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May 2019

Limbitless Solutions

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Due to complexities and costs, children have limited access to high fidelity prosthetics. Using additive manufacturing and a novel approach for integrating artistic design into robotics, the Limbitless Solutions research group at the University of Central Florida is creating empowerment technology that not only allows for individual finger dexterity but also provides superhero expression. To advance training aims, custom simulation and video games have been created to provide engaging opportunities to master bionic function and support human computer interactions. Dr.…

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Upholding Ethics and Digital Trust – Breakout Thursday AM

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Developing and Governing Cross-Industry Blockchains for Regulatory Compliance: Lessons from Project Maison

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Description to come Dr. Daniel Gozman BSc (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, FHEA, PhD, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Business School Dr. Daniel Gozman BSc, MSc, PG Cert HE, FHEA, PhD is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School and an Honorary Fellow at Henley Business School (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) at the University of Reading. Daniel received his PhD from the London School of Economics. He holds a first-class honors degree in Computer Science and an MSc with…

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Dare to Dream: Future of the Digital Enterprise

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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 Technology today is nearly ubiquitous and still rapidly advancing, and the possibilities with technology for not only our businesses, but for social good, are endless. However, organizations today are not able to harness the power of technology because they cannot break away from habitual and legacy processes. The biggest challenge to the “art of the possible” is the limitation we place on our own mind. Incremental change is the enemy of true innovation, and businesses must be willing to dare…

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What’s Your Weird: Sharing Your Personal Brand Through Social Media

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Social  media  for  IT  professionals  isn’t  new.  It’s  been  around  since  the  days  of  Usenet –  we  just  didn’t  call  it  social  media. But  it’s  never  been  so  public, so  easy  to  use and such a powerful tool to share your personal brand.  Learn how to better understand  and  embrace social media, and  how  can  you  use  it  to  shed your invisibility and help manage your career and your professional image.  You'll learn how to first brand yourself boldly and…

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SIM’s IT Trends Study: The Voice of SIM Members Since 1980

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Oceans 12, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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It’s been nearly four decades since SIM began its IT Trends Study; and data collection is underway now for its 39th anniversary edition.  This also means that the we’re in the midst of the Study’s annual Chapter Challenge Contest, a friendly competition among SIM’s chapters for bragging rights and cash prizes.  In his brief and fast-paced talk, Dr. Kappelman will bring you up to speed on this important SIM program and share a few of the more astonishing findings from the…

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Achieving Digital Trust: Confronting the Dragons of Ethical Nightmares

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:45pm, repeating indefinitely

Oceans 11, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Distributed ledgers. Machine learning. Artificial Intelligence. Quantum Computing. These current innovations, and those we cannot yet imagine, are already confronting IT executives with sleepless nights and uncomfortable conversations with CEO’s, Board members, investors, regulators, and customers.  Do we understand how these innovations truly work? When can we defer to the machines to make critical decisions? Are any of these tools, alone or in combinations, ethical to use in business? Can the resulting data, insights, and strategic recommendations be trusted to…

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How CIO’s are Successful in a New Role and Avoid Derailment

May 16 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Being successful in a new appointment requires far more than the first 90-100 days.  This session explores the dynamics of CIO transitions from the viewpoint of both CIOs and non-IT executives.  You will learn the taking charge model developed from research as well as the ways to avoid derailment as described by CxOs and CIOs alike. Dr. Anthony Gerth, Clinical Professor of Information Systems Information Technology and Decision Sciences, G. Brint Ryan College of Business, University of North Texas Dr.…

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Figuring Out a Future That Works in A World Where Machines Do Everything

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Oceans 5-8, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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The future of work is at the heart of every major socio-economic-political debate raging around the world today. From work, and what is derived from it – money – comes power. From its absence stems powerlessness. The number one reason why work is changing so quickly? Science fiction style technologies that are becoming more and more real; artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, augmented reality, gene editing. Many people are excited by what they see emerging, but many aren’t. They are…

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Digital Leadership Keynote, Jeanne Ross, MIT

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Digitized is not Digital: How Companies Drive Value from New Technologies Digital technologies are disrupting businesses by offering 3 powerful capabilities: ubiquitous data, unlimited connectivity, and massive processing power. Inspired by these capabilities, business and technology leaders can redefine how they execute business processes and reimagine their customer value propositions. The opportunities created by digital technologies demand two major business transformations: one involves digitizing the business, the other involves becoming digital business. I will argue that companies must design for…

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