Journey Forward 2013

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Join us as we forge this landscape and journey down the path of new strategies and innovations. 

April 23, 2013 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm | The Villanova Conference Center

You’ve built a strong foundation that supports your institution’s mission – one that operates on standards and reliability. 
But the landscape in the higher education IT organization is evolving.  IT leaders in this sector are impacted by a number of influences that challenge old ways of thinking and leave the once clearly-defined path a little hazy. 

The DSS Higher Education Advisory Board invites you to celebrate our collective journey forward as we take an in-depth look at the key factors influencing the changing landscape, and identify strategies and technologies that can help your organization become more nimble and prepared for the future.  Learn from several forward-thinking higher education CIO’s as they share some of their experiences and demonstrate how they continue to provide service and value to their faculty, students, alumni and supporters. 

Join Your Peers for Presentations and Dialogue on:

  • The level of hyper-change in the IT industry and its effects on higher education
  • How consumerization, the cloud, virtualization, IT security, and budget constraints are - or are not - impacting the role of the higher education CIO
  • Why a strategic vision will be one of the most important qualities a higher education CIO can possess
  • What you can gain from leveraging IT Service Management metrics
  • Why now is the right time to consider disaster recovery in the cloud

Who Should Attend

  • Higher education CIOs and IT professionals who design and implement technology plans
  • Key faculty invested in the appropriate and innovative use of IT systems and products
  • Members of higher education administration exploring value and budgetary control

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