on Cloud-Delivered Services For a calendar of technical society meetings in the Mid-Hudson Valley go to http://pok.acm.org/calendar.html.
Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery aaa ccccccc mmmmm mmmmm a a cc cc mm mm mm mm aa aa cc c mm mm mm mm aaaaaaaaa cc mm mmm mm aa aa cc c mm m mm MEETING NOTICE aa aa cc cc mm mm aa aa cccccccc mm mm Program: Cloud-Delivered Services, a Report from the Front Lines Speaker: Bill Abram Founder and president of Pragmatix, Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.pragmatix.com/ About the Topic: The business and technology press is full of articles touting-some might say hyping-the movement to "software-as-a- service" and other "cloud delivered" services.
As a reseller, producer and consumer of a wide variety of cloud-based services over the past 9 years, Bill Abram
will offer a true "front-line" report of what is really happening.
will share first-hand accounts of the joys and sorrows (benefits and costs) of a variety of SaaS and Cloud implementations.
About the Speaker: As founder and president of Pragmatix, Inc.
, Bill Abram
has been the driving force behind a broad range of high quality technology solutions designed for Fortune 500 companies and small businesses.
Founded in 1992 to enable businesses to deploy technologies that better support business processes, Bill
works closely with clients to assess their needs and provide meaningful solutions that improve overall business performance.
ensures all Pragmatix
services are delivered in a manner that has earned Pragmatix an outstanding reputation for quality, reliability, and accountability.
A thought leader in information technology (IT) for more than 20 years, Bill has a successful track record of running high-tech companies.
Prior to founding Pragmatix, Bill co-founded Abram & Yagoda Systems Group to build LAN-based, multi-user PC applications.
A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor of science degree in management engineering, Bill also holds an MBA in finance from Pace University.
Bill is a passionate volunteer in a number of organizations in his community and has served as president of the Volunteer Center of the United Way, a clearinghouse for volunteers that recruits and refers almost 5,000 volunteers a year to over 450 not-for-profit agencies.
In addition, Bill is a spokesperson for the press and contributes regularly to business publications on important technology issues facing today's businesses.