Interop ITX 2017 Schedule Builder

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  • InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit - Day 2

    Location:  Room 123
    Format: Summit
    Conference Journeys: CIO/CTO
    Track: Leadership & Professional Development
    Pass Type: All Access, Summits & Workshops - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD
    Audience Level: CIO/CTO

    There has never been a better time to be an IT leader. However, the leadership philosophies and skills that got you here are not going to allow you to be successful in a world of increased complexity, rising expectations, and accelerating change. In this two-day event, you'll hear from successful IT executives about practical, real world strategies they have used to create business value. You'll also learn about frameworks, tools and best practices for leading your organization up the IT maturity curve.

    (View the DAY 1 agenda here.)

    DAY 2
    9:00 - 9:45 - Keynote: Transforming the IT Mindset: From Technology-Driven to Business-Focused
    Caroline Tsay, CEO & Co-Founder, Compute Software
    In the information age, we are operating in day-to-day situations full of complexity, data avalanches, constant change, uncertainty and risk. As we implement new tools and processes, manage technology infrastructure and tools, and lead our teams, how do we stay focused on creating business value for our companies? What does business value even mean? We'll evaluate how our roles as IT and technical leaders directly tie to company objectives through a higher-level perspective and broader context, walking through several examples of how to interpret, communicate, strategize, and implement through a business-focused mindset.

    9:45 - 10:30 - A Security Playbook for IT Leaders
    Fred Kwong, Chief Information Security Officer, Delta Dental Plans Association
    Every IT leader knows that one security slip-up can mean doom for your organization and your career. Hear from one of the industry's leading practitioners of IT security on the importance of a solid security plan and how IT can lead the charge in changing security practices and ensure they are enforced.

    10:30 -10:45 - Break

    10:45 -12:00 - What's Your CIO Legacy?
    Khalid Kark, Director, CIO Program, Deloitte
    In this session, you'll hear how Deloitte's global CIO survey uncovers patterns of IT behavior and compare your own leadership style and strategy to those patterns. You'll come away with insights on the type of leader you are and how you can become a catalyst for organization-wide change.

    12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

    1:00 - 1:30 - Mobility at the Speed of Today's Customer
    David Guzman, Former Fortune 500 CIO
    Serving the customer and their needs has never been more important, as consumer technology and expectations increase daily. Hear how health care organizations are providing innovative technology leveraging widespread functionality like mobility and delving into augmented and virtual reality to offer services to customers, exactly where they are and in the manner that works best for them.

    1:30 - 2:00 - Transformative IT: The Road to Simplified Infrastructure
    Scott Duplantis, Global IT Director - Server, Storage & Data Center Operations, ConocoPhillips
    Legacy infrastructure can weigh down any organization, but during an industry slowdown, extra baggage becomes a liability. Hear how ConocoPhillips seized upon a challenging situation and used it to consolidate and cost-optimize its core IT systems before embarking on their cloud adoption strategy. Through this transformation, the company was able to deliver newer, more innovative technologies in under 20 months while realizing measurable improvement in cost, performance, stability and reliability.

    2:00 - 2:30 - Lessons Learned During Our Cloud Journey
    Ken Griffin, Director, IT Operations and Services, Harvard Business Publishing
    Hear how one organization moved key parts of its operations to the cloud, how it decided which apps and infrastructure to keep on premises, what challenges it faced in selecting and working with providers, and how they've adjusted these processes in real time to reflect changing business needs.

    2:30 - 3:00 - Break

    3:00 - 4:30 - Coach's Corner
    Larry Bonfante, Founder, CIO Bench Coach
    Larry Bonfante has served as an executive coach and trusted advisor to more than 100 IT executives in some of the largest and most complex IT organizations in the world such as Toyota, NBC Universal, Pfizer, Merck, Prudential, the NFL, and eBay, to name a few. For the first part of this interactive session, Larry will share with us the trends, hot topics, challenges, concerns, and areas of innovation and change he has come across in his coaching efforts. He will then turn this into an interactive conversation with the audience to explore and answer your questions regarding industry trends, career management, professional development and growth.

    4:30 - 5:00 - IT Excellence Awards Presentation
    We announce the winners of InformationWeek's IT Excellence Awards in Infrastructure, Security, Cloud, DevOps, and Data & Analytics, as well as the overall IT Excellence Winner of the Year.