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November 27, 2006 / Governing Body Private Dinner

6:00pm Governing Body Private Dinner

When Disaster Recovery Becomes a Reality

Dinner Keynote

Tony Scott
The Walt Disney Company
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Session discovery topics:

  • What happens when the unexpected happens
  • The Disaster Recovery business challenge – how do you show value
  • How to define a practical Disaster Recovery model
  • How do the business expectations change after an incident occurs
  • Best practices for mitigating future issues

The Private Dinner is by invitation only for Governing Body members, Conference Speakers and select guests. RSVPs are required. To RSVP or to inquire for moreinformation, please contact the Event Concierge Margaret Bagen at

November 28, 2006 / Conference

7:30am - 9:00am Opening Keynote

Better Medicine: IT and the Business of Healthcare

Keynote sponsored by: EDS, an HP company

John Hammergren
Chairman, President and CEO
McKesson Corporation
Randall Spratt
McKesson Corporation
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Session discovery topics:

  • Establishing IT as a key enabler of business growth and innovation
  • Transforming your IT organization for true business partnership
  • Achieving deep alignment between IT and dispersed, heterogeneous business units
  • Managing a vast, highly fragmented technology infrastructure in a high stakes industry
  • Creating a role for your CEO as ?Chief Technology Advocate?
9:00am - 9:30am

Networking Break

9:30am - 10:30am Breakout Sessions

Communicating Value: Principles in Marketing IT

Best Practice sponsored by: Accenture

Frank B. Modruson
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  • What do you do when no one notices IT
  • How do you educate the business and end users
  • What is the role of managed services, IT governance and scorecards
  • How do you communicate the benefits of IT
  • How do you leverage business cases and benefits realization
  • Can you run IT like a business
  • How can you increase visibility for IT accomplishments
  • How can IT influence business development

Harnessing Information to Drive Innovation

Best Practice

Michael Dreyer
EVP, Inovant
Visa Global IT
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Session discovery topics:

  • Harnessing information is the key to growth ? assessing the lifeblood of today?s enterprise
  • Transforming data into business intelligence ? putting business needs first
  • Building the global information architecture ? delivering the on-demand competitive edge
  • Lessons learned. Challenges met. Innovation principles as a way of life.
10:30am - 11:00am

Networking Break

11:00am Breakout Sessions

Leading Innovation: Intel Strategies for Next Generation IT

CIO Executive Discussion

John N. Johnson
Intel Corporation
Thornton A. May
Leading IT Futurist

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Session discovery topics:

  • How does Intel define innovative IT for its own workforce
  • What structure or governance models provide more innovation opportunities
  • What are the impediments to innovation? Are there higher performing measurement tools?
  • What are the essential leadership strategies to promoting innovation

Enabling Growth through Process-Focused IT Leadership

Best Practice sponsored by: Savvion

Todd Pierce
VP, Corp. IT
Genentech, Inc.
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  • Re-inventing the business process model ? the mindset and discipline shift
  • Assessing the organization?s strengths and weaknesses ? are they ready for significant process change
  • The leadership nuances of proactively ?advising? the business how to ?run? itself
  • How to face organizational chaos amidst hyper-growth ? managing process without structure
  • Developing key performance metrics that build customer satisfaction and a collaborative environment
12:00pm - 12:30pm

Networking Break

12:30pm - 2:00pm Luncheon Keynote

The Power of Corporate Culture

Keynote sponsored by: NetApp, Inc.

Tom Mendoza
NetApp, Inc.
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In the engaging and dynamic format of the CIO Executive Summit, hear from the force behind the success at Network Appliance ? now in its fifth year of 30% year-over-year growth. What is the role of culture in long term corporate success for this four-time winner of Fortune Magazine?s ?100 Best Companies to Work for In America?? Learn about the leadership qualities CIOs can adopt as compelling motivators to drive recovery from recession and build competitive advantage. Learn to put culture at the heart of quality and innovation to positively impact your organization?s growth and leadership.

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Networking Break

2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout Sessions

Global Trends in IT Security

Featured Speaker sponsored by: EMC Corporation

Howard Schmidt
US Cybersecurity Coordinator
The White House
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Session discovery topics:

  • The new role of the CISO ? enhancing and integrating security into daily infrastructure and process
  • Best practices in global standards and automated efficiencies
  • The significance of driving process and behavior through cultural change
  • Finding the balance between requirements and delivering quality services
  • Emerging trends ? where do organizations most need readiness

The Role of the CIO in Business Innovation

Best Practice

Lars Rabbe
Former SVP & CIO
Yahoo! Inc.
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Session discovery topics:

  • What is the definition of innovation and how does the CIO support the business
  • How to create a culture that supports and fosters innovation
  • How to determine what innovative ideas are worth pursuing
  • How establishing credibility in the IT department can help foster innovation
  • The role of competition and globalization in innovative thought
3:30pm - 4:00pm

Networking Break

4:00pm - 5:00pm Closing Keynote

The Journey to Great Business & IT Partnership

Keynote sponsored by: Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mike Wirth
EVP, Global Downstream
Louie Ehrlich
Chevron CIO & President, ITC
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Session discovery topics:

  • The journey to a great business and IT partnership – why it matters
  • The three horizons of business and Information Technology partnership and the steps necessary to attain them
  • Improving the return on IT investments by integrating information technology and business strategy
  • Perspectives on the do’s and dont’s of building and sustaining a great partnership
5:00pm - 6:00pm

CIO Reception & Luxury Prize Drawings