Minneapolis CIO Inner Circle

September 15, 2020, Butcher & The Boar

September 15, 2020
Butcher & The Boar

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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 Minneapolis 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

Minneapolis CIO Governing Body


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

Co-Chairs

Kathryn Freytag headshot

Kathryn Freytag

Donaldson
VP & CIO

Todd Hauschildt headshot

Todd Hauschildt

Optum
CIO, Optum OmniChannel

Justin Kershaw headshot

Justin Kershaw

Cargill
Corporate VP & CIO

Don Monk headshot

Don Monk

General Mills
VP and CIO, Technology and Solutions, Global Business Solutions

Tarek Tomes headshot

Tarek Tomes

State of Minnesota
CIO & Commissioner

Agenda


July 29, 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 15, 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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Matt Ellis

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