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

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Upcoming Event:

CIO Offense + Defense Innovation

June 20th, 2018 11am – 2:30pm

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Session 1 – Offense Innovation: CIO Peer to Peer Roundtable Discussion on Innovation & Transformation

11:30am-1:30pm Interactive Discussions Facilitated By Bill Murphy

The goal of the facilitated roundtable discussion is to have high performance CIOs collaborating in a tight-knit group focusing on, but not limited to these topics below:

  • Where in your organization do you have your best people work on the worst problems versus your best people working on the biggest opportunities?
  • How do high performance leaders think? The best CIOs ask the best questions.
  • CIO Relevance: How can you keep growing as a high performance leader? What do you need to learn?
  • Seat at the table: You want to be involved with business innovation but when you are invited to the table how do you sound? What do you say? Are you the voice of exponential thinking and possibility or are you the voice of reason and logic?
  • Understanding the impact of language that you are using as a CIO, so that you can participate, lead, persuade and educate the business in regards to innovation and transformation.
  • Speed is the new Currency: How do you innovate the teams in your organization to ‘go fast?’
  • Finding Mentors: you are the average of the 5 people you talk to most frequently regarding these topics. Who were your most recent conversations with?
  • What is “Innovation at the Edge”

Session 2 – Strategies + Tactics on Deploying Power BI in the Enterprise

1:30pm – 2:30pm Presentation from Gion Hollingsworth, Microsoft

  • Microsoft Mission Statement + Current BI Landscape
  • Power BI Solution Overview (includes Power BI flavors/offering types with applicable high-level landscape)
  • Demo (Demo of working solution with KPIs and Drill-Down capabilities, etc.)
  • Deployment Governance and Security
  • Q & A