Washington, D.C. IT Leaders Dinner 12.13.17
The goal of the dinner will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Washington, D.C. IT community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing IT strategy and delicious food and wine.
SINC invites you to the upcoming IT Leaders Dinner in D.C. on December 13th, 2017 at The Tower Club, located at 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700 Tysons, VA, 22182.
Washington, D.C. IT Leaders Dinner Agenda - December 13, 2017
Arrivals (Refreshments available)
Introduction (10 minutes)
The peer executive will engage the audience for brief introductions and discuss the format and key take aways from the guided interactive conversation and dinner discussion.
Guided Interactive Conversation (35 minutes)
Moderated by Industry Analysts M37 Ventures CEO, Robert Strickland
Business transformation and today’s CXO
C-suite executives today need to embrace new software-defined business models for the evolving workplace and workforce that combine virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions so businesses and people can work better together. We will look at challenges in education, adoption and hiring the right skill sets to support this inevitable change.
Leadership and building a culture of innovation
Big institutions are failing. But smart, inspired leaders can drive the changes needed across an organization to win in today’s digital economy. What strategies are working? What companies are providing the partnership, collaboration and tools needed to support the process?
Developing the next generation IT leaders
The workplace has changed. And the millennial generation has expectations on where, when and how they work best….and it isn’y just about money. What do we as leaders need to do to attract, retain and cultivate our own successors?
Join your peers and visionaries from the IT industry for this executive guided interactive conversation to discuss the ingredients of the IT Organization.
Open Forum Discussion (45 minutes)
The discussion will be based on the list of challenges, problems discussed already and will take the format of group brainstorming and open discussion to come up with possible suggestions and solutions to common challenges at the Executive IT level. We will also touch on a variety of other topics, including, but not limited to:
Hiring and growing people with the right skill sets
New age datacenter technologies and product innovations
Modern application life cycle
Building a sustainable hybrid cloud strategy
Continuing to innovate with flat IT budgets