The Only Alignment Plan You’ll Ever Need

The Only Alignment Plan You’ll Ever Need

 

Available On Demand
Duration 60min
Speakers
Mike Davis
Contributing Editor
InformationWeek
Mike Davis
Michael A. Davis has earned a reputation as one of the nation's leading authorities on information technology. The list of organizations that rely on his council includes AT&T, Sears, Exelon, the US Department of Defense, and Discover Financial. Davis is President of External IT, a national managed IT services, cloud services, and IT security provider that focuses on unifying the business IT experience. In 2005, Davis founded Savid Technologies, an IT security consulting firm. He led Savid to be the 23rd fastest growing company in Chicago as measured by Inc. magazine, and by 2010, Savid was ranked 611 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. As an entrepreneur he was voted one of the "Top 25 under 25" by BusinessWeek, semi-finalist of the Ernst and Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award, and a "Web 2.0 Wonderkid" for his online marketing capabilities.
Ray Oral
Chief Information Officer
CNA Insurance
Ray Oral
Ray joined CNA in 2008 as senior vice president – Application Development & Maintenance, and was responsible for guiding Business Delivery, Quality Assurance & Testing.

Prior to joining CNA, Ray spent 23 years with ABN AMRO/LaSalle Bank Group in a variety of technology and business leadership roles that supported LaSalle’s growth from a $1.5B organization in 1985 to $120B in 2006. Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Ray held several IT leadership roles over a nine-year period with the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the premier and largest options exchange in the world.

He has served as an advisory board member to Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, Fidelity and Sprint Communications and, was one of the founding members of Chicago First, a non-profit entity whose purpose was to maintain continuity of the financial district in the event a catastrophic event threatened to disrupt Chicago’s financial operations.

Ray currently serves on the board of Lumity, a not for profit technology and financial shared services organization that serves other nonprofits throughout the city and also is a member of Accenture’s Insurance Advisory Board.
Wendy Schuchart
Editor and Moderator
InformationWeek
Wendy Schuchart
Wendy Schuchart is a technology journalist with more than a decade of experience in enterprise IT. Most recently, Schuchart was the senior site editor of TechTarget's CIO Media Group. She has also served as section editor for UBM's Network Computing and Secure Enterprise. Connect with her on Twitter @wendyschuchart.

Never have enough budget or manpower to complete must-do IT projects? The business keeps changing their demands? The media makes you feel inadequate for not being perfectly “aligned”? Is that what’s troubling you, bunkie? In this webcast, Michael A. Davis, trusted advisor to Fortune 500 CIOs, will provide a battle-tested, simple to execute, step-by-step plan to align IT goals with business and customer objectives and, critically, measure and monitor progress to ensure you stay on track. This webcast won’t be about MBA theories. We provide real-world case studies and processes.

This interactive webinar provides attendeess with:

  • A step-by-step plan to align IT goals with business and customer objectives
  • The 5 Metrics you need to stay aligned
  • Real world success and failure case studies in aligning IT goals
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