PAST EVENT

Aug 29 - 30, 2012

"Tight budgets will continue to force information technology managers to cut costs and increase efficiency for several years, and the array of decisions is staggering. Cloud, private cloud or hosted? Outsourced or maintained in house? Personal devices or enterprise-issued? Please join us at the NC Digital Summit to share your thoughts and ideas on these and other topics."

- Jonathan Womer, State CIO, State of North Carolina

Agenda

Wednesday Aug 29

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

Jonathan Womer, Chief Information Officer, State of North Carolina... more

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... more


Speakers:
  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member
10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

BYOD

The boom in consumer technology means that everyone now owns devices that are probably far more powerful and useful than those provided by the workplace.... more


Speakers:
  • Brandyn Federlick - District Manager, Laserfiche
  • Marc Hoit, Ph.D - Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, North Carolina State Unive

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Cloud Hybrids - The Right Compromise?

Private clouds have their advantages - particularly with control and security - but public clouds are cheaper, easier and more accessible. Many government organizations are... more


Speakers:
  • Scott Cragle - Advisor, Solution Strategy, CA Technologies
  • Brad Desilets - Senior Systems Engineer, State, Local, and Education, VMware
 

Outsourcing, Insourcing, Rightsourcing

Outsourcing and insourcing aren't necessarily "all or nothing" propositions. Rightsourcing is finding the right balance. There is no doubt that staffing will be a major... more


Speakers:
  • Julie Batchelor - Deputy State Controller, Office of the State Controller, State of North Carolina
  • David Boling - Chief Information Officer, Rowan County
  • Ryan Draughn - Chief Information Officer, North Carolina League of Municipalities
  • Jane Price - Chief Information Officer, Department of Agriculture, State of North Carolina
  • Micky Verma - Deputy Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services, State of North Carolina
 

IT Skill Sets of the Future

Good IT people are hard to find...and even harder to keep. Impending retirements are pushing organizations to solve this challenge sooner rather than later. To... more


Speakers:
  • Maurice Ferrell - Assistant Director, Center for Public Technology, School of Government, University of North Carolina
  • Dr. Shannon Tufts - Director, Center for Public Technology, School of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel
12:45 - 1:45PM

General Session - 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


Speakers:
  • Todd Sander - Executive Director, Center for Digital Government
1:45 - 2:00PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:15 - 3:30PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Redefining the Cloud

Cloud computing is a paradigm shift, no doubt about it. But it's a paradigm that keeps on shifting, making it difficult to get a good... more


Speakers:

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Mobile Device Management

Rapid advances in mobile technologies are causing fundamental changes to social and workplace interaction, resulting in an overwhelming demand for mobile solutions and applications. But... more


Speakers:
  • Peter Capriglione - Manager of Business Applications and Legislative Technology, North Carolina General Assembly
  • Paul Denham - Mobility Application Consultant, AT&T
  • Seth McFarland - IT Chief Application Architect, North Carolina General Assembly
 

Enterprise Architecture Roadmap

It is a rule of thumb that IT planning should always look five years ahead, and enterprise architecture (EA) plays a fundamental role. EA provides... more


Speakers:
  • Mike Fenton - Director of Enterprise Strategy, Information Technology Services, State of North Carolina
  • Greg Taylor - Vertical Solutions Architect, Cisco Systems

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Public/Private Partnerships - When Do They Make the Most Sense?

A public/private partnership (PPP) is a contract between a public agency and a private sector entity in which each party shares not just skills and... more


Speakers:
  • Michael Taylor - Deputy County Manager and Chief Information Officer, Pitt County
  • Jonathan Womer - Chief Information Officer, State of North Carolina

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3:30 PM

Executive Reception

Network with your colleagues and discuss technology solutions with the event exhibitors.... more

Thursday Aug 30

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15AM

Keynote Speaker - 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
10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Fast Track Sessions

 

Social Media in Government Today

With the number of users of Facebook closing in on a billion and Twitter at half a billion, social media is clearly here to stay.... more


Speakers:
  • Thomas Parrish - Chief Information Officer, Department of Cultural Resources, State of North Carolina
 

Big Data

More than 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years and is expected to grow a staggering... more


Speakers:
  • Pat Herbert - Principle Systems Architect for Big Data, SAS Institute
 

Mobile App Innovations

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


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12:00 PM

End of Conference

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