CIO Midmarket Summit

A forum for innovative technology leaders in the midmarket segment

The U.S. midmarkets more than 200,000 companies represent an undeniably strong force in American enterprise. Midmarket organizations in all industries spur innovation and drive economic and job growth, and theyre doing it by getting more out of less. But amid concerns of a waning economic recovery, todays midmarket will need to fully tap available resources and look toward increased innovation, efficiency and expansion through M&A to succeed in the years to come.

The role of the CIO is in a state of transition. IT leaders are now tasked with driving value throughout the enterprise, and have done so by improving processes and workflow, accelerating time to market and identifying new business opportunities. Those engaged in cultivating and retaining talent, leveraging emerging technologies such as cloud software and data analytics, and keeping an eye on strategic merging opportunities are strengthening their organizations for continued growth and the much anticipated economic upturn.

The CIO Midmarket Summit is an opportunity for technology leaders to engage in candid conversations, participate in education sessions and build relationships with industry peers. The event is a unique opportunity to share insight through a unique blend of focused CIO Think Tanks, Executive Visions panel discussions, Analyst Q&As, visionary Keynote Presentations and networking opportunities.

We at CDM Media know that in order for you to take time out of the office, it must be time well spent. The CIO Midmarket Summit agenda offers a balanced schedule that will maximize your time and efforts, providing you with ideas and strategies truly capable of changing business practices.

Here are a few discussion topics on the agenda:

  • Transform Your IT Department into an Innovation Machine
  • Generation Gmail: How Are You Dealing with "Work-around Email" Workers?
  • Demystifying Client Virtualization " Strategies for Implementation
  • Engineered Systems for the Midmarket
  • Keeping Email Up when the Server Goes Down

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to get midmarket issues out on the table, make your voice heard and collaborate with peers on real solutions for your organization.

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