Business Innovation, Transformation and IT Leadership
Practical Strategies for Performance-Driven Transformation and Innovation
15 May 2014 (10-18h)
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Location: Golden Tulip Brussels Airport
Presented in English
by Chris Potts
Price: 720 EUR
(excl. 21% VAT)
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About this seminar
This information-packed, intensive, practical one-day seminar focuses on how organisations deliver their business goals
through innovation, transformation and IT. It is driven by the value chain for Enterprise Investment,
which combines Enterprise Architecture with Portfolio Management of Investments in Change, all
underpinned by exceptional Sourcing.
The consumerization of IT plus cloud-based delivery are together reshaping many industries and
markets. Organisations know they need to innovate and transform, to exploit the opportunities of
this 'perfect storm' in the IT market and handle its potential threats. Business leaders are, of course,
looking to their IT people for leadership in how to make this happen.
How do the best IT leaders work with their colleagues in other departments to achieve performance-driven innovations and transformations ? What are the essential, practical elements of success?
Entirely based on first-hand experiences of what works, and what doesn’t, the seminar will help you:
- Explore the four generations of IT leadership
- Learn the value chain for Enterprise Investment
- Challenge the myths that surround innovation, transformation and IT
- Be creative in the way you design and use the practical elements for success
- Discover the 'end game' of corporate IT
- Maximise your contribution to business strategy and business results
Why should you attend this seminar?
This seminar can permanently change people's understanding of what IT leadership is all about, and
of the potential that exists in IT departments. It will help you articulate to non-technical people the
reasons why IT consumerization and cloud computing are game-changers for business strategy, not just IT strategy. You
will be able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of your organisation's value chain for Enterprise
Investment, and redesign the elements that need improving for innovations and transformations to
deliver maximum value as efficiently as possible.
Who should attend this seminar ?
This is a seminar for everyone involved in IT-related business decisions. There is no technical IT
content. It is designed for:
- Corporate, Business, and IT Strategists
- Enterprise Architects
- BPM Specialists
- Portfolio Managers/PMO leaders
- Business Analysts who want to explore the opportunities for growth
- Non-IT Executives and Managers who depend on IT for their success
9.30h - 10.00h
Registration, coffee/tea and croissants
10.00h - 10.30h
Welcome and Introductions
10.30h - 11.30h
From Information Technology to Enterprise Investment
The four generations of Corporate IT Leadership
11.30h - 11.45h
11.45h - 12.15h
The Value Chain for Enterprise Investment
Investing in structure (Enterprise Architecture) and value (Portfolio Management)
12.15h - 13.00h
Business Innovation and Transformation
How they work, the capabilities needed for success, why organisations struggle
14.00h - 15.15h
Driving Business Innovation with Enterprise Architecture
EA in the era of IT Consumerization & Cloud
15.15h - 15.30h
15.30h - 16.45h
Turning the IT Budget into an Enterprise Investment Portfolio
The differences between Finance and Investment, and how to surprise the CFO
16.45h - 17.30h
Sourcing Strategies in a Cloud-Driven World
Designing cloud-based organisations, with agile sourcing
17.30h - 18.00h
Summary, Action Planning, and Close
End of this Seminar
Chris is a hands-on corporate strategist, an executive mentor, an award-winning speaker and a writer, who specialises in enterprise architecture and investment in change ...
He works with Executives, Enterprise Architects, and Portfolio Managers
around the world in a diverse range of industries, cultures and companies,
helping them grow the results they achieve through their strategies for
innovation and change.
As a hands-on strategist and mentor, Chris's passion is helping executives and senior managers to drive the maximum possible performance from the innovations and changes they invest in. With a history steeped in real-world strategies, and the relentless pursuit of approaches that actually work, Chris has developed a deep understanding of the cultural, structural and operational reasons why enterprises succeed and fail at investing in innovation, change, and IT. His ability to rapidly turn this
into tangible results is highly valued by the people he works with.
As an award-winning speaker, Chris delivers keynote speeches, chairs conferences, facilitates
workshops, and hosts seminars. He delivers public and private briefings at large and small events
worldwide, and has delivered visiting lectures at New York University, City University in London, and
the IT University of Copenhagen. His audiences are typically Company Executives, Project Portfolio
Managers, Enterprise Architects, and IT Leaders.
As an innovative writer, Chris is the author of probably the only trilogy of business novels on the
planet - The FruITion Trilogy, which consists of the 3 books FruITion, RecrEAtion and DefrICtion. They explore in a series of stories narrated by three different people,
how executives can drive high-performing investments in innovation and change, by starting with a
new approach to their management of IT and ending with a strategy for Enterprise Investment. In
keeping with Chris's groundbreaking approaches and strategy background, they are written using
scenario planning techniques, film-making theory, and other influences.
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