The mission of the invitation only Executive Exchange is to foster communication, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas acrossthe IT C-Suite to better operate, defend, lead, preserve and protect local and global enterprises.
The Executive Exchange goal delivers a collaborative and interactive experience specifically designed for IT Executives to openly share and learn from best practices and be able to immediately apply that knowledge and the support from new peer alliances.
Security continues to one of the things that keeps CIOs up. There is always as threat, and it is just a matter of time before an incident can hit you. The question most need to answer is are we doing all we can to protect ourselves and do we have a tested plan if something does happen? This discussion will discuss the minimal things you need to have in place to protect yourself and take a deeper dive into knowing what to do after an incident happens. This discussion will address questions around:
Low-cost options to help augment your security strategy.
Supplementing/Outsourcing elements and how you blend that with your security stack to make sure there are no gaps.
Training the people side of security.
Incident Response – not only planning but practicing situations.
Managing OpEx Creep Through a Downturn
Many companies are experiencing and/or expect a downturn throughout 2023. With expenses going up and expected revenue level to down, how are you dealing with the continued pressure to cut cost? This discussion will address questions around:
Expenses are going up 20% and management is asking for a 10% cut – what gives?
IT Governance and its importance.
Vendor management becomes extremely important.
Is a downturn the time to innovate and be positioned to leapfrog your competition when things turn? How do you sell this?