NIACC Entrepreneurs’ Exchange Presents What are you gonna do about IT?
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Mason City, IA – March 2, 2010 - Information technology (IT)
is the hidden business asset that is the gatekeeper to vast stores of your valuable
Unfortunately, IT systems are under constant attack from the merely
mischievous to the diabolical hacker. Guarding your company’s IT assets are
people who speak a foreign language of bits and bytes, a/k/a your Information
Technology (IT) staff. How helpful would straight answers, in
plain English, about protecting your computer system be to you and your
company? Attend the NIACC Entrepreneurs’ Exchange on March 16, from 6:00 to
7:30 p.m. in McAllister Hall, Room 104G, on the NIACC campus to hear answers to
your IT questions.
Nate Kueker, Fencig Enterprises, will provide practical
answers to your IT issues during his presentation about data security and planning.
Nate, an Iowa native, is a 2009 NIACC graduate with an ASB degree in IST
(Information Systems Technology). While
a student at NIACC, Nate worked full-time in the IT department for a large
company. His job included design
and development of database applications for quality control, maintenance of an
extensive IT network, and productivity enhancement. After graduating from
NIACC, Nate began his own IT consulting business, Fencig Enterprises. Nate taps
into his 20 years of IT experience, from the large corporation to the independent
small business, to help you answer the question: What are you gonna do about
An open forum discussion moderated by Nate will
feature a panel of local Information Technology experts. The experts
include: Pat Palmer, owner of The
Computer Guy in Hampton; Jon Heinz, Management
Information Systems Director for Metalcraft; and Tracy Purchase, Information
Technology and Cybersecurity Instructor at NIACC. Panelists will address selected audience questions and if
you have a specific issue for the panel, e-mail your question in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To ensure adequate space and refreshments for this event,
RSVPs for the Entrepreneurs’ Exchange are appreciated. For vendors who market
goods or services, a limited number of FREE display tables are available. Please
email email@example.com or call Liz at 641-422-4384 or
toll-free at 1-888-GO NIACC, ext. 4384.
The national NACCE Innovation Award winning NIACC JPEC
provides college level courses and degree programs in entrepreneurship, as well
as comprehensive consulting services for business start-ups, existing
industries and owner transitions in the North Iowa region. Space is available
for start-up businesses in the North Iowa Business Incubator. For more
information, contact the NIACC JPEC at 641-422-4111.