Advisory Board Members
Business technology is a demanding discipline. Getting value from technology investments requires integrating insights and perspectives from business strategy to engineering to group psychology. A panel of CIOs will discuss their career lessons and journeys as they became ‘business technologists’ who now drive the most value from investments in technology for their enterprises.
Cybersecurity is becoming a top of mind topic for many executives driven by media coverage, high profile breaches and regulatory pressures. IT leaders must respond to educate their peers and share their action plans to build confidence and gain continued support. The panelists will share what they are doing at their organizations as well as lessons learned.
In a busy market for skills, grooming in-house talent is more important than ever. How you recruit, mentor and engage young talent is critical to success. Hear from three finalists for the CIO of the Year Leader Award in how they approach this challenge and meet their talent needs.
How to engage in a technical discussion and be relevant and heard, when you may or may not be the only expert in the room. The panel will discuss situations that they’ve encountered and how to handle yourself and others when everyone is an expert (or thinks that they are).
How do you purge your data? Are your data management practices in compliance with recordkeeping conventions and with legal standards? A recent survey from Doculabs unearthed some surprising findings about how organizations approach data lifecycle management. This meeting will host a discussion on the survey and discuss the impact on information governance and security, and offers recommendations for how to improve.
Innovation is challenging! As IT leaders, we are integral to achieving innovation by partnering with business leaders across our enterprises. A discussion led by Andy Boynton whose research and books have centered on innovation will focus on models and approaches for success.
Faced with a faltering legacy system and with efforts to modernize progressing slowly, Harvard University Information Technology made a bold decision to look outside for fresh ideas to stabilize and then accelerate the replacement process.
What kind of employee engagement is valuable? How can you orchestrate it and focus on the types of engagement that lead to business impact and culture change? Most organizations do not understand the powerful role engagement plays in achieving collaborative and innovative cultures or executing on digital transformation.
Join Rachel Happe, Co-Founder of The Community Roundtable and Jim Martin, CIO of Shepley Bulfinch, to talk about how TheCR’s Work Out Loud framework helped the national design firm measure their social intranet’s adoption and engagement.
This session will cover:
- The concept of Working Out Loud and TheCR’s Work Out Loud framework
- How Shepley Bulfinch used TheCR’s Work Out Loud framework and metrics to find validators, sharers, askers and answerers on their social intranet, and how they articulated the value their behavior has to the firm
- How they are using the framework to measure the success of their process and how it will help them evaluate their approach going forward
- Best practices for implementing a WOL framework at your organization
Enjoy this complimentary cocktail reception featuring an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and conversation. Make this an important element of your attendance to the Summit. The ability to network and collaborate with your peers in an open and no-hype environment will prove to provide long lasting value to your key business initiatives moving forward.
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