Innovation Insider

 

The Innovation Insider series reviews how IT leaders can prepare their businesses for disruptive exponential technologies.

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Most Recent Events:

June 14th – 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT

Topics: 

Session 1 – Business Innovation, Transformation & Digital Disruption

Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing,  Innovation Lab Case Study
and Business IT Leader Facilitated Interactive Discussion

1) Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing: presented by world class expert speaker Jason Ray

    • High-level background – who are the major players, how large is the market and how fast is it moving?
    • Learn about areas of business disruption with this exponential technology
    • What are the practical differences between printing steel and plastic?
    • What is real today for 3D printing in your business versus the future?
    • Learn about the emerging ecosystem developing to support the 3D printing industry
    • How to make an Innovation Business case for additive manufacturing
    • Calculating the cost of additive manufacturing
    • What are the supply chain impacts? Distributed manufacturing grids, reduced product counts and customized products
    • Transitioning from a physical inventory to a digital inventory – what does that mean for current business practices?

2) Innovation Lab Case Study: How a 650 user legacy company is learning how to build a Software Robot to solve real business problems

  • Overview of the business problem
  • When to evaluate AI, Machine Learning & NLP? What are the types?
  • Who can you turn to for expertise?
  • The importance of describing the problem you’re trying to solve
  • How to setup an Innovation Lab? 

3) Business IT Leader Facilitated & Interactive Discussion On:Transformation, Innovation and Avoiding Digital Disruption

Session 2 – RANSOMWARE PREVENTION, PREPARATION & PROACTIVITY

The RedZone Team Will Cover How to Assess Processes, Procedure, Resiliency, Tactical Security Systems, Incident Response, and Rapid Recovery Capabilities of Related Business Systems Subjected to a Ransomware Attack:

  • Incident Recovery Support and Preparation
  • Ransomware Prevention, Alerting and Pro-Active Monitoring Analysis
  • Business reporting to ensure smooth flow of operations and expectations

Presenters Will Be:

  • Ransomware Preparation, Prevention, and Proactivity Process – Managed Security Service Provider [MSSP] – RedZone Technologies
  • Prevent Ransomware & Insider Threats – Varonis
  • Threat Detection, Alerting & Monitoring – Alert Logic

January 25th – 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT

Topic: The Role of the CIO: Innovation Within the Business

We’ll Discuss Culture, Design Thinking, Innovation, Transformation, Governance, Privacy, Frontiers of Human and Team Potential:

  • Assess your company’s capacity for, and culture of, innovation
  • Explore your own personal capabilities in leading innovation
  • How to manage privacy & governance within a culture of innovation
  • Understanding the impact of finance with innovation
  • How Design Thinking can help build capabilities around innovation
  • How to find the right innovation & exponential technology expertise
  • What innovation technologies should CIOs be tracking now e.g. Virtual Reality, Big Data, IoT, Quantum Computing, AI etc.

2016 Group Discussions Topics Summary

January

5 CIOs Discuss | IT Outsourcing, Office 365 Migration, Security without Compliance, DLP & SEIM, Organizational Innovation

5 CIOs Discuss | IDaS, SaaS Providers, Legacy System Security, CISO Reporting Tools, Cloud Migration

February

6 CIOs Discuss | Ransomware Attacks, Vendor Selection, SharePoint Adoption, SSO, Team Building

5 CIOs Discuss | IT Profit Generation, Financial Calculations, Capacity Planning, Organizational Design, Data Analytics & Geospatial Maps

March

6 CIOs Discuss | Marketing Tools, Sourcing, Help Desk Ticketing Processes, Outsourcing Software, Security Assesments

June

What Are Exponential Technologies? Learn How CIOs can be Innovative Business IT Leaders

2015 Group DiscussionsTopics Summary

5 CIOs Discuss |New Approaches to Building High Performance Teams

6 CIOs Discuss| AWS Success, BI Tool Success, DR/BCP Ideas, New Technology Adoption and Older Employees

4 CIOs Discuss | Board Reporting, Company Culture, Prevention and Recovery, Cloud Services

5 CIOs Discuss| Managed Security Services, Cloud Services, BI Tools

5 CIOs Discuss| Security, HIPAA, Emerging Threats, Privacy

5 CIOs Discuss| Recruiting, BI, Big Data, Electronic Signatures, Microsoft Azure

Previous Discussion Group Guests Including:

  • Andy Foland, Vice President, DECO Recovery Management
  • Ashish Bhatia, Director, Information Technology, Host Hotels and Resorts
  • Bryan Caporlette, CTO, G&G Outfitters
  • Caterina Luppi, CIO, American Psychiatric Association
  • Christopher Lumley, VP Information Systems, MECU of Baltimore
  • Darren Death, CISO, ASRC Federal
  • David Ronis, IT Affiliate Manager, DSM
  • Donald Wiegner, Chief Information Officer, Mariner Finance
  • George Cacchiani, Vice President, Information Technology, Quorum FCU
  • Jim DePietro, CIO, Bowman Consulting
  • Jim Goehrig, CIO, Wiley Rein LLP
  • Joe Topinka, CIO, SnapAV
  • Josh Rosales PhD, IT Director, Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Les McCollum, Managing Vice President, CISO, ICMA-RC
  • Madeline Delahan, CIO, Armed Forces Benefit Association
  • Manny Cordero, CISO, SGT
  • Matthew Richard, CIO, Laborer’s International Union of North America
  • Mike Raeder, Senior Director, Digital Signal Corp
  • Neal Guernsey, CIO, STG
  • Nick Dryfuse, CIO, Microstrategy
  • Rafael Maldonado, CIO, NADA
  • Richard Gonsman, CIO, Chimes Inc
  • Rick Moore, CIO, National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • Sam McMakin, CIO, Managing Director American Chemistry Council
  • Sandy Scheuerman, CIO, First Potomac Realty Trust
  • Shola Oyewole, CIO, United Therapeutics
  • Simon Cooper, CIO, Service Power
  • Stacy Duncan, Vice President of IT, DavCo Restaurants Inc.
  • Stephen Simons, CIO, Direct Energy Solar
  • Tony Habash, CIO, American Psychological Association
  • Tony Meoni, VP Information Technology, AHIP

Past CIO Executive Series Events Include: