Why You Should Attend!



The retail industry is under relentless pressure to reinvent to make itself relevant in the era of omni-channel commerce and attacks from industry disruptors. One way retailers are fighting back is by implementing hybrid cloud, as it assists in driving agility and excellence in customer experience while also delivering on efficiencies. Whether it’s breaking down digital silos, achieving excellence in mobile customer engagement or delivering in-the-moment customer service, companies are utilizing the cloud to innovate, gain a competitive edge, and control costs 

Join Argyle Executive Forum and IBM as we bring together leading CIOs and senior IT executives within the retail and consumer products industries at our 2018 CIO Virtual Event: How Can Hybrid Cloud Accelerate Digital Transformation? This virtual event will explore new developments in cloud and cognitive technologies that can help uncover new ways to drive efficiency and operational excellence. Key topics include: 

  • The cloud’s effect on digital customer engagement 
  • How the cloud is aiding in the creation of a seamless mobile experience 
  • Leveraging new technologies to deliver real-time customer data 
  • Gaining a competitive edge through new internal processes and managing inventory 
  • Hybrid cloud delivering better services for better customer experiences

The "2018 CIO Virtual Event: How Can Hybrid Cloud Accelerate Digital Transformation for Retailers?" is proudly sponsored by:

This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

Speaker
Jake Burns VP, Cloud Services
Live Nation
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Speaker
Leslie Hand Vice President, IDC Retail Insights
IDC
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Speaker
Lisa Kerns Chief Information Officer
Fareway Stores
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Speaker
Phillip Miller CISO and Head of Infrastructure
Brooks Brothers
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  • 1:00pm – 1:05pm Argyle Executive Forum Opening Remarks
  • 1:05pm – 1:25pm Thought Leadership Spotlight
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    Leslie Hand
    Vice President, IDC Retail Insights 
    IDC

  • 1:25pm – 2:00pm Panel Discussion: "How Can Hybrid Cloud Accelerate Digital Transformation for Retailers?"
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    Session topics include, but are not limited to:
    • New developments in cloud and cognitive technologies
    • Gaining a competitive edge 
    • Uncovering new ways to drive efficiency and operational excellence
    • Driving agility and excellence in customer experience

    Moderator:
    Leslie Hand
    Vice President, IDC Retail Insights 
    IDC

    Panelists:
    Jake Burns
    VP, Cloud Services
    Live Nation

    Lisa Kerns
    Chief Information Officer
    Fareway Stores

    Phillip Miller
    CISO and Head of Infrastructure 
    Brooks Brothers

  • 2:00pm – 2:10pm Audience Q&A
  • 2:10pm – 2:15pm Argyle Executive Forum Closing Remarks

Participation Requirements
 

Participation is reserved for director-level or higher IT Executives in the Retail Industry, from companies with a minimum annual revenue of $500M.

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