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IDC IT Executive Programs

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  • Develop Your Own KPIs for Digital Transformation
    Develop Your Own KPIs for Digital Transformation Bill Keyworth, Suya Xiong Recorded: Sep 13 2018 25 mins
    Digital transformation presents an opportunity for established organizations to make significant changes to their businesses and operations through new technologies — creating improved and even disruptive business outcomes. Once these digital transformation objectives have been established, success metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) can guide the path to measuring performance and investments effectively. Traditional metrics (e.g., revenues, cost efficiencies) are no longer enough and must be blended with new metrics that can measure the short and long-term impact of management’s transformation investment decisions.
  • Cloud Sprawl: Avoiding the Sprawl of Uncontrolled Innovation
    Cloud Sprawl: Avoiding the Sprawl of Uncontrolled Innovation Aaron Polikaitis Recorded: Aug 9 2018 38 mins
    Cloud sprawl is one of the top three challenges faced by CIOs, with over 90% of enterprises impacted. The simplicity of spinning up a new SaaS application in the cloud has emboldened LOBs to go solo. Enterprise LOBs, eager to transform their operations, are rushing to implement cloud-based SaaS solutions, often without support from IT. Unfortunately, with each implementation, technical debt accumulates. Although initial pilot costs may be minimal, as applications begin to scale, their financial impact becomes significant. In the face of this complex set of challenges, it falls to IT executives to keep cloud sprawl from casting a dark shadow on the enterprise.
  • The CIO’s Top 10 Strategic Security Metrics
    The CIO’s Top 10 Strategic Security Metrics Pete Lindstrom Recorded: Jul 13 2018 27 mins
    No enterprise can be completely secure, and in the uncertainty that necessarily permeates the landscape, others will find fault. This web conference provides a way for CIOs to use proven scientific and economic principles to enhance their organizations’ security position. Simply put, the most effective security programs reduce the most risk with the least resources; therefore, an organization must find a way to measure the efficacy of its security program to understand how much of the risk it is reducing after it applies security controls. With the appropriate key risk indicator (KRI) data collected, organizations can determine which initiatives are ultimately the most useful in their security program.
  • A CIO Communication Framework for the Digital Era
    A CIO Communication Framework for the Digital Era Joseph Pucciarelli, Group Vice President, IDC IT Executive Programs Recorded: Jun 1 2018 42 mins
    New digital technologies and business strategies are changing the fabric of our organization's products, services and customer engagement models. In turn, these changes have redefined the CIO's role with the Board, with their Peers and with their Teams – creating a mandate for CIO's to consciously rethink their communication strategies, tactics and methods. This session provides three unique communication frameworks for CIO's to guide their communication with the Board, their enterprise Peers and their Teams.
  • Understanding What's Blocking Digital Transformation (DX)
    Understanding What's Blocking Digital Transformation (DX) Joseph Pucciarelli, Group Vice President, IDC IT Executive Programs Recorded: May 21 2018 2 mins
    Watch this video to understand where IT and business leaders are being challenged in their digital transformation journey and key ways to take on the challenges.
  • The First 100 Days of a Data Transformation Initiative
    The First 100 Days of a Data Transformation Initiative Serge Findling Recorded: May 10 2018 27 mins
    This IDC web conference provides a step-by-step guide to creating a successful data management initiative. Data investments and costs are skyrocketing as data volume, variety, and velocity grow exponentially; at the same time, siloed data initiatives and lack of deep expertise are limiting outcomes and speed. As a result, waste and complexity are growing exponentially, and many companies are being left behind the competition. Companies need an iterative approach to addressing the challenges that organizations face as they spool up their data management capabilities.
  • Overview | IDC IT Executive Programs
    Overview | IDC IT Executive Programs IDC IT Executive Programs Recorded: May 4 2018 1 min
    Learn what research coverage from IDC is available for CIOs and IT Executives that are leading their teams through digital transformation.
  • Developing the New IT Capabilities for Digital Transformation
    Developing the New IT Capabilities for Digital Transformation Joseph Pucciarelli, Group Vice President, IDC's IT Executive Programs Recorded: Mar 19 2018 38 mins
    By 2022, IDC forecasts that 80% of enterprise revenue growth will depend directly on digital offerings and operations. To benefit from this growth opportunity, IT and business leaders of the enterprise must prepare by building up the correct capabilities.

    During this session, you will learn new IT capabilities (processes, platforms, talent, governance) needed for digital transformation, and walk away with the three critical digital strategies many organizations are pursuing: experiential engagement, data monetization, and digital business at scale.

    Key Questions Addressed:
    • What technology management strategies and practices should IT organizations adopt as digital business capabilities are requested by the various business units?
    • What is a technology capability, and how is it different than IT's existing implementation models?
    • How should CIOs and technology leaders begin their own technology capabilities journey?
  • IT Economics and KPIs: Metrics that Matter to Assess Digital Transformation
    IT Economics and KPIs: Metrics that Matter to Assess Digital Transformation Bill Keyworth, Research Vice President, IDC IT Executive Program Recorded: Mar 15 2018 34 mins
    Digital business requires a solid grasp of what’s working well and what’s not: for IT leaders, metrics demonstrate the value of their contributions. But in the hyper-competitive world of digital transformation, we know that traditional performance indicators don’t serve organizations well. Companies must develop a new approach to metrics that enables them to quantify value, remain competitive in the marketplace, and prepare for the future. This web conference empowers you to exploit metrics to accelerate your organization’s digital success.

    Key Questions Addressed:
    • What are some new ways to accelerate and measure the effectiveness of digital transformation initiatives?
    • How will IT economics and metrics help drive new digital transformation-oriented business models?
    • How can new digital transformation KPIs demonstrate and communicate IT’s unique competitive value to the enterprise?
    • How can spending and IT metrics increase alignment of IT budgeting with business imperatives?
  • Executing Your Digital Innovation Strategy
    Executing Your Digital Innovation Strategy Joseph Pucciarelli, Group Vice President, IDC's IT Executive Programs Recorded: Mar 14 2018 34 mins
    The challenge for IT executives and their organizations is two-fold: first, to continue to operate IT’s existing systems of record at extraordinary levels of reliability; and second, to support business units with new innovation initiatives as they respond to insistent threats and opportunities in the marketplace. This web conference focuses on the second part of IT’s challenge. Drawing on interviews with CIOs and recent survey data, it shares specific practices that enable IT leaders and their IT organization to execute on their company’s digital innovation strategy.

    This web conference addresses the following questions:
    • How should business and IT leaders identify their goals for innovation?
    • How should IT leaders support the right initiatives and people?
    • How can leaders optimize innovation spending through the use of metrics?
    • How can IT work with start-ups to achieve innovation objectives?

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