IDC Predictions 2013

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IDC Predictions 2013

Vienna, January 24, 2013

Overview

Do you lead in difficult times by being more innovative?

Innovation is the engine of growth. As organizations are forced to tighten budgets in this challenging economic environment, the innovation process should not stop or slow down. In fact, it can and should accelerate during more austere conditions. There’s a plethora of technological advancements that include increased mobility and connectivity, new levels of data and knowledge, and ubiquitous computing, which can dramatically expedite the business innovation process. These and other game-changers will further transform how we market, sell, communicate, collaborate, educate, innovate, and much more.

No matter what industry you are in, your company cannot survive or stay competitive without technology and innovations. At the IDC 2013 Predictions Event, the discussion will focus on:

  • The specifics of today’s economic environment and the outlook for tomorrow
  • Innovation’s importance in challenging economic times
  • The role of IT as a catalyst for innovation and business agility
  • The value for businesses offered by new-generation technologies (the cloud, social apps, big data, mobility)
  • The importance of business strategy over technology strategy (alignment of the IT agenda with business)
  • Preconditions and KPIs for efficient innovation processes and technology deployments


This is an invitation-only event. If you think you should be among the invitees, please contact: Claudia Lembach, clembach@idc.com.

We encourage the following people to attend:

  • Top C-level management: CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CTOs, CIOs, CMOs
  • Deputies and director-level heads of key Austrian ministries and public-sector agencies



Agenda

Time Event Speakers
16:30

Registration & Welcome Reception

17:00

Welcome Note by His Excellency the US Ambassador

William C. Eacho III
Ambassador to Austria
17:10

Independent Keynote: Sparpolitik und Finanzalchemie schwächen das Wirtschaftswachstum weiter

Stephan Schulmeister
Economist, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
17:35

IDC Keynote: IDC Top 10 Predictions 2013

Steven Frantzen
Senior Vice President, EMEA Region, MD CEMA Region, IDC
18:05

BIG DATA – Looking for the Higgs-Boson

Ewald Glöckl
Director Austria, Poland, Turkey, Eastern Europe, NetApp Austria
18:25

IT beyond the Enterprise

Christian Klezl
Vice President, Corporate Strategy, IBM
18:45

Panel Discussion & Summary

19:00

Informal Networking & Flying Buffet Dinner

General Information

Date

January 24, 2013

Venue

The Ritz-Carlton

Schubertring 5
1010 Vienna

Conference Language

The conference will be conducted in German and English.

Delegate Fee

  • End users: FREE access is granted
  • IT Vendors & Consultants: A predetermined ticket fee applies. Please contact Claudia Lembach clembach@idc.com for further information.
  • Delegate fee includes conference participation, documentation, catering.

Cancellation for Vendors

If you cannot attend a substitute delegate may attend in your place. Delegate who will cancel his/her registration by January 10, 2013 will receive full refund less a 10% administration charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after January 10.

Access to the Conference

Access to the conference is only granted for delegates with a valid registration and invitation card.

Enquiries

For further information please contact Claudia Lembach, phone +43 1 236 7289 7414, clembach@idc.com.

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Proceedings

To access the content, please enter the password you have received from IDC. If you do not have a password, please contact Claudia Lembach via email, at clembach@idc.com.

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Contacts

Claudia Lembach

Conference Manager

+43 1 236 7289 7414

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