ITSM Weekly the Podcast (Week29) - Guest Speaker:Matt Blair & Taj Peeran - Matthew Hooper VigilantGuy Digital Transformentalist - Create High Performing IT

For the next gen of IT professionals the business landscape is a theory not a law.  With so much dynamics in the underlying operations of marketing, sales, manufacturing, IT is going to be challenged to bring a new game to the table.  Students need to be Business Students with Technology skills.  Product development and innovation is going to be a the mainstay of the engineering folks.   The role of the IT professional will be to manage the “pure sciences” capability, including intellectual property into a monetized outcome of technology (applied science).  Creating and protecting value models based on business benefits driven by technology will be no easy task.  The CIO of the future will have to have deep and diverse skills, if role exists at all.

Listen in to this weeks podcast as we talk to Matt Blair & Taj Peeran 2 students working to get their Masters in Information Services (MSIS).
Show notes here: http://www.servicesphere.com/blog/2010/8/22/itsm-weekly-the-podcast-episode-29.html

ITSM Weekly The Podcast (Episode 29) from ServiceSphere on Vimeo.

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Special Guest:  Matthew Blair – Matt Blair is the President of the MSIS Association – a networking, personal development and community service organization that runs a parallel with the Masters in Information Systems (MSIS) program in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.  He writes about current IT issues in his blog,MattMinute, and also has intern experience in audit, project management and process refinement.  He holds a Bachelors in Finance and Accounting and will be graduating with a Masters in Information Systems in May 2011.  He can be reached via LinkedIn or e-mail at mablair@indiana.edu.
Special Guest:  Taj Peeran is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Information Systems at Kelley School of Business, and at the moment interning at Mead Johnson, Evansville for the Global PMO Group. With an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, and a keen interest in technology and software development, he worked for Wipro Technologies for 4 years, where he focused on developing and architecting solutions on the J2ee platform. On the MSIS program he says – ‘The program has an excellent blend of technology and business subjects. The focus of the program is to empower its students to understand the different aspects of managing and governing IT’. He can be reached via LinkedIn or email: apeeran@indiana.edu
Series:  ITSM and Higher Education
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Digital Transformentalist Twitter: @VigilantGuy http://twitter.com/vigilantguy Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewbhooper Web: http://www.vigilantguy.com Matt Hooper is an industry advocate for Service Management strategies and best practices around Enterprise Service Management. For over 20 years Matt has instituted methodologies for business intelligence and optimization. Leveraging technology to drive business outcomes, he has built an industry reputation for his highly effective approach to creating value through Service Management. Matt is active on Social Media known as VigilantGuy, and co-hosts the weekly podcast: Hacking Business Technology. HackBizTech.com

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