IT - CxO Events

CIO: Cost Optimization Strategies for Business Transformation (Oct 13th)
Tuesday, October 13th, 2020: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST


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All sectors have been affected by the events that have defined 2020. The disruptions have caused most enterprises to revisit, re-engineer and re-energize their business transformation and technology modernization initiatives to address the realities of the 'new normal.'

The question is: at what cost? While transformation and modernization are now existential imperatives, failure to understand how current trends have altered the economics of the industry leads to sub-optimal decision making.

Join the editors of CIO, analysts from IDC and experts from IBM for an executive roundtable discussion with leading technology executives from all industries for a hour-long exploration of the new:

  • Strategic realities driving transformation initiatives
  • Operational implications for executing transformation
  • Financial, economic and cost management issues that must be mastered
  • Technologies that are emerging to streamline operations and enhance outcomes

The CIO virtual roundtable experience delivers:

  • A live video meeting led by Lane Cooper, CIO Contributing Editor.
  • An intimate, gathering of senior IT leaders, from diverse industries, all grappling with similar issues.
  • A secure, private conversation open only to a carefully vetted group (no recording, no playback).

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Apply to attend today.

Hosted by CIO and IBM


CIO/CSO: How Do You Envision the Office of the Future for Print? (Oct 13th)
Tuesday, October 13th, 2020: 11:00 PM to 12:00 PM PST
Join us Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11am PT/ 2pm ET to discuss the operational implications for print and print-dependent functions in the hybrid workplace.

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Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. The CIO/CSO virtual roundtable experience delivers:

  • A live video meeting led by a skilled host.
  • An intimate, gathering of senior IT leaders, from diverse industries, all grappling with similar issues.
  • A secure, private conversation open only to a carefully vetted group (no recording, no playback).

Topics covered specifically during this virtual roundtable include:

  • Strategic trends that are influencing the way we will work and interact with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders in the months and years to come

  • Operational implications for print and print-dependent functions in what many people are calling the hybrid workplace -- which combines an array of in-home and in-facililty scenarios

  • Financial and risk implications that must be taken into account -- including questions about what we really know about in-home behaviors (is sneak printing taking place in unprotected environments?) and what ramifications we may see from a security and governance perspective

  • Technological opportunities to manage print operations in a secure and cost-effective manner in emerging workplace of the future

Join us and see the difference: a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Apply to attend today.

Hosted by CIO, CSO and HP


BWG: A Cloud First Strategy (Oct 13th)
Tuesday, October 13th, 2020: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid interactive industry discussion. Hear from your peers about concrete lessons learned & real-world challenges faced during these unprecedented times.

Driving Factors In The Oil, Gas & Energy Industries

Discussion Topics

  • Automation - Reducing cost, enhancing efficiently, and optimizing workloads

  • Cloud TCO - Understanding the true value of Cloud

  • Impact of COVID-19 - Shifts in the landscape: Google, Azure and AWS

  • Data Storage - On-premise vs Cloud

  • Accelerating applications - Speed, simplifying infrastructure and effectiveness

  • Roadmap and Guiding principles - Anecdotal Successes and Challenges

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 | 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

There are no sales pitches, presentations or costs to join, but space is limited and all participants are subject to BWG approval.

This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect and T-Systems


BWG Connect invites you to participate in an interactive discussion around the results of a Market Intelligence Report conducted from enterprise decision makers across various sectors. Hear from your industry the timely trends on roadmaps and strategic IT priorities in 2020!

Discussion Topics

  • Top Challenges Faced - Data quality, governance and standardization

  • Major considers when assessing data platforms - Speed, throughput and integrations

  • Key initiatives 2020/2021

  • Migration or expansion with cloud EDW

  • Impact of COVID-19 - Accelerated digital transformation projects

October 20, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

There are no sales pitches, presentations or costs to join, but space is limited and all participants are subject to BWG approval.

This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect and Talend.


BWG Connect invites you to participate in an interactive discussion around the results of a Market Intelligence Report conducted from enterprise decision makers across various sectors. Hear from your industry the timely trends on roadmaps and strategic IT priorities in 2020!

Discussion Topics

  • Top Challenges Faced - Data quality, governance and standardization

  • Major considers when assessing data platforms - Speed, throughput and integrations

  • Key initiatives 2020/2021

  • Migration or expansion with cloud EDW

  • Impact of COVID-19 - Accelerated digital transformation projects

October 20, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

There are no sales pitches, presentations or costs to join, but space is limited and all participants are subject to BWG approval.

This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect and Talend.


BWG: Accelerating the New Intelligent Data Center (Oct. 14th)
Wednesday, October 14th, 2020: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
BWG Connect invites senior IT managers to participate in a candid interactive industry discussion. Hear from your peers about concrete lessons learned & real-world challenges faced during these unprecedented times.

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Discussion Topics

  • Accelerating applications within the data center

  • Increasing infrastructure deployment speed and accuracy

  • Adopting Automation

  • What initiatives are you de-prioritizing/prioritizing

  • What is happening to your Q3/Q4 IT spend to address the crisis

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

There are no sales pitches, presentations or costs to join, but space is limited and all participants are subject to BWG approval.

This event is co-hosted by BWG Connect, NVIDEA, and Cambridge Computer


Evanta: Global CIO Virtual Executive Summit (Oct. 15th)
Thursday, October 15th, 2020: 8:00 AM to 1:15 PM PST
Come together with other Global CIOs and CTOs who lead large, multinational organizations at this exclusive virtual summit. Engage in candid discussions, dive deep into critical issues and validate strategies with other enterprise heads of IT and technology on the challenges unique to complex, multinational operations.

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The Global CIO Executive Summit features topics and speakers determined by your industry peers, ensuring the agenda delivers the most timely and relevant information in a true, peer-to-peer environment.

Senior IT executives are invited to engage with CIO and CISO peers to share concrete tools related to proactively:

  • Preparing for a digitally enabled hybrid workforce on a global scale

  • Driving innovation, productivity and culture in a complex organization

  • Identifying new global business paradigms and emerging ecosystems

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 5:15 PM EST

Hosted by Evanta, a Gartner Company


CSO virtual roundtables present a unique opportunity to safely connect with colleagues facing similar challenges in a collaborative virtual setting.

Senior IT managers are invited to join Join Bob Bragdon, SVP and Managing Director, WW of CSO and a select group of peers for an invite-only virtual roundtable. Learn how top CSOs are innovating more rapidly, reducing downtime, and collaborating more efficiently with security at top of mind.

Topics covered specifically during this virtual roundtable include:

  • Building greater observability of your enterprise so that you can better manage risk

  • How to best leverage logging and metrics in your organization

  • Finding and correcting unwanted anomalies in your organization to ensure effective security, incident response, and prevention

Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Space is limited. Apply to attend today. All participants are subject to IDG approval.

Produced by CSO by IDG and elastic.


CSO virtual roundtables present a unique opportunity to safely connect with colleagues facing similar challenges in a collaborative virtual setting.

Senior IT managers are invited to join Bob Bragdon, (SVP Managing Wolrldwide Director, CSO), and Dataminr to learn how top CSOs are developing a more holistic view of risk and the forces that impact it.

Topics covered specifically during this virtual roundtable include:

  • How has your organization's approach to business or operational risk management changed since the emergence of COVID-19?

  • What goes into making a business resilient, and where does resiliency rank in importance at your organization? Has that changed this year?.

  • What do you see as your organization's greatest operational risks? (People, environment, ICS, cyber, etc.).

  • What do the first few minutes, inside your business, look like after you get a critical alert?

  • What are your best practices for sharing risk information with key stakeholders inside your organization?

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Space is limited. Apply to attend today. All participants are subject to IDG approval.


CIO: How Continuous Cloud Optimization Drives Business Value (Oct. 20th)
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation: A live video meeting led by a skilled host/CIO Contributing Edito

Senior IT managers are invited to join CIO, Accenture and AWS to learn how top CIOs are maximizing the innovation potential of the cloud.

Topics covered specifically during this virtual roundtable include:

  • How to look beyond cloud-based IT and business solutions to transform your organization.

  • How to continuously optimize the consumption and buying of computing resources through a single "control pane" that helps manage the entire technology estate.

  • The essential nuts-and-bolts of automation, self-service and removing or resizing unused applications, instances, storage volumes, and snapshots.

  • How a more integrated approach to your governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) framework can break silos and help gather, secure, and distribute data more quickly and efficiently.

  • Finding opportunity in the non-technical challenges of cloud adoption and use: corporate culture, leadership, and organizational structures.

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Space is limited. Apply to attend today. All participants are subject to IDG approval.


Learn how top CIOs are quickly reducing costs, improving IT resilience, and bolstering overall agility

In the wake of the global pandemic, organizations increasingly are focused on business resiliency and overall agility. As a result, they're looking to cut costs and modernize their IT and business processes. The goals are three-fold: to reduce costs quickly, improve IT resilience, and bolster overall agility. To transform at speed and scale, each enterprise will need to overcome financial, technology, security, regulatory, and organizational barriers.

Senior IT managers are invited to join CIO contributing editor Charles Pelton and subject matter experts from our virtual roundtable sponsors, AWS and Wipro, for a private one-hour discussion.

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. The CIO virtual roundtable experience delivers:

  • A live video meeting led by a skilled host/CIO Contributing Editor.
  • An intimate, gathering of senior IT leaders, from diverse industries, all grappling with similar issues.
  • A secure, private conversation open only to a carefully vetted group (no recording, no playback).

Topics covered specifically during this virtual roundtable include:

  • Business resiliency and the cloud transformation business case.
  • Opportunity from impediment: Best practices to accelerate transformation at scale.
  • Security, governance, and regulatory 'must do's'.
  • Overcoming the skills and organizational inertia gaps.
  • From migration to operationalization: the transformed enterprise in action.

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Space is limited. Apply to attend today. All participants are subject to IDG approval.


Join us Thursday, October 29, at 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 am PT for a virtual, roundtable discussion where top CIOs discuss modernizing your SAP platform with innovation, cloud adoption and the intelligent enterprise.

CIO contributing editor Charles Pelton, and experts from our roundtable sponsors, AWS and Tata Consultancy Services, discuss how in today's business environment organizations must build and maintain IT ecosystems that promote innovation and agility. For many enterprises, this means accelerating their cloud adoption plans. What's the value for companies invested in SAP applications when they modernize through cloud adoption? How do they do it? And, most importantly, what are the links between SAP, the cloud, and the intelligent enterprise?

During our one-hour interactive session, you'll discuss the following topics amongst fellow IT thought leaders:

  • Cost savings and agility: exploring business case examples for SAP cloud transformation.

  • The innovation imperative: building a future ready and extensible platform that can leverage data analytics, AI, and machine learning.

  • Choosing the right cloud approach: public vs private vs hybrid, integration and mitigating risks.

  • Building the right timetable: Journey to the cloud and SAP S/4HANA.

Sponsored by CIO, AWS and TATA Consulting Services.

Don't miss the opportunity for connection and conversation. Join us and see the difference - a professionally moderated conversation that's valuable, on point and full of the answers you've been seeking. Space is limited. Apply to attend today. All participants are subject to IDG approval.


Evanta: Florida CIO Virtual Executive Summit (Oct. 29th)
Thursday, October 29th, 2020: 8:00 AM to 1:15 PM
Come together with your peers virtually to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Florida CIO Virtual Executive Summit.

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Be sure to mark your calendar for the region's leading IT, InfoSec gathering. The Governing Body is in the midst of hand-crafting another exceptional agenda! Registration is now open!

  • New tools and processes for a more digital world
  • Transforming business culture
  • The next CIO & CISO

At Evanta, we create exclusive communities of C-level executives from the world's leading organizations by qualifying and understanding the priorities of each member. Our selective approach to building networks of C-level executives with similar roles and objectives promotes deeper connections and ongoing engagement in their communities.

Hosted by Evanta, a Gartner Company

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