June 2, 2013
UPAF Ride for the Arts
Team SysLogic (including CEO Tina Chang) will be cycling en masse in the 2013 UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite. Pledges raised by riders benefit the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), a nonprofit, umbrella fundraising organization that supports 32 Member Groups and Affiliates in Southeastern Wisconsin. UPAF is among the nation's largest united arts funds in terms of dollars raised and number of donors. Join Team SysLogic and others in our community who believe in the impact that the performing arts have on our economy, culture, and children’s education.
Date: Sunday, June 2, 2013
Location: South Gate of the Summerfest Grounds (intersection of Polk Street and Harbor Drive)
To Register or Make a Donation: Visit the UPAF Ride for the Arts website to learn more and to register in advance for the event. Registration on the day of the Ride begins at 6 a.m.
April 6, 2013
Deeper in .NET
SysLogic is proud to be a Gold Sponsor for the new Milwaukee .NET educational event 2013 Deeper in .NET, a day of learning organized by Wisconsin .Net Users Group. The program features educational sessions presented by Microsoft .NET luminaries including Richard Campbell, Tim Huckaby, Adam Hoffman, Eric Boyd, and Brent Schooley.
Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: The Grand Ballroom of The Pfister Hotel (Map & Directions)
To Register: Registration is free, but is required for this event. Visit the Wisconsin .Net Users Group website to learn more and to register for the event.
March 13, 2013
32nd Annual Professional Dimensions Sacagawea Awards Dinner
“Honoring the Spirit of Women”
The 32nd Annual Professional Dimensions Sacagawea Awards Dinner honors Tina Chang, Chairman & CEO of SysLogic, Inc. and Dr. Kathleen O'Brien, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Alverno College.
Since 1982, Professional Dimensions has showcased the achievements of women with annual Sacagawea Award, named after the only woman on the Lewis and Clark expedition, and one who epitomizes the qualities sought in the two award recipients. The Sacagawea Award is intended to honor women of many dimensions who had made significant career accomplishments, and who were often trailblazers. In addition, award recipients are chosen for their commitment to community, support for the advancement of women, and embodiment of the trail blazing spirit of Sacagawea.
The awards dinner supports the work of the Professional Dimensions Charitable Fund, which raises money to help non-profit agencies in Milwaukee working to assist women and their families. In 2013, that organization is CORE/El Centro.
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Pfister Hotel – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Visit the Professional Dimensions website for more information and to register.
March 12, 2013
2013 United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) Kickoff
The 2013 UPAF Campaign Kickoff will feature a special performance developed by the Artistic Directors from UPAF's six Cornerstone Member groups. Join UPAF 2013 Campaign Co-Chairs Charles Harvey (Johnson Controls), Gary (Skip) Poliner (Northwestern Mutual), and Gail Lione (Community Volunteer) for a night to remember!
Time: 4:30 p.m. - Registration | 5:00 p.m. - Program | 6:00 p.m. - Reception
Location: Pabst Theater – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Visit the UPAF website for more information and to register.
November 13, 2012
7th Annual Project Summit & Business Analyst World
Topic: How to Justify IT Projects to Senior Management
Presenter: SysLogic consultant Joel Berman MPA, PMP, ECM
Overview: Organizational leadership is looking to the PM and BA resources as facilitators to take strategic direction and translate them to business cases for operational improvement. Come learn how to be an agent of change to ensure you are positioned to build business cases using proven models that do not have a cost to implement.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
- Learn key open source models to build business cases that matter to business and IT leaders
- Learn techniques to simplify complex concepts of a business case for a lay person to communicate to executive management
- Learn how to affect positive change to the project selection and approval process
Location: Chicago Hyatt Regency O’Hare – Rosemont, Illinois
Visit the Project Summit & Business Analyst World website for more information.
October 29, 2012
Public Policy Forum - Viewpoint Luncheon
Topic: Milwaukee's Information Technology Infrastructure: Do We Have What it Takes to Compete?
Moderator: Kathleen Gallagher (Business Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Panelists: Dr. Jay Bayne (Executive Director, Milwaukee Institute), Tina Chang (Chairman and CEO, Syslogic, Inc.), David Crass (Director of Research Cyberinfrastructure, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Nancy Olson (Chief Information Officer, City of Milwaukee)
Overview: Greater Milwaukee's economic development leaders are working on several initiatives to enhance the region's competitiveness, including high-profile efforts to promote water and energy clusters, enhance academic research, and nurture entrepreneurs. Some are asking, however, whether we possess the high-performance computing infrastructure needed to achieve those and other economic development goals. How does our region measure up when it comes to IT infrastructure, and why does it matter? Who are the key players, and who would supply the resources to expand our capacity? Overall, what will it take to build the IT infrastructure needed to compete for research dollars and knowledge workers in a 21st century global economy? Join the Public Policy Forum at a Viewpoint Luncheon that will explore Milwaukee's information technology prowess and its importance to our regional economy.
Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
10499 Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa
Cost: PPF & CTSI members, $40 | Non-members, $50
Visit the Public Policy Forum website to register for this important and timely discussion.
September 27 - October 11, 2012
2012 Milwaukee Film Festival
SysLogic is proud to be a Providing Sponsor of the 2012 Milwaukee Film Festival.
This year's festival brings to Milwaukee 15 days of the best in contemporary American and international cinema. Films will be screened at three theaters in the Milwaukee area:
The 2011 Milwaukee Film Festival drew over 35,000 attendees.
Part of SysLogic's support for the festival includes sponsoring the all-new Milwaukee Film Festival iPhone app. The app makes it easier than ever to keep track of your own personal festival schedule, and it allows you to share your film ratings with other festival-goers.
Visit the Milwaukee Film website to view the festival schedule and ticketing information.
May 9, 2012
Microsoft BI Professionals - Wisconsin User Group - May Meeting
Topic: Deep Dive in SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence
Presenter: Jay Lisota, Database Technology Specialist at Microsoft
Overview: Jay will cover the BI features and enhancements to existing features in SQL 2012, including PowerPivot, PowerView, SSIS, SSRS.
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 PM
Location: Microsoft Office in Waukesha
N19 W24133 Riverwood Dr., Suite 150, Waukesha, WI 53188
SysLogic is proud to sponsor this month's event. For additional details and to RSVP, visit the Microsoft BI Professionals - Wisconsin Chapter website.
April 17, 2012
Topic: The Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet, Profit
How Leaders Make the Tough Choices
Panelists: Tina Chang (SysLogic, Inc.)
Allen L. Leverett (We Generation)
Clay Nesler (Johnson Controls)
Mary Ellen Stanek (Robert W. Baird & Co.)
Overview: The Triple Bottom Line (people, planet, and profit) is a
concept that emerged more than twenty years ago. This
Forum will explore the challenges faced by business leaders
in balancing choices that impact all three areas. A panel of
prominent Wisconsin business leaders will share their
perspectives and experiences; the audience will actively
participate using remote response technology.
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: Alverno College Teaching, Learning & Technology Center
3400 South 43rd Street, Milwaukee, WI
For additional details and to register to attend this free event, visit the Alverno Forum website.
February 1, 2012
Microsoft BI Professionals - Wisconsin User Group - Kickoff Meeting
Panel Discussion Topic: BI Tool Comparison - Microsoft vs. Other Vendors
Panelists: Farouq Abukhamireh - Microsoft Business Intelligence Architect / Founder at Rubix Consulting, LLC. (Introducing the Microsoft BI Stack)
Jennifer Herritz - Business Intelligence Practice Manager at SVA (Where Microsoft fits in the BI industry)
Paul Klotka - Business Intelligence ETL Architect at M&I Systems, Co. (Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services and Informatica Powercenter)
Time: 5:30 - 7:15 PM
Location: Microsoft Office in Waukesha
N19 W24133 Riverwood Dr., Suite 150, Waukesha, WI 53188
SysLogic consultant Mark Hohensee is one of the founding members of the Microsoft BI Professionals - Wisconsin User Group. For additional meeting details and to RSVP, visit the Microsoft BI Professionals - Wisconsin Chapter website.
October 9-12, 2010
2010 AABB Annual Meeting & CTTXPO
BloodCenter of Wisconsin, UW-Madison RFID Lab, and SysLogic are among the partners in the Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium who will appear at the 2010 AABB Annual Meeting & CTTXPO in Baltimore, MD.
The AABB (formerly known as American Association of Blood Banks) Annual Meeting & Cellular Therapy and Transfusion Medicine Expo (CTTXPO) provides transfusion and cellular therapy professionals with hands-on access to the latest products, technologies, and solutions for the blood banking and transfusion industry. Information about the National Institutes of Health grant-funded project, RFID in the Blood Product Supply Chain, will be available in the Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium booth (#102) throughout the conference.
On Monday, October 11 from 4:00-5:30 PM, Lynne Briggs of BCW, industry expert Clive Hohberger, Alfonso Gutierrez from the UW-Madison RFID Lab, and Mark Anastas from S3Edge, will present an update on the RFID in the Blood Product Supply Chain project (educational panel #9326-TC-IT).
September 28, 2010
Wisconsin .NET Users Group - BizTalk Special Interest Group (SIG) - September Meeting
Topic: Workflow 101 - Theory and Practice with Windows Workflow Foundation 3.5 and 4.0
Presenter: SysLogic Consultant Dave Snyder
Summary: As long as people have been working, there has been workflow. And since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, workflow management has been an area of formula study. The relatively recent instruction of information technology in workflow management has allowed significant gains in efficiency and productivity. In this presentation, we’ll discuss the basics of workflow management and see how these concepts are implemented in Windows Workflow Foundation 3.5 and 4.0.
The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. at Centare (Classroom 102), 125 N. Executive Dr., Brookfield, WI. Click here for details.
January 28, 2010
Wisconsin Azure User Group - January Meeting
Topic: Cloud Technologies - A Real World Exploration
Join Vijay Nandyala from General Growth Properties (GGP) and George Huey from Microsoft as they walk through designing, migrating, and enhancing on-premise applications to cloud platforms including Azure. Learn more about the SQL Azure Migration Wizard and potential options for exploring Azure. The presentation will include slides, demos, and limited code walkthroughs.
The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00), at Microsoft's Waukesha Office (N19 W24133 Riverwood Dr., Ste 150, Waukesha, WI; 262-446-5200). Follow this link to register. Click for map and directions.
Between meetings, continue the discussion online by joining the Wisconsin Azure User Group on Ning.
December 7, 2009
Women on Boards
SysLogic CEO Tina Chang joins a distinguished panel of female business leaders from the Milwaukee area on December 7, 2009, for Women on Boards.
This annual event is designed to educate and prepare women for service and leadership on for-profit and non-profit boards. Panelists will share their knowledge and experience, and discuss strategies and tools for serving as a board director.
Panelists for 2009 include Gail Lione (EVP, General Counsel & Secretary, Harley-Davidson, Inc.; President, The Harley-Davidson Foundation, Inc.), Kathryn M. Hasselblad-Pascale (Managing Partner, Hasselblad Machine Company, LLP), and Tina Chang (CEO, SysLogic, Inc.).
The panel facilitator is Carla Rutley (Founder & President, The Rutley Group).
The presentation is scheduled for 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM on December 7 at the Hyatt Regency (333 West Kilbourn Avenue, in Milwaukee).
For more information or to register, visit the Women on Boards website.
December 3, 2009
Wisconsin Azure User Group - December Meeting
Join Microsoft and Microsoft’s Senior Architect Evangelists, Wade Wegner and Clark Sell, for a post-PDC (Microsoft Professional Developers Conference) download at the December meeting of the Wisconsin Azure User Group.
Wade and Clark will walk us through the new announcements and features related to the Windows Azure platform, as well as other Microsoft product highlights including Windows 7, .NET, Silverlight, newly introduced AppFabric, Dallas, and more!
The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00), at Microsoft's Waukesha Office (N19 W24133 Riverwood Dr., Ste 150, Waukesha, WI; 262-446-5200). Click for map and directions.
Between meetings, continue the discussion online by joining the Wisconsin Azure User Group on Ning.
November 17-19, 2009
Microsoft 2009 Professional Developers Conference (PDC)
SysLogic travels to Los Angeles November 17-19, 2009 to attend PDC 2009, Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference.
The annual conference brings together leading-edge developers and architects to explore the future of the Microsoft platform, learn about forthcoming Microsoft products, engage in hands-on training, and exchange best practices with fellow industry experts.
Participating in this premier gathering for the second year in a row allows SysLogic to continue to bring the latest technology to its clients as part of our commitment to innovation and early adoption of new technical solutions. SysLogic is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.
November 19, 2009
Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) - Wisconsin Chapter
SysLogic consultant Tilney Fitzpatrick presents
"Social Media for Business: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly" at the bi-monthly meeting of the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) - Wisconsin Chapter.
Based on extensive research on social media tools and trends, as well as in-depth experience using numerous social media platforms (for both business and pleasure), Tilney will offer perspectives on the strategic business use of social media. She will also address the benefits and risks that social media tools introduce for businesses.
The meeting, open to chapter members and non-members, takes place on November 19 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Kolb + Co. (13400 Bishop’s Lane, Brookfield, WI). For details or to register, click here.
November 17, 2009
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) - Southeast Wisconsin Chapter
Annual General Meeting
SysLogic consultant Tomette Kirk, Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®), presents
"Requirements Elicitation Interviews: Asking the Right Questions of the Right People" at the annual general meeting of the IIBA - Southeast Wisconsin Chapter.
She will discuss techniques for effectively interviewing different types of stakeholders to improve the quality of project requirements.
The meeting, open to chapter members and non-members, takes place on November 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at WipFli (10000 Innovation Dr., Brookfield, WI). To register for the meeting, click here.
November 7, 2009
Sojourner Family Peace Center Evening of Hope
SysLogic CEO Tina Chang joins Honorary Co-Chairs Chris Abele and Peggy Coakley in presenting the Sojourner Family Peace Center's 15th Annual Evening of Hope.
This event benefits the Sojourner Family Peace Center (the new organization formed by the Sojourner Truth House and the Task Force on Family Violence).
The organization strives to bring peace to the thousands of lives affected by domestic violence each year in the greater Milwaukee community.
The Evening of Hope will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at the
Italian Conference Center (631 East Chicago St., Milwaukee, WI).
Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00 PM; dinner is served at 8:00 PM, followed by a program and live auction.
For details or to RSVP, visit SojournerTruthHouse.org.
October 19-23, 2009
Microsoft SharePoint Conference
SysLogic attended the 2009 Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas,
where Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled SharePoint Server 2010, announced November betas, and talked about SharePoint’s ability to improve organizational productivity
by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better
In addition to keynote presentations and educational sessions, the conference provided SysLogic with valuable hands-on exposure to SharePoint 2010 server
technology prior to its commercial release. SysLogic is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.
September 24 - October 4, 2009
Milwaukee Film Festival
SysLogic is a proud sponsor of the 2009 Milwaukee Film Festival.
What: More than 100 films from around the world
When: September 24 - October 4
Where: Landmark Theatres Oriental Theatre and Marcus Theaters North Shore Cinema
Tickets for the Milwaukee Film Festival can be purchased online.
For more information, including details on featured films, educational programs, and the Founders Club, visit the Milwaukee Film Festival website.
September 21, 2009
Public Policy Forum Viewpoint Luncheon
SysLogic is a proud sponsor of the September 2009 Viewpoint Luncheon hosted by
the Public Policy Forum.
The topic is "Local Government Finance in Crisis: A View from the Trenches", a discussion of
the financial challenges facing the region’s largest governments with those who know them best.
The speakers include:
The event will be held Monday, September 21 from 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM at the Italian Conference Center
(631 East Chicago Street, Milwaukee). Forum members, $40; Non-members, $50.
To register for the luncheon, click here.
- Norm Cummings, Director of Administration, Waukesha County
- Jerome Heer, Director of Audits, Milwaukee County
- Wally Morics, Comptroller, City of Milwaukee
- Michelle Nate, Chief Financial Officer, Milwaukee Public Schools
September 8, 2009
Wisconsin Azure User Group
SysLogic is proud to announce the inaugural meeting of the Wisconsin Azure User Group, to be held
Tuesday, September 8 from 7:00-9:00 PM at Direct Supply Inc. (6663 N. Industrial Road, Milwaukee, WI 53223;
click for directions).
As a founder and sponsor of the Wisconsin Azure User Group,
SysLogic has been instrumental in securing Wade Wegner
(Senior Architect Evangelist at Microsoft) and Joseph Paradi
(IT Innovation Lead for Accenture) as the speakers for the initial meeting.
Wade will be giving an overview of Microsoft Azure, focusing on recent updates and roadmap for the future.
Joseph will be presenting a real-world perspective of migrating applications into the Azure platform.
August 19, 2009
UPFRONT with Mike Gousha
SysLogic CEO Tina Chang participated in the taping of a panel discussion for an hour-long prime time TV news special on the economy in Wisconsin, hosted by Mike Gousha of WISN-TV (ABC / Channel 12 in Milwaukee).
Tina joined fellow panelists Tom Still from the Wisconsin Technology Council, and Nicole Langley from Manpower.
The program, UPFRONT with Mike Gousha, airs in Milwaukee on WISN (channel 12) on Wednesday, August 19 at 8:00 PM.
It airs in Green Bay on WFRV (channel 5) on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 PM.
In Madison, the special airs on on WKOW (channel 27) on Friday, August 21 at 7:00 PM.
June 23, 2009
United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) 2009 Campaign Finale
SysLogic attended the 2009 Campaign Finale for United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), where it was announced that the campaign exceeded its $9 million fundraising goal this year. SysLogic, and SysLogic's CEO Tina Chang, were recognized at the event with UPAF's Civic Partnership Award, in honor of SysLogic's ongoing commitment to helping UPAF achieve its goals to enrich the cultural lives of people of all ages in the greater Milwaukee community.
March 18-20, 2009
SysLogic Attends Microsoft MIX 09 in Las Vegas
For the second year running, SysLogic attended Microsoft's MIX 09 conference in Las Vegas. MIX brings together designers and developers who are building the world’s most innovative web sites. The conference explores new technologies and trends in web development, including the latest in rich internet applications (RIA), user experience (UX), and social media.
September 30, 2008
SysLogic Supports Launch of BizStarts Milwaukee
SysLogic's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tina Chang, attended the launch of BizStarts Milwaukee, an organization that connects entrepreneurs with resources to help them envision, establish, fund, and launch successful companies in the Milwaukee 7 region. BizStarts Milwaukee's mission is to promote a prosperous future for Southeast Wisconsin by creating highly skilled entrepreneurs and developing one of the strongest entrepreneurial business climates in the Midwest. Tina serves on the Governing Council of BizStarts Milwaukee. Coverage of the launch, including a video, is available on TodaysTMJ4.com.
April 22, 2008
Tina Chang Receives "Metropolitan Milwaukee Peak Performer" Award for 2008
SysLogic's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tina Chang, was honored with Metropolitan Milwaukee's Peak Performer Award for 2008. This award is presented annually by Junior Achievement of Wisconsin as part of the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame ceremonies and honors business performance and civic involvement. Ms. Chang's achievement was showcased during the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
March 14, 2008
Tina Chang Receives "Women Putting Their Stamp on Metro Milwaukee" Award
SysLogic is proud to announce that Tina Chang, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was selected by her peers to receive the 2008 Women Putting Their Stamp on Metro Milwaukee Award in the category of Growing Leadership. This program, celebrating its tenth year, is sponsored by the US Postal Service in celebration of Women's History Month. The awards luncheon and leadership conference was held on Friday, March 14, 2008 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
November 9, 2007
Tina Chang Serves on Young Professionals Discussion Panel to Benefit the Boy Scouts of America
SysLogic’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tina Chang, served on a panel of distinguished young professionals from the Milwaukee area sharing their insights on achieving success. The panel, held November 9, 2007 in the Harbor Lights Room at the Milwaukee Transit Center, was part of the Festival of Trees Professional Luncheon. The event benefited the Boy Scouts of America, Milwaukee County Council. To view the invitation, click here.
August 24, 2007
United Way of Greater Milwaukee Community Campaign Kickoff
SysLogic employees attended the kickoff of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee's 2007 Community Campaign, held at Bucyrus International. Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic, Inc., together with Margy Stratton and Josh Gentine, chaired the Emerging Leaders Cabinet. For more information or to make a contribution, please visit www.unitedwaymilwaukee.org, or contact Tina Chang at SysLogic, Inc.
October 21, 2006
Lecture: "Information Technology: How Will It Change the Blood Banking Industry?"
SysLogic's Director of Services and Technology, Rhommer Varilla, was a faculty presenter at the American Association of Blood Banks Annual Meeting. His session reviewed technologies that have gained acceptance in the IT industry and explained their application in the world of blood banking and cellular therapies. Technologies that were covered include Internet/intranet and Web-based applications, wireless networking and communications, radio frequency identification (RFID), business intelligence/data warehousing, and imaging.