The IT Forum Belgrade

November 11, 2011, in Belgrade, Serbia


The IT Forum Belgrade


November 11, 2011, in Belgrade, Serbia

About the Event

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Alberto Peralta AstraZeneca

Donagh Healy Vodafone Ireland

Ludwig Wilhelm Microsoft

Sébastien Desroches Merck

Sohail Altaf Telenor Key Partner


The IT Forum - 21 November 2011


Registration And Morning Coffee


Chairman’s Opening Remarks


IT Project Governance, What Is It And Why Do We Need It?

• Distinction is made between project management and project governance. The project life cycle is controlled by governance checkpoints, our internal quality gates.
• What is a checkpoint ?
• What are the controls done throughout the project life cycle?
• What are the real benefits for IT but also for the customer?
Sébastien Desroches, IT Portfolio Specialist , Merck
Marie Flore Ruffin
, IT PMO Specialist , Merck


Setting up a Local IT Organisation In A Global Consumer Goods Company : From Services To Launching New Capabilities

• Context – Global Innovation in partnership with Operational Excellence
• New trends – Completion of ERP harmonisation programs leads to Emergence of Enterprise Wide Services Organisation
• The challenges – Company culture, re-defining the role of IT, re-defining ways of working within IT
• The status – What has been done, what is in the pipeline
Dimitri Kalokyris, IT Director Benelux, France, Spain , Unilever


Networking And Refreshment Break


The Role Of The CIO In Improving The Business And Increasing Productivity For Today And The Future

• The Ever-Changing Role of the CIO; what you need to know to boost your performance
• How to deal with the growing list of challenges associated with the role of the CIO?
• Overall success of the CIO, combining technology and business sense
• Adopting a new focus on the role of the CIO
Alberto Peralta, CIO Italy , AstraZeneca


Cloud Computing and Expanding Your Business Impact

• Where is the economic opportunity for enterprises?
• Adopting and adapting cloud computing to the needs of your company
• Actively employing cloud services in your IT department
• Using the advantages of cloud computing for dramatic business results
Ludwig Wilhelm, IT Director Central & Eastern Europe, Microsoft


Growing Your Company Through Virtual, Social And Mobile Experience Of Your Customers

• How to be competitive , get new opportunities on the market and grow your company through new age customer experience
• Using the advances in communication technology, social networking and mobility to redefine the customer experience and add value to your service
• Achieving IT Transformation For the New Tomorrow
Sohail Altaf, Director – Global Delivery, Telenor Key Partner


Lunch For Speakers And Delegates


IT-From Last to First; how to successfully transform your IT department
• The transformation journey of Vodafone Ireland IT; a step by step case study
• How to upgrade your IT capability and performance, to highly responsive, transparent and service oriented?
• Managing multi vendor IT outsourcing arrangements the right way
• Implementing a fully integrated end-to-end approach to service management& system surveillance
Donagh Healy, CIO, Vodafone Ireland


End Of Conference

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