UPCOMING EVENTS

IT Leadership & Digital Transformation Strategies

 

Strategies and techniques for leading and guiding IT through a business approach during dynamic times.

 

February 27, 2020

 

8:30am-5:00pm

 

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O’Hare) Illinois

  

      


Overview

 

How do you define IT Leadership? Does it consist of aligning IT with the business? Driving business efforts forward? Increasing quality of IT services? What skills does it take to be an effective IT Leader? How do you lead IT during challenging economic times?


What You Will Learn

 

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Making an Impact – Leading Transformation Projects that Matter
  • How to Create of a Successful Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Scaling at the Pace of Change: Laying the Foundation for Transformation
  • Digital Transformation & IT: Evolve or Die
  • Project Planning: When to Start, How to Involve Stakeholders
  • Effective Execution of Digital Transformation: ROI/Realizing the Business Value
  • How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)
  • IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)

 

Conference Price: $299.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.



Conference Program


8:00am – 8:30am: Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30am-9:20am: Making an Impact – Leading Transformation Projects that Matter

 

Jim MacLennan, Managing Partner, Maker Turtle; Former CIO, IDEX

 

Transformation efforts are happening all around us – and after the exciting announcements, the hard work really begins. How can I make sure our hard work will have the impact I want – for the company and for my team? This session will review a common initiative – technology rationalization – and walk through how to ensure alignment, manage focus, and deliver quantifiable value. Find out how to deliver on your objectives while advancing your visibility and your value to the organization!

 

 


MacLennan


9:20am-10:10am:  How to Create a Successful Digital Transformation Strategy

 

 

Digital transformation demands executive vision and leadership. Since the disruption to an organization’s business and culture is so profound, the management team needs to be digitally savvy and able to use the right combination of incentives to move the organization through the next steps in its digital journey.

 

This session will provide you with a framework that includes:

  • Leading from the Front
  • Placing Strategy before Technology
  • Encouraging New Cultural Norms
  • Reimagining the Customer Journey
  • Disrupting Your Own Business
  • Pursuing New Technology

 

 

 


10:10am -10:40am: Refreshment Break


10:40am-11:30am: Scaling at the Pace of Change: Laying the Foundation for Transformation 

 

 

Matt Gleason, VP & General Manager, CoreSite

 

 

Enterprise Risk aversion or reluctance may be the largest impediment to initiating digital transformation and today’s rapidly changing environment, however, this is counter- productive.

 

In this session, attendees will learn how new technologies and proper planning can help organizations scale along with the pace of change.

 


11:30am-12:20pm: Digital Transformation & IT: Evolve or Die

 

 

 

Never before has the pace of change been so fast. To remain competitive, companies are continuously reinventing themselves. How can IT leaders enable their teams to drive this digital transformation across the enterprise?

 

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How the pace of change is impacting IT teams across all industries
  • How IT’s role is evolving from a cost center to a true innovation center
  • The role data and analytics play in informing IT strategy and facilitating this journey
  • The evolving skills IT professionals need to help their organizations and advance their careers

 


12:20pm – 1:10pm Luncheon


1:10pm-2:00pm: Project Planning: When to Start, How to Involve Stakeholders

 

 

 

Digital Transformation is mammoth undertaking and involves multiple business units and stakeholders. In this session attendees will learn how to rally to IT troops, involve business stakeholders and develop a plan that supports the business needs.

 

 


2:00pm – 2:50pm: Effective Execution of Digital Transformation: ROI/Realizing the Business Value

 

 

Cloud applications have proliferated in our personal lives to the extent that it’s affecting the way we do business. Because of those expectations, people are asking for those next gen applications to be able to work anywhere, seamlessly, and provide their customers with the level of service they have come to expect themselves. With these changes in culture and technology, customer experience has to be at the forefront of your business and digital transformation plans. With focus on your customer experience you will realize the true business value to your digital transformation journey.

  • Customer experience trends and examples that we see driving buying decisions in the workplace
  • Technologies such as cloud and contact center
  • Cloud applications
  • 3 Ingredients to delivering next generation Customer Experiences
  • Allow customers to engage with you on their terms
  • Make it simple to do business with you by minimizing customer effort

 


2:50pm – 3:20pm: Refreshment Break


3:20pm-4:10pm: How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)

 

Panelists:
Curtis Spall, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BrightStar Care
Purnesh Rustagi, AVP Digital Business Delivery, TTX
Karthik Kandamuri, Enterprise Architecture, Business Technology Solutions, AbbVie
Frank J. Burr, Chief Information Officer / Chief Security Officer, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
and other C-Level executives sharing experiences and lessons learned

 

For many enterprises, the digital enterprise is almost exclusively about customer engagement. The CIO is crucial in connecting business processes, enterprise information and the digital channels that achieve the always-on needs of customers and employees. The strength of the CIO-Business Leader relationship is vital to a company’s success, but can be challenging to navigate and manage.

 

In this session, attendees will learn from IT executives as to strategies that are using.

 

           
Rustagi    Kandamuri     Burr        Spall


4:10pm-5:00pm: IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)

 

Panelists:
Jeff Roseman, Vice President, Information Technology, Marmon Foodservice Technologies
and other C-Level executives sharing experiences and lessons learned

 

Many IT Executives are stuck in cost-cutting cycles tied only to expense-line trimming rather than business investments and outcomes. This approach limits the business growth since organizations do not fully exploit the use of IT. In this session, attendees will learn strategies for finding the right balance to move the organization forward.

 

 


Roseman


Conference Price: $299.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.

 

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.


CONFERENCE CO-SPONSORS