Cognoscape to help sponsor the Dallas Family Law Section Charity Golf Tournament

Cognoscape, the Dallas based IT Services and Cloud Computing company is honored to be one of the sponsors of the 10th Annual DFLA Charity Golf Tournament this year.   The tournament is being held on the afternoon of September 7th at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine Texas.   All proceeds benefit the new Dallas County Legacy Court.   “This is really a great cause, anything that can help hold families together is something we are glad to participate in.” remarked Cognoscape’s COO, Michael St. Martin.   Legacy Family Court is Dallas County’s newest drug treatment court. The program’s goal is to provide an intensive, collaborative effort to support parents and children who have entered the Department of Families and Protective Services (CPS) system, due to drug or alcohol abuse/addiction. The ultimate goal of the program is successful recovery, rehabilitation, and reunification of parents with their children.

 

Cognoscape to sponsor Beverage Cart at Dallas Bar Pro Bono Golf Tournament

Cognoscape supports Dallas Bar Association Cognoscape is proud to offer continuing support of the Dallas Bar and the phenomenal work that they do.

On May 3, the Dallas Bar Association will hold their annual Pro Bono Golf Classic, benefiting the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, at Brookhaven Country Club.

Cognoscape is very proud to be a beverage cart sponsor for this wonderful event!

If you’re already signed up, we’ll see you on the course!

If not, click below, register, come on out for a GREAT day of golf, and North Dallas’s Favorite IT Co. will make sure you’re not thirsty!!!

Visit https://dallbar.ejoinme.org/2012golf for more details

or https://dallbar.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2012DBAProBonoGolfTournament/RegisterNow/tabid/343709/Default.aspx to register.

Registration is open through Friday, April 27th.

Cognoscape and True Synergy join Jaffe PR in presenting: Social Media For Attorneys

Michael Webb with Jaffe PR Cognoscape, along with the True Synergy legal services alliance, is proud to join Jaffe PR and Michael Webb in presenting

Social Media for Attorneys: Managing the Risks and Rewards of the New Word-of-Mouth (for CLE)

At Tower Club Dallas on Thursday, May 24th from 11:30-1:00. Lunch will be provided.

Register at: http://www.truesynergy.eventbrite.com

This presentation is designed to show how lawyers can incorporate social media as a practical, easy-to-maintain reputation management tool regardless of time constraints or technical proficiency. Attendees will gain a working, practical knowledge of the basic use, accepted etiquette and ethical rules for this new technology.   

In addition to a review of the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and discussion on compliance relating to social media in general, the program covers the basics of developing a LinkedIn profile, a brief review of relevant peer-to-peer social media sites designed specifically for the legal profession, and suggestions for optimizing compliance and the reputation management aspects of social networking in general. 

This program is designed to inform and educate both experienced and entry-level attorneys on best practices for developing compliant and effective social media profiles, and how utilization of these tools can help them with risk management, reputation management and client service.

Legal professionals, if you’ve ever wondered what you can and cannot, or should and should not, do on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc., this fantastic event is for you!

Attorneys, legal marketers, if you know you should be using social media, but you’re missing the boat, DO NOT MISS THIS!

Members of the State Bar Of Texas, need ethics credit? This is absolutely an excellent way to get some.

Educational session with real, practical information that you can take away and use immediately to either start using social media, improve your social media strategy, or even make sure you’re compliant in what you’re doing now. 

Please get more details and register at: http://www.truesynergy.eventbrite.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thoughts of families, friends, folks and oh yeah, business too…

Tornado data loss

With yesterday’s real world tornado examples in the DFW area, we give thought to our families, friends and folks in general.   We hope you are all well and were unaffected by the storm.   This is, of course is the most important of considerations.   At some point your thoughts as a business owner, partner or executive will turn to what effect something like this might have had on your livelihood.   Although secondary to wanting our families to be safe and secure we also want our business to be secure from catastrophe if it can be avoided.   With advances in Cloud Technology and Cloud Hosting Services you can be covered with redundant or failover data sites and Backup and Disaster Recovery solutions.

In light of the recent storm, we’ll provide free Business Continuity, Data Disaster and Backup and Disaster Recovery assessments for companies from 50 – 500 employees in the DFW area. This is a value we want to provide to the community at no cost. Something we can offer that could make a difference in the future of your business.

Contact us for your free assessment at 214 377-4884 or sign up on our website at https://www.cognoscape.com

Most people don’t realize how much they have invested in their data. The data you’ve accumulated over the years is one of your most valuable business assets. From customer contact information to accounting information to inventory, you need your data to operate your business.

Statistics show that on average, over 40% of businesses that do not have a Disaster Recovery Plan go out of business after a major loss like a fire, a break-in, a tornado, or sabotage.

 A successful data recovery in the least amount of time ensuring that your business continues is only achieved by a sophisticated “dual-method” backup and recovery system.

Brookhaven Business Alliance Luncheon|Paul K. Stafford|President of the Dallas Bar Association

Paul K. Stafford  You’re invited – talk about an awesome speaker!   Following up on last month’s great event, we’re honored to introduce Paul K. Stafford, President of the Dallas Bar Association as our speaker at this month’s Brookhaven Business Alliance Connect Lunch. We’ll be expecting a bigger than usual crowd and our session will include networking, “Focused Referrals” and Paul’s “Legal Business Briefing”.  Join us for this month’s lunch on March 2nd 11:30A… Register and more info at http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html

Paul is a founding partner of Carter Stafford Arnett Hamada Mockler http://www.carterstafford.com/ and will be speaking on legal considerations and pitfalls for small, medium and large businesses.   From start up to established, he’ll cover confidentiality, contracts, branding, IP, avoiding litigation, insurance, protection, etc.   This is a “not to be missed event for the legal community, executives, business owners and consultants.   See you there!

Dare 2B Aware! Brookhaven Business Alliance Connect Luncheon

Dare 2B Aware! at Brookhaven Business Alliance Connect Luncheon Feb. 3rd  11:30A-1:00P at Brookhaven Country Club.  

What are the two biggest mistakes that men and women alike make in their personal safety and defense?  How does this impact us also as business professionals and entrepreneurs?  What are the liabilities we face regarding employees and representatives whose responsibilities can sometimes put them at-risk on the job for violent encounters?  The best defense is a good offense, which is why we have invited Jeff McKissack of Defense by Design to address us on Feb. 3rd. at our next meeting. Register at http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html

Jeff is well-known in the DFW area being used by our local FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC affiliates when stories of the day call for his experience and expertise.  What is that expertise?  Well, in Jeff’s words it is “teaching you how to spot trouble before trouble spots you.”  Jeff has educated over 350,000 across the U.S. personally on the topics of criminal profiling, threat assessment and personal defense.  Locally Jeff is a member of the North Texas Crime Commission and has consulted with several corporations including Neiman-Marcus, Raytheon, Ernst & Young, Dave & Busters, Below Corp., Chicago Title, Legacy Bank, Southwest Airlines, Financial Executives International, and others.  This is a presentation you don’t want to miss!  Join us on Feb. 3rd.  and learn how to spot trouble before trouble spots you!   Register at http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html   Brookhaven Business Alliance Members and guest invited. $12 for members charged to Brookhaven account and $20 for guest cash or check  includes great networking, Jeff’s speech and an awesome Chief’s table buffet.   Located at 3333 Golfing Green Drive Farmers Branch, TX 75234 in the main building Garden Terrace Room.

The Future of Healthcare event Nov.15th – all proceeds go to HELPS Intl

Brookhaven Business Alliance cordially invites you to a keynote speech; panel discussion and value add breakout workshops on “The Future of Healthcare”.   Check out our all-star lineup of industry thought leaders.  

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 Keynote Speakers: 

  • Brigadier General (Ret) Richard Ursone
  • Dr. Mike Cowan –  former Navy Surgeon General

 

 Moderator: Raymund C. King, MD, JD

 Distinguished Panelist: 

  • Dr. Eric Bricker – CMO, Compass Professional Health Services
  • Cary Clayborn – CEO ATB Global
  • Mark Lambright – CEO HealthPoints
  • Dr. Greg Powell – Associated Orthopedic Surgeons        
  • Henry Talavera – Hunton & Williams LLP

 

Additional Breakouts with Industry experts leading sessions on the following topics.   Develop questions to ask panelist.   Learn important information that affects us all.

401K – Changes in Fiduciary Responsibilities

Future of Patient Billing

Healthcare Reform

Legal Implications

Technologies Role/EMR

Wellness

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When: Nov. 15th 8:00A – 10:30A

Where: Brookhaven Country Club – 3333 Golfing Green Dr., Dallas, TX 75234 

Cost: $50 for Guest or $35 for sponsor members – pay at door

Sponsors:

ABT Autologous Blood Tech

Alliance Insurance Services

Cigna

CI Web Group

ClubCorp

Cognoscape LLC

Compass Professional Services

Dallas Business Journal

Dallas Regional Chamber

Dillion Gage

DSG Benefits Group, LLC

Farmers Branch Chamber

Dr. John Maxey

Health of the Nation on KLIF hosted by Dr. Mitchell Brooks

HealthPoints

Hunton & Williams, LLP

Lanvera

Munck Carter, LLP

Oasis Outsourcing

One America

Southwest Age Intervention

Dr. Steve Harris

Success North Dallas

Vatter Financial

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Brookhaven Business Alliance Connect Luncheon Oct. 7th

Brookhaven Business Alliance

Welcome! The best networking and speakers in DFW! Brookhaven Business Alliance’s Connect Luncheon Oct. 7th.  http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html Come hear Daniel Jingwa, author of the book, “Blue Sky Thinking”. He has been a guest on BBC, PBS, etc. All are welcome to hear his speech on “Influence” to leaders and sales teams. Daniel brings fresh insights to solving problems.

Brookhaven Business Alliance | Connect Lunch | Sept. 2nd | Awesome speaker!

Don’t forget this Friday… Wow, the BBA has scored big-time with this month’s speaker!   Jeff Brady… veteran broadcast journalist… news anchor… entrepreneur and founder of Brady Media Group. Join us for this month’s Connect Lunch on Sept 2nd 11:30A…  Register at http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html He’s covered foreign wars, Presidential election campaigns, the Space Shuttle program and the Superbowl. After serving in the first Gulf War and as a US Marine Corps Captain in the Middle East our speaker spent twenty years honing his broadcasting expertise. Today he and team help organizations and individuals refine their message to resonate with audiences of one to one million.

August 5th 11:30A – “Strategic Communication through Technology”

We took July off for the holiday but are back in full force with Curtis Thornton, founder and Chief Architect for Blue Ocean.   Curtis will be speaking on Web Video, the newest wave in building your business. Curtis explains strategic ways technology can help companies unleash their vision, reduce costs, and take relationships to new levels. As a sought after speaker, he has traveled around the country speaking on topics ranging from vision, leadership, customer service, and web video.  Read his blog at TheBlueHaze.tv Join us for exceptional networking, great chef’s table and this communication workshop for $15 pay at door (cash or check) or charge to Club Corp. account.   Register at http://www.brookhavenbusinessalliance.com/events.html