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How well does your business utilize technology? Are you on the Cloud? How many mobile devices to do you have? Does technology make you frustrated or excited? Technology has helped us process everything faster and…has caused business owners to experience a myriad of emotions in the process! Technology challenges are a part of everyday business operations. .

When: 3rd Tuesday - 11/18/2014
7:00am to 9:00am
Where: Multnomah Athletic Club
1894 SW Salmon St.
Portland, Oregon 
United States
Contact: Sharon Buckmaster

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Oregon SW Washington Chapter of IMC


November General Meeting Announcement




Tech Challenges


How to Make Technology Work for Your Business


Ask a panel of experts about tech topics from software to collaboration to communications



November 18, 2014


7 to 9 AM


Multnomah Athletic Club



Learn to let technology be your slave ...


... not the other way around


How well does your business utilize technology?Are you on the Cloud?How many mobile devices do you have?Does technology make you frustrated or excited?What are the latest technology trends and developments?


As a consultant, technology is important to your practice. At various times, it can be both a fortunate and unfortunate part of the your everyday business operation.When its good, its very good, and when its bad its terrible.Add to that, we have to secure, manage, store and dispose of all that private client and business data that our practices generate through that technology.


What’s a business owner to do?


Join us and our Expert Panel of our own Wende Jones of Agile Business Services, Ben Junker of Accessory 1, Chuck Barnes of Chuck Barnes Consulting and Yoko Colby of Minapsys on November 18th to discover ways to manage your technology and not let it manage you!


We guarantee a rapid data transfer rate! We will use Minapsys technology to query our members. Your feedback will be the basis of our panel discussion. So, please share your ideas.


Our Distinguished Panelists


Chuck Barnes, President, Chuck Barnes Consulting

Chuck is an Executive Technology Coach. His practice

focuses on the ways in which digital, internet-connected technologies affect how we manage time, execute our responsibilities, conduct our personal and business relationships, resolve conflicts, organize thinking, focus attention, make decisions, and understand ourselves.


Originally from Newfoundland, Canada, he holds an undergraduate degree in anthropology from Harvard and a graduate degree in architecture from the University of British Columbia.



Wende Jones, President, Agile Business Service

Wende is the founder and CEO of Agile Business

Services, a software development company that focuses on building applications for the web an

d mobile devices.Agile Business Services has been a

warded the Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon twice in the last 5 years.Wende is a Certified Management Consultant and a distinguished member of our OR SWW IMC Chapter.



Ben Junker, Vice President of Salesat Accessory1


Ben comes to us with a focus in mobile technology.As a consultant to companies ranging from small construction firms to Fortune 500 companies, Ben helps protect the bottom line through smart application of cell phones, voice plans and data. With a background in entrepreneurship and small business, he understands the need to run efficiently in all areas and to leave no stone unturned when it comes to cost savings.


Yoko Colby, Product Manager, Minapsys

Yoko is the product manager and wearer of all hats at Minapsys, a B2B Spokane/Tokyo startup that has developed a group communication tool for productive discourse and efficient collaboration. Originally from Tokyo, Yoko has also lived and worked in Chicago and Paris.



A Message From the President


Jerry Vieira, CMC



Sincere thanks to those members that did such a great job presenting at our October Member Showcase.


As anticipated, we were both delighted and impressed to discover the incredible capabilities of our colleagues. We now have a much better understanding of how to promote and refer their capabilities to both our network and our clients.


And lastly, we are pleased to welcome our newest member Tom Byrnes of Spark Brands and celebrate thevery welcome return ofmember Jim Grew.


Looking forward to seeing you all on the 18th.




The Institute of Management Consultants


Oregon SW Washington Chapter


Copyright 2014

Members and Guests $35, Non-Members $45, At door $50    No refunds.  Early birds save $10!

If questions, contact Henry Gregor, Strategic Visions 


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