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EITL Peer Forum Debrief: Transform IT Today to Be Prepared for Tomorrow (Nov-13 NA)

Published: 05 December 2013

ID: G00259537

Analyst(s): Christopher Dixon, Sharon Place


Members gathered in Washington, DC, to discuss the forces disrupting traditional IT, strategies to transform I&O organizations, and the effect of I&O transformation on people and technology. I&O leaders should read this to understand how peers are improving their IT organizations.

Table Of Contents


  • Keynote Presentation: Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM
  • Keynote Presentation: Rick Holgate, CIO of ATF
  • Plenary Session
    • Overarching Themes
    • What lessons were learned from the U.S. rollout?
    • What lessons did ATF learn from the Boston Marathon bombing and West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion?
    • What are the talent management issues at IBM?
    • Should the CISO report to the CIO or CRO or someone else?
    • What does "BYOD version 2.0" look like at IBM?
    • What are the public sector's BYOD challenges?
  • Analyst Presentation: Transformation of I&O
  • Analyst Presentation: People Effect on the Transformation of I&O
  • Member Presentations: People Effect on I&O Transformation
    • CenterPoint Energy develops an internship program with area high schools and universities
    • Texas Health Resources expands telecommuting to improve employee satisfaction and recruiting reach
  • Member Presentation: Innovative Way to Change the Perception of IT at TVA

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