The community is invited to a presentation at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology focusing on how technology has changed the business and how business leaders and employees will need to continually adapt to be successful into the future.
Online PR News – 05-April-2012 – Harrisburg, PA – April 04, 2012 - The community is invited to a presentation at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology focusing on how technology has changed the business and how business leaders and employees will need to continually adapt to be successful into the future.
Ed Coleman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Unisys Corporation, will present on Rapid Technology Changes Transforming the Business as part of a open community forum, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19th at the University.
The presentation will explore how the continued, fast-paced evolution of technology is affecting the way companies do business today, as well as what is on the horizon that needs to be addressed for organizations to be successful. Discussion topics include the key technology drivers that are transforming business, the related skills that are essential in leading this evolution and case study examples that amplify how businesses are adapting to meet these challenges. This event is ideal for CIOs, consultants, developers, managers, analysts, enterprise architects and information technology professionals, educators, faculty, staff and students in computer or information sciences.
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) is a worldwide information technology company headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. In his role at Unisys, Mr. Coleman leads Unisys in bringing together services and technology to create innovative solutions that solve mission-critical problems for organizations around the world.
Before joining Unisys in October 2008, Mr. Coleman held various positions in the information technology industry for more than 30 years, serving as CEO of Gateway, Inc. from 2006 to 2008; as senior vice president and president of enterprise computing solutions at Arrow Electronics from 2005 to 2006; and as chief executive officer of CompuCom from 1999 to 2004. He also served as chairman of CompuCom from 2001 to 2004. Prior to that, he held various leadership and executive positions at Computer Sciences Corporation and IBM Corporation. He serves on the Board of Directors of Lexmark International. He has served as a Director of Unisys since October 2008.
Harrisburg University is an ideal host site for the presentation as it is the home of the Government Technology Institute (GTI). As a Founding Member of the GTI, Unisys collaborates with the University on a number of thought-leadership forums and symposiums on relevant subject areas.
RSVP is required as seating is limited. Please RSVP promptly online at http://www.harrisburgu.edu/news/event-registration.php
For more information about the Government Technology Institute at Harrisburg University, visit www.HarrisburgU.edu/GTI
You can literally take planes, trains and automobiles to the event. The University's location at 326 Market Street in downtown Harrisburg is near Interstates 83 and 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an easy drive to the University from any of Pennsylvania's major cities. And it's only a two-hour drive from the University to Baltimore, Washington, DC or Philadelphia. The Amtrak Passenger Train Station and Greyhound Bus Station are one block from our location. And the Harrisburg International Airport is only nine miles from the University. Http://www.harrisburgu.edu/campuslife/directions.php
Harrisburg University is located at 326 Market Street in Harrisburg. Parking is available in the Harrisburg Parking Authority operated garage accessible via Fourth Street. Cost for parking in the garage is $5.00 for 0-2 hours. Kiosk for parking accepts cash only. More information on parking rates and directions to the University are found online at http://www.harrisburgu.net/campuslife/directions.php#parking.
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University offers 24 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs. The University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email, Connect@HarrisburgU.edu