Technologies that Mean Business
Business Technologies are changing the way we work, live and do business. From being at the forefront of a fundamental shift in the way companies obtain software and computing capacity, Business Technologies are now allowing enterprises to apply the flip side of Moore's law: from providing ever-increasing performance at a particular price to providing a particular level of performance at an ever-lower price.
Centered on the theme Shaping Your Enterprise for New Business Realities, the third edition of India's annual summit for business technologies features some of the most important and relevant tracks that will empower you with all the necessary know-how required for your applications and your company to prosper in this climate, now and into the future.
Tracks at Business Technology Summit 2010
Cloud Development: This track focuses on development patterns and best practices, looking at what's different about clouds and what computing paradigms work best. You will not only learn key lessons from seasoned cloud computing developers, but also hear from leading cloud platform vendors.
Cloud Workshops: Expert speakers from the leading cloud computing platforms will hold forth on building different type of cloud applications for different clouds. Intensive, Interactive and Inspirational, these workshops are all you need to build exciting apps on the cloud.
Cloud Case Studies: This track is flush with case studies and real world lessons from experts who have been there, done it. You will find out real world reasons for why companies decided to move to the cloud or stay back with on-premise IT. You will discover what worked best, how the costs stacked up, how they secured their piece of the cloud, whether performance got better or worse, and much more.
Cloud Governance: You will learn about the risks, the regulations, the unknowns. You will also learn about compliance and mitigating Risks to hedge Against uncertainty. The tradeoffs, challenges, security issues, and all that you need to effectively govern your cloud.
SOA Case Studies: You will learn from the wisdom, experience and passion of expert SOA practitioners who have been there and done it all too well. If you believe there is no alternative for actual experience, this is the track for you.
SOA Integration: This track discusses how SOA and related technologies - middleware, application integration, BPM, BAM, governance technology, application platforms, application development tools, data integration, MDM, multienterprise B2B tools and services, Web 2.0, cloud and others - can help your organization efficiently support the challenges and leverage the opportunities ahead.
SOA Deployment & Management: Successful SOA Deployment Requires Effective SOA Management. In this track you will learn about balancing flexibility and control within an SOA, managing SOA application service levels, performance and availability, among others. You will also learn how combining SOA governance with time tested techniques of managing applications enables you to achieve the increased flexibility and decreased cost that you need from your SOA initiative.
BPM in Practice: In this track, learn how to harness BPM as an essential part of an overall strategy that touches both the IT function and the operational imperative. You will learn about Process Discovery and Modelling, Process Execution, Process Monitoring and Optimisation, among others.
Letter to Your Boss
Business Technology Summit is the single most inspirational, informative and valuable event of the year for those recognise that the overall business network benefits when business technologies are made integral to the overall value equation. Business Technology Summit is your chance to refresh, pick up new tips and techniques, and network with your peers to find solutions to the most pressing business technology issues today. But if you are having trouble convincing your boss (or your peers) that Business Technology Summmit is a good investment and a valuable tool, you need to explain the bottom-line benefits--and there are plenty. Here are some tips to help you out:
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- We're serious about learning- although all our conferences include generous heaps of after hours and downtime, we are serious about providing a well-balanced learning experience that virtually guarantees you will go back home with a richer understanding of the changes affecting business and the strategic IT tools for confronting this reality effectively.
- Explore and exchange knowledge on aligning your business with IT- you'll get two days ofcontinuing education, indispensable knowledge and tactics on everything from utilising new technologies and enabling innovation and business agility while getting the most from your IT budget to improving client relations--this is the stuff you don't learn in school. Then you can take your new knowledge back to the office and hold a training session for your co-workers.
- Expand your network of international experts and technology leaders- refreshments and lunches, time in the expo hallways, breaks between sessions, receptions -- every minute you're not in a session is an ideal opportunity to meet executives, investors and IT executives representing the entire value-chain and ecosystem of the business technology marketplace, not to mention meeting some of the creators, luminaries, community heroes, and best speakers and experts from around the world. The summit will give you opportunities to forge new business relationships with those who are driving this important industry forward. You will return to the office with information on the industry's most important subjects plus contact information for a variety of vendors who can help you solve future developmental problems. (These contacts could prove indispensable to your colleagues, too.)
- New products and services- you will see the latest, key products and services, from Indian and international vendors, that every technologist and every business person who works in a technology-intensive business should be aware of.
- You won't disappear from the face of the earth- we make sure you're connected at all times with by bringing in our own dedicated, FREE Internet connection and provide a setting that lets you connect back to your office in case you need to get some quick work done.
- Be inspired- you'll be inspired by some of the top experts in the business technology ecosystem -- and if you bring back just one valuable idea, the summit will be worth it.
- Do you have clients / vendors in Bangalore?- offer to call on clients or potential clients in the Bangalore area and present your firm's work. Or volunteer to meet with vendors while you're in town.
- Great bargain- if you consider that a two-day instructor-led course on business technologies can cost upwards of several tens of thousands of dollars, Business Technology Summit offers great value by exposing you to new and diverse technologies and techniques that will help you in your daily work. With eight tracks, 40 plus sessions, workshops and panel discussions and an exposition of leading companies in the business technology ecosystem, Business Technology Summit is a bargain. It's content you won't find anywhere else.
The job of the conference chair is to put together a program that attracts and informs the attendees. Many submissions in a category indicates a lot of interest in presenting on a particular topic, not necessarily a lot of interest in hearing about a topic. In the end, therefore, the conference is for the attendees, not the presenters. Thus the program chair will, in an effort to create a balanced and exciting program, arrange for speakers to present on particular topics. That is their job.
This is a committee of distinguished executives, seasoned industry professionals, and academia whose expertise spans the entire business technology gamut. They will assist the program chair to ensure the quality of the content provided to attendees is high-level, relevant, and timely. Their dedication is critical to the success of the summit. The summit committee would like to thank them for their service to this conference.
M N Vidyashankar
Principal Secretary, Department of e-Governance, Government of Karnataka
Shri. M N Vidyashankar, presently Principal Secretary, Department of e-Governance, Karnataka, joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1982 after his M.A., and M. Phil in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and MBA from Harvard Business School, USA. His major areas of interest include Downsizing, Right Sizing, Re-engineering, E-Governance, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Customer Relations Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). He was the Chief Electoral Officer & Ex-officio Principal Secretary to the Government, DPAR (Elections) and has held the post of Principal Secretary to the Government of Karnataka, Dept. of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology between October 2006 to March 2008. Prior to this, he served in different Departments in the State Government, including Revenue, Rural Development & Panchayat Raj, and Energy & Medical Education. He has also served in the Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel and Public Grievances in Government of India. He was Chairman, BWSSB during 2000 – 2004 and Commissioner, BDA from July 2004 to May 2006.
Dr. Robert Marcus has worked extensively with the Object Management Group (OMG) and the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) on Cloud Standards. In 2009, he organized the Cloud Standards Summit, bringing together leaders from government, industry, and technology that will be driving standards coordination across the public and private sector. Dr. Marcus has a long history of technology leadership. He has served as Director of Technology Transformation and Deployment at General Motors; as CTO of Rogue Wave Software; as VP of Technical Strategy at the MCC Research Consortium; as Director of Object Technology at American Management Systems; as Coordinator of Object Technology at Boeing; as a Senior Research Engineer at SRI; and as a Knowledge Systems Engineer at HP. In 2003, he published Great Global Grid: Emerging Technology Strategies which looked at the impact global, ubiquitous computing will have on the world.