Boston CIO Inner Circle

September 16, 2020, Hampshire House

September 16, 2020
Hampshire House

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Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Boston CIO Inner Circle.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today:

Developing Digital Dexterity Across the Enterprise

Orchestrating and Governing New Business and Operating Models

Illustrating Business Impact from Modern and Advanced Technologies

Boston CIO Governing Body


The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Mona Bates headshot

Mona Bates

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
VP, IT & CIO

Paul Brassil headshot

Paul Brassil

UMassMemorial Medical Center
Division CIO & Entity Information Officer

Arthur Harvey headshot

Arthur Harvey

Boston Medical Center
VP & CIO

Katrina Jagroop-Gomes headshot

Katrina Jagroop-Gomes

State of Massachusetts
CIO - Gaming Commission

Jeff Lamoreaux headshot

Jeff Lamoreaux

Global Partners
CIO

Chuck LoCurto headshot

Chuck LoCurto

Bryant University
Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Nick Perugini headshot

Nick Perugini

GE Digital
CIO, TechCo

Agenda


September 1, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pmExecutive Networking Reception

5:00pm - 6:30pmDiscussion Topics

Crossing the Digital Divide – The Bridge to the Future

As organizations move closer to digital nirvana, they must ensure the foundational pillars they are constructing will support future growth and innovation. No matter the stage of digital maturity, the strategic CIO must deftly guide the journey along the fundamental pathways of people, process and technology.

In this engaging dinner conversation amongst peers, CIOs will discuss the nuances within each foundational pillar, as they look to build the bridge to an advanced business ecosystem.

 

Topic 1 – Fostering a Growth Mindset – Developing Digital Dexterity Across the Enterprise 

  • What are the biggest skill deficiencies you have identified on the digital journey, and how is your organization investing in developing critical skills for the digital workforce?  
  • As you drive digital evolution, what are the main sources of friction from a change management perspective? How should IT organizations foster a work culture that embraces change, and how can they better convey new expectations to various stakeholders in the business?

Topic 2 – Intelligent Design – Orchestrating and Governing New Business and Operating Models 

  • What automation processes are you adopting that have influenced different operating models?
  • What is the CIO’s role in driving operational changes in your organization? How can you more effectively drive these changes?

Topic 3 – Quantifying Value – Illustrating Business Impact from Modern and Advanced Technologies 

  • How do you set up an innovation program to experiment with advanced technologies like AI and Machine Learning?
  • What key metrics have you highlighted in proving the value of new technologies, i.e. AI, Machine Learning?
  • What do you need to test and implement advanced technologies in your organization – staffing, resources, etc.

6:30pm - 7:00pmNetworking Break

7:00pm - 8:00pmSummary Discussion & Dinner

8:00pm - 9:00pmSocial Hour

September 16, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pmExecutive Networking Reception

5:00pm - 6:30pmDiscussion Topics

Designing a Foundationally-Sound Bridge to the Future

As organizations have been quickly jettisoned into the digital world, the foundational pillars of IT are being tested. No matter the stage of digital maturity, the strategic CIO must deftly guide the journey along the fundamental pathways of people, process and technology.

In this engaging dinner conversation amongst peers, CIOs will discuss the nuances within each foundational pillar, as they look to build the bridge to an advanced business ecosystem and future enterprise.

Topic 1 – Developing Digital Dexterity Across the Enterprise

  • What are the biggest skill deficiencies you have identified on the digital journey, and how is your organization investing in developing critical skills for the digital workforce?  

  • As you drive digital evolution, what are the main sources of friction from a change management perspective? How should IT organizations foster a work culture that embraces change, and how can they better convey new expectations to various stakeholders in the business?

  • How has the current global circumstance affected your digital talent pool?

Topic 2 – Orchestrating and Governing New Business and Operating Models

  • What automation processes are you adopting that have influenced different operating models?

  • What is the CIO’s role in driving operational changes in your organization? How can you more effectively drive these changes?

  • Has Covid-19 accelerated and halted any progress in developing new ways of business?

Topic 3 –Illustrating Business Impact from Modern and Advanced Technologies

  • How do you set up an innovation program to experiment with advanced technologies like AI and Machine Learning?

  • What key metrics have you highlighted in proving the value of new technologies, i.e. AI, Machine Learning?

  • What do you need to test and implement advanced technologies in your organization – staffing, resources, etc.?

6:30pm - 7:00pmNetworking Break

7:00pm - 8:00pmSummary Discussion & Dinner

8:00pm - 9:00pmSocial Hour

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Parking located at Boston Common's Garage
Evanta will cover the cost of parking validation, ticket will be given at event.

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Boston CIO Program Manager


For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program manager.

Andie Alderette

971-271-6864

andrea.alderette@evanta.com