Welcome!

Java IoT Authors: Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Kevin Jackson

Blog Feed Post

Efficient IT Modernization Strategies Summit 21 Nov 2013

By

Federal Computer Weekly, Government Computing News and SoftwareAG have crafted an event I believe every enterprise technologist in government should be tracking. It is the 21 November 2013 Efficient IT Modernization Strategies Summit, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington.

If you work in IT security, design, or strategy, or if you are responsible for ensuring technology aligns with business/mission objectives, you will want to be at this event.

I’ll be at the event all day and look forward to interacting with the folks gathered there. I also get the special honor of being on stage with my friend and hero John Crupi, one of the nation’s greatest technologists and experienced CTOs. John is also co-author (with Deepak Alur and Dan Malks) of the book Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies, a book that remains one of the best references to enterprise application development.

Regarding this “must-attend” conference, sign up here: www.fcw.com/efficientagencyit

Here is more from their website:

Public sector leaders are seeking to drive efficiency across their organizations—and those responsible for technology implementation and management are focused on maximizing available resources, from funding, to human capital, to IT infrastructures. Successful technologies are mission-driven, trusted, and integrated with agency policies, and they can evolve to incorporate innovation and best practices.

With a focus on supporting effective government service delivery, the Efficient Agency IT Modernization Strategies Summit will address programs that are being implemented today and can be applied to future public sector operations.

Expert speakers in this professional educational agenda will cover top-of-mind issues, including IT optimization, aligning technology with mission support, integrated approaches to current government programs, and recommendations for managing and analyzing big data.

7:30 – 8:30 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 – 8:45 AM
Welcome, Introductions, and Program Overview
Tod Weber
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Software AG Government Solutions
Bill Lochten [Executive Host]
National Vice President, Software AG Government Solutions
8:45 – 9:35 AM
Session 1: Opening Plenary Session
Leveraging Optimization for Faster IT Evolution
Kevin Carroll
President, The Kevin Carroll Group and former Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), U.S. Army
David Taylor
Vice President, State & Local Government Solutions, Software AG Government Solutions and former Chief Information Officer, State of Florida
Christopher Dorobek [Moderator]
Founder and Editor of the DorobekINSIDER
9:35 – 10:15 AM
Session 2: Featured Federal Perspective
Transforming Global Operations and Mission Support–The USTRANSCOM Strategy
10:15 – 10:30 AM
Networking and Visit Exhibits
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Session 3A
Ensuring Justice for All with Integrated Approaches
Executive Director, IJIS Institute
Session 3B
Business Process Management and ACA Healthcare Reform
Nicholas Appolonia
Chief Executive Officer, HIT Consulting
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 4A
Using Technology to Detect
and Prevent Fraud—Leverage Global Expertise
Session 4B
Managing Information as an
Asset [and Complying with the Open Data Policy]
Darryn Graham [Moderator]
Solutions Engineer, Software AG
Reynold Schweickhardt
Director of Technology Policy, U.S. House of Representatives
12:00 – 12:45 PM
Networking Luncheon and Visit Demonstration Pavilion
12:45 – 1:35 PM
Session 5: Keynote
IT Modernization Today—Realities, Challenges, and Opportunities
1:35 – 2:20 PM
Session 6A
Leveraging Affordable Care Act Data to Improve Government Efficiency
Assistant Director of Program and Technology Services, IJIS Institute
Session 6B
Understanding In-Memory Computing for Mainstream Users
Michael Ho
Vice President, Software AG Government Solutions
2:20 – 3:15 PM
Session 7: Plenary Session
Morphing Big Data into Valuable Government Information
John Crupi
Vice President, Research & Development, Software AG
Bob Gourley [Moderator]
Publisher, CTOvision.com and CTO, Crucial Point
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Closing Remarks
David Taylor [Executive Host]
Vice President, State & Local Government Solutions, Software AG Government Solutions and former Chief Information Officer, State of Florida

Read the original blog entry...

More Stories By Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley writes on enterprise IT. He is a founder and partner at Cognitio Corp and publsher of CTOvision.com

@ThingsExpo Stories
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform for CIOs to discuss their innovative enterprise solutions and allows IT vendors to learn about new solutions that can help grow their business.
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Ara...
Amazon started as an online bookseller 20 years ago. Since then, it has evolved into a technology juggernaut that has disrupted multiple markets and industries and touches many aspects of our lives. It is a relentless technology and business model innovator driving disruption throughout numerous ecosystems. Amazon’s AWS revenues alone are approaching $16B a year making it one of the largest IT companies in the world. With dominant offerings in Cloud, IoT, eCommerce, Big Data, AI, Digital Assista...
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
"MobiDev is a Ukraine-based software development company. We do mobile development, and we're specialists in that. But we do full stack software development for entrepreneurs, for emerging companies, and for enterprise ventures," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that TMC has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo and Big Data at Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. Learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals.
SYS-CON Events announced today that TechTarget has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TechTarget storage websites are the best online information resource for news, tips and expert advice for the storage, backup and disaster recovery markets.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks. We’re in the midst of a wave of excitement around AI such as hasn’t been seen for a few decades. But those previous periods of inflated expectations led to troughs of disappointment. Will this time be different? Most likely. Applications of AI such as predictive analytics are already decreasing costs and improving reliability of industrial machinery. Furthermore, the funding and research going into AI now comes from a wide range of com...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ayehu will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on October 31 - November 2, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara California. Ayehu provides IT Process Automation & Orchestration solutions for IT and Security professionals to identify and resolve critical incidents and enable rapid containment, eradication, and recovery from cyber security breaches. Ayehu provides customers greater control over IT infras...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a client-oriented software development company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex software systems for startups and enterprises. Since 2009 it has grown from a small group of passionate engineers and business...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Conference Guru has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that GrapeUp, the leading provider of rapid product development at the speed of business, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company, specialized in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market acr...
In this presentation, Striim CTO and founder Steve Wilkes will discuss practical strategies for counteracting fraud and cyberattacks by leveraging real-time streaming analytics. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Steve Wilkes, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Striim, will provide a detailed look into leveraging streaming data management to correlate events in real time, and identify potential breaches across IoT and non-IoT systems throughout the enterprise. Strategies for processing massive ...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloud Academy named "Bronze Sponsor" of 21st International Cloud Expo which will take place October 31 - November 2, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloud Academy is the industry’s most innovative, vendor-neutral cloud technology training platform. Cloud Academy provides continuous learning solutions for individuals and enterprise teams for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and the most popular cloud com...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business - from apparel to energy - is being rewritten by software. From planning to development to management to security, CA creates software that fuels transformation for companies in the applic...
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
We build IoT infrastructure products - when you have to integrate different devices, different systems and cloud you have to build an application to do that but we eliminate the need to build an application. Our products can integrate any device, any system, any cloud regardless of protocol," explained Peter Jung, Chief Product Officer at Pulzze Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA