CT Technology Council: IT Summit 2011 – Nov. 29

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Attend IT Summit 2011 November 29, 2011A Program at Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Uncasville

8:30 to 9:00 AM Registration, Breakfast, and Welcome (Chris Friday, CIO Mohegan Sun)
9:00 to 9:45 AM Keynoter, Gene Alvarez, Vice President, Gartner Research, Gartner -
CRM: The Place for IT/Business Partnerships
9:45 to 10:00 AM Networking Break
10:00 to 11:30 AM Three Morning Topics
11:30 to 11:45 AM Networking Break
11:45 to 12:30 PM Lunch & Keynote Presentation – Chuck Pagano, Executive Vice President Technology, ESPN
12:30 to 2:00 PM Three Afternoon Topics
2:00 PM Special Tour of Mohegan Sun’s 36th Floor High End Gaming Room

Morning Topics – (10:00 to 11:30)

First Topic: Big Data-Big Deal – (A Presentation)
The world of Analytics is changing very quickly and very significantly. Hear Teradata’s Todd Walter provide his view on “Big Data”, the opportunities and the hype. Discussed will be big changes allowed by new and changing underlying technologies such as Hadoop/MapReduce, Compression, Columnar, In Database Analytics, Solid State Disk and In Memory. What do these bring to the table? What new analytic capabilities are enabled? How do they work together – or not? What new business problems can be solved in the “Big Data” space?
Presenter: Todd Walter, Chief Technologist, Americas, Teradata Corporation

Second Topic: Social Media-Two Company’s Strategies – (A Panel Discussion)
EMC leads the way in adapting social media to create a vibrant internal employee community which blogs, teaches and learns, and collaborates. Learn about the transformation from a traditional, almost conservative technology company to an engaged workforce that has transformed internal communications. Dell’s innovative use of social media was launched in late 2010 and is called the Social Media Listening Command Center. The external-facing platform listens to thousands of conversations about their brand, products and services on a global scale.
Presenters: Len Devanna, Director of Social Strategy, EMC Corporation and Rishi Dave, Executive Director, Online Marketing, Dell Computer

Third Topic: IT Leadership In Interesting Times – (A Presentation)
Mobile – Cloud – Big Data – Security. The IT world is changing fast, indeed. And IT leaders are increasingly finding themselves in the position of having to lead an organizational change effort to meet the new demands of IT.
Presenter: Chuck Hollis, VP Global Marketing, CTO, EMC Corporation

Afternoon Topics – (12:30 to 2:00)

First Topic: CIO Leadership Track – This topic is specifically geared to attending CIO’s - 
(A Panel Discussion)

Some CIOs are comfortable in the Board Room. They think strategically and enjoy the confidence of their CEO. They understand that their role is not all about technology and communicate confidently as a business leader, an insider that is part of the leadership team. Meet three CIOs who are strategic and trusted big thinkers.
Presenters: Three progressive CIOs. Moderated by Bart Stanco, Vice President and Executive Partner at Gartner and including Bill Pelzar, CIO, Health Dialog Service Corporation and Joe Held, Global Chief Information Officer at Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., Daniel Barchi, CIO, Yale New Haven Health System.

Second Topic: The Private Cloud – Three examples – (A Panel Discussion)
Three examples of private cloud applications, one of which will be by Open Solutions Inc. and a discussion of its private cloud for application development. Two other examples will also be covered.
Moderator: Michael Piltoff, Senior Vice President, Solution Marketing, Champion Solutions Group.
Presenters: Tom Lang, Senior Director, Delivery Management, Open Solutions Inc, Jeff O’Dell, Chief Technology Officer, Property & Casualty, The Hartford.

Third Topic: Bring your Technology to Work or the Consumerization of IT – (A Panel Discussion)
What does the CIO say when his CEO brings his new iPad to work? Employees are requesting freedom of choice and sometimes their devices are more advanced than their work machines. So what policies and rules do you put in place to accommodate them. Hear from two companies and intrepid CIOs who have responded to this challenge.
Presenters: Christopher Bernard, Managing Director, Business Relationship Management, Cushman & Wakefield and James Gordon, Vice President of Information Technology, Needham Bank.

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