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					              Proposal: CCS – CWS Merger
• Both CWS and CCS help other student groups achieve
  their mission here at UNC.

• To do this better, we need to provide exceptional
  management and IT consulting solutions.

• In doing this, we’ll also provide more opportunities for
  you to grow professionally and personally.
                 Proposal: CCS – CWS Merger


 1
Group
Introductions
                • Carolina Web Servers
                   – Service-oriented website development group,
                     founded in fall 2000 by Justin Cunningham
                   – Currently has over 12 sites in its portfolio
                   – Current president: Greg Lanier
                • Carolina Consulting Solutions
                   – Strategy consulting services for student groups
                     on campus
                   – Founded in fall 2001 by Justin Cunningham, Ben
                     Listerman, Eric Heiss, and Daniel Johnson
          Proposal: CCS – CWS Merger


 2
The
Vision
         • Target Environment
           – Cooperative working atmosphere supported by
             an office of 4+ computers
           – Social events, dinner meetings, service projects
         • The Team Concept
           – Strategy Projects
           – Technology Projects
               • Project manager would be strategy-oriented
           – Combined Projects
               • Marketed as a “complete package”
                    Proposal: CCS – CWS Merger


 3
Benefits of a
Merger
                •
                •
                •
                •
                    Complete solutions
                    More growth potential
                    Resume factor and Experience
                    Exposure to each other’s spheres
                •   Consolidated funding
                •   Combined Faculty Support
                •   Stronger Internal Operations
                 Proposal: CWS – CCS Merger


 4
Challenges of
a Merger
                • Administrative matters
                   – Time lag due to conversion
                   – Name recognition loss
                • Structural change
                   – Executive Committee
                   – Web designers vs. Consultants
                   – Possible client confusion about who does what
                • Creating a new club culture
               Proposal: CWS – CCS Merger


 5
Response to
Challenges
              • Administrative matters
                 – Small task force will handle footwork
                 – New name for merged group; CWS stamped on
                   all websites
              • Structural change
                 – Co-President during the first year
                 – Combined executive committees
                 – Separate portal site for website clients
              • Creating a new club culture
                 – “Everyone’s a consultant”
            Recommendation: CCS – CWS Merger



6
Merge CWS
and CCS
               • Merging CWS and CCS will bring many
                 opportunities that we think will outweigh
                 the challenges.

               • Vote
                    Timetable: CCS – CWS Merger



 7
Steps to take   • Steps now:
                  – Set up task force
                  – Brainstorm name for merged group
                • Steps to come:
                  – Deadline May 1
                     • Elect Co-presidents and Executive Committee
                     • Gain official recognition and design new structure
                     • Social event / Party
                  – Deadline August 20
                     • Release website for merged group
                     • Training Day

				
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