UPCOMING EVENTS

IT Leadership & Digital Transformation Strategies

 

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

 

February 28, 2019

 

9:00am-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:

  • Digital Transformation: How CIOs Can Become Business Heroes
  • How to Leverage Disruptive Technologies to Succeed with Digital Transformation
  • Driving Out Business Value by Managing to Outcomes
  • How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)
  • Innovation & The Data Driven Enterprise: How CIOs are Leveraging Data Analytics to Drive Business Opportunities
  • IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)

 

Conference Price: $289.00 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.



8:00am – 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00am-10:00am: How IT Can Participate in Your Digital Business Transformation – and Make an Impact!

 

 

 

In most traditional organizations, IT is a back-office function – focused on Operations and cost control, spending little time with Customers and Products. But in a company transforming into a Digital Business, teams that work with Information and Technology have a much greater change to participate in those connections – and will very probably be on the team that reacts to and delivers on the ideas that are generated. Should IT play a key role in a Digital Business transformation? This presentation will provide some context for the idea – with real-world examples and stories of what works and what does not.

 


10:00am -10:30am: Refreshment Break


10:30am-11:30am: Stage 2 of Digital Transformation

 

 

 

New digital technologies are quickly becoming commoditized. Implementation of emerging technologies generally provides only temporary advantage and differentiation. To succeed you not to focus first on radical business transformations you need to make followed up the technologies and processes to support them.

 


11:30am-12:30pm: Digital Transformation: Leveraging AI as an Enabler

 

 

 

Digital disruption is upon us. Entire industries and their business models, as well as society at large are being transformed by the impact of digital technologies. To understand risks and opportunities, we need to understood how these areas have shifted and are coming together.

  • An abundance of data to generate new insights
  • AI and analytics turning data into actionable insights, enabling automation and supporting human intelligence
  • Cloud as a significant change to service delivery and service consumption, as well as an enabler of communities

 


12:30pm – 1:30pm Luncheon


1:30pm-2:30pm: How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)

 

 

Moderator:
Kevin McGinley, Field CTO, Snowflake Computing
Panelists:
Kirti Vaidya, Vice President, Business Architecture and Transformation, Gallagher Bassett
Venu Yalavarthi, Global Head of Enterprise Architecture, Ingredion
Eyal Altman, Vice President, Chief Digital & Information Technology Officer, Littlefuse
Gokula Mishra, Senior Director, Global Data & Analytics and Supply Chain, McDonald’s Corp.
Shaelyn Otikor, Senior Vice President | Global Strategy, Corporate & Institutional Services, Northern Trust
and other CIOs and IT Executives sharing effective strategies

 

 

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.

 

     
Vaidya        Yalavarthi


 

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Refreshment Break


3:00pm-4:00pm: How to Leverage Digital Transformation for a Superior Customer Experience

 

 

 

Mobile devices, apps, machine learning, automation and enable customers to get what they want at the moment they require it.

 

New new digital technologies have caused a shift in customer expectations, resulting in a new kind of modern buyer. Always connected, app-native, and aware of what they can do with technology.

 

Customers now rate organizations on their digital customer experience first.

 

In this session, attendees will learn how to build a superior customer experience.

 

 


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

 

Panelists:
Ram Narain – Senior Vice President-Enterprise PMO; M&A; Business Transformation, Anixter
and other CIOs and IT Executives sharing effective strategies

 

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.

 


Narain


Conference Price: $289.00 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