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IT Leadership Strategies

Strategies and techniques for leading and guiding IT through a business approach during dynamic times

March 1, 2018

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

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Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

How do you define IT Leadership? Does it consist of aligning IT with the business? Driving business efforts forward? Increasing quality of IT services? What skills does it take to be an effective IT Leader? How do you lead IT during challenging economic times?

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Digital Transformation: How CIOs Can Become Business Heros

  • How to Leverage Disruptive Technologies to Increase Business 

  • Creating a Sustainable Innovation Program

  • How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)

  • Innovation & The Data Driven Enterprise: How CIOs are Leveraging Data Analytics to Drive Business Opportunities

  • IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Logothetis

9:00am-10:00am

Digital Transformation: How CIOs Can Become Business Heros

Peter Logothetis, Senior VP and Group CIO, Allstate Insurance

Digital transformation is the main driving force for change in businesses and society today. Digital transformation enables the CIO to collaborate with the CEO and generate valuable relationships with other members of the executive suite. This opportunity could also see technology executives sustain ownership of digital decisions to help build their own personal brand and gain greater respect among the other enterprise business units.











10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

 

10:30am-11:30am

How to Leverage Disruptive Technologies to Increase Business

 

Many organizations are investing in emerging or disruptive technologies for customer engagement, metrics/ROI, marketing, HR, and collaboration, just to name a few. However, the challenge is that many do so without a clear indication as to the strategy and ROI they wish to achieve.

In this session, attendees will be provided with a framework that they can use to make sure they are achieving a solid ROI through their investments.










 

11:30am-12:30pm

Creating a Sustainable Innovation Program

 

In this presentation, we will define the key building blocks that are required to create a sustainable IT innovation program. The need for such a program is discussed, and key “how to’s” are presented. Emphasis will be on the management of the innovation process to assure continued and ongoing success. Key takeaways:

  • What is innovation, why is it important, and why is it hard to innovate?
  • What is the difference between innovation and invention?
  • What is "innovation thinking" and what are its elements?
  • What are required organizational and leadership characteristics for a successful innovation program?
  • What are the roles and responsibilities at the corporate, organizational, and individual leadership levels?










12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

 

1:30pm-2:30pm

How to Develop a Digital Business Strategic Plan: A CIO’s Imperative (panel discussion)

Panelists:
Mike Solverud, V.P. Information Technology, Superior Bulk Logistics, Inc.
and other IT CIOs/IT Executives will share their experiences

For many enterprises, the digital enterprise is almost exclusively about customer engagement which is the area of the CMO. However, the CIO is crucial in connecting business processes, enterprise information and the digital channels that achieve the always-on needs of customers and employees. The strength of the CIO-CMO relationship is vital to a company's success, but can be challenging to navigate and manage.

In this session, attendees will learn from IT executives as to strategies that are using to work closely with the CMO, manage expectations of their teams, and drive business success. For many enterprises, the digital enterprise is almost exclusively about customer engagement which is the area of the CMO. However, the CIO is crucial in connecting business processes, enterprise information and the digital channels that achieve the always-on needs of customers and employees. The strength of the CIO-CMO relationship is vital to a company's success, but can be challenging to navigate and manage.












2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Innovation & The Data Driven Enterprise: How CIOs are Leveraging Data Analytics to Drive Business Opportunities

 

Value is rapidly moving away from physical assets into digital assets. This translates into tremendous opportunities for the enterprise as data is quickly becoming the most important asset in the enterprise.

In this session attendees will learn how leading CIOs, through effective management of data, are capitalizing on the following:

  • Driving more product and service innovation and market differentiation
  • Creating new business models
  • Show the value of IT to the business through these new found opportunities











 

4:00pm-5:00pm

IT Investment ROI: Finding the Balance between Cost Cutting & Proactive Investments (panel discussion)

Panelists:
Douglas Davis, Information Systems, Monical Pizza Corp.
and other professionals from IT departments

Enterprise IT CIOs/IT Executives will share their experiences
Many IT Executives are stuck in cost-cutting cycles tied only to expense-line trimming rather than business investments and outcomes. This approach limits the business growth since organizations do not fully exploit the use of IT. In this session, attendees will learn strategies for finding the right balance to move the organization forward.


Conference Price: $289.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)˛, Inc.

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.