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    Disruptive Innovations: How new services & technology will change the way you do business. Video Conferencing, messaging, and other tools

    Date: December 5, 2019, 8:00am
    Laurie Smith
    Online video conference only (via Zoom). Copy below URL or use hyperlink in the event description. 
    Event Type:
    Discussion Group Meeting
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    Meeting Descripton: 

    More and more organizations are in need of video conferencing software and other communication technology for employees.  Many organizations are increasingly comfortable allowing their employees to work remotely, with research frequently pointing to remote employees being more productive, engaged, and cost savings from both employers & employees.  The remote workforce (currently 4.3 million employees with expectations to rise exponentially over the next few years), is a real trend that’s not going away. notes, that “regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 140% since 2005, nearly 10x faster than the rest of the workforce or the self-employed”.   As HR professionals, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the tools that your future remote team will need to use. 

    Discussion facilitator:

    Richard Baltimore is a dedicated professional with 14+ years of strategy execution, human resources, and leadership experience across finance, nonprofit, legal, academic, and technology industries.  He enjoys building and leading teams to identify problems, and create approaches and solutions that are strategic and long-lasting and technology forward.  Since graduating from Morehouse College with a degree in Business Administration, Richard has deepened his expertise through the completion of professional learning fellowships with Princeton University, Harvard Business School, and others.  In his free time, he is an award-winning Eagle Scout who enjoys volunteering with Boy Scouts of America, playing soccer, and like everybody else, enjoys travel. 

    Please join us for this lively discussion. You are welcome to extend an invitation to interested colleagues.  No fee is charged for attending.  However, registration is required on-line, at least 24 hours in advance, via the Dulles SHRM web site ( -- Chapter Discussion Groups. If you have questions, contact Laurie Smith at 703-362-8082 or Participation may be limited to the first 25 people who sign up.