SOURCE: IDG Enterprise (publisher of Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, ITworld and CITEworld)

IDG Enterprise (publisher of Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, ITworld and CITEworld)

September 08, 2014 15:26 ET

CIO, Computerworld & CIO Executive Council Launch AGENDA Conference to Address Key Issues Facing IT and Business Leaders

AGENDA15 to Highlight the Business Impact and Opportunities of Digital Transformation

FRAMINGHAM, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - IDG Enterprise -- the leading enterprise technology media company comprising Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, DEMO, CSO, ITworld and CITEworld -- and the CIO Executive Council are excited to announce the launch of the AGENDAconference.com, providing strategy, ideas and action for the key issues facing IT and business leaders. AGENDA15 -- taking place March 30 - April 1, 2015 in Amelia Island, FL -- will focus on the urgent need to use digital transformation to drive business (Click to Tweet).

The transformation to a digital-centric enterprise is changing how companies look at and think about technology, fostering conversations and partnerships among multiple business stakeholders. AGENDA15 is bringing together more than 300 senior IT and line of business leaders from a range of industries that will influence and shape the digital transformation for their organizations. Rounding out the conversation, this event creates a unique atmosphere for technology solution providers to integrate themselves into discussions from the beginning.

"Customers and employees are looking for more mobile, social and omni-channel experiences in this time of digital-centric growth," said Adam Dennison, SVP and publisher of IDG Enterprise. "The AGENDA15 Conference provides the strategies and best practices business and IT leaders need to incorporate data-driven decisions, agile product development and cost savings into their customer focused strategies. This is a fantastic opportunity for technology providers to engage with business leaders as they explore strategies and ideas to drive the action their enterprise requires."

What AGENDA15 Will Discuss
Business transformation for a digital world requires a new way of thinking, a new type of leader, and new organizational structures that are primed to change and adapt as markets rise and fall. AGENDA15 is the place bringing all of this together. The conference will cover a range of topics that will help enterprises elevate their digital strategy, including:

  • Analytics/Big Data
  • Mobile Strategies: application development and user experience (UX)
  • Social Collaboration
  • Cloud-based applications and infrastructure
  • Business process management
  • Data supply chain
  • Architecting for digital
  • Software as a core competency

Showcasing Success to Help Build Strategies
AGENDA incorporates the recognition of IT leaders and successful organizations through two awards programs; the iconic Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award and the new Digital Edge 25 Award. In its 16th year, the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award continues to recognize senior IT leaders who have a positive impact on their organizations through the use of technology. Additionally, organizations will be recognized for their strides in being a digital-centric organization through the Digital Edge 25 Awards. Additional information on the award programs can be found here: AGENDAconference.com.

"We are pleased to produce the AGENDA Conference with our IDG colleagues and offer CIO Executive Council members and their executive business peers a place to exchange breakthrough best practices in seeing the future faster and capitalizing on digital transformation opportunities," said Pam Stenson, president, CIO Executive Council. "As we continue to provide resources to help advance the CIO profession, we are excited to have our members participate in the judging of the Digital Edge 25 Awards, which showcases how companies can transform and advance through digital innovation."

Sponsorship Opportunities
For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Adam Dennison, SVP, publisher, IDG Enterprise at adennison@idgenterprise.com.

Event Information
To learn more about the conference, visit AGENDAconference.com. To submit a speaking proposal, please email Anne McCrory, VP, Marketing and Content Strategy, IDG Enterprise Events amccrory@idgenterprise.com.

About IDG Enterprise
IDG Enterprise, an International Data Group (IDG) company, brings together the leading editorial brands (Computerworld, InfoWorld, Network World, CIO, CSO, ITworld and CITEworld) to serve the information needs of our technology and security-focused audiences. As the premier hi-tech B2B media company, we leverage the strengths of our premium owned and operated brands, while simultaneously harnessing their collective reach and audience affinity. We provide market leadership and converged marketing solutions for our customers to engage IT and security decision-makers across our portfolio of award-winning websites, events, magazines, products and services. In addition, IDG's DEMO conferences provide a platform for today's most innovative and eye-opening technologies to publically launch their solutions.

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About CIO Executive Council
The CIO Executive Council
, now in its 10th year, is not only a global peer advisory community offering leadership services to the office of the CIO, but a tireless public advocate for this great profession. Through numerous programs tackling the inherent challenges IT professionals are all faced with, the Council has made a tremendous impact to practitioners, aspiring leaders and their organizations. Most recently the CIO Executive Council's widely recognized Journey to the Future-State CIO and digital C-Suite work has raised the eye brows of CEOs in an effort to better position you and align you with expectations.

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