Building the Next-Generation Enterprise

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
7:45 am - 4:30 pmRegistration Open
7:45 am - 8:30 amBreakfast and Conversation
8:30 am - 8:45 amIT Roadmap: Overview and Opening Remarks
Derek Hulitzky, VP, Content Development and Strategy, IDG Enterprise Events
8:45 am - 9:15 amTransforming IT to Support an Intelligent Transportation System
Nicole Fontayne-Bardowell, CIO, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
9:15 am - 9:45 amIt’s Always Cloudy on the Internet: Why It Matters to Your Cloud Strategy
Mikel Steadman, Director of Sales and Solutions Engineering, Dyn
9:45 am - 10:15 amThe Next Generation Enterprise: Digital Transformation at Scale
Mike Rosen, Research VP, IDC
10:15 am - 10:30 amMorning Networking Break
10:30 am - 12:10 pmMorning Breakout Sessions
10:30 am - 11:00 amDevOps: From Buzz to Building Block
Irwin Lazar, Vice President and Service Director, Nemertes Research
The Network is the Enterprise: Building Your Next Generation Enterprise Network
John Burke, CIO and Principal Research Analyst, Nemertes Research
Data, Analytics, and the Internet of Things
Natalie Petouhoff, VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research
Leveraging Cloud Hosting Strategies to Change IT's Competitive Position
Stephen Elliot, VP, Research, IDC
11:05 am - 11:35 amHow to Outsmart Rootkits, Ransomware, and Zero-Day Attacks
Dean Shroll, Director Sales Engineer, Central North America, Sophos
Five Forces of Change for IT Infrastructure Teams: A Look at What’s Coming
Tammy Bednar, Director, Product Management, Oracle Database Appliance
Business Process Integration and Your Bottom Line
Tyler Dool, District Manager, Vonage Business
11:40 am - 12:10 pmSecuring Infrastructure and Applications for the Largest Utility in Texas
Lamont Hill, Director, Infrastructure and Application Management, Oncor
Getting Started with Software Defined Networking (SDN)
Arthur Brant, Director of Enterprise Infrastructure, Abilene Christian University
Leveraging Data to Make Smart Technology Choices
Anthony Mustoe, CIO, Compass Professional Health Services
Building a Scalable Technology Platform to Transform Franchise Growth
Satish Dave, SVP & CIO, Vision Source
12:15 pm - 12:45 pmCloudsourced Network Analytics Meets Enterprise IT
GT Hill, Director of Technical Marketing, Nyansa
12:45 pm - 2:00 pmLunch & Expo (Lunch served until 2:00pm; Expo open until 4:00pm)
1:15 pm - 1:45 pmExpo Hall Theater
Kevan Higgins, Director of Sales, CDS Global Cloud
Daren Dulac, Corporate Development & Business Development, Extreme Networks
Blake Franke, Regional Sales Director , Gigamon
Dean Shroll, Director Sales Engineer, Central North America, Sophos
Tyler Dool, District Manager, Vonage Business
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmDriving Digital Transformation With Low-Code App Platforms
Jorge Sanchez, Director of Product, Appian
Monitoring Business Critical Apps in Cloud and SaaS Environments
Zack Belcher, Product Manager, Enterprise, NETSCOUT Systems
Evolve Your WAN with Broadband: Adopting a New “Broadband” WAN Architecture
Trevis Edgeworth, Manager Systems Engineer, Silver Peak Systems
Industry Perspective Presentation
2:40 pm - 3:10 pmAttracting the Best and Brightest: A Panel Discussion of Computerworld's "Best Places to Work” Winners
Steve Black, Software Development Manager, Inspirus
Melody Lenox, VP, Human Resources, Axxess
Melodi Tripp, Director, Human Resources, BNSF Railway
Derek Hulitzky, VP, Content Development and Strategy, IDG Enterprise Events
3:20 pm - 4:00 pmReception and Passport Prize Drawings in Expo
4:00 pmEvent Concludes