Forum News Archive


April 2019 ITCR Meeting
Guest Speaker: Rajiv Rao - CTO, NYS ITS
, April, 2019

Intelligent Automation / Robotic Process Automation, February, 2019

February 2019 ITCR Meeting
Guest Speaker: Jack Hess, Deputy Director of IT, Cortland County
, February, 2019

DevSecOps -
Transitioning from Traditional Development
, January, 2019


Digital Accessibility for NYC Agencies, November, 2018

SharePoint SPOC Graduation 2018, November, 2018

2018 Fundamentals of PM Series, November, 2018

November 2018 ITCR Meeting
Guest Speaker: Sheila Poole (Acting Commissioner, OCFS
, November, 2018

The NYS Forum 2018 Annual Planning Session, September, 2018

2018 Albany 9 Hole Golf & Networking Event, September, 2018

Session 2: Intelligent Transportation
what is happening at the federal government level and how are other states responding?
, March, 2018

Best Practice Sharing:
Former North Carolina CTO shares their Innovation Vision
, March, 2018

Project Spotlight
NYS Department of Health - WIC
, February, 2018

How does this technology benefit Government?
, February, 2018

Portfolio Management -
Making Good Investment
, February, 2018

SharePoint Online Site Owner Training (SPOC)
Graduation Ceremony
, January, 2018


How Innovative Technologies are Contributing
to an Effective Data and Analytics Program
, November, 2017

The NYS Forum 2017 Albany Annual Meeting, October, 2017

Data and Analytics Community of Interest Roundtable, October, 2017

Agile and Waterfall -
A Hybrid Approach to a Successful Project
, September, 2017

The NYS Forum July ITCR Meeting
Guest Speaker Bob Samson (CIO, NYS ITS)
, July, 2017

Citywide Cybersecurity Roadmap Update
Guest Speaker Timothy Murphy (Retired FBI Deputy Director)
, June, 2017

Achieving Project Management Office Success, June, 2017

Vendor Responsibility
What does it really mean?
NYS Office of the State Comptroller
, June, 2017

Spotlight - Pathway to Excellence
NYS Department of Taxation & Finance
Tax Analytics Solution Center
, May, 2017

Culture of Innovation in NYC Government Series
NYC Facilities Explorer - Interactive Planning Tool
, May, 2017

The Albany Capital District IIBA Chapter's
Albany Business Analysis Development Day:
Moving to the Next Level
, May, 2017

Intelligent Transportation Collaboration
Session 1: An Introduction to Intelligent Transportation
, April, 2017

The Project Management Institute, Upstate New York Chapter, Inc.
Annual Professional Development Day
, April, 2017

Blockchain - Government Adoption, March, 2017

Joint PMI / Upstate Chapter and NYS Forum Project Management Workgroup Meeting, March, 2017

Albany Workgroup February 2017 Meetings, February, 2017

The NYS Forum February ITCR Meeting, February, 2017


Preparing For & Mitigating Information Technology Disruption During Emergencies, December, 2016

Effective Use of Data and Analytics 4.0
Launching Your Data Project
, December, 2016

Culture of Innovation in NYC Government Series
NYC School Finder
, November, 2016

The NYS Forum & NYSICA, November, 2016

Human-Centered Design, October, 2016

2016 Geospatial Summit, October, 2016

2016 Albany 9 Hole Golf & Networking Event, October, 2016

2016 NYC 9 Hole Golf & Networking Event, October, 2016

Drupal User Group September Meeting, September, 2016

NYS Forum Day at the Races, August, 2016

Albany Capital District IIBA:
Professional Development Day 2016

Become a Corporate Sponsor
, June, 2016

Culture of Innovation in NYC Government Series
Citywide Payments & Receivables Services
, June, 2016

2016 Annual Professional Development Day, May, 2016

REGISTER for the 2016 NYS Purchasing Forum and Trade Show
May 18 & 19, 2016
, May, 2016

Culture of Innovation in NYC Government Series
, May, 2016

Project Management and the
Vision for the NYS Office of Information Technology Services
, April, 2016

Trending Emerging Technologies Benefiting Government
Application Container Technology
, March, 2016

Culture of Innovation in NYC Government Series, March, 2016

New York State Comptroller's Office
Business Continuity from Emergency to Recovery
, March, 2016

Can't Make the NYS FORUM April Event Featuring Chris Lloyd, NYS Chief Portfolio Officer?, March, 2016

The Rules of Business Rules, February, 2016

NYS Forum SharePoint Community of Practice, February, 2016

Office 365: Approaches, Challenges and Successes, February, 2016

REGISTER for the 3rd Annual President's Forum on Data
February 25, 2016
, February, 2016

Effective Use of Data and Analytics 3.0
Infrastructure Implementation & Support for Meaningful Analysis
, February, 2016


311 Mobile: Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile, December, 2015

The NYS Forum Presents at New York City Technology Forum, November, 2015

2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, October, 2015

St. Catherine's 2nd Annual Running SCCCared 5K Run/Walk, October, 2015

The NYS Forum host NYC Workgroup Kickoff Meetings, October, 2015

Writing for the Web, October, 2015

9 Hole Golf & Networking Event, October, 2015

The NYS Forum Annual Meeting, September, 2015

Effective Use of Data and Analytics, September, 2015

Work Breakdown Structures:
The Foundation for Project Management Excellence
, September, 2015

Mobile Enabled Government:
The Realization of Efficiency
, September, 2015

New York Citywide Program, July, 2015

What the Internet of Things Today
Means for Government Tomorrow
, July, 2015

The NYS Forum's first NYC session:
What's the Real Story on Cloud?
, July, 2015

ITS uniteNY Network Consolidation, June, 2015

***BREAKING NYC NEWS***, June, 2015

The NYS Forum has officially relocated, June, 2015

Evolution of Business Process, May, 2015

ITS Data Center Consolidation, May, 2015

Is Your Project Vulnerable?
Reducing Security Risks with SSDLC
, May, 2015

Introducing ITIL
Best Practices for IT Service Management
, April, 2015

Cloud Computing Security:
What you need to consider when moving to the cloud
, April, 2015

Help Fred Smith Tackle Cancer!, April, 2015

Key Concepts: Managing Technology Programs in Large, Complex Organizations, April, 2015

Making it LEAN, February, 2015

Surviving Project Change Orders
Project Management Workgroup gets interactive
, February, 2015

Large Turnout for Enterprise Operation, January, 2015


IT Transformation - Office 365, November, 2014

A Bird's eye view of Security in NYS, November, 2014

Case Studies Procuring Technology as a Service, October, 2014

Integrating QA and Release Management into Project Management, October, 2014

What's the question? The art of Collaborative-constructive questioning, October, 2014

Using a Phased Approach to Gain Early Wins in a Complex Multi-Year Implementation, June, 2014

How Business Analysts can Support Project Managers in the Development and Management of the Business Case, April, 2014

Procuring Technology as a Service Session 101: Defining "As A Service" and "Cloud" and How These Models are Emerging, March, 2014

Project Spotlight: MeasureIT - Measuring What Matters in Information Technology, March, 2014

PMO Leadership Network: NYS ITS EPMO, Roles, Responsibilities and Upcoming Plans, January, 2014


ITS Finance, Regulation and Gaming Cluster Update, October, 2013

Big Data can Bring Big Value, September, 2013

Inheriting a Project Already in Progress, June, 2013

Service Management Introduced, June, 2013

Writing for the Web: Clear and Concise, June, 2013

Effective Approaches for Mobile/Web Design, Development and Management, May, 2013

Effective Use of Organizational Change Management Webcast
Recorded on March 28, 2013
(1 hour)
, March, 2013

RFP Best Practices in Information Technology Procurements, March, 2013


Project Origination and the Development of a Business Case , December, 2012

Annual Planning Session, October, 2012

Open Data - Open Government, September, 2012

Continuous IT Co$t Optimization - Doing More With Le$$, August, 2012

The Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, August, 2012

Hurricane Irene Lessons Learned - Cloud Trends - Recovery Thoughts, August, 2012

IT & Data Governance: Process and Implementation Strategies for Success, July, 2012

Business Process Redesign & Lean Management, June, 2012

Leadership and Transformation, June, 2012

Procurement Changes in NYS Article VII, May, 2012

Update on the Strategic Progress of SLMS, April, 2012

CTG: A Global Resource in Public Sector IT, March, 2012

NYS's Enterprise Shared Services Initiatives, March, 2012

Health IT and New York State's Health Care Transformation Strategy, January, 2012

The NYS Executive Forum: IT Transformation & Strategic Sourcing in NYS, January, 2012


The NYS Executive Forum: Statewide Financial System (SFS): Transforming the Way New York State Does Business, October, 2011

The New York State Forum, Inc, Releases Starter Kit for setting up Communities of Practice, October, 2011

Operating IT as a Business Within a Business, September, 2011

Daniel C. Chan Kicks Off Annual Planning Session, August, 2011

14th Annual NYS Cyber Security Conference and 6th Annual Academic Symposium, June, 2011

The Mobile Browser World, April, 2011

International Corporate Speaker Addresses ITCR, March, 2011

Integrating Web 2.0 into Accessible Online Learning, March, 2011

NYS Budget 2011-2012: Insight and Opinion, February, 2011

An Invitation to Join our Professional Network, February, 2011