PAST EVENT

Nov 29, 2012

"This year's Maine Digital Government Summit marks a milestone, as we celebrate the tenth year of Maine's premiere IT event for public sector professionals. The Summit provides an opportunity for technology leaders from around the state to gather annually and share ideas on important IT issues. Municipalities, local and state government agencies in Maine are increasingly turning to technology to streamline and transform services to our citizens and reduce government operating costs. This gathering of IT leaders will provide a forum for collaboration on technology solutions and fiscally sound business practices."

- Jim Smith, Chief Information Officer, State of Maine

Agenda

Thursday Nov 29

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Jim Smith - Chief Information Officer, State of Maine
9:15 - 10:15AM

Opening Keynote - Change the Game

We are facing difficult times. The pressure to do more with less, deliver to deadlines, and respond to increasing expectations has in many cases created... more


Speakers:
  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member

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10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break and Refreshments

10:45 - 11:45AM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Business Track:

 

Innovate or Go Extinct

With the future of IT in question, CIOs need to restructure their organization around innovation to remain relevant. This presentation will focus on key strategies... more


Speakers:

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Collaboration and Shared Services: Best Practices

Moderator:Bob Sabo,Executive Director, Public Sector Solutions, Oracle Public Sector In today's economic conditions and realities, it has become imperative that IT be more effective and efficient... more


Speakers:
  • Laura Boyett - Director Unemployment Compensation, Department of Labor, State of Maine
  • Donna Grant - Deputy Secretary of State for Information Services, Secretary of State and Office of the Attorney General, State of Maine
  • Clarissa Hurley - Online Services Branch Manager, Bureau of Motor Vehicles, State of Maine
  • Bob Sabo - Executive Director, Public Sector Solutions, Oracle Public Sector
  • Peter Smith - Director of Technical Services, Somerset County
 

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Big Data The Next Frontier

The term Big Data draws a lot of attention, but behind the hype there's a simple story. For decades,organizations have been making business decisions based... more


Speakers:
  • Mark Johnson - Director, Engineered Systems Program, Oracle

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Don't Leave Security Behind

Budgets are shrinking, but security concerns are escalating in a world where the insidious influence and effects of cyber crime continue to grow as the... more


Speakers:
  • Edward Sihler - Scientific Systems Administrator, Institute for Information and Innovation, University of Southern Maine
  • Glenn Wilson - Founding Director, Maine Cyber Security Cluster and Director, Institute for Information and Innovation, Associate Research Professor, Department of Technology, University of Southern Maine
11:45 - 12:30PM

Lunch

12:30 - 1:30PM

Lunch Keynote Lessons in Leadership

The Johnson Space Center is NASA's center for spaceflight training, research and mission control. Its workforce of 15,000 includes a hundred astronauts, hundreds of scientists... more


Speakers:
  • Jefferson "Beak" Howell - Adjunct Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, and Former Director of NASA's Johnson Space Center
1:30 - 1:50PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

1:50 - 2:50PM

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The Silver Tsunami Impact on the Government Workforce

The aging workforce (The Silver Tsunami) refers to the rise in the median age of the United States workforce to levels unseen since the passage... more


Speakers:
  • Andrea Maker - Partner, Pierce Atwood LLC and Consultant to Educate Maine
  • Jim Smith - Chief Information Officer, State of Maine
  • Glenn Wilson - Founding Director, Maine Cyber Security Cluster and Director, Institute for Information and Innovation, Associate Research Professor, Department of Technology, University of Southern Maine
 

Lean and Agile Government A Real Path Forward

LEAN management advocates continuous improvement, maximizing customer value, and minimizing roadblocks. Customers, employees, suppliers, managers, and executives work together in events commonly called value stream... more


Speakers:
  • Doug Birgfeld - Director, Project Management Office, Office of Information Technology, State of Maine
  • Scott Clark - Director, Information Technology, Maine State Legislature
 

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Cloud Computing - Aligning Expectations with Reality

By now you've heard enough hype around cloud computing to last a lifetime - so the last thing you need is another session covering cloud... more


Speakers:
  • Matt Jacobson - Executive Vice President, Channel & Strategic Data Center Accounts, Oxford Networks
  • Marlyn Zelkowitz - Director, Industry Business Solutions, SAP

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Future of the Data Center

A new data center is the perfect opportunity to start fresh by implementing technologies that are faster, cheaper, greener and more scalable. This session will... more


Speakers:
  • Daniel Diltz - Vice President
  • Greg McNeal - Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Technology, State of Maine

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2:50 - 3:10PM

Break

3:10 - 4:10PM

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Business Process Management

Business Process Management is a key success factor for the next generation enterprise. Faced with a rapidly changing business environment, organizations are under pressure to... more


Speakers:
  • Denny Lowe - Director, State & Local Government, Pegasystems, Inc.
  • Doug Rowe, PMP - Senior Consultant, Government Consultant Group, BerryDunn

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Digital Literacy

Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information requiring both cognitive and technical skills. Maine... more


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Are We Ready for the Mobile Revolution?

The population is getting more sophisticated - and demanding - about accessing services and information anytime, anywhere. Therefore pressure is mounting on government IT organizations... more


Speakers:

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4:10 PM

Executive Reception

Everyone is invited! Please join in networking with your peers over refreshments. Conference times, agenda, and speakers are subject to change.... more

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