A panel of CIO’s from the ISSA-Oregon Advisory Council discusses important topics in security today.  This includes what are today’s major vulnerabilities and what are they doing about them, current state and federal identity theft laws, and what data are they keeping and what to do with it.  April 17, 2008.

- Recruiting and Retaining Top IT talent”.  Society of Information Management presentation kickoff presentation to the NW CIO Summit.  April 16, 2008.

- “Competitive Innovation Engineering”- Keynote address for TRIZCON at ALTSHULLER INSTITUTE FOR TRIZ STUDIES - Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.  April 13-15, 2008.

- Presentation, Gartner Wireless and Mobile Summit Chicago 2008.  In association with AT&T /Cingular presented “Wrestling with 21st Century Issues in the Wireless Strategic Plan Framework”, March 3, 2008.

- Four professionals answer our questions about business and technology, Sheldon Traver, Special to the Statesman Journal, February 26, 2008.

- Presentation,  Oregon Open Source Community of Practice.  Presentation to the Japan Open Source Community at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.  February 22, 2008.

- Open Source Myth Busters – “Don’t let common misconceptions about freely distributed software derail your IT strategies.”  FCW.COM, January 21, 2008.

- Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network presentation.  State of Oregon Governor’s Office, January 4, 2008.

- ODOT Organizational Assessment presentation.  Oregon Department of Transportation, January 4, 2008.

-   Selected as Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2008.  New Data Center Improves Service and Productivity. Oregon Consolidates for Virtualization, December 10, 2007.

-  “Governor's Marketplace Connections - IT Contracts, State of Oregon Governor’s Office, October 17, 2007.Oregon's Policy Development Framework for Open Source Software Procurement & Use presentation at GOSCON 2007. and GOSCON 2007 Open Source Community of Practice Report, October 15-16, 2007.

-    Keynote Speaker for “Open Source in Government and Open Technology Use Case Development”  Presentation: Open Source - From Collaboration to Innovation, LinuxWorld Open Solutions Tokyo, Japan Conference 2007, (Web presence) September 27-28, 2007.

-    Trust and Inclusion of Diverse Work Groups workshop delivered at 14th Annual DHS/ODOT Diversity Conference.  September 20, 2007.

-    Security Fabric Strategy Road Map, Presentation to CIO Management Council – State of Oregon.  September 14, 2007.

-    Marginal or Mainstream: Open Source, Government Technologies Public CIO Magazine, August 1, 2007.

-    Colors of Influence - An Online Magazine, Interview with Ben Berry, Chief Information Officer, Oregon Department of Transportation, August 1, 2007.

-     Enterprise Information Resource Management Strategic Plan, State of Oregon, June 26, 2007.

-    Building Your Life’s Career! presentation, State of Oregon PROMISE Program , June 18,2007.

-    MarketWire, Top CIOs to Present at Computerworld's Mobile & Wireless World Conference, May 21-23, 2007 in Orlando. Peer-to-Peer Conference Focuses on Strategic Deployment of Mobile and Wireless in the Enterprise.  April 25, 2007.

-    ComputerWorld Magazine, Mobile and Wireless WorldWrestling with 21st Century Issues in the Wireless Strategic Plan Framework.  The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida, May 22, 2007.

-    Open Source: How to Contain Software Costs.  Portland Business Alliance.  How much are you paying in license fees for all the software your business uses? Is your company in jeopardy of being fined for violating proprietary software laws? Open source may be the answer for your business. Leading technology companies have been using open source software and operating systems for years. Many open source tools can work for smaller businesses like yours. May 3, 2007

-    InnoTech 2007 – Calling all geeks, yeah that’s you!  It’s the InnoTech Conference. Sheila Hamilton (KINK FM Radio) interviews Ben Berry and Rich Bader about the news geeks are following closely. Think about how many times in the course of your day you use technology; whether it’s checking the ODOT website for travel conditions, uploading your kids favorite you tube video, downloading your favorite music; and that's just in our personal lives.  Technology is an essential part of every one of our lives.  So get your geek self out to the InnoTech conference, coming to Portland, April 25th and 26th at the Oregon Convention Center.  Here this interview with the CIO's of EasyStreet, and ODOT, talking about the newest technological trends, and what it is wireheads do when they get together to talk shop!  April 8, 2007.

-    ODOT and Dept. of Administrative Services Integrated Systems ERP Business Case Linkages, March 30, 2007.

-    The Future of ODOT IT, Oregon Dept. of Transportation Support Services Branch Expanded Meeting.  March 14, 2007.

-    Daylight Saving Time Summit, The CIO Council and the DAS Enterprise Information Strategy and Policy Division conducted a DST Change Information Sharing session led by CIO Council Chair Ben Berry, included attendees from state, local and regional jurisdictions across Oregon.  February 15, 2007.

-    Oregon State Government Open Source Inventory Initiative, Open Source Community of Practice Taskforce, State of Oregon, February 16, 2007.

-    Business Continuity Program/Disaster Recovery Program, State of Oregon, February 12, 2007.

-    RADIANT BLUES NewsOpen Technology Development Road Map Featured at Government Open Source Conference By Todd Simmons.  “Open technology is doing for mass innovation what the assembly line did for mass production.”

-    Integrated Systems ERP Project Structure, Roles and Responsibilities, Oregon Department of Transportation, Jan 11, 2007.

-    Integrated Systems ERP Business Case and ROI, Oregon Department of Transportation, November 29, 2006.

-    “Disaster Recovery Planning Task Force Report” - Computing and Network Infrastructure Consolidation (CNIC).  State of Oregon, December 4, 2006.

-    ”Wrestling with 21st Century Issues in the IT Strategic Plan Framework” -- IT Strategic Plan FrameworkCIO IT Executives Breakfast Group.  What’s the difference?  Why are some IT leaders successful at building strong, thriving enterprises while others continually under perform?  Can an IT Strategic Plan Framework make the difference in realizing the goal of competitive advantage or best-in-class service delivery?  October 26, 2006.

-    CIO Panel Moderator: Getting Started with Open Source - Odds are slim that you don’t already have open source software in your IT shop today. But how does an organization truly leverage its benefits and manage its risks, and where does it start? Our panel will share their experience; from downloading sophisticated applications to replacing unsupported legacy tools; from a measured strategy to crisis response; from building internal skill sets to developing formal policies.  October 13, 2006.

-    Open Source Goes VerticalOpen Source Development Lab (OSDL) Face-to-Face for vertical open source-based applications development.  October 11, 2006.

-    LINUX Solutions in State and Local Government.  In Olympia, WA, keynote presenter for 'real world' examples from the public sector and beyond.  Presented “Why Open Source is important to ODOT and the Public Sector in general” to the State of Washington Department of Information Services, IBM, Mainsoft and Novell.  September 26, 2006.

-    IT Management Career Development.  Keynote Speaker for Portland CIO Alliance.  September 21, 2006.

-     IS Quarterly Leadership and Business Meeting – Oregon Department of Transportation, July 21, 2006.

-     ODOT Information Systems Launches Web Site, Oregon Department of Transportation, July 17, 2006.

-     The Challenge of Program Management in the Transformation Life Cycle, 5th Annual Managing Projects & Programs Conference, presented by Portland State University’s Professional Development Center.  July 13, 2006.

-     ODOT Technology Moving to On – Data Center Consolidation, Oregon Department of Transportation, July 10, 2006.

-     Business Acumen: Program Management Forum,  What Your Executive Wants you to Know!  Executives have long held the value of Program Managers.  This presentation shared how Program Managers can contribute to executive ranks, how to convey information, and how to partner with the executives in pursuing the success of the business. June 8, 2006.

-     IT Strategy:  Workforce Collaborative Software.  Oregon Department of Transportation, May 16, 2006.

-     InnoTech 2006 – The Business & Technology of Innovative Conference and Expo – Oregon CIO Summit.  Topic -- Business Resilience on the Fault Line.  Panelist and presentation April 19,, 2006.

-     InnoTech 2006 – The Business & Technology of Innovative Conference and Expo – Oregon CIO Summit.  Topic -- “Open Source in Government: Innovation in the Public Sector”.  Panelist and presentation April 19,, 2006.

-     AASHTO 2006 Conference, American Association of Highway Transportation Officers conference launch, April 2006.

-     A Win for Microsoft in Massachusetts?, Open Source Software and ComputerWorld Magazine, April 1, 2006.

-     Transportation Strategic Information Technology Plan and IT Strategy Map, Oregon Department of Transportation, April 2006.

-      Software Association of Oregon – The EdgePanelist and presentation for -- Current and Future Applications in RFID – IT Asset Locator”, SAO Edge panelist and presentation March 21, 2006.

-     Open Technology Innovators (OTI) Business Plan, Open technology is doing for mass innovation what the assembly line did for mass production,  March 21, 2006.

-     CNIC – Statewide Data Center and Network Communications Consolidation Project and Governance, State of Oregon Presentation, February 3, 2006.

-     Oregon Real Time GPS Network (ORGN), Oregon Department of Transportation network development to modernize the geodetic control network in Oregon of continuously operating Global Positioning System (GPS) reference stations called the Oregon Real Time GPS Network (ORGN) that provides more accurate GPS data in real time to GPS users in Oregon, February 2006.

-     Open Source Special Report:  Separating Fact or Fiction.  The Security and Stability of Open Source:  Oregon Department of Transportation.  January 2006

-     Alternative Fuels Tax Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Technology Feasibility Pilot, Oregon Department of Transportation - Oregon Road User Fee Task Force.  For participating new vehicles and gasoline stations, replaces fuel tax for participating motorists with on-vehicle device that determines miles traveled based on data received from GPS Satellite signals, January 2006.

-     Business Case for Mobile Computing Device Technology Investment (BlackBerry), Oregon Department of Transportation December 19, 2005.

-     Future of IT – Enabling Business Outcomes, Oregon Department of Transportation, December 16, 2005.

-     Smart Video Surveillance Technology Management, Oregon Department of Transportation, December 2, 2005

-     Enterprise Email-Active Archive Business Case, Oregon Department of Transportation, October 24, 2005.

-     ERP: Financial Management and Related Systems (FMARS) Strategic Directions Strategy and Plan, Oregon Department of Transportation, September 2005.

-     State Enterprise Information Resources Management Strategy Presentation – 2005.  Presentation to the Oregon Department of Transportation IT Executive Steering Committee, August 12, 2005.

-     Service Management Dashboard, Oregon Department of Transportation.  Increasing Business Performance at ODOT -- The New Power of Early Intervention.  An integrated measurement tool used to collect, track and communicate IT service results, while boosting business performance.  August 11, 2005.

-     State Enterprise Information Resources Management Strategy Plan, State of Oregon CIO Council, July 26, 2005.

-     CNIC - Computing and Networking Infrastructure Consolidation, Integrated Project Plan, June 10, 2005.

-     The Quest for IT Transparency: Panel Guest with moderator Rick Pastore, Editor, CIO Magazine.  To combat the competitive pressures from outsourcers and the misperception that IT is only a commodity to be cost-managed, CIOs must make IT value and performance transparently clear to the organization.  Three CIOs share successful approaches to making IT performance visible to business.  March 10, 2005

-     Information Services Branch Quarterly Business Review, Oregon Department of Transportation.  February 18, 2005.

-     Differentiation: Listening to the Customer, Society of Information Management, February 16, 2005.

-     Computing and Network Infrastructure Consolidation (CNIC) Steering Committee and CNIC Governance Model. State of Oregon February 3, 2005.

-     House Committee on Information Management and Technology Hearing, State of Oregon, ODOT, January 27, 2005. 

-     CIO Reports Intranet, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2004 – Present.

-     Investment Forum 2004, -- “The Real World: Trends that matter to today's CIO” WSA – Washington State Trade Association, Presentation to the oldest and largest state-wide technology trade association in Washington.

-     Best practice in integrating Voice over IP (VoWLAN) solutions in the Enterprise, EyeforWireless 2004 Conference and Expo, April 23, 2004 in San Francisco.

-     EyeForWireless: How To Deploy That VoWiFi You Probably Don't Need Yet .  Published in TechDirt Wireless, April 23, 2004

-     Synchronize the Organization Workshop and Results, Providence Academy, February 20, 2004.

-     Contributor to: “Strategic Thinking Book by Bill Birnbaum, CMC, February 2004.

-     Healthcare Overview and Enabling Technology, WebCAM presentation to Semantic Objects, Inc. on January 16, 2004.

-     Oregon Innovation Online, Smart Apparel Business Cluster and Hot Team, January 2004.

-     Oregon Business Online – The Wireless Office, December 2003.

-     Healthcare Applications Archiving Strategy, Providence Health System, December 28, 2003.

-     Enterprise Threat from Malware and the PHS Response, Providence Health System, December 29, 2003.

-     The Three C’s of  Successful Storage Management: Balancing Cost, Capacity and Complexity a Portland ITEC presentation , 11 Dec 2003.

-     Tigard Times Business Roundup- Tualatin Valley Centers (LifeWorks) board of directors, December 11, 2003.

-     Northwest Wireless Conference, The Northwest Wireless and Security Conference in Portland, Oregon, includes some of the nation’s top security and wireless experts together. October 3, 2003.

-     NW Wireless and Homeland Security Summit, (RAINS-NET), October 2, 2003.

-     PHS Healthcare Mobility Adoption presentation presented at the Hewlett-Packard’s Healthcare Mobility Seminar, Sep 30, 2003 in Seattle, Washington.

-     ETAC Recommendation: Secure e-Mail Messaging - Kryptiq, Providence Health System, May 8, 2003.

-     CTO Web Site, Providence Health System Oregon, 1998 – 2003.

-     OEMBA Wireless Computing Business and Technology Adoption, OSU Executive MBA Program Presentation, April 4, 2003.

-     Incremax Portal - Foster Communications: Developing CIOs - Board Room Communications Getting more out of Today's Technology Investments”.

-     Oregon Security Summit Panelist, March 14, 2003.

-     TBC (Tigard Data Center) Regional IS Emergency Response Plan, Providence Health System, January 29, 2003.

-     Managed Desktop and Windows XP Migration, Providence Health System, January 2003.

-    Portland Business Alliance, Planning a Disaster Recovery Strategy, panelist November 2002.

-     The Portland Business Journal, “Local wireless web boys make a national splash”, September 13, 2002.

-     Enterprise IT Standards Process and Procedure, Providence Health System, September 4, 2002

-     Providence Oregon seen as Leader in Technology, Business Journal of Portland, July 19, 2002.

-      Providence TBC Goes Global for First Diversity Fair, Providence Health System, July 24, 2002.

-     Disaster Recovery Strategy, Providence Health System and First Consulting Group, June 11, 2002.

-     Gartner Measurements IT Benchmarking, Providence Health System and Gartner Group, May 2002.

-     Society for Information Management (SIM), Innovation through IT, presentation, March 2002.

-     eWeek Enterprise News and Reviews, “Riding Out the Storm”, March 11, 2002.

-     Business Impact Analysis (BIA) – Disaster Recovery, Providence Health System, December 21, 2001.

-     B2B Concentrating on the Sum instead of the Parts, London Financial Times, December 5, 2001.

-     Wireless Appliance PDA Results, Wireless Changes Everything and the RFI Process, Providence Health System, Published and presented with a panel at COMDEX on November 13, 2001.

-     Contributor to the Oregon Regional Information Services Strategic Plan – “We Deliver Information”: 2001 – 2003 – Strategic Vision and Plan, Providence Health System, August 24, 2001.

-     Synchronize the Organization – Process Improvement for IT Security Operations, PC and Telephone Order Fulfillment and Change Management, Providence Health System, May 29, 2001.

-     eVote Business Plan,  eVote Portal to serve millions of consumers as they connect to VoteMaster.Com services and content, January 2, 2001.

-     Windows 2000 Active Directory: An Enterprise Technology Advisory Council Recommendation, Providence Health System, November 2, 2000.

-     Wireless LANs: Emerging Technology in Healthcare, Providence Health System, October 27, 2000.

-     Customer Action Team Concept of Operations, Providence Health System, May 26, 2000.

-     Cabling Services Realignment, Organizing for Gigabit Networking, Providence Health System, May 16, 2000.

-     IT Infrastructure Support of e-Business, Providence Health System, May 8, 2000.

-     Remedy (ARS) Systems Administration Concept of Operation, Providence Health System, March 31, 2000.

-     Jointly founded StrategyTec Corp to promote the integration of information systems with business strategy receiving copyrights and trademarks from the U.S. Patent Office in 2000 and 2002.

-     IT Metrics – Continuous Measurable Improvement, Providence Health System, March 27, 2000.

-   Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Streaming Video – Web-Enabled Learning Tools, Providence Health System, March 16, 2000.

- Internet-based Real-time Wireless Palm Computing, Business Case, Providence Health System November 22, 1999

- Wireless Communication Services RFP, Providence Health System, November 19, 1999.

- Enterprise Network Architecture, Providence Health Systems, November 8, 1999.

- IT Training & Staff Development, Concept of Operations, Providence Health System, October 27, 1999.

- Systemwide Personal Computer Equipment RFP, Providence Health System, October 18, 1999.

- Systemwide Enterprise Systems Management, Providence Health System, August 1999.

- Innovation through AirShip Technology, AirShip Technologies as summarized in the PICMET ’99 - Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, July 25 – 29, 1999.

- Y2K Contingency Plan, Providence Health System, May 10, 1999.

- Internet Class Scheduling and Purchase System, Providence Health System & Microsoft, Sept 25, 1999.

- IS Staff Retention and Recruitment Issues: A Providence Oregon Viewpoint, Providence Health System, January 15, 1999.

- Enterprise Network Architecture RFP, Providence Health System, January 14, 1999.

- Year 2000 Ready, Providence Health System, January 6, 1999.

- Providence Systemwide IT Architecture, Providence Health System, November 6, 1998.

- Technology Horizon, Providence Health System, September 30, 1998.

- CTO’s Role in Business Transformation, Providence Health System, September 9, 1998.

- Support Center Concept of Operations, Providence Health System, September 1, 1998.

- Information Resource Management - Strategic Plan, Multnomah County, Oregon, April 1998.

- Audit on Home Visiting: Focus Resources for Healthier Families, Multnomah County February 13, 1998.

- Organizing I/T for Value: Enterprise LAN and WAN Administration, Information Technology Council, Multnomah County, Oregon, September 19, 1997.

- AirShip Technologies Business Plan, Organization and Content, May 29, 1997.

- Sustaining Public Sector Customer Service and Telecommunications Human Capital, Governor’s Task Force on Telecommunications, Multnomah County, Oregon, March 30, 1997.

- Designing Telecommunications Integration on the Front End of Projects, Governor’s Task Force on Telecommunications, Multnomah County, Oregon, March 15, 1997.

- Public Access through Establishing Cooperative Network Standards for Emerging Technologies, Governor’s Task Force on Telecommunications, Multnomah County, Oregon, February 27, 1997.

- Technology Policy and Strategic Planning, Northwest Government Finance Institute sponsored by the Oregon Municipal Finance Officers, November 20, 1996.

- Information Resource Management - Strategic Plan, State of Oregon, August 2, 1996.

- Integrated Voice Response Systems Assessment, State of Oregon, January 5, 1996.

- Governor's Award for Investing in People and New Technology, Multimedia Touch Screen Kiosks, State of Oregon, September 29, 1995.

- Client/Server and the Impact on Customer Service, State of Oregon, September 21, 1995.  Delivered in Baltimore, Maryland to the Interstate Conference for Employment Services Agencies (ICESA).

- Mainframe to Client/Service Interim Strategic Planning Report, State of Oregon, July 20, 1995.

- Help Desk Concept of Operation in a Client/Server Environment, State of Oregon, December 23, 1995.

- Information Services Customer Service Plan, State of Oregon, December 22, 1995.

- LAN Policies and Procedures, State of Oregon, November 22, 1994.

- Technology Architecture, International Airports Projects, October 24, 1993.

- Computer Computation and Modeling for Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Vehicle, Technology Reinvestment Project Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Proposal, July 20, 1993.

- Vertical Lift Transport Vehicle, System Development and Technical Specification, May 3 1993.

- Competitive Advantage Framework,  Hughes Aircraft Company, February 22, 1993.

- Hughes Enterprise-Wide Area Network Configuration Plan (ETAS),  Hughes Aircraft Company, December 15, 1992.

- Key to minority success: Follow a strategy, Computerworld,  December 14, 1992, Page 113.

- Hughes Zeros in on PC Costs , Computerworld,  August 17, 1992, Page 1.

- Hughes Division Jets Host Data to Users in a Consistent Fashion , Computerworld,  April 6, 1992, Page 102.

- User Skepticism Impels IBM to Remix Desktop Strategy -- Name Alone Won't Win PC Sales or Restore

   Customer Confidence, Computerworld,  March 30, 1992, Page 1.

- Competing and Winning, Hughes Aircraft Company,  January 1992.

- I486:  The New Deal in Desktop Design, Computerworld,  January 20, 1992, Page 1.

- Fall COMDEX with Bill Gates (Hughes Office Automation Video), Hughes Aircraft Company and Microsoft, November 1991.

- Media Intelligence System, Hughes Aircraft Company,  November 1991.

- Media Intelligence Model, A New Methodology, Hughes Aircraft Company, September 1991.

- Changing the Rules of the Game -- Strategic Competitive Advantage, UCLA, July 1991.

- Zumtobel -- Pacific Rim and Japan, Phase II -- The Market, UCLA, July 1991.

- Zumtobel -- Pacific Rim (Golden Triangle), Phase I -- The Company, UCLA, April 1991.

- Multi-Functional Teaming, Space & Communications Group, Hughes Aircraft Company, UCLA, April 1991.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, Oct 19 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Technology Presentations

  • Unified Communications
  • Social Networking Tools
  • Windows 7 - A Drill Down
  • State Disaster Recovery Tabletop Exercise
  • Clear Path To Innovate
  • Cloud Computing Strategies
  • GIS Economy of Ideas!
  • Web 2.0 Social Media 
  • Virtualization
  • Information Security
  • Clean Technology & Green IT
  • Mobile Computing
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • Computerworld Enterprise Intelligence Awards
  • SWOT Analysis for IT Strategic Planning
  • Mainframe System Software ConsolidationWorkshop
  • Real World Application of US Technical Advisory Group IT Standards
  • Government Open Collaboratives GOSCON 2008 Panel
  • The Future of Virtualization CIO Panel
  • Enterprise Architecture & ERP Programs
  • Compliance Based Security Fabric
  • Security – Staying Ahead of the Curve
  • Wrestling with 21st Century Issues in the Wireless Strategic Plan Framework
  • Open Source - From Collaboration to Innovation
  • Business Continuity Program/Disaster Recovery Program
  • CIO Panel Moderator: Getting Started with Open Source
  • Open Source Goes Vertical
  • Why Open Source is important and the Public Sector in General
  • Competitive Innovation Engineering
  • Security Fabric Strategy Road Map
  • Open Source in Government: Innovation in the Public Sector
  • Current and Future Applications in RFID – IT Asset Locator
  • Three C’s of Successful Storage Management: Balancing Cost, Capacity and Complexity
  • NW Wireless and Homeland Security Summit

Business Presentations

  • Marketing Operations & Technology Management
  • IT Services Consolidation for Benton County and City of Corvallis Synchronous Facilitated Workshop (Lean MCF)
  • IT Services Consolidation for Benton County and City of Corvallis Synchronous Final Report (Lean MCF)
  • Enterprise Architecture - Compelling Business Case
  • Pervasive Leadership
  • ODOT Storage Analysis (Lean MCF)
  • Oregon Storage Cost and Cost Recovery (Lean MCF)
  • State Data Center (SDC) Storage Management, Cost, and Growth Projections (Lean MCF)
  • Data Storage Cost Reduction Final Report (Lean MCF)
  • Consolidated Enterprise Action Plan (Lean MCF)
  • SDC Directors' Advisory board 11/22 Report-Out (Lean MCF)
  • SDC Directors' Advisory Board 10/25 Workshop Report-Out (Lean MCF)
  • Success through Collaboration
  • IT Governance & Outsourcing
  • IT Innovation & Strategic Alignment
  • E-mail Consolidation Roadmap Facilitation (Lean MCF)
  • Statewide Email Consolidation Roadmap Workshop Presentation (Lean)
  • Email Consolidation Roadmap Final Report (Lean MCF)
  • SaaS Strategy & Brokering IT Contracts Facilitation (Lean MCF)
  • SWOT Analysis for Enterprise Information Resources Management Strategy Facilitation (Lean MCF)
  • CEO: Technology Sine qua non
  • Synchronizing the Organization Train-the-Trainer Instructor Guide (Lean MCF)
  • Blueprint for Success - Leading the Way in IT Excellence
  • Recruiting and Retaining Top IT Talent
  • Mainframe System Software Consolidation Facilitation (Lean MCF)
  • Competitive Innovation Engineering
  • Open Source Community of Practice
  • Enterprise Security Standards Adoption (Lean MCF)
  • Open Source: How to Contain Software Costs
  • IT Management Career Development
  • 5th Annual Managing Projects & Programs Conference
  • What Your Executive Wants you to Know!
  • Business Resilience on the Fault Line
  • Policy Development Framework for Open Source Software Procurement & Use
  • Open Source in Government and Open Technology Use Case Development
  • Open Source - From Collaboration to Innovation
  • LinuxWorld Open Solutions Tokyo, Japan Conference 2007
  • Open Source: How to Contain Software Costs
  • Wrestling with 21st Century Issues in the IT Strategic Plan Framework -- IT Strategic Plan Framework.
  • Getting Started with Open Source
  • LINUX Solutions in State and Local Government.
  • Open Source Strategic Thinking
  • Challenge of Program Management in the Transformation Life Cycle
  • Business Acumen: Program Management -- What Your Executive Wants you to Know!
  • “Strategic Thinking "
  • Healthcare Overview and Enabling Technology
  • Public Private Renewable Energy
  • Oregon Innovation Online -- Smart Apparel Business Clusters
  • Planning a Disaster Recovery Strategy
  • Synchronize the Organization Moves, Adds, Changes for PCs and Telephones (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization IT Security Management – Identity and Access Management (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Employee Assistance Program (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Organizational Development (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Business Model Determination: Pelvic Organ Prolapsed, Fecal and Urinary Incontinence Center (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Diversity Strategy Model (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Medication Administration Defects Elimination (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Procurement Service Delivery (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization Hospital Out-Patient Payment Denials (Lean MCF)
  • Synchronize the Organization General Motors Accelerometer Car Bag Supply Chain (Lean MCF)

Diversity Presentations

  • Tuskegee Airmen - To the Moon, Mars and Beyond!
  • The Business Case for Diversity
  • Martin Marched So Barack Could Run, Barack Ran So We Could All Fly
  • Trust and Inclusion in the Workplace
  • Generational Gap- Why Can't We All Just Get Along?
  • We Can All Be Great Because We Can All Serve!
  • Diversity and Generational Issues in the Work Place
  • Colors of Influence
  • Building Your Life’s Career!