Topics of Discussion are Set to Include:
- Converged Application Appliances - This session will discuss the new appliances systems intended to deliver advanced services such as business intelligence, data warehousing, online transaction processing and messaging, while saving time and reducing complexity for CIOs.
- Social Networking Trends - Influencing Consumer Choices through Social Media - This session will discuss developments in social networking trends and shifts in two long-term communication trends: the shift in communications patterns from point-to-point, two-way conversations, to many-to-many, collaborative communications; and the transition of control of the communications environment to open Internet platform providers.
- Back to Basics: Improving Efficiency and Cutting Costs - The CIO must find ways to improve IT efficiency and cut costs, while remaining an inspirational driving force behind innovative IT solutions and strategies. In this collaborative and energetic session, the many hats of the Midmarket CIO will be discussed. What are the different roles the CIO must adapt in order to drive business forward?
- The Importance of Intelligent Data to the Enterprise - Join this executive session and share insights on the importance of data utilization to your business, and how your information management and data analytics strategy helped you achieve.
- Hot Topics for 2012: Security, Cloud and VDI - Midmarket CIOs who are able to provide their organizations with virtualization, cloud computing and security solutions will reap great rewards in 2012. Join this session and discuss the challenges and the rewards, and how CIOs can leverage the new technology to create value for their organizations.
- Creating Strategic Value with IT - Creating strategic value is the most important objective of every organization, but it is also the hardest to define. As companies look for ways to maintain a competitive edge in new markets, midmarket CIOs are playing a more central leadership role, taking on increasing responsibility for corporate strategy and other duties outside of core technology, all while ensuring the quality and performance of the IT organization.