CIO Strategy in a Cloud, Social, and Mobile World Cloud, social, and mobile computing are changing the rules of established IT / business relationships. This workshop offers CIOs, and other senior IT leaders, practical and battle-tested advice on managing through the transition. Part 1: The New #RockStar CIOThe consumerization of the enterprise technology has created a generation of corporate users who demand transparency and flexibility from IT.For CIOs, these changes create a challenge of relevancy, in which IT risks becoming a devalued provider of commodity technical services and infrastructure.This section will analyze how IT leadership can participate in the organization's strategic business imperatives, help the CIO become a modern rock star.
Part 2: The Huge ChallengeIn the face of economic challenges, many organizations expect IT to reduce costs while serving as an innovation leader. In addition, IT must manage its own operating requirements while serving line of business needs.These conflicting goals create significant issues for IT, including:Crowding out -- in which daily needs interfere with supporting strategic goals, creating IT delivery issues, failed projects, and a drive toward commodizationTechnical debt -- deferred technology investment create downstream problems with maintenance, upgrades, and innovationRelationship debt -- the CIO and IT lose credibility due to perceived poor performanceThis section of the workshop will discuss these chronic conflicts as the starting point for creating a new set if IT relationships, expectations, and deliverables. Part 3: Modern InfrastructureInfrastructure is a foundation for balancing user demands around device-agnostic systems, network user experience, and security. This section of the workshop will focus on the components of a modern hardware infrastructure designed to keep users happy. Part 4: IT Magic -- Beyond Feeds and Speeds in a Cloud / Social / Mobile World IT success ultimately depends on making a broad impact on the business. This section presents specific strategies to engage stakeholders and align innovation with business goals. Process, policy, and governance. We consider the impact of cloud / social / mobile on vision, process, policies, governance, security, and staff development for IT.Influence and trust across the company. The power to transform the organzation outside IT boundaries requires specific steps, which we will discuss.Business imperatives and technology. In this section of the workshop, we look at concrete examples to demonstrate how IT can use technology to make a direct impact on business users across the organization. Part 6: Social influence and the modern CIOEvery CIO can use social media to extend his or her influence within, and beyond, their own organizations. The workshop will conclude with an exciting panel discussion social strategies and influence; the panel will include an open question and answer session. INSTRUCTORSMichael Krigsman - International authority on IT success and business transformation, author of the popular ZDNet blog Beyond IT Failures, Wall Street Journal contributor, analyst, and strategy consultantVala Afshar - Author, Huffington Post contributor, co-host of CxO Talk, and expert on CIO influencePhil Komarny - CIO of Seton Hill UniversitySam Conn - CIO of Southern Polytechnic State UniversityTim Chester - CIO of University of Georgia (panel discussion) ATTENDEESThis interactive workshop is appropriate for CIOs, business leaders, and their direct reports.
COST Due to the generous sponsorship of Southern Polytechnic State University and Enterasys Networks, the full day cost is only $135 per attendee. The cost includes lunch, training materials, free books from noted authors, and use of the Asuret Daily Pulse project alignment software.
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