Tectonic Community Involvement
We are proud to be preferred partners with Salesforce Foundation implementing their solutions in the Higher Education vertical. In addition we are active fundraisers in partnership with the Foundation for a variety of charities and non-profits. The Salesforce.com Foundation is based on a simple idea: leverage 1% of salesforce.com’s product, equity and time to improve communities around the world. We call this integrated philanthropic approach the 1-1-1 model. Since the Foundation’s inception in 1999, Salesforce technology has powered more than 23,000 nonprofit and higher education institutions; we’ve provided more than $68 million in grants; and our employees have logged more than 680,000 volunteer hours throughout the world.
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ANALYTICS (IIA)
The International Institute for Analytics (IIA) was created to bring a common organizing language and ‘experienced-based’ research to the growing business analytics industry. Research is organized by vertical industry and organizational role. IIA’s mission is to meet the research and decision-support needs of business and analytics leaders and their teams as the focus on analytics as a competitive differentiator increases.
IIA’s offerings include annual research subscriptions for individuals and enterprises, faculty-moderated analytics research councils, executive roundtables and phone conversations, benchmarking, and inquiry and advisory services for both analytics teams and vendor companies. To drive the organization’s insights, curriculum, and dialogues, IIA serves its clients through its unique research methodology that uses a combination of world-class faculty and a closed community of end-users.
THE DATA WAREHOUSE INSTITUTE (TDWI)
TDWI, a division of 1105 Media, is the premier provider of in-depth, high-quality education and research in the business intelligence and data warehousing industry. Starting in 1995 with a single conference, TDWI is now a comprehensive resource for industry information and professional development opportunities. TDWI offers five major World Conferences, topical seminars, onsite education, a worldwide membership program, business intelligence certification, live Webinars, resourceful publications, industry news, an in-depth research program, and a comprehensive Web site.
BLIND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) provides an innovative and solution-oriented business-learning environment that will enable persons with vision loss to compete for employment within all market segments. BIT provides project management, accounting fundamentals and process engineering curriculum to establish an academic foundation for people with vision impairment. We provide real-world project management and mentoring programs to enhance academic achievement and career placement services upon graduation that will include paid internships, contract/temporary staffing roles, and permanent position placement.