2017 Sessions

Approach to Digital Transformation

Presented by: Yvon Audette

Digital is not a thing, but is simply a word that describes our world today. Advancements in technology have blurred the lines between physical and virtual, creating an emergence of digital disruptors that provide new pathways for organizations to create value.

We believe digital is broad in its impact, but also industry-specific. It goes far beyond the front office to facilitate true enterprise-wide business transformation so organizations can build sustainable competitive advantage. While we understand that embracing digital may present its own challenges, we view disruptors as enablers rather than inhibitors, allowing businesses the opportunity to innovate, transform and thrive. 

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The Role of CIOs : An Evolving Reality

Presented by: Carlos Carreiro

While organizations are facing fundamental disruptions with digital transformation, the role of CIOs will change, just like their business reality. What will the CIO's focus be moving forward? Mr. Carreiro will walk us through the challenges that await CIOs over the coming years, the evolution of their role within the organization, and our redefining environment.

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Secret Weapons and CMO Insights for Creating a Digital Business

Presented by: Ray Gilbert & Lance Walter

Success for creating a digital business demands the collaboration of three main players: the CMO, CIO, and CHRO.   This team recognizes that a focus on customer, user and employee digital experiences is fast becoming the “new brand”.   Customers and staff expect omni-channel and convenient access for all business functions and regard this as an “entitlement” – shaped by their daily consumer digital experiences with a wide array of organizations.    

Creating this environment requires enhanced end to end management of digital experiences.  You will learn about the strategies and capabilities that the CIO and CMO can bring forward to support the enterprise’s digital ecosystem. Understand a CMO’s perspective on how product marketers in mature startups plan, assess and implement successful product replacement strategies that target incumbents and disrupt markets.  Hear how CMOs and CIOs need to work together as a “mature startup”, and also see a demonstration of one of the key tools CIOs should consider and evaluate as part of their digital transformation portfolio.  This demonstration will highlight a breakthrough platform to efficiently simplify, prototype and tailor processes while leveraging the existing infrastructure and accelerating your ability to transform into a digital business.


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Leading IT transformation into an Industry Disruption

Presented by: Jay Vijayan

Experience and learnings of a CIO, leading IT in one of the fastest growing and most disruptive companies in the world today.  Jay will share insights about building the software and systems ground up at an extremely rapid pace, while keeping up with the growth of the company that was rapidly disrupting an entire industry.  .
 
 

The Risks Behind the Rewards: What Digital Transformation means for Cyber Security

Presented by: Julie Cullivan

From computers that learn without programming to AI assistants that automate our work and home lives, digitizing does more than increase connectivity. It also gives threat actors more opportunities and attack surfaces to disrupt our businesses and our personal lives. Learn how to minimize risk by leveraging intelligence-led security operations approach.
 

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