Category Archives: CIOII Archive

CIO Innovation Forum Event Archive – January 2019

Akridge Invested | Washington, DC

Highwoods Properties | Raleigh, NC

CIO Innovation Forum January 2019CIO Innovation Forum January 2019

Round-Table Discussion Topics

  • The End of Bureaucracy – Reinventing management in a digital age. A discussion around this Harvard Business Review article (provided for you to read before the event).
  • Explored the topic of Essentialism, Pareto’s Principle, 80/20, Strategic Simplification, and Multiplication by Subtraction as you manage your business and teams
  • What are your Top Projects, Initiative, Endeavors that will transform your business in 2019….and your role in it?


  • Next Gen Security & Defense Transformation: How Can You Take Advantage of embedded AI and Machine Learning throughout your Cloud, Hybrid Cloud and Multi-cloud Environment? by Chris Davis, Account Manager, RedZone Technologies.
  • Revolutionizing Your Data Analytics: How to Make Sense of Your Most Valuable Business Asset – Your Data, by Reggie Wilkerson. (Washington, DC event only)
  • Scalable Applications with Microservices, by Jared Patrick, Cornerstone Technical Solutions, LLC. (Raleigh, NC event only)

CIO Innovation Forum Event Archive – November 2018

Virtual “Jam” Session | Zoom Conference Call

Question Posed Pre-Conference Call

  • What game changing idea are you doing in 2019?

Themes Explored

  • CIOs partnering with departments outside IT to align more effectively with the organization’s business strategies and goals, i.e.
  • Using API integration and data feeds to build dashboards and SaaS Models that solve problems for customers
  • Using Dashboards in Tableau + Power BI to enable business user decision making.

Resources Discussed

CIO Innovation Forum Event Archive – September 2018

American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians (ACOG) | Washington, DC

CAPTRUST | Raleigh, NC

CIO Inovation Forum May 2018CIO Inovation Forum May 2018

Round-Table Discussion Topics

  • If you launched a startup to disrupt your own business, how would you do it? What would it look like?
  • Could you defend your budget to your CEO and CFO in 15- minutes? How would you do it?
  • How do you stay fresh as a high-performance CIO?
  • How can you look at your security strategy so that it becomes more agile?


  • Understanding the Virtual Information Security Officer (VISO) Role, presented by James Crifasi, CTO of RedZone Technologies

CIO Innovation Tools & References

CIO Innovation Forum Event Archive – July 2018

Introducing CIOIF to North Carolina’s Triangle | Raleigh, NC

CIO Innovation Forum July 2018

Round-Table Discussion Topics

  • The role of the CIO in the innovation process within a company.
  • How do you manage privacy & governance within a culture of innovation?

CIO Innovation Tools & References

  • Shola Oyewole’s Podcast: A CIO’s Journey to solving global grand health challenges, lessons in Innovation, mentorship & continuous learning.

Member Share

  • Establishing a vision for Business Intelligence and Business Analytics as a Platform for decision-making.
  • White Paper from NC State based on the study they did for Siemens.