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HR Information Technology Networking Forum

Facilitators: Jim Honchar, Pennsylvania and Dan Bruetting, CGI

Previous Calls:

May 2012
Topic: Utilizing social media in recruiting

Thursday, December 1
Topic: Time & Attendance Systems (Pennsylvania and TimeLink)

Wednesday, September 21
2:00 - 3:00 pm ET
Facilitator: Jim Honchar, SPHR, Deputy Secretary for Human Resources, Pennsylvania
Discussion Topics:

  1. Teleworking - The impact and requirements on IT and other issues such as tax consequences, liability, security, and preservation of data and equipment
  2. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) - Permitting employees to use their own person devices (Blackberries, iPhones...) in lieu of employer-provided equipment. Advantages and disadvantages. Also, get a sneak preview of yet-to-be-released survey data from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers on how states and large localities are addressing the BYOD issues.

(Related Material: Security at the Edge: Protecting Mobile Computing Devices - Part II: Policies on the use of personally-owned smartphones in state government. - NASCIO, 2010)

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