DIGITAL ENTERPRISE TRANSFORMATION DAY NEW YORK

APRIL 5, 2018 – APRIL 5, 2018 CONVENE AT 117 WEST 46TH STREET






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DET DAY NEW YORK | CONVENE AT 117 WEST 46TH STREET | APRIL 5, 2018

7:00 – 7:55AM

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

8:00 – 8:30AM

BREAKFAST KEYNOTE

The State of Digital Cybersecurity for CIOs

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does information security end up in the portfolio of the CIO?
  • What are the factors shaping the relationship between information security and the CIO?
  • How does a CIO implement a successful approach to information security?
  • Managing downwards: How do you close the gap between security and IT?
  • How to balance the need to protect with the need to run the business.
  • What technology and market trends are occurring to meet the changing digital security landscape?
  • Which security technologies and processes have changed to accommodate the demands of digital business?
  • How digital security leaders in organizations can use these trends to their advantage.

8:35 – 9:05AM

KEYNOTE PANEL

Cloud, Big Data and IoT will Drive the New Era of Digital Business

Key Discussion Points:

  • IoT is driving business transformation however, security, lack of skills and connectivity is at the forefront and must be addressed to ensure the successful deployment.
  • IoT ushering in the era of phygital.
  • The digital transformation of things.
  • How Digital Transformation is catalyzing the new era of customer 360
  • How will digital transformation and IoT drive cloud adoption?

8:35 – 9:05AM

SESSION 1A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Could Revolutionize The Internet of Things

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive revenue opportunities and access to customer data.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences for customers across your enterprise.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal data information.
  • The expansion of IoT is revealing the remarkable power of data connection by becoming the source of intelligence for digital enterprises.
  • The competitive landscape of blockchain platforms and a future roadmap for evolving technology.
  • Mistakes that enterprises make when embarking on blockchain projects.

SESSION 1B: WORKSHOP

Innovating at Speed: Cloud-Based Enterprise Transformation

Key Discussion Points:

  • Cloud-enabled enterprise transformation: driving agility, innovation and growth.
  • Stay ahead of changing markets by bringing much-needed flexibility to enterprises through cloud solutions such as process optimization or modernization,
  • Cloud-enabled business process transformation and business innovation.
  • A cloud-enabled data center modernization methodology.

9:50 – 10:20AM

SESSION 2A: WORKSHOP

The Growing Adoption of DevOps in the Enterprise: Will 2018 Finally be the Year of the DevOps Revolution

Key Discussion Points:

  • New technology advancements and emerging design patterns that poses hurdles to the adoption of new developments.
  • New technology trends affecting DevOps in the enterprise,
  • DevOps-as-a-Service: Towards Automating the Automation.
  • Dashboards for DevOps: How to set up the right reports to help teams monitor the metrics that matter.

SESSION 2B: WORKSHOP

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Securely aggregate, link and share data.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive precision experiences.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal information.
  • The emerging role of A.I.

10:25 – 10:55AM

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

Disruptive Forces in IT: The Adoption of A.I. Smart Machines

Key Discussion Points:

  • How smart machines will drive the next generation IT infrastructure transformation.
  • Smarter Teams: where people and smart machines collaborate.
  • The new era of Smart Machines will drive enterprises to be transformative and disruptive.
  • How to survive the shifting age of Smart Machines.
  • How will the user experience will change?
  • How to future- proof your application strategies for the changes to come.

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

MarTech in a Blockchain World

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will blockchains and decentralized systems change the future of digital marketing?
  • Analyzing customer-purchasing behavior with the rise of crypto-currencies to purchase products.
  • Blockchain digital marketing: how the technology behind Bitcoin could change marketing.
  • What’s a blockchain? And how could it change digital marketing & advertising? .

11:00 – 11:10AM

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 11:45AM

SESSION 4A: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How wlll BlockCloud offer the ability to shift away from traditional cryptography models?
  • Proactive and reactive was to securing BlockCloud data storing.
  • Blockchain-based, Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), decentralized cloud storage that is integrated into one ecosystem.

SESSION 4B: WORKSHOP

Leveraging DevOps to Drive Organizational Teams to become more Effective

Key Discussion Points:

  • DevOps patterns and practices represent a new way of working, and that requires a new way of thinking.
  • How does an enterprise under-going transformation support new teams with a DevOps toolchain?
  • How does an enterprise maintain consistency across the teams while delivering the key capabilities that encourage specialists to let go of their specialized tools?
  • There is no “one size fits all” approach to leading a DevOps change.

 

11:50 – 12:20PM

SESSION 5A: WORKSHOP

Taking DevOps to the Next Level with Serverless

Key Discussion Points:

  • Serverless Ops: what to do when the server goes away.
  • Performance management, cost containment, failure monitoring and service handling.
  • Serverless architectural decision-making.
  • Embracing the DevOps culture through Serverless Ops.
  • Concerns around Serverless operability and ways to embed it into the development process.
  • How will Serverless change the culture of IT organisations and impact how companies use cloud computing?
  • Serverless computing is changing the way that software systems are being built and operated.

SESSION 5B: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How AI technology can be applied to application management tasks.
  • Specific use cases for AI in application management.
  • How much investment is needed, and the potential benefits.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Innovating applications and related IT-services.
  • Artificial Intelligence adds automation to IT service management.

12:25 – 12:55PM

SESSION 6A: WORKSHOP

The Road to an IoT, Connected and Artificially Intelligent Future

Key Discussion Points:

  • How IoT is bringing innovative solutions to consumers.
  • The new era of the “information economy”. To what extent does the true value from IoT lie in the sharing of data.
  • Best practices to overcome interoperability challenges; creating a one size fits all IoT framework.
  • Emerging landscape for new data that results from digitization of the physical world.
  • What will the new role be for the enterprise in the phygital world?

 

SESSION 6B: WORKSHOP

Understanding the Disruptive Potential of Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is the current state of the Blockchain market?
  • What can we expect in the near future of Blockchain?
  • What are the true benefits of Blockchain, how real are the opportunities and how broad will adoption be?
  • Recognizing Blockchain’s current maturity and trajectory.

 

1:00 – 1:40PM

LUNCH

1:45 – 2:30PM

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 1

Blockchain: Disruption or Transformation?

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 2

Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Machine Learning

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 3

Innovation is the New Currency: Disrupt, or Face the Prospect of Being Disrupted

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 4

Blockchain:

The Internet of Value

2:35 – 3:05PM

SESSION 7A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Technology Can Challenge the Digital Economy and Online Giants

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will the rise of Blockchain Technology empower advertisers and publishers to regain control of their data and targeting capabilities?
  • Creating a Network Effect: Blockchain’s peer-to-peer distributed network for the advertising ecosystem allows advertisers and publishers to share data using a secure and transparent digital ledger.
  • What are the obstacles impeding mass adoption of a distributed network in the ad tech ecosystem?
  • Immutable to hackers and more are the benefits of data being shared and recorded on a blockchain-backed network is that the distributed ledger.
  • What are the strong economic incentives for adopting a blockchain network for ad tech?
  • The implementation of decentralized network technology will bring much needed transparency and data security to the ad tech supply chain. Now what?

SESSION 7B: WORKSHOP

DevOps Adoption as a Key Component to Transform you Business to become more Agile and Competitive

Key Discussion Points:

  • Best practices and lessons learned from organizations that have successfully adopted a DevOps culture
  • Effecting the necessary cultural and organizational changes.
  • Agile and DevOps are revolutionizing the way that highly effective IT organizations are organized and run.
  • DevOps emphasizes collaboration, automation and integration of development and operations teams, resulting in more frequent releases at higher quality.

3:10 – 3:40PM

SESSION 8A: WORKSHOP

The DevOps Transformation: Application Delivery for Innovation

Key Discussion Points:

  • How to Implement a successful DevOps roadmap.
  • Streamlining mainframe DevOps to facilitate Digital Transformation across all platforms.
  • Staying ahead of the Digital Competition: Bringing Agile and DevOps best practices to your core mainframe systems
  • The Key to Innovation Success = Digital innovation platforms + agile hybrid cloud infrastructures and platforms + lean and agile DevOps.
  • New apps are consolidating data and capabilities to engage new audiences.

 

SESSION 8B: WORKSHOP

The Road to Enterprise AI: How to Build an AI Strategy

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is and who should be responsible for AI Strategy in Enterprise.
  • How to leverage bots and other AI-assisted business support and growth tools.
  • Selection & appointment of your technology platform.
  • Thinking long-term scale during adoption and deployment of intelligent application strategy.
  • Finding the balance between machine and human – providing security to your workforce.

 

3:45 – 4:15PM

SESSION 9A: WORKSHOP

Artificial Intelligence and the Revolutionizing Enterprise: The Road to Enterprise AI

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the key factors an enterprise should focus on when implementing AI?
  • How will AI impact the talent needs of an organization?
  • The Future of Intelligent Enterprise: AI, platforms and ecosystems.
  • The Adoption of AI in Business: Today’s opportunities and challenges.
  • How will AI insights transform the customer experience?

 

SESSION 9B: WORKSHOP

Innovating and Securing the IT Enterprise through Cloud Based Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain’s Shared Ledger Database will allow multiple sources to securely interact with the same universal data.
  • The significance of blockchain technology for IoT applications,
  • How to Secure the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain.

 

4:20 – 4:30PM

NETWORKING BREAK

4:35 – 5:05PM

SESSION 10A: WORKSHOP

Distributed Cloud Storage with Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the benefits of distributed cloud storage with Blockchain?
  • The Future of Cloud Storage: Is Blockchain Technology really the answer to Decentralized Storage?
  • How does distributed cloud storage work?
  • Blockchain for storage creates a transparent, traceable peer-to-peer system that’s almost impossible to hack.
  • The disruptive potential for Blockchain storage.

SESSION 10B: WORKSHOP

Accelerating and Seamlessly Bridging the Gap Between DevOps Development and Operations

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does using a DevOps mentality in the workplace increase business value?
  • Leveraging DevOps to speed up your software development and operational deployments
  • DevOps is a response to the growing awareness that there is a disconnect between development activity and operations activity.
  • New development environment helps bridge the gap between Dev and Ops.

 

5:10 – 5:40PM

SESSION 11A: WORKSHOP

How to Seamlessly Integrate Security into DevOps

Key Discussion Points:

  • Information security architects must integrate security at multiple points into DevOps workflows in a collaborative, transparent way.
  • The DevOps Mindset: Brining in robust security testing practices.
  • The rise of “DevSecOps”.
  • DevOps compliance is a top concern of IT leaders while information security is seen as an inhibitor to DevOps agility.
  • Obstacles around integrating security controls into DevOps workflows in an automated, transparent way.
  • Embracing the concept of people-centric security.

 

SESSION 11B: WORKSHOP

Examining the uses of Artificial Intelligence uses in Insurance, Banking & Financial Services

Key Discussion Points:

  • Current AI Applications: Chatbots, Personal assistants, Robo-advisors, Machine learning., and Cognitive computing.
  • The role of Robo-advisors
  • Data driven lending systems: the future automated financial advisors
  • Application of AI/ML to identify, prevent, and reduce fraud
  • Making AI an extension of your Data & Analytics team

5:45-6:45PM

COCKTAILS & WRAP UP

DET DAY NEW YORK | CONVENE AT 117 WEST 46TH STREET | APRIL 5, 2018

7:00 – 7:55AM

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

8:00 – 8:30AM

BREAKFAST KEYNOTE

The State of Digital Cybersecurity for CIOs

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does information security end up in the portfolio of the CIO?
  • What are the factors shaping the relationship between information security and the CIO?
  • How does a CIO implement a successful approach to information security?
  • Managing downwards: How do you close the gap between security and IT?
  • How to balance the need to protect with the need to run the business.
  • What technology and market trends are occurring to meet the changing digital security landscape?
  • Which security technologies and processes have changed to accommodate the demands of digital business?
  • How digital security leaders in organizations can use these trends to their advantage.

8:35 – 9:05AM

KEYNOTE PANEL

Cloud, Big Data and IoT will Drive the New Era of Digital Business

Key Discussion Points:

  • IoT is driving business transformation however, security, lack of skills and connectivity is at the forefront and must be addressed to ensure the successful deployment.
  • IoT ushering in the era of phygital.
  • The digital transformation of things.
  • How Digital Transformation is catalyzing the new era of customer 360
  • How will digital transformation and IoT drive cloud adoption?

8:35 – 9:05AM

SESSION 1A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Could Revolutionize The Internet of Things

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive revenue opportunities and access to customer data.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences for customers across your enterprise.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal data information.
  • The expansion of IoT is revealing the remarkable power of data connection by becoming the source of intelligence for digital enterprises.
  • The competitive landscape of blockchain platforms and a future roadmap for evolving technology.
  • Mistakes that enterprises make when embarking on blockchain projects.

SESSION 1B: WORKSHOP

Innovating at Speed: Cloud-Based Enterprise Transformation

Key Discussion Points:

  • Cloud-enabled enterprise transformation: driving agility, innovation and growth.
  • Stay ahead of changing markets by bringing much-needed flexibility to enterprises through cloud solutions such as process optimization or modernization,
  • Cloud-enabled business process transformation and business innovation.
  • A cloud-enabled data center modernization methodology.

9:50 – 10:20AM

SESSION 2A: WORKSHOP

The Growing Adoption of DevOps in the Enterprise: Will 2018 Finally be the Year of the DevOps Revolution

Key Discussion Points:

  • New technology advancements and emerging design patterns that poses hurdles to the adoption of new developments.
  • New technology trends affecting DevOps in the enterprise,
  • DevOps-as-a-Service: Towards Automating the Automation.
  • Dashboards for DevOps: How to set up the right reports to help teams monitor the metrics that matter.

SESSION 2B: WORKSHOP

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Securely aggregate, link and share data.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive precision experiences.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal information.
  • The emerging role of A.I.

10:25 – 10:55AM

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

Disruptive Forces in IT: The Adoption of A.I. Smart Machines

Key Discussion Points:

  • How smart machines will drive the next generation IT infrastructure transformation.
  • Smarter Teams: where people and smart machines collaborate.
  • The new era of Smart Machines will drive enterprises to be transformative and disruptive.
  • How to survive the shifting age of Smart Machines.
  • How will the user experience will change?
  • How to future- proof your application strategies for the changes to come.

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

MarTech in a Blockchain World

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will blockchains and decentralized systems change the future of digital marketing?
  • Analyzing customer-purchasing behavior with the rise of crypto-currencies to purchase products.
  • Blockchain digital marketing: how the technology behind Bitcoin could change marketing.
  • What’s a blockchain? And how could it change digital marketing & advertising? .

11:00 – 11:10AM

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 11:45AM

SESSION 4A: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How wlll BlockCloud offer the ability to shift away from traditional cryptography models?
  • Proactive and reactive was to securing BlockCloud data storing.
  • Blockchain-based, Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), decentralized cloud storage that is integrated into one ecosystem.

SESSION 4B: WORKSHOP

Leveraging DevOps to Drive Organizational Teams to become more Effective

Key Discussion Points:

  • DevOps patterns and practices represent a new way of working, and that requires a new way of thinking.
  • How does an enterprise under-going transformation support new teams with a DevOps toolchain?
  • How does an enterprise maintain consistency across the teams while delivering the key capabilities that encourage specialists to let go of their specialized tools?
  • There is no “one size fits all” approach to leading a DevOps change.

 

11:50 – 12:20PM

SESSION 5A: WORKSHOP

Taking DevOps to the Next Level with Serverless

Key Discussion Points:

  • Serverless Ops: what to do when the server goes away.
  • Performance management, cost containment, failure monitoring and service handling.
  • Serverless architectural decision-making.
  • Embracing the DevOps culture through Serverless Ops.
  • Concerns around Serverless operability and ways to embed it into the development process.
  • How will Serverless change the culture of IT organisations and impact how companies use cloud computing?
  • Serverless computing is changing the way that software systems are being built and operated.

SESSION 5B: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How AI technology can be applied to application management tasks.
  • Specific use cases for AI in application management.
  • How much investment is needed, and the potential benefits.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Innovating applications and related IT-services.
  • Artificial Intelligence adds automation to IT service management.

12:25 – 12:55PM

SESSION 6A: WORKSHOP

The Road to an IoT, Connected and Artificially Intelligent Future

Key Discussion Points:

  • How IoT is bringing innovative solutions to consumers.
  • The new era of the “information economy”. To what extent does the true value from IoT lie in the sharing of data.
  • Best practices to overcome interoperability challenges; creating a one size fits all IoT framework.
  • Emerging landscape for new data that results from digitization of the physical world.
  • What will the new role be for the enterprise in the phygital world?

 

SESSION 6B: WORKSHOP

Understanding the Disruptive Potential of Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is the current state of the Blockchain market?
  • What can we expect in the near future of Blockchain?
  • What are the true benefits of Blockchain, how real are the opportunities and how broad will adoption be?
  • Recognizing Blockchain’s current maturity and trajectory.

 

1:00 – 1:40PM

LUNCH

1:45 – 2:30PM

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 1

Blockchain: Disruption or Transformation?

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 2

Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Machine Learning

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 3

Innovation is the New Currency: Disrupt, or Face the Prospect of Being Disrupted

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 4

Blockchain:

The Internet of Value

2:35 – 3:05PM

SESSION 7A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Technology Can Challenge the Digital Economy and Online Giants

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will the rise of Blockchain Technology empower advertisers and publishers to regain control of their data and targeting capabilities?
  • Creating a Network Effect: Blockchain’s peer-to-peer distributed network for the advertising ecosystem allows advertisers and publishers to share data using a secure and transparent digital ledger.
  • What are the obstacles impeding mass adoption of a distributed network in the ad tech ecosystem?
  • Immutable to hackers and more are the benefits of data being shared and recorded on a blockchain-backed network is that the distributed ledger.
  • What are the strong economic incentives for adopting a blockchain network for ad tech?
  • The implementation of decentralized network technology will bring much needed transparency and data security to the ad tech supply chain. Now what?

SESSION 7B: WORKSHOP

DevOps Adoption as a Key Component to Transform you Business to become more Agile and Competitive

Key Discussion Points:

  • Best practices and lessons learned from organizations that have successfully adopted a DevOps culture
  • Effecting the necessary cultural and organizational changes.
  • Agile and DevOps are revolutionizing the way that highly effective IT organizations are organized and run.
  • DevOps emphasizes collaboration, automation and integration of development and operations teams, resulting in more frequent releases at higher quality.

3:10 – 3:40PM

SESSION 8A: WORKSHOP

The DevOps Transformation: Application Delivery for Innovation

Key Discussion Points:

  • How to Implement a successful DevOps roadmap.
  • Streamlining mainframe DevOps to facilitate Digital Transformation across all platforms.
  • Staying ahead of the Digital Competition: Bringing Agile and DevOps best practices to your core mainframe systems
  • The Key to Innovation Success = Digital innovation platforms + agile hybrid cloud infrastructures and platforms + lean and agile DevOps.
  • New apps are consolidating data and capabilities to engage new audiences.

 

SESSION 8B: WORKSHOP

The Road to Enterprise AI: How to Build an AI Strategy

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is and who should be responsible for AI Strategy in Enterprise.
  • How to leverage bots and other AI-assisted business support and growth tools.
  • Selection & appointment of your technology platform.
  • Thinking long-term scale during adoption and deployment of intelligent application strategy.
  • Finding the balance between machine and human – providing security to your workforce.

 

3:45 – 4:15PM

SESSION 9A: WORKSHOP

Artificial Intelligence and the Revolutionizing Enterprise: The Road to Enterprise AI

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the key factors an enterprise should focus on when implementing AI?
  • How will AI impact the talent needs of an organization?
  • The Future of Intelligent Enterprise: AI, platforms and ecosystems.
  • The Adoption of AI in Business: Today’s opportunities and challenges.
  • How will AI insights transform the customer experience?

 

SESSION 9B: WORKSHOP

Innovating and Securing the IT Enterprise through Cloud Based Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain’s Shared Ledger Database will allow multiple sources to securely interact with the same universal data.
  • The significance of blockchain technology for IoT applications,
  • How to Secure the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain.

 

4:20 – 4:30PM

NETWORKING BREAK

4:35 – 5:05PM

SESSION 10A: WORKSHOP

Distributed Cloud Storage with Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the benefits of distributed cloud storage with Blockchain?
  • The Future of Cloud Storage: Is Blockchain Technology really the answer to Decentralized Storage?
  • How does distributed cloud storage work?
  • Blockchain for storage creates a transparent, traceable peer-to-peer system that’s almost impossible to hack.
  • The disruptive potential for Blockchain storage.

SESSION 10B: WORKSHOP

Accelerating and Seamlessly Bridging the Gap Between DevOps Development and Operations

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does using a DevOps mentality in the workplace increase business value?
  • Leveraging DevOps to speed up your software development and operational deployments
  • DevOps is a response to the growing awareness that there is a disconnect between development activity and operations activity.
  • New development environment helps bridge the gap between Dev and Ops.

 

5:10 – 5:40PM

SESSION 11A: WORKSHOP

How to Seamlessly Integrate Security into DevOps

Key Discussion Points:

  • Information security architects must integrate security at multiple points into DevOps workflows in a collaborative, transparent way.
  • The DevOps Mindset: Brining in robust security testing practices.
  • The rise of “DevSecOps”.
  • DevOps compliance is a top concern of IT leaders while information security is seen as an inhibitor to DevOps agility.
  • Obstacles around integrating security controls into DevOps workflows in an automated, transparent way.
  • Embracing the concept of people-centric security.

 

SESSION 11B: WORKSHOP

Examining the uses of Artificial Intelligence uses in Insurance, Banking & Financial Services

Key Discussion Points:

  • Current AI Applications: Chatbots, Personal assistants, Robo-advisors, Machine learning., and Cognitive computing.
  • The role of Robo-advisors
  • Data driven lending systems: the future automated financial advisors
  • Application of AI/ML to identify, prevent, and reduce fraud
  • Making AI an extension of your Data & Analytics team

5:45-6:45PM

COCKTAILS & WRAP UP

DET DAY NEW YORK | CONVENE AT 117 WEST 46TH STREET | APRIL 5, 2018

7:00 – 7:55AM

BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION

8:00 – 8:30AM

BREAKFAST KEYNOTE

The State of Digital Cybersecurity for CIOs

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does information security end up in the portfolio of the CIO?
  • What are the factors shaping the relationship between information security and the CIO?
  • How does a CIO implement a successful approach to information security?
  • Managing downwards: How do you close the gap between security and IT?
  • How to balance the need to protect with the need to run the business.
  • What technology and market trends are occurring to meet the changing digital security landscape?
  • Which security technologies and processes have changed to accommodate the demands of digital business?
  • How digital security leaders in organizations can use these trends to their advantage.

8:35 – 9:05AM

KEYNOTE PANEL

Cloud, Big Data and IoT will Drive the New Era of Digital Business

Key Discussion Points:

  • IoT is driving business transformation however, security, lack of skills and connectivity is at the forefront and must be addressed to ensure the successful deployment.
  • IoT ushering in the era of phygital.
  • The digital transformation of things.
  • How Digital Transformation is catalyzing the new era of customer 360
  • How will digital transformation and IoT drive cloud adoption?

8:35 – 9:05AM

SESSION 1A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Could Revolutionize The Internet of Things

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive revenue opportunities and access to customer data.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences for customers across your enterprise.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal data information.
  • The expansion of IoT is revealing the remarkable power of data connection by becoming the source of intelligence for digital enterprises.
  • The competitive landscape of blockchain platforms and a future roadmap for evolving technology.
  • Mistakes that enterprises make when embarking on blockchain projects.

SESSION 1B: WORKSHOP

Innovating at Speed: Cloud-Based Enterprise Transformation

Key Discussion Points:

  • Cloud-enabled enterprise transformation: driving agility, innovation and growth.
  • Stay ahead of changing markets by bringing much-needed flexibility to enterprises through cloud solutions such as process optimization or modernization,
  • Cloud-enabled business process transformation and business innovation.
  • A cloud-enabled data center modernization methodology.

9:50 – 10:20AM

SESSION 2A: WORKSHOP

The Growing Adoption of DevOps in the Enterprise: Will 2018 Finally be the Year of the DevOps Revolution

Key Discussion Points:

  • New technology advancements and emerging design patterns that poses hurdles to the adoption of new developments.
  • New technology trends affecting DevOps in the enterprise,
  • DevOps-as-a-Service: Towards Automating the Automation.
  • Dashboards for DevOps: How to set up the right reports to help teams monitor the metrics that matter.

SESSION 2B: WORKSHOP

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain for securing metadata, tagging information, and managing access to information.
  • Securely aggregate, link and share data.
  • Unlocking the value of data for insights that will drive precision experiences.
  • Improving efficiencies by enabling seamless digital experiences.
  • Ensuring security and privacy in transmitting and storing personal information.
  • The emerging role of A.I.

10:25 – 10:55AM

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

Disruptive Forces in IT: The Adoption of A.I. Smart Machines

Key Discussion Points:

  • How smart machines will drive the next generation IT infrastructure transformation.
  • Smarter Teams: where people and smart machines collaborate.
  • The new era of Smart Machines will drive enterprises to be transformative and disruptive.
  • How to survive the shifting age of Smart Machines.
  • How will the user experience will change?
  • How to future- proof your application strategies for the changes to come.

SESSION 3B: WORKSHOP

MarTech in a Blockchain World

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will blockchains and decentralized systems change the future of digital marketing?
  • Analyzing customer-purchasing behavior with the rise of crypto-currencies to purchase products.
  • Blockchain digital marketing: how the technology behind Bitcoin could change marketing.
  • What’s a blockchain? And how could it change digital marketing & advertising? .

11:00 – 11:10AM

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 11:45AM

SESSION 4A: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How wlll BlockCloud offer the ability to shift away from traditional cryptography models?
  • Proactive and reactive was to securing BlockCloud data storing.
  • Blockchain-based, Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS), decentralized cloud storage that is integrated into one ecosystem.

SESSION 4B: WORKSHOP

Leveraging DevOps to Drive Organizational Teams to become more Effective

Key Discussion Points:

  • DevOps patterns and practices represent a new way of working, and that requires a new way of thinking.
  • How does an enterprise under-going transformation support new teams with a DevOps toolchain?
  • How does an enterprise maintain consistency across the teams while delivering the key capabilities that encourage specialists to let go of their specialized tools?
  • There is no “one size fits all” approach to leading a DevOps change.

 

11:50 – 12:20PM

SESSION 5A: WORKSHOP

Taking DevOps to the Next Level with Serverless

Key Discussion Points:

  • Serverless Ops: what to do when the server goes away.
  • Performance management, cost containment, failure monitoring and service handling.
  • Serverless architectural decision-making.
  • Embracing the DevOps culture through Serverless Ops.
  • Concerns around Serverless operability and ways to embed it into the development process.
  • How will Serverless change the culture of IT organisations and impact how companies use cloud computing?
  • Serverless computing is changing the way that software systems are being built and operated.

SESSION 5B: WORKSHOP

BlockCloud: Redefining Cloud with Blockchain

Key Discussion Points:

  • How AI technology can be applied to application management tasks.
  • Specific use cases for AI in application management.
  • How much investment is needed, and the potential benefits.
  • Artificial Intelligence: Innovating applications and related IT-services.
  • Artificial Intelligence adds automation to IT service management.

12:25 – 12:55PM

SESSION 6A: WORKSHOP

The Road to an IoT, Connected and Artificially Intelligent Future

Key Discussion Points:

  • How IoT is bringing innovative solutions to consumers.
  • The new era of the “information economy”. To what extent does the true value from IoT lie in the sharing of data.
  • Best practices to overcome interoperability challenges; creating a one size fits all IoT framework.
  • Emerging landscape for new data that results from digitization of the physical world.
  • What will the new role be for the enterprise in the phygital world?

 

SESSION 6B: WORKSHOP

Understanding the Disruptive Potential of Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is the current state of the Blockchain market?
  • What can we expect in the near future of Blockchain?
  • What are the true benefits of Blockchain, how real are the opportunities and how broad will adoption be?
  • Recognizing Blockchain’s current maturity and trajectory.

 

1:00 – 1:40PM

LUNCH

1:45 – 2:30PM

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 1

Blockchain: Disruption or Transformation?

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 2

Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Machine Learning

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 3

Innovation is the New Currency: Disrupt, or Face the Prospect of Being Disrupted

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE 4

Blockchain:

The Internet of Value

2:35 – 3:05PM

SESSION 7A: WORKSHOP

How Blockchain Technology Can Challenge the Digital Economy and Online Giants

Key Discussion Points:

  • How will the rise of Blockchain Technology empower advertisers and publishers to regain control of their data and targeting capabilities?
  • Creating a Network Effect: Blockchain’s peer-to-peer distributed network for the advertising ecosystem allows advertisers and publishers to share data using a secure and transparent digital ledger.
  • What are the obstacles impeding mass adoption of a distributed network in the ad tech ecosystem?
  • Immutable to hackers and more are the benefits of data being shared and recorded on a blockchain-backed network is that the distributed ledger.
  • What are the strong economic incentives for adopting a blockchain network for ad tech?
  • The implementation of decentralized network technology will bring much needed transparency and data security to the ad tech supply chain. Now what?

SESSION 7B: WORKSHOP

DevOps Adoption as a Key Component to Transform you Business to become more Agile and Competitive

Key Discussion Points:

  • Best practices and lessons learned from organizations that have successfully adopted a DevOps culture
  • Effecting the necessary cultural and organizational changes.
  • Agile and DevOps are revolutionizing the way that highly effective IT organizations are organized and run.
  • DevOps emphasizes collaboration, automation and integration of development and operations teams, resulting in more frequent releases at higher quality.

3:10 – 3:40PM

SESSION 8A: WORKSHOP

The DevOps Transformation: Application Delivery for Innovation

Key Discussion Points:

  • How to Implement a successful DevOps roadmap.
  • Streamlining mainframe DevOps to facilitate Digital Transformation across all platforms.
  • Staying ahead of the Digital Competition: Bringing Agile and DevOps best practices to your core mainframe systems
  • The Key to Innovation Success = Digital innovation platforms + agile hybrid cloud infrastructures and platforms + lean and agile DevOps.
  • New apps are consolidating data and capabilities to engage new audiences.

 

SESSION 8B: WORKSHOP

The Road to Enterprise AI: How to Build an AI Strategy

Key Discussion Points:

  • What is and who should be responsible for AI Strategy in Enterprise.
  • How to leverage bots and other AI-assisted business support and growth tools.
  • Selection & appointment of your technology platform.
  • Thinking long-term scale during adoption and deployment of intelligent application strategy.
  • Finding the balance between machine and human – providing security to your workforce.

 

3:45 – 4:15PM

SESSION 9A: WORKSHOP

Artificial Intelligence and the Revolutionizing Enterprise: The Road to Enterprise AI

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the key factors an enterprise should focus on when implementing AI?
  • How will AI impact the talent needs of an organization?
  • The Future of Intelligent Enterprise: AI, platforms and ecosystems.
  • The Adoption of AI in Business: Today’s opportunities and challenges.
  • How will AI insights transform the customer experience?

 

SESSION 9B: WORKSHOP

Innovating and Securing the IT Enterprise through Cloud Based Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • Blockchain’s Shared Ledger Database will allow multiple sources to securely interact with the same universal data.
  • The significance of blockchain technology for IoT applications,
  • How to Secure the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain.

 

4:20 – 4:30PM

NETWORKING BREAK

4:35 – 5:05PM

SESSION 10A: WORKSHOP

Distributed Cloud Storage with Blockchain Technology

Key Discussion Points:

  • What are the benefits of distributed cloud storage with Blockchain?
  • The Future of Cloud Storage: Is Blockchain Technology really the answer to Decentralized Storage?
  • How does distributed cloud storage work?
  • Blockchain for storage creates a transparent, traceable peer-to-peer system that’s almost impossible to hack.
  • The disruptive potential for Blockchain storage.

SESSION 10B: WORKSHOP

Accelerating and Seamlessly Bridging the Gap Between DevOps Development and Operations

Key Discussion Points:

  • How does using a DevOps mentality in the workplace increase business value?
  • Leveraging DevOps to speed up your software development and operational deployments
  • DevOps is a response to the growing awareness that there is a disconnect between development activity and operations activity.
  • New development environment helps bridge the gap between Dev and Ops.

 

5:10 – 5:40PM

SESSION 11A: WORKSHOP

How to Seamlessly Integrate Security into DevOps

Key Discussion Points:

  • Information security architects must integrate security at multiple points into DevOps workflows in a collaborative, transparent way.
  • The DevOps Mindset: Brining in robust security testing practices.
  • The rise of “DevSecOps”.
  • DevOps compliance is a top concern of IT leaders while information security is seen as an inhibitor to DevOps agility.
  • Obstacles around integrating security controls into DevOps workflows in an automated, transparent way.
  • Embracing the concept of people-centric security.

 

SESSION 11B: WORKSHOP

Examining the uses of Artificial Intelligence uses in Insurance, Banking & Financial Services

Key Discussion Points:

  • Current AI Applications: Chatbots, Personal assistants, Robo-advisors, Machine learning., and Cognitive computing.
  • The role of Robo-advisors
  • Data driven lending systems: the future automated financial advisors
  • Application of AI/ML to identify, prevent, and reduce fraud
  • Making AI an extension of your Data & Analytics team

5:45-6:45PM

COCKTAILS & WRAP UP

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