The Future of Computing - Our speakers discuss IT innovation, agility and infrastructure - Canberra


Date: 1st August 2012

Featuring: Dr Kevin McIsaac, Analyst IBRS


Heralded by some as the biggest game changer since virtualisation, Expert Integrated Systems could revolutionise the world for CIOs. How so? By moving away from focusing on the operational and towards delivering business transformation and competitive advantage.

At this breakfast you will have the chance to hear independent industry experts examine the current reality of integrated solutions along with their analysis of where such systems are going. Also speaking is IBM’s evangelist for Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions and Cloud, who will explain their new offering, IBM PureSystems, in ‘true’ business terms and explore what that means in reality for you as a CIO.

1st August, 2012

Hyatt Hotel,
120 Commonwealth Ave
Yarralumla, Canberra


Top 5 reasons to attend:

UNDERSTAND the future implications and benefits of integration
COMPARE your current integration solutions with emerging technology
QUESTION IBM on their new Expert Integrated Systems offering – first opportunity in Australia to do so directly
DISCUSS your current issues and challenges in complying with balancing management requirements and technology capabilities
NETWORK with your peers; compare notes, hear other CIOs issues, seek advice, make connections


8:00am – Coffee & Registration. Hot Plated breakfast served at 8.15am
8:30am – Welcome, Tim Mendham, CIO Editor
8:35am – Dr Kevin McIsaac, Analyst, IBRSOvercoming infrastructure inertia to create IT agility
9:05am – Alan Waite, National Manager, Expert Integrated Systems, IBM A/NZ – IBM’s Expert Integrated Systems – challenging how you think about deploying application infrastructure IBM recently announced a new category of system – Expert Integrated Systems (EIS).
9:35am – Panel Discussion and Interactive Q&A
10:00am – Conclusion



Hyatt Hotel, 120 Commonwealth Ave
Yarralumla, Canberra

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