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Monday 10/22

12:30-1:30 pm
IBM Solution Provider Session
Dolphin-Southern III

"Create Better Business Outcomes with Smarter Analytics"

With the world becoming increasingly complex, traditional thinking has to give way to a more dynamic IT approach. Data analytics, for instance, is providing more than just clarity for better decision-making; it's proving to be a competitive advantage for many organizations. Listen to Brian Queenin, an IBM Partner, unravel the intricacies of outperforming the competition in his presentation "Create Better Business Outcomes with Smarter Analytics."

3:30-4:30 pm
IBM Thought Leadership Session/CIO Track
Grand Harbor Ballroom- Yacht & Beach Hotel

"4th Era of Computing"

The new era of Smarter Planet is giving rise to game-changing technology and significant opportunities. To find out what this means for business, join Kerrie Holley's "4th Era of Computing" presentation. He will discuss the effects of shifting IT to the center of an organization and the potential gains to expect from new and emerging IT architectures.


Tuesday 10/23

12:15-1:15 pm
IBM Solution Provider Session
Dolphin-Southern III

"IBM SmartCloud—Integration and Interoperability Across Cloud Delivery Models"

Cloud computing can help address rapidly changing business demands. But it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, cautions Paul Loftus, IBM General Manager, Cloud Managed Services, Global Technology Services. In this presentation, he will discuss how the holistic approach of IBM SmartCloud can transform business economics, IT delivery and customer service.

3:30-4:30 pm
IBM Strategic Sourcing Workshop
Pelican 1 & 2 Swan Hotel

"Strategic Sourcing to Transform your Business"

Forward-thinking companies are moving beyond outsourcing for cost advantage to sourcing needed skills, insights and capabilities to support the parts of their business that matter most. Learn how to integrate preferred business outcomes into your sourcing.

Smarter Planet @ Work for you 30 min booth discussions
2 pm Analytics
6:30 pm Cloud


Wednesday 10/24

1:20-1:40 pm
IBM Theater Session
ITxpo Theater- Dolphin Hotel- Theater C

"Process Innovation drives better customer experiences across multiple channel touch points"

Customers are more empowered, educated and have more control over their purchasing decisions than ever before. Collaboration, integration and visibility across processes, applications and data are required to truly provide a robust, successful and continuously improving Omni channel (web, mobile, social media, traditional) experience for the customer.

3:15-4:15 pm
IBM Solution Provider Session
Swan 7-10

"Taking the Mobile Journey: Delivering Productivity, Security and Business Value"

Organizations realize the benefits and challenges of going mobile.
Adopting the mobile workplace can deliver a significant competitive advantage to forward thinker CIOs whodevelop the right strategy, then implement and manage the solution to transform business.

Smarter Planet @ Work for you 30 min booth discussions
10:30 am Social Business
5:45 pm Mobility


Thursday, 10/25

12:15-1:15 pm
IBM Solution Provider Session
Americas Seminar

"Changing the Economics and Experience of IT with Expert Integrated Systems"

Converging technologies are driving growth and innovation, transforming the way companies engage with customers and suppliers. Learn how to accelerate delivery of cloud and exploit big data while improving the economics of IT with IBM PureSystems - "built for Cloud", integrated by design, and simplifying the IT experience.