Westin Chicago North Shore, IL
October 8-10th, 2017

This event is co-located with

Westin Chicago North Shore, IL
October 8-10th

Key Themes

CIO Leadership & Innovation
  • New talent Sourcing Methods
  • Balancing Innovation & Compliance
  • Strategies on IT Governance - Budgeting and Prioritization
  • Vendor Relations & Contract Negotiations
  • Optimizing IT Operations and Resources
  • Training the modern IT workforce
Cloud Strategy
  • Balancing public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Why cloud architecture matters
  • Open Source Cloud platform
  • Cloud Simplification
  • Log Correlation and Auditing in Cloud
  • Cloud use/governance, Rules of Behavior, Managing Costs
IT Security Risk Management
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) / business continuity planning (BCP) / incident management strategies
  • Identity & Access Management (IAM) strategies and best practices
  • Human side of managing security
  • Security vs. Ease of Access
  • Integration of Security into strategic planning process and Operations.
  • Cloud Security/FedRAMP
Data Solutions: Storage and Analytics
  • Big Data the 2nd Generation- improving analytics and security
  • Data Governance- How it works, why you need it, what is it, and who is responsible for it.
  • Strategic Data Centric Approaches to Business Intelligence
  • Best way to get value out of your data
Enterprise Mobility Management
  • Mobile Workforce Management Strategies and Best Practices
  • Deploying Enterprise client Apps to Mobile Client
  • Remodel or Rebuild?
  • Constant Connectivity on all Work Devices
Modernizing Infrastructure
  • Integration / APIs between systems
  • Achieving an Agile Infrastructure
  • Enabling the digital business through a software-defined infrastructure
  • The impact of algorithmic IT operations (AIOps) on monitoring approaches
  • Hardware Asset Management: Best practices
  • Negotiation of contracts for hardware, software and services.
  • BYOD-wireless protection, common user experience, adequate bandwidth

Past Presentations

Keynote Presentation

Journey of IBM Cloud

Keynote Presentation

The Moneyball CIO: Decision-Making for the Modern IT Department

Breakout Presentation

Harnessing Internet of Things to accelerate digital transformation at Pitney Bowes

Breakout Presentation

Bringing IT Security to a Global Company

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PAst Speakers

Dr. Ben Amaba, PE, CPIM®, LEED®AP BD+C
Worldwide Executive

IBM

Matthew Mandich
Director, Innovation & Strategy

Info-Tech Research Group

Mark Ramsey
CISO

ASSA ABLOY- Americas

Olga Lagunova
Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Pitney Bowes Inc.

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Past Steering Committee

Richard V. Young
Chief Information Officer

USDA/ Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Satish Dave
CIO

Vision Source

Annette Findlay
Chief Information Officer

Southwest Human Development

Jeffery James
Chief Technology Officer

Newberry College Office of Campus Technology

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday October 8

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday October 9

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:30pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday October 10

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

Renagade Strategies
Safe Horizon
Major League Soccer
Coeur d' Alene Mines
Capital Safety Group
Ditch Witch
First Choice Medical Supply
Grooveshark.com
Mission Community Hospital
New England Center of Children
Seven Corners, Inc.
Transitions Optical

Sponsors

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