Community Partners

SherlockTech Staffing is proud to support the many partners that help our community work together and below are some of the featured partners that help make South Florida one of the leading technology areas in the country.


AOIT – Academy of Information Technology

Miami-Dade County Public Schools represent the nation’s largest www.NAF.org school district. The NAF Academy model inspires students and teachers to greater success, and the Academies are bridges between corporate America and local communities. The NAF model works by bringing business people into the public schools and introducing youth to the world of business. Through the Academies, educators and business people are partners for investing in and developing America’s youth. Click here to watch a video about the AOIT and NAF in Miami.
Alex Funkhouser serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Miami-Dade County Public School’s Academy of Information Technology.


Azure South Florida Users Group = ASFug.org

The Azure South Florida Users Group is a group of business and technology business professionals,
CIO,CTO,CMO, CXO, Directors, programmers, technologists, designers, DBAs and anyone that seeks insight into the next phase of the interactive age and what cloud computing has to offer.Azure opens the door to a new way of connectivity.

Alex Funkhouser serves as Director of the Azure South Florida Users Group


BizTalk Users Group

The South Florida BizTalk User Group (BTUG) is an independent, non-commercial user group focused on Microsoft BizTalk®. Join the South Florida BTUG community to learn and meet those who may be working on similar projects, achieving great success. Guest speakers from Microsoft and cutting-edge technology companies are featured at each meeting to showcase the latest releases, demos and client projects.

The user group holds meetings on alternate months. Meetings are held at New Horizons Fort Lauderdale Office in Plantation, Florida as well as possible alternative sites based on participating hosts and sponsors.


iCOAST CIO COUNCIL

The Mission of The Advocacy Committee of ICoast CIO Council is to promote, supplement and influence the educational content and delivery of class room and extracurricular material to enhance the educational quality of [LAC] Business Technology students. “Educational Quality” is based on the business needs of companies in the South Florida market with specific interest in the Information Technology management and staff.

The audience of the Advocacy Committee are South Florida Colleges and Universities and their Business Technology students. The input to the audience spans technical and business skills and career paths that are essential for the “modern” Business Technology professional. The committee’s mission is achieved through collaboration with colleges and universities and students through the support and active participation of the iCoastCIO Council membership.

 


Cloud Security Alliance – SFL chapter

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders.

Alex Funkhouser serves as President of the Cloud Security Alliance – SFL Chapter


DevFish.net

Joe Healy is the man! Nothing more to add.


DotNetMiami – DotNetMiami.com

DotNetMiami is a group of developers that are passionate about technology. They primarily focus on Microsoft technologies but are open minded to other platforms and ways of thought. They are diverse in their experiences with technology and some are seasoned corporate developers while others are students. Within the group they see each other as equals and are able to learn from their unique experiences.


E2Marketing – All budgets welcome, seriously.

No mater if your just starting out or if you’ve been in business for years, quality marketing materials and services are an essential part of your sales process. If you have a great idea let us help you realize its full potential.

E2Marketing offers 5 top level marketing services at very competitive prices:


FlaDotNet.com

Provides education and support for IT Professionals on Microsoft .NET and SQL Server technologies. This group meets at NCCI in Boca Raton and DeVry University in Miramar. www.fladotnet.net


GoldCoast User Group – GCUsersGroup.org

Provides education and support for IT Professionals on Microsoft .NET and SQL Server technologies. The group meets monthly in Boca Raton at the Embassy Suites hotel. Previous programs include Microsoft Web Services technologies.

Alex Funkhouser serves as Speaker Coordinator of the GCUG

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Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Since its inception in 1907 as the Miami Board of Trade, this organization – known today as the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – has been recognized and respected for its impressive stature in the community. The Greater Miami Chamber is an activist chamber that seeks solutions to the problems that vex businesses and creates solutions when answers cannot be found. It is dedicated to building the best environment for business in the Americas. The Chamber is committed to improving the economic vitality of the community, with a keen eye on quality of life issues and social justice for all residents. To carry out this mission, the Chamber serves as the voice of business enterprise and involves the private sector in community leadership.

SherlockTech Staffing is a full member of the Chamber and Alex Funkhouser serves on the Board of Directors, Technology and Bioscience Committee


Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) – SFL

Our Chapter was chartered as the 33rd chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association®
(ISACA®) on December 2nd, 1978. The South Florida chapter includes members from Monroe to Palm Beach counties, Florida.


International .NET Association

The International .NET Association (INETA) provides structured, peer-based organizational, educational, and promotional support to the growing worldwide community of Microsoft® .NET user groups. Our mission is to offer assistance and resources to community groups that promote and educate their membership in Microsoft’s .NET technologies. INETA welcomes all facets of the .NET user community, from developers and architects to project managers and IT professionals


Internet Coast

A regional initiative leading South Florida as a global science and technology hub.
InternetCoast. Mission: Focuses on social innovation, entrepreneurship and a knowledge based workforce to facilitate investment and drive economic growth.


IsYourWebMasterDead.com

Is Your WebMaster Dead? Would You Like Him To Be? They Can Help!

If any of the following commentaries causes you to say “Holy Cow, that is me!”, you will want to contact them. Behind this lighthearted, borderline tasteless website is a very serious group of computer geeks that can help you build the site you really wanted before the last group of hacks gave it a try.

  • If your WebMaster was “Hit By a Bus”.
  • If you can not access your site.
  • If you cringe everytime you look at your website.
  • If you tell your clients that you do not have a website even though you do.
  • If you know that your website is losing business for you.

 


MediaInSync.com – Making Media Social

One of the premier Social Media firms responsible for bringing you the new Sherlock Tech website. Their firm aims to help businesses use technology to create direction, growth and exposure. When not helping business get their name out, they generously donate their time in helping tech community create a web presence they can be proud of.


Miami .NET Users Group – MiamiUsersGroup.org

A Microsoft Users Group serving the Miami/Miramar area. MUG serves the Microsoft Windows .Net Framework developers and Windows Server administrators. Meetings the third Thursday of each month at 6:30PM.

Alex Funkhouser serves as President of the .NET Miami Users Group


Miami Java Users Group

This users group provides education and support for I.T. Professionals on Java and WebSphere related technologies. The group meets monthly. The structured programs focus on highly technical Java programming and related technologies


Microsoft BizSpark

Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.

SherlockTech Staffing is a network partner of BizSpark. Choose SherlockTech to receive your free software.


Papasoft – Rick Tuttle

Rick Tuttle is a freelance web developer located in South Florida with expertise in .NET and
WordPress. Rick is a lead developer on Sherlock Tech’s new web site featuring a responsive mobile-friendly design.
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Professional Association for SQL Server – PASS

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, user-led, not-for-profit association dedicated to helping the SQL Server community Connect, Share, and Learn.


Russ’s Toolshed – RussToolshed.net

Russ’s Toolshed – You have to know the code to get in the shed. KNOW THE CODE!


SharePoint South Florida Users Group

SFSUG is a professional association dedicated to the promotion and local adoption of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. The Association provides support and guidance to the community by establishing connections between SharePoint professionals and other groups, resources, education and information.

Alex Funkhouser serves as Membership Director of the SharePoint Users Group


South Florida Silverlight User Group – SFSUG.com

The South Florida Silverlight Users Group typically meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a night of Learning Silverlight and enjoying a Dinner with your fellow Silverlight Geeks. If you would like to help make the User Group even better, please contact us and if you, or somebody that you know would like to participate in a Leadership role, please contact David Silverlight at David@TheSilverlightGroup.com.

Alex Funkhouser serves as Director of the Silverlight Users Group


South Florida Silverlight Prism User Group – SFPrismUG.com

The South Florida Prism User Group meets to discuss the latest topics in how Prism can be used to create modular, extensible Silverlight Line Of Business applications.


South Florida Oracle User Group – SFOUG.org

Educates and supports IT Professionals on Oracle related technologies. The group meets monthly in Hollywood, Florida. The programs focus on informal networking or structured Oracle education programs, including Oracle 10g development and Oracle 10g Grid Computing


South Florida SQL Servers User Group – SFSUG.com

The SFSSUG has regular monthly meetings, as well as organizes, and/or participates in, many local special events and conferences. Their regular meetings are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend. They currently are on the 3rd Wednesday of every month in Doral and begin at 6pm with refreshments. Presentations then begin at 6:30pm. Come to this site for more details, and to find out what great meeting or event is happening next with the South Florida SQL Server User Group!


South Florida Interactive Marketing Association – SFIMA.com

SFIMA encourages the exchange of ideas, information, and best practices by presenting marketing case studies and the latest innovations of industry leaders.

Marsha Belinson serves as a board member of SFIMA


South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA)

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success & awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs & education, we provide South Florida’s technology community with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


South Florida Android Developers

The purpose of the group is to bring together local Android developers, designers and others interested in learning more about the Android platform. Come and learn about Android, share what you’ve learned, exchange ideas and find others to collaborate with.


South Florida Information Systems Security Association – ISSA

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.


The Data Warehousing Institute – South Florida Chapter

The purpose of the South Florida Chapter of The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) is to enable local BI/DW professionals to: Meet regularly with each other on a regional basis; Share best practices in a small group setting; Establish a strong network of peers; Gain technical advice and career direction. Everyone is welcome. We encourage you to join TDWI, but you do not need to be a member to attend.

SherlockTech Staffing is a proud sponsor of The Data Warehousing Institute


The Florida Linux User Xchange – Flux.org

Provides Education and support for IT Professionals on Open Source/Linux technologies. The group meets monthly at a Nova Southeastern University. The programs focus on Open Source technologies such as MySQL, PHP and freeware applications. www.flux.org


Women in Technology International – WITI.com

WITI was founded to help women advance by providing access to – and support from – other professional women working in all sectors of technology.

Lesley Frohman serves as a director of WITI


XMLPitstop.com

XMLPitstop.com is the web’s largest source of XML Examples and was developed by a local computer geek, David Silverlight. If you have any programming questions, his forum is a great place to get them answered.