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Enabling the Enterprise of Tomorrow

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2019 Sessions

Agile Practices to Enable the Future of Work

Opening Remarks: Agile Practices to Enable the Future of Work

Speaker: Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of Compass Intelligence and Chair of #ETx2019

Description: What does an agile enterprise look like? What core technologies are enabling the future of work? This keynote will set the stage for the conference and present a host of key enterprise technology trends around workplace automation, process and operations advancement, applications/software tools, changing customer experiences, and flexible practices. Primary discussion points will include artificial intelligence, devops, workspace tech, connected operations, cloud's role in IoT, mobile solutions in both workforce and go to market, and automation best-in-class solutions across industry.

Keynote Presentation: Driving the Real-Time Transformation of Your Organization

Speaker: Blaine Mathieu, Chief Marketing & Product Officer, VANTIQ

Description: Uber. Amazon. Netflix. SpaceX. Markets and companies are being disrupted almost overnight. The pressures to become a ‘real-time business’ are building, driven by rapid advances in IoT, machine learning, augmented reality, robotics, and edge computing. In this session, Blaine Mathieu, Chief Product Officer of application platform company VANTIQ, will describe how it is now possible to quickly create real-time applications that have the potential to transform business operations and help companies avoid the next wave of disruption - and even become disrupters themselves!

Advisory Board Panel Session: Thought Leadership in Enterprise Automation, Advancements, and Experiences

Moderator: Stephanie Atkinson, CEO of Compass Intelligence and Chair of ETx

Panelists: Eric Klein of VDC Research | Isaac Sacolick of StarCIO | Tim Scannell of CIO Executive Council/IDC

Description: Panelists in this session will discuss the hottest trends in enterprise future-of-work technologies, solutions, and agile practices. Participants include experts, thought leaders, and influencers from our esteemed advisory board. As enterprises ramp up activities in automating operations and processes, enabling remote workforces with mobile tools, utilizing big data resources, and replacing legacy work methods with automated solutions, technology and culture remain the foundational pillars of this transformation. Join us as we explore new tools, best practices, notable use cases, and innovative ways of applying technology to workspaces and workplaces for the next generation of enterprise success.

CXO Expert Panel Session: Insights from Builders of the Future Agile Enterprise and Workforce

Moderator: Tim Scannell, Director of Strategic Content, CIO Executive Council/IDC

Panelists: Ken Piddington, CIO, SGR Energy | Rohinee Mohindroo, Co-founder and Chief Transformation Officer, Dyjit | Satya Jayadev VP & CIO, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. | Doug Saunders, CIO & VP, Advanced Disposal Services

Description: This session brings some of our top attendees and industry leaders to the stage to deliver a decision-maker and executive perspective on the technologies and tactics that will impact the enterprise and current and future workforces. Tim will lead a lively discussion focusing on some of the most challenging topics and issues facing CIOs in the areas of new work tools and technology solutions. The conversation will include real stories from the transformational frontlines, offering perspectives from those leading the charge at some of the largest organizations in the U.S. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from colleagues and take part in an interactive conversation as we explore the coming next wave of workforce enablement and cultural shifts.

Fireside Chat: The Future of Computing and Networking, A Road for the Smarter Enterprise

Moderator: Eric Klein of VDC Research

Participants: Jim Cooper, Chief Technologist, HP

Description: Super computing, advanced networking, edge analytics, and the changing dynamics of the serverless enterprise are all emerging areas for the information technology environment. These changing network environments and advancements in processing offer a range of new opportunities for transforming business. However, there are challenges in applying modernization to legacy architectures in an effort to modernize systems (both operational information) technology) as we connect assets, devices, and systems on the network. This session will delve into the changing dynamics of the modern enterprise architecture, security implications, improvements in data processing tools, and other advancements. Topics may include distributed computing, edge computing, advanced computing, edge analytics, data analytics, cybersecurity, AI/ML in networking, standards and protocols, modern architectures, etc.

General Session: ET Exchange Summit Technology Transformation Show

Moderator: Ken Piddington, CIO, SGR Energy

Special Guests: David Zodikoff, CIO, United States Olympic Committee | Jeff Matthews, Senior IT Manager, Georgia-Pacific | Chris Kohl, Partner, Fortium Partners

Description: This special "Letterman Style" session will be entertaining, enlightening, and bring humor to our event! Ken Piddington will present the "TOP TEN" for the ET Exchange Summit, and interview a number of top executives and thought leaders to bring all the pieces together for our theme, timely topics, and state-of-the-art recommendations for our attendees. Grab your refreshments/snacks, as this will be a highlight of the summit!

Keynote Presentation: Transformation 2022: Reaching Enterprise Agility

Speaker: Isaac Sacolick, Consultant, CIO, Author, StarCIO

Description: Leaders driving transformation programs today are investing in customer experience, automation, agile practices, devops, and analytics to ensure competitiveness as industries transform. These are the table stakes for IT leaders, and they must drive smarter, faster, and innovative transformation programs to drive growth and profitability. Success will require IT leaders to empower their organizations with self service technologies, succeed with change management programs, and enable differentiating capabilities with a combination of artificial intelligence and IoT. Hear from Isaac Sacolick, author of Driving Digital, contributing editor at CIO and InfoWorld, and President of StarCIO on how IT leaders must steer their transformation programs to succeed digital's second wave.

Fireside Chat: Data Governance & Management, a Crucial Automation Key to Agility

Interviewer: Stephanie Atkinson, CEO, Compass Intelligence

Participants: Naidu Gandham, Technology Services, Pacific Life Insurance

Description: As we build out mass IoT and sensor systems, data becomes one of the most critical keys to building an agile business or organization. The data we collect will become increasingly intelligent and act in ways without human intervention, as artificial intelligence and machine learning advance decision-making and governance. Join us for this fireside chat to dive into how we truly leverage data for business operations, changing customer experiences, and embracing data to make decisions, act, plan, and predict. Naidu Gandham will share his personal experience, use cases, examples, and thought leadership for data governance, data security, data management, data algorithms, defining data, and much more.