Past Events


Date Topic YouTube Link
April 2023

Meeting Business Impact of ChatGPT: benefits, use cases, challenges, limitations
Feb 22, 2023

How To Be The 5%: Leading Successful Digital Transformations 
Jan 18, 2023 Chapter Networking Event - Enjoy food, drinks, and networking with chapter members and guests


Date Topic YouTube Link
Dec 12, 2022

Cloud FinOps (Cloud Usage Financials) Easy adoption of Cloud technologies is driving a commensurate rise in Cloud costs. At the same time, CIOs are under tremendous pressure to contain costs and do more with less. 
Oct 19, 2022

Cloud Technology Innovation to Solve Business Problems: Jim Gehring, Digital Strategist for Expedient, leads a panel of CIOs discussing how to solve critical business problems through use of cloud technology innovation.
Sept 21, 2022 AI/ML Ethics and Data Privacy Concerns: Quintin McGrath leads us on a deep dive into Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ethics and data privacy concerns.
Aug 2022 Summer Hiatus
Jul 2022 Summer Hiatus
Jun 22, 2022 C-Suite Communications: expert advise on how to communicate the right information to the right people, including tailoring your messaging for the C-Suite.
May 18, 2022 Application Modernization: John Rome leads a discussion exploring application modernization techniques like containerization, Kubernetes, and the vendors/suppliers that support these innovations.
Apr 20, 2022 Leadership Coaching: “You are the New CIO.  You’ve made it. Now what?
Mar 23, 2022 Engagement Event: How to be Stronger Manager & Better Human: Build your courageous leadership skills for your team to thrive & deliver
Mar 16, 2022 Future of Work: Pandemic Leadership for remote and hybrid teams.
Feb 16, 2022 Business Transformation: Leading Business Change. Is it a Sprint or a Marathon?
Jan 19,2022 Data Analytics and Data Management: Steps for Adding Valuable Data Analytics to your Organization for 2022.

    2021 EVENTS

    Date Topic YouTube Link
    Dec 15, 2021 IT Pet Peeve Night: Send in your IT pet peeves ahead of time to have them read anonymously or come ready to shout them out fireside chat style
    Nov 17, 2021 Cloud Readiness, Cloud Strategy:  How to do it right; Lessons learned from experienced practitioners
    Oct 20, 2021 Sourcing Tech Talent: What are the skills that are critical? Survey and how to source
    Sep 15, 2021 Cost containment strategies: Cost optimization ideas as you prepare 2022 budgets
    Sep 13, 2021 Engagement Event: Workplace Reintegration. Has your company chosen to go back to the office or chosen to stay remote or something in between? Mary Patry leads a collaborative discussion of COVID 19 workplace changes. No video available
    Aug 2021 Summer Hiatus
    Aug 11, 2021 Engagement Event: Resume Workshop. Krista Morris, Chief Resume Writer and Founder of Virtuoso Resumes & Recruiting, shared expert advice on how to create a successful resume No video available
    Jul 21, 2021 The Future of Healthcare Delivery: The People, The Process and Technology
    Jun 16, 2021 Climate Change and Technology: Gaming, Technology Investments, Social Impact
    May 19, 2021 IT KPIs in Alignment with Business: Join a panel of CIOs discussing key measures for IT effectiveness
    Apr 21, 2021 Diversity & Inclusion: The impact of pandemic to women and minorities; retention and promotability insights.
    Mar 17, 2021 Leadership: National SIM survey reveals a disturbing trend of 1 in 4 CIOs being placed from outside of IT.
    Feb 17, 2021 Innovation: Tech Trends and Disruptive Technologies. Join speaker David Glazer for a discussion with InfoTech on the trends and disruption you should pay attention to in 2021.
    Feb 11, 2021 Engagement Event: Virtual Taste & Toast. SIM Arizona members participated in a virtual whiskey and chocolate tasting event via Zoom.
    No video available
    Jan 27, 2021 SIM Leader of the Year: how she supported the transformation from working from the office to working from home; coaching remotely with Sheri L. Heins

    No video available

      2020 EVENTS

      Date Topic YouTube Link
      Dec 09, 2020 Celebrate Surviving 2020, Ready to Thrive in 2021 No video available
      Nov 11, 2020 Agile & DevOps: Complementing or Opposing Cultural Processes?
      Oct 21, 2020 The Impact of AI: Unintended consequences of data bias.
      Sep 16, 2020 Birds of a Feather: Aligning industry experience for unique challenges.
      Aug 2020 Summer Hiatus
      Jul 14, 2020 Special Joint Event with HMG: Leading Courageously In a Crisis. 1.5-2 hours over lunchtime  No video available
      Jun 17, 2020 Business Continuity: Lessons learned when the perfect monsoon storm hits.
      May 20, 2020 Cybersecurity Priorities in Times of Pandemic
      Apr 15, 2020 Pandemic Response and Planning
      Feb 19, 2020 The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat: How do we define project success? No video available
      Feb 13, 2020 2020 Phoenix CIO Executive Leadership Summit No video available
      Jan 15, 2020 Towers and Trenches: Do Researchers hold the Key to the C-Suite?

      No video available