Webinar: Green Information Technology (IT)

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Green Information Technology -

Strategies to harness the power of Green IT

Join us for a Lunch & Learn webinar about Green IT Best Practices.

Information Technology costs are on the rise as IT services expand exponentially.  Internet communications, On-line shopping, EMR, and GPS all contribute to this amazing rate of increase. Rising energy costs, material costs and waste disposal are driving new ways of operating.

Today, Green Information Technology strategies range from:  increased equipment efficiency, to server consolidation,  virtualization,  cloud computing,  and sustainable hardware.  In this session we will provide an overview of these strategies and discuss a process to help drive the “greening” of IT in hour company.

What you will Learn:

In this webinar we will:

  • Introduce you to Green IT
  • Explain why Green IT is important to the enterprise over all, and the bottom line specifically
  • Discuss what you can do as a project manager and as an employee to help drive the “greening” of IT
  • Explain the scope of Green IT, which includes:
    • Data Centers
    • Infrastructure
    • Equipment
    • User equipment
    • Desktops
    • Laptops
    • Thin Clients
    • Business Processes

Program Leader

Dave Shirley, PMP, has been an instructor and consultant, with more than 30 years' experience in management and project management, in the corporate, public, and small business arenas. He has presented at such prestigious organizations as The Conference Board and the PMI® Global Congress.

Dave has also focused on consulting and teaching at the graduate level, having developed curricula and is currently teaching at:

Boston University:

  • Project Management
  • IT Project Management
  • Green IT

 

Southern New Hampshire University:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Issues

Dave has previously been associated with Northern Essex Community College and New England College.

In addition to his PMP, Dave has a BA degree in Geology and an honors MBA degree. He is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff with AT&T and Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories.

Who Should Attend

Project Managers, Green Team Members, Sustainability Directors, Managers, Coordinators, Energy Managers

Module Price:

FREE to Members of the Sustainability Learning Network

Register your Team for $ 25.

Sustainability Learning Centre - Continuing Education Units (contact hours)

This session accounts for 1 Continuing Education Unit for Eco-Effectiveness under the Green Team University Certificate Program. GreenTeamUniversity

 

 

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