- April 20 2016
Presented by: Rob Meikle, CIO, City of Toronto
Presented by: Rob Meikle, CIO, City of Toronto
Moderated by: Jim Love, IT World
Susan Doniz, Director, Several Corporate Board
Ted Maulucci - CIO, Tridel Group of Companies
Daniela Crivianu-Gaita - CIO, Dynacare
Stewart Wong, - Vice President of Communications, Marketing and Advocacy, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
BREAKOUT: The New CIO Imperative: Recapturing Lost Productivity by Changing the Way People Work
Presented by: Rodney Rock, Senior Solution Consulting Manager, ServiceNow
A recent study found that common, inefficient work processes are costing enterprises nearly 2 days per week per employee. For an average firm with 5,000 employees, this equates to 4 million hours a year of lost productivity.
Join ServiceNow Director, Rodney Rock as he shares insights on:
BREAKOUT: How to Evolve and Adapt the CIO Organizations During These Disruptive Times
Presented by: Yvon Audette, National Leader, IT Advisory, KPMG LLP
Presented by: Eric Wright, SVP Operations, Info-Tech Research Group
KEYNOTE: Human-Centric Analytics - Big Data, Micro-Influence and theSearch for Meaning
Presented by: Rahaf Harfoush, Digital Anthropologist and Best Selling Author
Digital Business, Seize the Opportunity
Presented by: Ken McGee, VP & Gartner Fellow, Gartner
Digital business is shifting from a future strategic vision by IT leaders and digital leaders to providing a real competitive edge today. It's about connected things. Or, as Gartner research puts it, the Digital Industrial Revolution is about a new and disruptive world of connecting people, business and things. When billions of things are connected to the Internet and each other, completely new scenarios for businesses — and your lifestyle — become possible. Today, many of our activities, and interactions depend on the connection of our devices to other devices, to the Internet, to businesses, and to people. Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new things will get connected every day.
BREAKOUT: An Executive Viewpoint on Mobile Security: From Vulnerable to Secure, Executive Strategies to Mitigate Mobile Security Threats.
Presented by: Kurt Roemer - Chief Security Strategist, Citrix Systems
Join Chief Security Strategist Kurt Roemer for an in depth look at mobile security and strategy. This session will encompass how mobility can drive greater innovation and growth and what solutions are required to build a comprehensive secure mobility strategy and policy.
BREAKOUT: Don’t be left behind: What CIOs must know about Digital Transformation
Presented by: Steve Fast – Vice President, Managed IT Services & Client Operations, TELUS
Disruption is exponentially accelerating in the digital economy, driving the need for transformation. Entire industries are being reshaped as advancements in mobility, big data and the Internet of Things – all powered by cloud – have forced traditional thinking to evolve and changed the way we do business. This is not a phase, but a new business reality that CIOs must adapt to or be left behind.
Digital Business - The Canadian Tire Digital Innovation Journey
Presented by: Eugene Roman, Chief Technology Officer, Canadian Tire Group of Companies
How do you take a traditional bricks and mortar retail business and transform it to leverage e-commerce and social media? Eugene Roman will share key points of the Canadian Tire Digital Innovation journey and how this positions them to create opportunities for new revenue streams.
WORKSHOP 1: How to Find the Most Powerful Digital Business Innovations for Your Business
WORKSHOP 2: CIO's Guide to Avoiding "Go Live" Nightmares
WORKSHOP 4: Command Your Brand (tm): Differentiating Yourself in a HIhgly Commoditized World
Presented by: JD Gershbein, CEO, Owlish Communications
WORKSHOP 5: CIO / CEO Alignment & Innovation
Presented by: Eric Wright, SVP CIO Practice, Info-Tech Research Group
According to Info-Tech’s own research, 67% of CEOs & CIOs are misaligned on how IT should be enabling the business. With the dramatic increase in digital technology & the business’s appetite to understand and enable their own innovations through technology, CIOs are challenged with the need to rapidly understand business inputs, stakeholder satisfaction, and assess their own teams internal capabilities. IT needs a plan to get on the same page as the CEO, without this it is difficult to plan and align IT resources to meet the future needs of the organization. We will work through how to identify corporate objectives, understand which stakeholders align with each objective and create a plan for IT initiatives in support of key objective.
WORKSHOP 6: Savvy Communication for Firmly and Tactfully Presenting and Challenging Ideas
Presented by: Rick Brandon, President and CEO, Brandon Partners
Under-political CIO's mistakenly under-estimate power and politics dynamics in their organizations, and muffle their impact marginalized by only focusing on interpersonal communication skills rahter than also factoring in dynamics of power and politics. This fast-paced, high-energy mini-workshop will help you better lobby stakeholders, sell ideas to decision-makers in the C-suite and beyond, and disagree or challenge ideas–– even with ego-driven seniors.