IDC CIO Forum 2017

For many years, IDC has been bringing together top CIOs and other decision-makers in the region to share their perspectives, under the guidance of IDC analysts, industry leaders, and inspiring thinkers and speakers. The variety of formats allow you to learn, share, and inspire others. Join us to discuss the most pressing business and technology issues.

Presentations
420 Minutes of Networking
90 CIOs
40 Speakers & Panelist

Slightly more than one-half of the organizations represented at the IDC CIO Forum in Bucharest on April 6, 2017 have already embarked on formal digital transformation (DX) efforts. We face increased Spending on DX-related technologies such as big data and analytics, private cloud technologies, and mobile applications is increasing across the board.

A huge thank you to everyone who was part of the IDC CIO Forum Bucharest Romania 2017 story event, where we experienced an intense day of storytelling and networking together. We strongly believe that the executive community shaped on April 6 will evolve into a valued dialogue platform for future digital trends and challenges.

Enjoy and digest the summary of proceedings that we have prepared for you.

IDC CIO Summit 2016

Last year we brainstormed about how to embrace the digital forces that are reshaping industry and disrupting old models, including Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud, Mobility, and who is best placed to wrestle with the Minotaur – the Chief Information Officer, Innovation Officer, or Digital Officer. Watch our 3 minute executive cut and get a glimpse.
www.2016.idcciosummit.com/vienna

We Make You Part of This Trend

Mobility, Big Data, cloud, and social technologies have changed every aspect of the way customers are interacting, relating to their brands, and expecting their digital and physical lives to interact seamlessly as one. The focus on customer experience has already started disrupting traditional business models, and, with the advent of the next IoT generation, this disruption will continue to impact retailers, manufacturers, banking, healthcare, and government services.

Key Agenda Topics

  • Local DX Best Practices
  • Extended IT: Technology Driven Processes, Products, Business Models
  • DX Leadership: The Changing Role of the CIO
  • CxO-CIO Dialog: Business Transformation and IT Innovation
  • Enterprise Architecture at The Matching Point of Business and Technology
  • Enterprise Data as the New Fuel of Competitiveness

Breakout Sessions Topics

  • Local DX Best Practices
  • Extended IT: Technology Driven Processes, Products, Business Models
  • DX Leadership: The Changing Role of the CIO
  • CxO-CIO Dialog: Business Transformation and IT Innovation
  • Enterprise Architecture at The Matching Point of Business and Technology
  • Enterprise Data as the New Fuel of Competitiveness

Partners

Forum Partner(s)

NTT DATA

EBS, one of the leading providers of software solutions and services in Romania, has officially changed its name to NTT DATA Romania, following the acquisition of the company in 2013. This change gives a new name and identity to the company, however the team format and all management attributes, which led to the company's success over the years, are maintained.

EBS was founded in 2000, and has continued to grow its reputation as an experienced software provider on the international market. The company has a knowledgeable team of over 1200 employees, across six locations in Romania: Bucharest, Sibiu, Brasov, Timisoara, Iasi and the headquarters in Cluj-Napoca.

NTT DATA Romania provides development assistance and expert advice for customers across various industries, IT service providers, system integrators and software companies. The services offered cover the entire software development and management lifecycle. Currently the company serves over 250 clients in multiple countries, including Romania, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway, Finland and USA.

The added value provided by NTT DATA Romania lies within the specific know-how of various business lines. This includes a thorough understanding of the main challenges felt by clients and the current economic environment. These aspects have significantly contributed to the growth of the company over the past 16 years, along with consistently enhancing customer experience.

- See more at: http://emea.nttdata.com/ro/about-ntt-data/ntt-data-in-romania/index.html#sthash.RwgBAVd7.dEBS, one of the leading providers of software solutions and services in Romania, has officially changed its name to NTT DATA Romania, following the acquisition of the company in 2013. This change gives a new name and identity to the company, however the team format and all management attributes, which led to the company's success over the years, are maintained.

EBS was founded in 2000, and has continued to grow its reputation as an experienced software provider on the international market. The company has a knowledgeable team of over 1200 employees, across six locations in Romania: Bucharest, Sibiu, Brasov, Timisoara, Iasi and the headquarters in Cluj-Napoca.

NTT DATA Romania provides development assistance and expert advice for customers across various industries, IT service providers, system integrators and software companies. The services offered cover the entire software development and management lifecycle. Currently the company serves over 250 clients in multiple countries, including Romania, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, Norway, Finland and USA.

The added value provided by NTT DATA Romania lies within the specific know-how of various business lines. This includes a thorough understanding of the main challenges felt by clients and the current economic environment. These aspects have significantly contributed to the growth of the company over the past 16 years, along with consistently enhancing customer experience.

 

Platinum Partner(s)

STEFANINI

Stefanini is a global IT services company with over 88offices in 39countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. Since 1987, Stefanini has been providing offshore, onshore and nearshore IT services, including application development, IT infrastructure outsourcing (help desk support and desktop services), systems integration, consulting and strategic staffing to enterprises around the world. With a client base of over 500 active clients, including more than 300 multinational clients, Stefanini maintains a strong presence in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, chemical, services, technology, public sector and utilities.

Stefanini’s support model is based on service excellence, the ability to provide a broad range of IT support services, price, industry experience, technological capabilities, ISO/ITIL/Lean Six Sigma quality practices, responsiveness to customer needs, and referrals from existing customers. We are continuously challenged to find innovative means of providing support that improve efficiency and drive down cost.

 

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On. For more information check www.schneider-electric.com

Microsoft Romania

IBM

Gold Partner(s)

Canon Romania

In partnership with cosponsor:

SAMA Consul

SAMA CONSUL, Canon CEE Premier Partner is a company with Romanian capital specializes in trading and servicing Canon office equipment, digital print production systems black and white & color and integrated software solutions for print & document management.
With an experience of over 20 years in the IT market, Sama Consul was founded with the purpose of providing value-added services at a professional level.

 

DELL EMC

Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies.  This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions.  Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

For more information, visit www.dellemc.com or www.delltechnologies.com.  

 

In partnership with cosponsor:

INGRAM MICRO

Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully. More at www.ingrammicro.ro .

SOTI

SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions, with more than 17,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. Our innovative portfolio of solutions and services provide the tools organizations need to truly mobilize their operations and optimize their mobility investments. SOTI has grown from a one-man operation to a significant global player of over 700 employees in 28 countries. The company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and has regional offices worldwide including Turkey as a regional office.

In partnership with cosponsor:

SMART ID

Smart ID has acquired a relevant experience during the years, being well known provider of complete solutions based on newest technology stack, available both on premises and on cloud. Our experience is covering custom development of software solutions and Industrial IoT applications, designed to complete the digitization of machines, vehicles, and other elements.

Smart ID competitive advantage is based on factors which lead us to successful projects in our history:

- Qualified team, having advanced knowledge of products and technologies from different producers

- Extended portfolio of products, part of them exclusively sold by Smart ID

- Proven experience in managing enterprise projects

- Efficient risk management in order to reduce all types of risks in projects, like technical, operations and financial.

- Complete service offering to companies as consultancy, project management, system integration and support

- We are offering specialized industry consultancy and know-how in business solutions implementation

- Smart ID is the most relevant provider of complete systems, starting from automation, M2M, Industrial IoT to RFID, dedicated to companies which uses technology as critical part of their development strategy

- Smart ID is a long term partner for their customers

- Internal processes of Smart ID are optimized toward our customers. Development and support Smart ID teams are quickly dispatched into projects or customer sites, depending on needs. A specialized Project Management team ensures the flow of operational activities into development and support processes

 

HUAWEI

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.

Silver Partner(s)

ATOS

Relational

In partnership with cosponsor:

BMC

Networking Partner(s)

Fujitsu Technology

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 162,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014.

In Continental Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, Fujitsu is the leading IT infrastructure provider with a presence in all key markets serving large, medium-sized and small businesses. The company offers a full portfolio of IT products, business solutions and services, ranging from workplace systems to datacenter solutions, managed services, and cloud-based software and solutions. In CEMEA&I Fujitsu employs approximately 13,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

Cocktail Partner(s)

VMware

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology, accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how our customers build and evolve IT environments. With VMware solutions, organizations are improving business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, driving innovation with modern apps, creating exceptional experiences by empowering the digital workspace, and safeguarding customer trust by transforming security.
VMware is a member of the Dell Technologies family of businesses.

Speakers

Alina Popa

Alina Popa

Managing Director, OMV Petrom Global Solutions
Robert Anghel

Robert Anghel

Head of Digital, ING Bank
Horia Constantinescu

Horia Constantinescu

Director Modern Infrastructure Team, DELL EMC
Marius Ursuti

Marius Ursuti

CIO, Banca Transilvania
Aurelian Stingaciu

Aurelian Stingaciu

CIO, ING Bank
Aurelian Sin

Aurelian Sin

IT Director EMEA, Federal Mogul Holding
Andrei Cepoi

Andrei Cepoi

Vice President & Head of Large Corporates, NTT DATA
Radu Brasoveanu

Radu Brasoveanu

Chief Technical Officer, Deutsche Bank
Peter Traven

Peter Traven

Assistant Legal Attacheé, FBI
Mugur Pancu

Mugur Pancu

Director of App Development and Integration, BRD GSG
Razvan Codreanu

Razvan Codreanu

Business Unit Manager, Relational Romania

Photogallery

CIO events across the CEE region have attracted more than 1,000 CIOs in the past couple of years. See the highlights from past events in this photo gallery.

Presentations

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Location

Stejarii Country Club

www.stejariicountryclub.ro

The only country club in Romania, with a significant impact on social and business networking, Stejarii Country Club is the perfect combination between a wide range of sport and leisure facilities, both for adults and children.

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Stejarii Country Club

Sponsorship enquiries

Alina Georgescu, Country Manager
ageorgescu@idc.com
+40 21 4112743

Alina Georgescu
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Information about the event

Corina Grecu, Senior Conference Specialist
cgrecu@idc.com
+40 731 352 625