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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

IT Infrastructure, Operations Management

Strategies to help IT best align operations and infrastructure management to business needs

July 12, 2012

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

Bios

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

IT departments are facing greater pressure to make better use of their existing resources to help move the business forward. In this one day conference attendees will learn how to make sure their Infrastructure and Operations organizations are operating optimally.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • How IT Can Deliver Business Value Through an IT Service Management Transformation

  • How to Drive Innovation to Achieve Significant Improvements in IT

  • How to Leverage Cloud Computing for Business & Operational Benefit

  • Best Practices for Managing Unconstrained Data Growth

  • How to Manage the Effect of Mobility on IT Operations

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls to IT Operations Management Success

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Huber 

9:00am-10:00am

How IT Can Deliver Business Value Through an IT Service Management Transformation

Douglas Smith, Manager Configuration Management, Health Care Service Corp
Jason Huber, Senior Software Consultant, Tech Lead, Health Care Service Corp

Participants will learn how to identify incremental, measurable and sustainable business benefits through the implementation of a Configuration Management System (CMS). More specifically, we will discuss how Health Care Services Corporation (HCSC), as part of its ongoing IT Service Management transformation, is delivering value by maturing its approach toward Service Asset and Configuration Management. Leveraging multiple technologies in an integrated manner, HCSC's IT organization is delivering business value, stakeholder by stakeholder, by focusing on what matters most - its customers. Whether supporting a data center build out to improve transaction processing, a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity initiative to mitigate risk, or key ITSM processes to enable improved service quality, decrease operational costs and enable regulatory compliance, HCSC's CMS is proving value every step of the way.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Leverage technologies to deliver business value
  • Work with business stakeholders
  • How to decrease operational costs

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

10:30am-11:30am

How to Drive Innovation to Achieve Significant Improvements in IT Infrastructure & Operations Management

Dean Sharp, Environment Architect, Miller Coors

Organizations consistently make a tremendous financial investment in both IT infrastructure/operations and the individuals necessary to make this successful. However, there is still much room for improvement in results attained.

In this session attendees will learn how:

  • They can improve IT infrastructure & operations
  • To apply principles of innovation to infrastructure and operations
  • How to leverage metrics to articulate the value to the business

Goodwin

11:30am-12:30pm

How to Leverage Cloud Computing for Business & Operational Benefit

Brett Goodwin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Skytap

Cloud computing is as much of a business decision as it is an IT decision. Some may argue that this disruptive technology has greater business benefit than IT benefit. Either way, leveraging cloud computing effectively can lead to significant business and operational benefit.

In this session attendees will learn how to leverage cloud computing to:

  • Gain competitive advantage for the enterprise
  • Align IT with business goals
  • Increase scalability and flexibility
  • Leverage extended investments in legacy applications and systems
  • Achieve faster time-to-market
  • Improve customer relations

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Deshmukh 

1:30pm-2:30pm

Best Practices for Managing Unconstrained Data Growth

Rahul Deshmukh, Director, Web Intelligence Product Marketing, Splunk

Data growth has been exponential and it seems like each time we are able to manage it another disruptive technology changes the game.

In this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Update its data management policies
  • Leverage the right methods and technologies to manage the growth
  • How other companies are managing the growth and avoiding pitfalls along the way

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

 

 

3:00pm-4:00pm

How to Manage the Effect of Mobility on IT Operations

Trisha McCanna, Product Marketing Manager, VMware

Consumerization of IT, Collaboration, Unified Communications are all changing our levels of communication and productivity. At the same time, it poses both challenges and opportunities for IT operations and management.

In this session attendees will learn how to adapt their operations to support the mobile workforce.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • How to support users changing needs
  • How to prepare for the next generation of users 'the millennials'
  • How these changes will impact the responsibilities of operations management
  • How it will affect our reach to customers, suppliers and partners

Romain

Roseman

Sharp

Thakkar

Parpart

4:00pm-5:00pm

Avoiding the Pitfalls to IT Operations Management Success

Moderator:
Dan Romain, ISM, Whiptail
Panelists will include:
Ray Parpart, Director Data Center Operations, University of Chicago GSB
Jeff Roseman, Director Information Technology, Accretive Solutions
Dean Sharp, Environment Architect, Miller Coors
Nayan Thakkar, Director of Network Infrastructure, National Restaurant Association
and other IT infrastructure and operations management professionals from IT departments

In this session attendees will learn from enterprise IT operations and infrastructure management professionals as how they are avoiding pitfalls to achieve IT operations success.


Conference Price: $259.00 per person


Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC), Inc.

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.