Interop ITX 2017 Schedule Viewer

Interop ITX 2017 Schedule Viewer

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  • InformationWeek IT Leadership Summit - Day 2

    Location:  TBD
    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.

    DAY 2
    9:00 - 9:45 - Keynote: Transforming the IT Mindset: From Technology-Driven to Business-Focused
    Caroline Tsay, CEO & Co-Founder, Computer 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 - IT Strategy Assessment and Roadmap
    Khalid Kark, Director, CIO Program, Deloitte
    In this interactive session, you'll hear how Deloitte's global CIO survey uncovers patterns of IT behavior and compare your own organization's operations to those patterns. You'll come away with insights on how to navigate methods to drive business transformation, harness digital disruption, and 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, CIO, H.D. Smith
    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.

    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 - Career Development: Where Do I Go from Here?
    Larry Bonfante, Founder, CIO Bench Coach
    Industry watchers have been warning CIOs and IT leaders that they run the risk of becoming marginalized as enterprises move full-bore into digital transformation mode. What does this mean for your career? Should you aspire to be a CIO? How do you position yourself to thrive in this brave new digital ecosystem regardless of your aspirations? This interactive session will give you a chance to work with a career coach, and share your experiences and knowledge with your peers. At the end of the session, you'll emerge with a new network of contacts and a roadmap for your career.

    4:30 - 5:00 - What Will the Office of the CIO Look Like in 5 Years?
    A panel of industry experts discusses the future role of the CIO in an age of impending turmoil in IT, brought on by advancing technologies, changing business needs, and fluctuating cost controls. They'll discuss how the CIO and IT department has evolved and the changes it must make to stay relevant and successful.