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CIO Strategy in a Cloud, Social, and Mobile World

Michael Krigsman

Friday, May 31, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Update 5/20/13: We received numerous requests to postpone this workshop until late September and have therefore decided to move the date. Please check back for more details. Thank you!


Cloud, social, and mobile computing are changing the rules of established IT / business relationships. This workshop offers CIOs and other senior IT leaders practical and battle-tested advice on managing through the transition.

Who should attend

This interactive workshop is appropriate for CIOs of all industries, business leaders, and their direct reports.

Key Take-aways

  • IT and the CIO are changing. This workshop will help you become a rockstar CIO – responsive, connected, and strategic.
  • Cloud / social / mobile have impact far beyond technology alone. Becoming a strategic partner with the business requires new ideas and approaches, which this workshop covers.
  • The instructors and panelists are top-notch experts and CIOs. They understand the demands of IT and will help you blaze a strategic path within your organization.

Event Agenda

Part 1: The New #RockStar CIO
How to remain strategically relevant and thrive in the midst of changing economics, evolving markets, and the consumerization of enterprise technology.

Part 2: The Challenge
Dealing with the conflicting goals of leading innovation while reducing costs. The current IT environment can result in issues of crowding out, technical debt, and relationship debt. How to create a new set of IT relationships, expectations, and deliverables.

Part 3: Modern Infrastructure
How to provide a foundation for balancing user demands around device-agnostic systems, network user experience, and security.

Part 4: IT Magic – Beyond Feeds and Speeds
Engaging the stakeholders to align innovation with business goals. Transforming the organzation outside IT boundaries.

Part 5: Social influence and the modern CIO
Panel discussion on social strategies and influence including an open question and answer session. Extending your influence within, and beyond, your organization.


Michael Krigsman – International authority on IT success and business transformation, author of the popular ZDNet blog Beyond IT Failures, Wall Street Journal contributor, analyst, and strategy consultant

Phil Komarny – CIO of Seton Hill University and member of the President’s cabinet, providing visionary leadership on all matters related to administrative and academic uses of technology.

Dr. Sam Conn – CIO of Southern Polytechnic State University (event host), has over 22 years of professional and industry experience in the field of technology and information systems, beginning in 1982 at the National Institute of Technology in Detroit, Michigan.

Vala Afshar – Author, Huffington Post contributor, co-host of CxO Talk, and expert on CIO influence (panel discussion), CMO and CCO for Enterasys Networks; responsible for global marketing, including brand awareness, demand generation, social media, PR, analyst relations, channel marketing.

Tim Chester – CIO of University of Georgia (panel discussion) is responsible for aligning campus technology services and initiatives with the teaching, research, and administrative functions of the university.


Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Southern Polytechnic State University and Enterasys Networks, the full day cost is only $135 per attendee. The cost includes lunch, training materials, and use of the Asuret Daily Pulse project alignment software.

Have questions about CIO Strategy in a Cloud, Social, and Mobile World? Contact Michael Krigsman

When & Where

Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060

Friday, May 31, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Michael Krigsman

Michael Krigsman is known internationally as an authority on CIO success and business transformation. He has been quoted or referenced in the media nearly 800 times, mentioned in 20 books, and is highly respected as an analyst and consultant.

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