MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Women’s Business Center (WBC) will present Cloud Computing: Closing the Technology Gap on March 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will be held in the Denius Student Center’s Hartley Room on campus.
The term “cloud” is used as a metaphor for the Internet. Cloud computing is a technology solution that major commercial industries and government agencies continue to deploy in order to advance competitively, reduce costs and increase efficiency. The proliferation of cloud computing promises improved speed, greater access to and sharing of information, processing and affordability.
Those attending will learn about cloud computing, mitigating risk and why the cloud is considered a way to close the technology gap and initiate a competitive edge.
Elizabeth Hood, owner of Facet Project Management, will be the guest speaker. Hood has over 15 years of professional experience developing and delivering targeted project management strategies for companies engaged in for-profit business in technology, aviation, marketing, government contracting and dentistry. Her diverse background in project management gives her a unique perspective on applying technology to business projects and getting targeted results.
The cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. Check-in will be from 11 to 11:30 a.m. For more information and to register, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or register online at wbc.fit.edu.