HDI San Antonio Event – Wednesday, October 21

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Please join the HDI San Antonio Chapter Wednesday, October 21, at 11:00 AM as Ron Willbanks, Senior Director for Infrastructure & Operations at CPS Energy, presents an ITSM Maturity Roadmap and overview of his organization’s plan to implement these strategies. This will be an interactive presentation/discussion, with other local San Antonio IT leaders sharing their ITSM experiences and plans over a lunch.

Thanks to our event sponsor, ITT Technical Institute, this event is open to the public and offered at no charge.ITT Tech

Please visit the event announcement for more details and registration.

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st.  For any questions please contact Bernard Beaullieu, 210-710-4161.

The Analyst of the Year nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, November 2

The HDI San Antonio Analyst of the Year and Desktop Support Technician of the Year nomination deadline has been extended to Monday, November 2. Please take a moment to recognize your top Help Desk/Service Desk Analyst and Desktop Support Tech. This awards program is a great way to recognize your top support performers.  Check out the slide show below and get a feel for this special local San Antonio event.

Nomination forms and more details

Please contact Bernard Beaullieu at 210-710-4161 with any questions.

2014 HDI San Antonio Awards Luncheon Slideshow

Looking to see how local San Antonio IT Leaders are implementing ITSM best practices in their organizations?

Ron Willbanks, MBA, PMP, ITILPlease join the HDI San Antonio Chapter Wednesday, October 21, at 11:00 AM as Ron Willbanks, Senior Director for Infrastructure & Operations at CPS Energy, presents an ITSM Maturity Roadmap and overview of his organization’s plan to implement these strategies. This will be an interactive presentation/discussion, with other local San Antonio IT leaders sharing their ITSM experiences and plans over a lunch.

Thanks to our event sponsor, ITT Technical Institute, this event is open to the public and offered at no charge.ITT Tech

Please visit the event announcement for more details and registration.

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st.  For any questions please contact Bernard Beaullieu, 210-710-4161.

Analyst and Desktop of the Year Awards Sponsorships Available!

HDI logoHDI San Antonio Awards Luncheon – December 3, 2015 – HDI Analyst of the Year, HDI Desktop Support Technician of the Year, HDI Manager of the Year, and HDI Team Excellence Award.

Typical attendance for this event is 40-50 members and non-members.

The $500 sponsorship level will have the opportunity to address the attendees, set up an information table and distribute marketing materials. It also includes three seats at the luncheon in addition to the listed benefits of sponsorship below.

The $1,000 Platinum Sponsor level will have the opportunity to address the attendees, setup an information table, and distribute marketing materials. It also includes 8 seats in addition to the listed benefits of sponsorship below.

Vendor sponsorship of a local chapter meeting also includes:

  • Vendor logo and information will be included in all future meeting announcements.
  • Vendor logo and information will be added to our HDI San Antonio Chapter website, www.hdisanantonio.org, for the remainder of the year in the event announcement area and listed as a sponsor.
  • Vendor will be given a five-minute time slot at the start of the sponsored meeting to give a marketing brief.
  • Vendor will be able to pass out marketing information at the sponsored meeting.

For more information, please contact Shawn McClelland, VP of Vendor Sponsorship at mcclellandsp@uthscsa.edu.

Reminder – HDI Certification Classes Coming to San Antonio

Just a quick reminder that we have HDI Certification Classes coming to San Antonio.  The HDI Knowledge Centered Support Certification Class will be held on November 16 – 18. The HDI Problem Management Certification Course will be held on November 18 – 19. For details or to sign up for either class, contact Shea Knauff, (904)819-6647.

Both of these classes will be hosted by CPS Energy.

Announcing the 2015 HDI San Antonio Analyst of the Year Program

HDI_AotY_SmallNominations are now open!Desktop Support Technician of the Year

We all know the tremendous benefits of recognition and the positive impact it has on our teams. The HDI Awards Program is a prime opportunity to recognize the superstars on your support team. We have two awards programs: Service Desk Analyst of the Year and Desktop Support Technician of the Year.

Your company may nominate up to two people in each category. This quality program is FREE and a benefit of your HDI Membership (the Analyst and Technician do not have to be a member). HDI San Antonio has an outstanding program in place for the Awards Program, with top-notch judges scoring candidates and selecting San Antonio’s top support analysts. Last year’s local Desktop Support Technician of the year winner, David Saenz, CPS Energy, went all the way to the finals and was recognized at the HDI national conference.  Take a look at how CPS Energy celebrated David's achievement:

 

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All nominees and their managers will be our honored guests at our Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday, December 3, at Maggiano’s at The Rim.

2015 HDI San Antonio Awards Program Timeline:

  • Nomination deadline - Monday, November 2
  • Recorded interviews with each nominee – November 9 - 13
  • Judging and scoring – November 13 - 19
  • Awards Luncheon at Maggiano’s – All nominees will be honored and the winners announced – Thursday, December 3

Please download the nomination forms using the links below and email the completed nominations directly to bbeaulieu@beaullieu.com You will receive a confirmation once your nomination form has been received.

Nominate Your Service Desk Analyst         Nominate Your Desktop Tech

Please contact Bernard Beaullieu at 210-710-4161 with any questions.  As always, we sincerely thank you for your support.

Your HDI San Antonio Local Chapter