Nov 7, 2012

"Arkansas strives to lead the nation in leveraging technology to generate initiatives that increase government efficiency and expand citizen access to public information and services. As we look to the future of continuing our online, mobile, consumer driven digital state, the Arkansas Digital Government Summit provides the opportunity to share ideas, build collaboration and envision the next generation of technologies together. The 2012 summit will help further strengthen partnerships that realize the transformational value of IT in finding innovating and cost effective solutions to improve services and efficiencies across all aspects of government."

- Claire Bailey, Chief Technology Officer, State of Arkansas


Wednesday Nov 07

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:30AM

Opening Remarks

9:30 - 10:30AM

Opening Keynote - Citizens, IT and Democracy

President Theodore Roosevelt, as portrayed by Clay Jenkinson Theodore Roosevelt was transformed by the time he spent as a young man in the American west and... more

10:30 - 11:00AM

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions


Technology Convergence

Unified communications (UC) potentially increases employee productivity, improves customer service and reduces costs by integrating multiple forms of communications including video, telephony, VoIP and... more

  • Donavan Dolph - Consulting Systems Engineer - Collaboration, Cisco
  • Donnie Matthews - Customer Relationship Manager, Department of Information Systems, State of Arkansas

Bringing Clouds Down to Earth

Cloud computing is a topic that is generating a lot of discussion recently. Some jurisdictions have taken the plunge while others insist that the model... more


Transitioning to Paperless Government

The goal seems nearly within reach but all the low-hanging fruit has already been picked. Remaining are the legacy systems and the last stubborn bastions... more

  • Bonnie Hipp - Senior Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer, ApplicationXtender, UAMS
12:00 - 12:45PM


12:45 - 1:30PM

Afternoon Keynote - A Look Around the Corner

If you had to describe the IT industry with just a single word, that word would be change. Change is the one thing perhaps... more

1:30 - 1:50PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

1:50 - 2:50PM

Concurrent Sessions


Mobile Device Management

Experts predict that demand for mobile access will explode this year. Organizations can expect to be overwhelmed by a wave of personal and portable devices... more

  • Lee A. Meadows - Chief Information Officer, Arkansas Department of Career Education, State of Arkansas
  • Oscar Menoyo - Industry Solutions Practice Manager, Advanced Enterprise Mobility Solutions, AT&T

Identity Management and Cyber Security

Government agencies are tasked with securing a seemingly endless variety of information and services in the face of fast-growing trends such as mobility, social networking,... more


Managed Print Services Case Study

Managed Print Services (MPS) involve managing hardcopy device fleets (copiers, printers, multifunction devices, and fax machines) in a unified fashion. The promise is to see... more

2:50 - 3:10PM

Afternoon Break

3:10 - 4:10PM

Concurrent Sessions


Machine to Machine Connectivity (M2M)

The machine-to-machine connectivity market, a.k.a. the "Internet of Things," may be more wishful thinking than a reality, but analysts predict that there will be 25... more

  • Adam Rosenbaum, DSL - Manager, Product & Business Development, Enterprise Solutions, Public Sector Marketing, Verizon

IT Process Management

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and other process management methodologies offer a framework for IT projects and processes. By taking advantage of these concepts and... more

  • Brian Fortson - Division Director, Enterprise Operations, Department of Information Systems, State of Arkansas
  • Todd Schrubb - Director, Public Sector Practice, Computer Aid, Inc.

Workplace of the Future

In American history, the single greatest shift in the workplace was driven by the Industrial Revolution as jobs moved from outdoors to indoors. Since then,... more

  • Alan Cox - Senior Vice President, Center for Digital Education
4:10 PM

End of Program