CIO Breakfast Series
The Calgary Chapter of the CIO Association of Canada invites its members and other senior IT executives to meet, network, learn, and discuss topics relevant to their business.
Breakfast Event -- Thursday June 20, 2013
Topic: Technology Trends
Speaker: Brian Baker, Principal Advisor, Forrester Leadership Board CIO Group
Time: 7:30 -- 9:30am MDT (Presentation and Discussion from 8:00 to 9:00)
Location: The Marriott Hotel, Kensington Room A, 110 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary
View Map here
Fee: Complimentary for CIO Association members; $40 for qualified non-members
One of the key challenges facing CIOs as they set strategic technology directions for their organizations is keeping in close touch with emerging technology developments and what other organizations are doing to bring value to their technology portfolio. Join us as Brian Baker from the Forrester Group leads us in an interactive discussion on the technology trends that companies are grappling with today: Cloud, Data Analytics, Consumerization, and Smart Devices. He'll touch on trends to watch, both now and over the next five years. Come prepared to hear what others are doing and to share your own experiences and lessons learned.
About the Speaker:
Brian Baker is a Principal Advisor in the Forrester Leadership Board CIO Group.
In this role, he works with many of the top CIO’s across Canada. He
provides them with unprecedented access to research, peer interactions,
facilitated Analyst interactions and experienced guidance, in order to
address both strategic and tactical business and technology issues.
Before joining Forrester, Brian had over 25+ years of leadership and
diverse technical roles in areas such as governance, application
development, portfolio management, infrastructure design and operations,
architecture and IT compliance. Over a period of 10 years, he ran a
successful management consulting in the areas of strategic planning, IT
assessments, organizational design and executive coaching. Brian has
worked in a variety of industry verticals both private and public