On DISH Network, cloud adoption strategies vary depending on when parts of your business started, from those born in the cloud to legacy sectors implementing the cloud opportunistically. But one thing is clear for Atilla Tinic, EVP and CIO of the company: “I think the key is the cloud.” She added: “The strategy around cloud is not ROI on a case-by-case basis. It is essential if a company wants to remain relevant”.
Tinic is one of the speakers at CIO Cloud Future Summit, which will take place virtually from April 12 to 13. Focusing on speed, scale and software innovation, the event will bring together technology executives to discuss concrete implementation strategies and tactics.
The program kicks off April 12 and will cover aspects of cloud innovation and agility, with Jessica Groopman, founding partner of Kaleido Insights, starting the day with a look at three macro trends reshaping cloud and software innovation. She will also answer questions in a live discussion.
Throughout the day, CIOs from leading companies will dive into aspects of their strategy. Christopher Marsh-Bourdon, head of hybrid environments at Wells Fargo Bank NA, will provide information on designing hybrid cloud environments for security and flexibility. Shamim Mohammad, executive vice president and chief information and technology officer at Car Max, will present a case study on how the cloud enables the company’s signature “Instant Bid” feature. Addressing how to maximize the value of every cloud dollar spent will be Jennifer Hays, senior vice president of engineering efficiency and assurance at Loyalty investmentsWith FinOps Foundation Executive Director JR Storment.
Michael Riecica, director of security and risk strategy at Rockwell AutomationThe Chief Information Security Office will delve into the security aspects of the cloud strategy. And hear how he US Federal Reserve System take advantage of the intelligent cloud strategies of the CIO Ghada Ijam system.
James Cham, Partner at Bloomberg BetaIt will offer a venture fund perspective on changes to consider in software development, realizing value from big data, and insight into where AI fits. Cham will also lead a live discussion on cloud and other technology investments that can be used as catalysts to drive business value.
Another opportunity to interact with peers and experts will take place at a workshop on the cloud as a business strategy platform led by Kevin L. Jackson, CEO of global network and the host of Digital Transformers.
Hear from world-class analysts like Dion Hinchcliffe, Vice President and Principal Analyst at constellation researchwho will preview what the cloud will look like in five years and advise CIOs on how to address the challenges of rapid change, while successfully dealing with talent shortages and technical debt. IDCDave McCarthy, Vice President of Cloud Infrastructure Services Research, will advise on how to navigate a cloud-centric future of digital infrastructure. He will cover application modernization, the best approach for multi-cloud deployments, and where to invest in automation. McCarthy will follow the presentation with a live discussion on cloud trends on Wednesday.
Wednesday will focus on moving to a cloud-native future, starting with a tutorial on gaining and maintaining a competitive edge from car racing champion Julia Landauer. Later, she will answer questions about habits and mindsets that drive success.
price line CTO Marty Brodbeck will share how the online travel agency accelerated its cloud-native software production. In the meantime, Expedia VP of Development and Runtime Platform Robert Duffy will talk about becoming a results-driven, cloud-native organization with Cloud native computing foundation Chief Technology Officer Chris Aniszczyk.
Looking to integrate cloud-native applications on a seamless operating platform? Professional Case Management CIO Charlie Billings will share his organization’s experience. In another session, Joseph Sieczkowski, CIO of architecture and engineering at BNY Mellonwill discuss how to cultivate an agile and dynamic operating model.
Finally, in a look at what’s to come, learn about the latest cloud-native software development trends from InfoWorld Senior Writer Serdar Yegulalp and Group Editor for UK B2B Scott Carey. Additionally, Yegulalp will present a non-technical introduction to Kubernetes and best practices for managing container-based applications at scale.
Throughout the summit, the sponsors, including Cloudera, Freshworks and others will share innovative solutions to build your cloud strategy.
review the full summit agenda here. The event is free to qualified attendees. Do not miss it – sign up today.
Pictured above (from left to right): Ghada Ijam, System CIO, Federal Reserve System; Atilla Tinic, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, DISH Network; racing driver Julia Landauer.