The Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas NV
April 23-25th 2017

This event is co-located with

Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas
April 23-25th

Key Themes

CIO Leadership & Innovation
  • New talent Sourcing Methods
  • Balancing Innovation & Compliance
  • Strategies on IT Governance - Budgeting & Prioritization
  • Vendor Relations & Contract Negotiations
  • Optimizing IT Operations and Resources
  • Training the modern IT workforce
Cloud Strategy
  • Balancing public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Why cloud architecture matters
  • Open Source Cloud platform
  • Cloud Simplification
  • Log Correlation and Auditing in Cloud
  • Cloud use/governance, Rules of Behavior, Managing Costs
Data Solutions: Storage & Analytics
  • Utilizing available business data from across the enterprise/ mid-market
  • How to maintain 10 years’ worth of data – Storage how to manage it.
  • Big Data the 2nd Generation- improving analytics and security
  • Data Governance- How it works, why you need it, what is it, and who is responsible for it.
  • Strategic Data Centric Approaches to Business Intelligence
  • Best way to get value out of your data
Security Risk Compliance
  • Disaster Recovery (DR) / business continuity planning (BCP) / incident management strategies
  • Identity & Access Management (IAM) strategies and best practices
  • Human side of managing security
  • Security vs. Ease of Access
  • Integration of Security into strategic planning process and Operations.
  • Cloud Security/FedRAMP
Internet of Things & ‘Mobile First’
  • How IoT impacts IT operations
  • Designing and Implementing IoT Deployments
  • Mobile integration with back-end
  • Strategies on Managing Mobile Device Sprawl
  • How to create/configure/manage Mobile Workspaces as part of a cloud or virtualization (vdi) initiative
  • What blockchain means for the Internet of Things
Modernizing Infrastructure
  • Integration / APIs between systems
  • Achieving an Agile Infrastructure
  • Enabling the digital business through a software-defined infrastructure
  • The impact of algorithmic IT operations (AIOps) on monitoring approaches
  • Hardware Asset Management: Best practices
  • Negotiation of contracts for hardware, software and services.
  • BYOD-wireless protection, common user experience, adequate bandwidth

Past Presentations

Keynote Presentation

Journey of IBM Cloud

Keynote Presentation

The Moneyball CIO: Decision-Making for the Modern IT Department

Breakout Presentation

Cybersecurity Incident Management like a Fire Chief

Breakout Presentation

Journey towards Successful Agile Scrum

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Speakers at MIDTECH Include:

Dr. Ben Amaba, PE, CPIM®, LEED®AP BD+C
Worldwide Executive

IBM

Matthew Mandich
Director, Innovation & Strategy

Info-Tech Research Group

Jeffrey Potter
SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Davenport & Company LLC

Nader Nemati
Chief Information Officer

QTC Management - A Leidos Company

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2017 Steering Committee

Angelo Mazzocco
Chief Information Officer

Central Ohio Primary Care

Jeff Potter
SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Davenport & Company LLC

Jim Wisnionski
EVP, Customer Intelligence and CIO

SourceLink

Martina Schubert
Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Continental Western Group

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Event Schedule

Day 1 Sunday April 23

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Reception/Registration

Day 2 Monday April 24

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 1:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gourmet Lunch

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Targeted Research Meetings

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Networking Drinks Reception

7:30pm
Gala Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday April 25

7:30am - 9:00am
Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 8:50am
Keynote Presentation

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Track Sessions for Case Studies

9:00am - 12:10pm
Breakout Sessions and Panel Discussions

9:00am - 12:10pm
Targeted Research Meetings

12:10pm
Gourmet Lunch

Attending Companies

Renagade Strategies
RPI
American Metal Technologies
Safe Horizon
Gleaner Life Insurance Society
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands
Red Wing Shoes
Sigma Designs
Edvance Research
Metro Fire
Major League Soccer
Leake and Watts Services, Inc.

Sponsors

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