Global Entrepreneurship Week, MySQL Training and More … Newsletter, Nov. 4, 2015

Andrew Comeau   November 5, 2015   Comments Off on Global Entrepreneurship Week, MySQL Training and More … Newsletter, Nov. 4, 2015

Ocala I.T. Professionals Networking, learning, growing … Would you like to receive our newsletter by e-mail? Click here. Latest Updates … CEP – November exCEPtional Mornings The CEP will be holding their November exCEPtional Morning event on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. As part of Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, the guest speaker will be Kevin Harrington, inventor of… Read more »

October 12 Newsletter – Corrections

Andrew Comeau   October 13, 2015   Comments Off on October 12 Newsletter – Corrections

There was a software issue that caused most of the links in our October 12 e-mail newsletter to redirect to our home page instead of the intended websites. Here are the corrected links for your reference. Our new Job Board is online and available to both local area employers and job seekers. If you’re looking for I.T. talent or employment… Read more »

Job Opportunity – Information Technologies Help Desk Technician

Andrew Comeau   October 7, 2015   Comments Off on Job Opportunity – Information Technologies Help Desk Technician

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department is looking for two I.T. Help Desk Technicians for their Support Services Bureau. These are full-time positions located in Ocala, Florida reporting to the I.T. Director. The closing date for applications is Sunday, October 18, 2015. The partial job description below has been taken from the official description on the Career Opportunities page of the Sheriff’s Office… Read more »

How Do I Run WordPress on IIS?

Andrew Comeau   October 5, 2015   Comments Off on How Do I Run WordPress on IIS?

WordPress is one of the most popular website solutions in the world. This easy-to-use content management system (CMS) installs quickly on a web hosting account and the online control panel enables the website manager to focus on content rather than the technical details of creating each post. Behind the scenes, WordPress has certain requirements. It uses MySQL as a database… Read more »

September Coder Dojo at Marion County Public Library

Andrew Comeau   August 21, 2015   Comments Off on September Coder Dojo at Marion County Public Library

Last February, we told you about the new Coder Dojo program at the Marion County Public Library. This is an innovative program in which local kids are taught basic coding skills to help them develop their creativity and love of learning. The last program was a great success and the next round of sessions is about to begin! They still… Read more »

Ocala CEP announces new I.T. company to relocate headquarters to Ocala

Andrew Comeau   May 20, 2015   Comments Off on Ocala CEP announces new I.T. company to relocate headquarters to Ocala

This morning, the Ocala Chamber and Economic Partnership announced that eResources, a web design and I.T. services company based in the Washington D.C. area, will be moving its headquarters to Ocala and will be taking up residence near the center of town on SW Third Street. eResources plans to develop a presence here in Ocala, eventually employing as many as… Read more »

Ocala I.T. Professionals at Marion Technical Institute

Andrew Comeau   May 14, 2015   Comments Off on Ocala I.T. Professionals at Marion Technical Institute

We had another great meeting on Thursday, this time at Marion Technical Institute in Ocala! Kim Burt, the I.T. Instructor at MTI, invited our group to see the school’s I.T. academy and sit down to lunch with some of the students to give them a chance to talk with I.T. people who had experience in the field. I and the… Read more »

Ocala Schools Hold ‘Capture the Flag’ Tech Competition

Andrew Comeau   May 13, 2015   Comments Off on Ocala Schools Hold ‘Capture the Flag’ Tech Competition

On Monday, May 11, 2015, 24 students from two of Ocala’s schools came together to compete in a Capture the Flag contest in which the students were given the task of troubleshooting personal computers on which various hardware and software issues had been recreated by the instructors. The Ocala I.T. Professionals joined with the Chamber and Economic Partnership (CEP) to help sponsor… Read more »

Come Show Us What You Know!

Andrew Comeau   May 6, 2015   Comments Off on Come Show Us What You Know!

We’re looking for people to talk at our upcoming meetings! If there’s a technology that you know and can tell us about, we want to hear from you. You don’t have to be a professional speaker or stand in front of the group and you don’t have to go on for a half-hour. Just come and tell us what you know… Read more »

Engaging in Education in Marion County

Andrew Comeau   May 6, 2015   Comments Off on Engaging in Education in Marion County

“At the end of the day, it’s about skills and lifelong learning and making sure that our graduates and, quite frankly, ALL of our workforce is ready to learn, continually learn, continually learn new skills, new opportunities …” – Kevin Sheilley, President & CEO, Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership From address to Engage in Education, May 5, 2015 Last… Read more »