Podcast 1428 July 12, 2014: Powerful Winds of Change and Step IT Up America


Show Notes

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Powerful Winds of Change: ITC Holdings in Michigan

Ron HinsleyRon Hinsley, ITC  V.P. of IT and CIO explains the role of ITC in bringing power and development to Michigan through projects like the Thumb Loop. He also sheds some light the security challenges that this major utility provider faces.

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Step “IT” Up America-– “Social Empowerment Through Technology”

photo MyraMyra Ford Jenkins MSA, Detroit Account Manager, Step IT Up America, UST Global describes this unique program designed to put minority women to work in IT.  Joining her in studio are:

Sheila3Sheila F. Pettaway, Step IT Up America Coach for Detroit. Following a career in the Navy, she is working with women in the program in Motown.

Monique ClevelandMonique Cleveland, Detroit native participant in Step IT Up America and looking forward to her first job in IT.

Find out more about Step IT Up America

Click Here to Listen to Step IT Up America

MiTechNews Report

Mike Brennan

 Subscribe to our co-branded MiTechNews Newsletter in  collaboration with the Internet Advisor.

Click Here to Listen to MiTechNews 7-12-14




Hour 2        Answering Listener Questions:

Guest Tech Experts

In addition to our usual co-host and program moderator Foster Braun we have two guest Tech Experts who are part of the IT support system at Quicken Loans.

Bill Carver 1Bill Carver has been a guest Tech Expert with us on a number of occasions and is fluent in Windows and Apple.



Tig KlimaAntigone “Tig” Klima, works with Bill at Quicken Loans in Detroit and has worked  in healthcare, automotive, and the business world trying her hand at networking, programming, technical support.

Click Here to Listen to Hour 2 Listener Q&A

 Security software recommended by Bill and Tig

(Bill) K9 Web Protection Software


A listener wanted to know how to move forward or backward in an audio file on a Mac.  Here is the proper formula:  

Use command-option and the arrows to move ahead or back by about five seconds. Command right arrow, or left goes to the beginning or end of the recording.

Join the conversation with your questions during this live segment and benefit from years of tech troubleshooting expertise. REMEMBER: The only dumb question….is the one you don’t ask.


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