These sessions are designed to address business issues that affect organizations of all sizes and industries. They focus on the relevance and the impact of technology trends on business, rather than on specific products and solutions.
When business leaders work on strategic planning, they set goals for financial growth and operational improvement, but often overlook culture. Culture, which can also be described as the personality or identity of your organization, may seem intangible and immeasurable. However, culture can be seen and felt; it can be measured and it can be influenced. … Continue reading Afternoon Keynote Presentation: Building the Best Places to Work
We have more options than ever for purchasing IT products and consuming services, but budgeting for those expenses can be challenging. How do you know when IT equipment and infrastructure should be refreshed? How do you budget for those types of capital expenses? How do you know when it makes sense to change to an … Continue reading Rent or Buy? Thinking Differently about the Technology Lifecycle
Organizations have to deal with more data than ever. Data is often spread over a myriad of internal and cloud systems. We all now have devices that provide anywhere/anytime connectivity. So why is it so difficult to make sense of it all? We will talk about the practical and technical issues facing organizations and demonstrate … Continue reading Gleaning Insight from Data
More than ever, companies face pressure from regulatory bodies and shareholders to proactively protect their assets. It is essential that companies are threat aware and embrace a culture around risk management. Although calculated risk is essential to enable growth, decision makers must address exposures to maintain sustainability. Speaker: James Foote, Risk Technician, RiskE Solutions Track: Business … Continue reading Evolution of Risk in the 21st Century
Consumer technology is on track to become a $25 billion dollar market by 2019 [source: CCS Insight’s Wearables Forecast, Worldwide, 2015-2019]. In its pervasive nature, consumer technology is creeping into the workplace enabling employees to work where and when they want and how they feel most comfortable and productive. Are these devices truly improving the … Continue reading Connecting the Dots: Disruptive Technologies Crossing the Business Line