Typical Topics.

The actual topics for each group's meeting are driven by the members themselves but here are some examples.

    Managing IT
  • Managing outsourcing to improve performance and lower costs.
  • Building and maintaining vendor/supplier relationships.
  • Leveraging IT Service Management to exceed customer expectations.
  • Improving IT efficiency while adding value to the business.
  • Aligning workforce planning with IT strategy.
  • Planning and achieving information security and privacy objectives.

  • Delivering Value
  • Aligning IT with business unit needs.
  • Innovating IT for top line growth.
  • Balancing strategic and tactical opportunities.
  • Leveraging project portfolio management.
  • Leverage IT roadmaps to align IT and business strategy.
  • Consumerization of IT.

  • Managing Technology
  • Bring Your Own Device to Work.
  • Leveraging BI to enhance decision making across the enterprise.
  • Virtualization, SaaS, SOA, Web 2.0.
  • Adopting and managing an enterprise architecture strategy.
  • Disruptive technologies: Cloud, Mobile, Social and BI.
  • Addressing compliance and risks in cloud computing.

  • Advancing IT Careers
  • Retaining top talent
  • Developing the team.
  • Leading the way.
  • Finding the right talent for the organization.
  • Building relationships with peers and your boss.
  • Managing your career - roles, compensation, companies.

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