New Technology? Yes, please! Microsoft CIO Summit whets my appetite

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Microsoft US CIO Summit

October 09, 2013

Growing myself in SharePoint and IT overall. I loved every minute of it. Here is the overall information, and my notes from the sessions are in separate entries.


All sessions take place LIVE from the Microsoft Conference Center (MSCC) in Redmond, WA.

Tuesday, October 8th Fall US CIO Summit Live From Redmond 7:45am Welcome, Housekeeping and Introductions


Hosts: Chris Cashman and Lou Gellos


8:00am Behind the Scenes


Online Only


8:00am 8:05am Opening Remarks from the Main Stage Christine Chen, Journalist,Chen Communications, LLC


8:05am 8:45am Reimagining the Enterprise David Willis, Corporate VP, US SMS&P Ather Haidri, Director, US Business PCs, HP
The imagination of Microsoft’s customers is boundless, as technology—and new expectations—are powering changes to the enterprise. Today, people have more information and new ways to connect than ever before. With global uncertainty creating evolving challenges and new work styles altering the workplace, companies must keep pace with these shifts to remain competitive. Innovation is coming from everywhere and managing cost and risk is essential. As Microsoft transforms to a devices and services company, this keynote will help you reimagine your enterprise to align with the way that people work and live. One of our valued partners, Hewlett Packard, will be demonstrating how one of their customers is Reimaging the Enterprise in the mobility space.

All sessions take place LIVE from the Microsoft Conference Center (MSCC) in Redmond, WA.





Continued Live Digital ContentHow Microsoft IT is Embracing the New Era of Technology

It is a remarkable time for the IT and the enterprise with the explosion of new technologies and business expectations. How do you make sense of it all? Barry Briggs, Chief Architect of Microsoft IT will share how Microsoft is employing a strategy to embrace the technology trends: Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud and ensure they are interconnected.

HP Business Insights

Join this panel with HP solution experts to understand what they are hearing from CIOs today in terms of business challenges and opportunities and how they are helping address customer challenges through technology


Barry Briggs, Chief Architect, Microsoft ITPaul Horn, Manager of Business Development, HP Microsoft Private Cloud Solutions

Mike Saleme, Infrastructure Architect, HP Datacenter and SQL

Mark Cox, Alliance Sales Manager, HP Networking/Microsoft Unified Communications & Collaboration Solutions


11:15am 12:30pm Reimagining a Mobile Workforce Margaret Arakawa, GM, U.S. WindowsThom Gruhler, VP, Operating System Marketing

Angus Norton, GM, Microsoft Office Division


IT departments are in reactive mode as they deal with the explosive growth of consumer-driven mobile devices in their environment. This thought-provoking session will help you get off the back foot and proactively formulate a mobility strategy that meets business stakeholder, employee and customer expectations. This session will also demonstrate how to boost agility by providing real-time access to apps and data from anywhere, the ability to embrace device choice & anywhere access without compromising security and how to stay productive on the go with familiar, connected experiences.

All sessions take place LIVE from the Microsoft Conference Center (MSCC) in Redmond, WA.

12:45pm 1:00pm From insights to business impact – how to harness the power of big data. Do you have a 360-degree view of your business? Join us to learn how you can use big data to have a real-time view into your business processes and strategic initiatives on any device, anywhere, all in a highly secure environment. This allows you and your team to share insights across the business and instantly dive deeper into trends and outliers.


Amy Hood, CFO & Frank Brod, VP Finance


1:45pm Continued Live Digital Content

Live from the Microsoft Innovation Lounge

Experience Microsoft’s newest technological innovations with an inside view to the CIO Summit Innovation Lounge. Microsoft Product Specialists will showcase our powerful enterprise solutions around communication, customer relationship management and business intelligence. Social in the Enterprise Companies are facing increasing pressure to provide their employees with the highly connected tools and information that match today’s consumer social networking experiences. Yammer was founded in 2008 with the goal of correlating consumer experiences to business by empowering employees to work in an environment that is more connected. Brian Murray, Senior Product Planning Lead, Yammer will talk about where it all started and how companies are improving the value of customer relationships, responding to opportunities with speed and intelligence, and gaining an advantage over competitors. On this panel discussion, one of Yammer’s biggest customers – Microsoft IT will share how we are embracing social in the enterprise and lessons learned.

Brian Murray, Senior Product Planning Lead, US Yammer & Chris Slemp, Principal Solution Manager, Microsoft IT
1:45pm 3:00pm Reimagining Cloud Computing Social connections, mobility, cloud delivery and pervasive information are converging in a powerful way. This convergence is creating a new era of computing and new opportunities for business. With enterprise solutions through cloud technology, learn how to access a seamless business-class experience – regardless of whether users are working with traditional apps or cloud-based services or whether they are working from a PC, on their mobile device, or through a browser.


Takeshi Numoto, VP, Server & Tools Marketing




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