CFEDC Meet and Greet: “Cocktails and Community”

When: Thursday October 9, 2014 from 6 PM
Where: Satellite Bar and Lounge, 120 Greenfield St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Enjoy a social visit with the Board and friends of Cape Fear Economic Development Council. We will break with tradition, as we do about once a year, by hosting this social occasion solely for the purpose of meeting more like minded people and hearing input and ideas. Cape Fear EDC is in the process of planning our agenda for the coming year. We would enjoy meeting you and being inspired by your bright new insights. Several seats are open on the CFEDC board, and nominations are welcome.

There will be no speakers, no panelists and there is no particular agenda — the kind of meeting we could all use more of.

Cash bar will be available. No need to RSVP, but if you would socialize this event and invite your friends, share the Event on Facebook!

The Sea Change in Enterprise IT: Social

An open secret about the Cape Fear area is how many techies here work not at small boutique IT shops or local businesses but at employers like Cisco, IBM, SAS, Yahoo, HP.

These large organizations are all grappling with the incredible changes being wrought by the web–by new collaborative technologies, new media habits, social networking. My own employer–one of these listed here–has published some “social computing guidelines” to help organize our thinking around our sometimes very public roles as technologists and our sometimes very private data–company plans and product information, business practices, that sort of thing.

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