Gain Perspective on the Future of Enterprise IT at SHARE in Seattle

SHARE in Seattle
March 14-18, 2010
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
Seattle, Washington

Attend SHARE in Seattle, March 14-18, 2010 at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center to hear directly from fellow users, IBM developers and the following industry leaders:

General Session Keynote
Grown Up Digital: The Net Generation and the Transformation of Talent, Marketing and Learning

Don Tapscott, nGenera Insight & the University of Toronto

Join Don Tapscott, publisher of the landmark book, Growing Up Digital, as he discusses insights from the $4 million research project behind his book. The Net-Generation, the children of the Baby Boomers, is the first to come of age with new digital media, particularly the Internet. As this generation enters the workforce, they are changing talent, collaboration and management - for the better. As they enter the marketplace, they are causing a rethinking of many tenets more.

System z Keynote
System z: Systems for Smarter Planet
Tom Rosamilia, IBM Corporation

In this session, Tom Rosamilia, IBM System z General Manager, will discuss IBM's vision for System z, focusing on recent innovations that have demonstrated success in deploying new applications and modernizing legacy enterprise environments. He will also provide a glimpse more.

Enterprise Virtualization & Cloud Computing Keynote
Enterprise Cloud Computing: Immediate, Urgent, Inevitable
Peter Coffee, Director of Platform Research,

During this session, Peter Coffee, former Technology Editor at international IT journal eWEEK, will offer an illuminating tour of the cloudscape that combines real-world results with authoritative analysis of the fundamental changes currently under way. He will share case studies of companies whose "cloud computing" initiatives achieved more.

IT & the Bottom Line Keynote
The Need for IT Leadership in Difficult Economic Times
Ray Bender, Ph.D.

Leadership is about direction, alignment, motivation, and inspiring new behavior. Today there is a real need for more leadership and less management. In the existing business environment where the question asked of IT is: What have you done for me lately; we must change to become more innovative, more agile, and more customer focused. This will require change for many organizations as well as leadership at all levels of the organization. By attending this session, you will begin to learn the challenges more.

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