The importance of IT strategy in this ever-changing Work From Anywhere world

The importance of IT strategy in this ever-changing Work From Anywhere world

Sessions on the IT Strategy track will also shed light on how to arm c-level executives with the data they need to make informed decisions about the future of the digital workplace. From cost savings to IT optimization, this track will cover the key decision-making criteria to inform your business strategy top-down.

Meet the industry experts that will discuss IT strategy for 2021 and beyond

First up from our speakers is Erik Jost. He is Chief Technologist within NTT Data Services’ Dynamic Workplace Services. Erik is responsible for the discovery and translation of emerging technology into real world services and offerings, along with aligning existing service offerings to modern technology applications. Erik will be presenting on how you can create frictionless remote employee experiences in the work from anywhere enterprise, starting with the endpoint.
Kurt De Ruwe is the CIO at Signify and his areas of expertise include strategy development, conceptual design of new systems to support improved business processes, eBusiness, SAP and data warehousing. Kurt joins us to unpick the new digital workplace research and share his thoughts on the future work from anywhere enterprise.
Chris Pope is the VP Innovation at ServiceNow. Chris speaks with CIOs, heads of IT and business transformation leaders about their experiences and ambitions to understand their vision for the digital workplace. He’s passionate about enabling them to think differently and challenge the status quo to create the opportunities that will transform their business approach. He also works closely with central and local government departments on initiatives to transform the citizen experience.
Sumir Karayi, founded 1E in 1997 with the goal to drive down the cost of IT for organizations of all sizes by identifying and eliminating IT waste. He has driven 1E innovations to achieve $2.5bn in IT cost savings for its customers, $1.3bn of which come from energy efficiencies alone, cutting CO2 emissions by 11.5 million tons. Under Sumir’s leadership, 1E has become a successful global organization which has seen considerable acclaim in the industry. 1E ranks in the Sunday Times International Track 100 league table of top private companies and has been heralded as one of the top 20 companies for CIOs to watch by CIO magazine.
William Edmondson joined 1E in November 2013 and is responsible for the group’s global finance, legal, and HR functions. Will brings over 20 years’ experience in financial roles mainly within the software industry and his aim is to accelerate growth at 1E in a sustainable way.

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It’s never been more important for your CIO agenda and IT strategy to be built on a foundation of employee centricity and to align with the organization’s aspirations to empower the anywhere employee. With new technology reaching maturation in 2021 and new guiding principles being designed for the post-pandemic workplace, the IT strategy sessions will cover everything you need to know to adapt your IT strategy to suit the Work From Anywhere Enterprise in 2021.
You can learn more about the speakers and see the full agenda here.


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