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Stay on top of your game! Explore the strategic choices that will shape the future at the confluence of technology and business at IDC’s CIO Summit. Forward-looking CIOs, executives, industry leaders, and IDC experts will reveal strategies, tactics, and technologies that make the difference.
IDC summits also are exciting. High-impact speakers will provoke you to envision the future. CIOs, business executives, and tech suppliers debate how to extract the most from technology. Peers engage in conversations about strategies for digital innovation, customer experience, automated business models, and digital platforms.
The exclusivity, the professional stories shared by industry pioneers, and the interactivity of the Summit all provide rich inspiration on how to grow professionally and personally and how to elevate the role of CIO from enabler to innovator.
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The IDC CIO Summit Series 2019 will provide essential guidance on:
Integrated DX Strategies
Living with digital
Featuring presentations, panel discussions, focus groups, and workshops, our agenda has been designed to help CIOs rethink the way they leverage information, harness emerging ICT solutions, and facilitate organization-wide innovation, with the ultimate aim of making their enterprises more agile, efficient, and productive than ever before.
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IDC CIO Summit brings together insights and interactions on the biggest issues through keynote speeches, panel debates and peer-to-peer networking. The senior level attendees will benefit from:
Country Director, IDC Turkiye
Group Vice President & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey
Chief Analyst Europe, IDC
CIO, Mercedes Benz Türk
CDO & IT Director, Ford Otosan
CIO, Eczacıbaşı Holding
Melih Murat Ertem
VP IT T-MEA-CIS - B/S/H Ev Aletleri
IT Director, Acıbadem Sağlık Grubu
As a member of Koç Group of Companies, KoçSistem is a long-established and leading information technology company, presenting technology to the business world for over 70 years. Offering a competitive edge and productivity to companies with its innovative products and services, KoçSistem maintains its leading position in the industry, with its vision, modes of operation, and the value it attaches to its stakeholders. Playing a leading role in the digital transformation of companies, KoçSistem offers a wide range of products and services in areas such as Internet of Things, Big Data & Analytics, Security, Corporate Cloud, Corporate Mobility, Business Solutions, Digital Workforce and RPA. With the proactive products and services offered for the business needs of customers in the industries such as banking, retail, energy, durable consumer goods, automotive, government, insurance, and many more, it digitalizes the total value chain of its customers from the supply chain to the customer experience. KoçSistem carries the industries into the future with its innovative solutions and innovative technologies. KoçSistem has developed strong strategic partnerships with the major technology producers in the world. With its strategic sectoral perspective creating value for customers and shedding light on the future, market-oriented product management, R&D and innovation power steering the technology, KoçSistem is ready for new transformations!
Dell Technologies’in parçası olan Dell EMC, endüstri lideri yakınsanmış altyapılar, sunucular, depolama ve veri koruma teknolojileri kullanarak kurumların veri merkezlerini modernize ve otomatize ederek dönüştürmelerini sağlıyor. Hibrit bulutun oluşturulması aracılığıyla işletmelerin BT birimlerini dönüştürmeleri ve büyük veri çözümleri ile bulut üzerinde geliştirilen uygulamaların oluşturulması için güvenilir bir organizasyon yapısı sunuyor. Dell EMC, Fortune 500’de yer alan şirketlerin yüzde 98’si dahil olmak üzere 180’den fazla ülkede, buluttan en temel altyapıya kadar endüstrinin en kapsamlı ve inovatif portföyü ile hizmet veriyor.
adesso Group is one of the largest IT service providers in Europe with more than 3,000 employees and an annual sales volume of 320 million Euros. Having offices located in Germany, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Spain, USA and England, the Group provides services to 19 of Germany's 20 largest banks. Established in 2013 and the fastest growing company of the adesso group, adesso Turkey provides IT consultancy and platform independent software services to 3 of Turkey’s 5 largest banks and to the leading companies operating in finance, automotive, FMCG sectors both in Turkish and international markets.
BI Technology, the official distributor of Qlik, is an innovative and leading company in business intelligence industry in Turkey. It provides various services such as sales of software licenses, project implementation, technical support & maintenance, training and consultancy for over 12 years with its extensive experience and qualified staff. BI Technology believes in partnership ecosystem to grow & has a partnership network that consists of 40 companies, all of which are specialized in different areas. Believing that business intelligence should be for the business units, Qlik Business Discovery & Analysis Platform has focused on the principle of simplifying decision-making process as much as possible; thus has become an alternative approach to the traditional business intelligence platforms which are complex, unwieldy and difficult to manage and use.BI Technology, serving within the framework of this vision, offers its expert consultants who are specialized in necessary process, methodology and technology issues to the organizations.
GTT Connects People – Across Organizations, Around the World and to Every Application in the Cloud
GTT is committed to redefining enterprise communications, providing clients with the services and capabilities that drive productivity across their organizations. Our Tier 1 IP network, among one of the world’s largest, connects our clients to any location worldwide and any application in the cloud. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services, which we back with a superior service experience that is built on GTT’s core values of simplicity, speed and agility.
JFORCE founded in 2003 as a turnkey techology provider mianly focused in financial services. Our services cover java development, integration, business process and robotics automation, analytics and AI. We in JFORCE believe in innovative process solutions to challange todays business process efficiency and effectiveness problems. Our main solution areas are claims handling, dynamic pricing, risk evaluation and fraud, authorisation and renewal process automation. We also provide actionable insights to our clients based on customer interactions, anlytical models deep learning and complex event process engines which can be used in omni-channel communications. Our partnerships with IBM, Cisco, Huawei and Lenovo provide solutions in hardware, storage, security, backup and business continuity. Our R&D department is working on unstructured data with machine learning techniques.
Oracle is the world’s biggest enterprise software company operating in 145 countries with more than 65,000 employees and more than 13 billion USD revenue. Oracle is providing e-business technologies and solution, database management system, application developments, data warehouse and decision support tools to organizations and supports these technologies and solutions with its consultancy, education and technical support services. Being established in 1989, Oracle Turkey is the first international software company in Turkey with 100% foreign capital. Oracle Turkey has more than 220 partners and 2,500 customers active in a variety of businesses ranging from manufacture to retail, finance, education, government, telecommunication and defense.
Univera is an international solutions company that helps business with a total command in their daily operations. As the leader in mobile business solutions, we deliver unparalleled solutions for sales and distribution, warehouse and logistics and business management. Our Panorama Platform harnesses the world’s leading organizations in sales and distribution, warehousing and manufacturing, supplier and logistics together. Powered with dynamic reporting tools our solutions help our users to make better and faster business decisions and thrive in competition.
Being a member of the software industry since it's foundation in 1988, 32bit uses its domain and technology know-how to provide high quality solutions to its clients. The young & dynamic team of 32bit operates at Turkish National Research Center Technology Free Zone since 2009. With its quality consciousness and creative mind set, 32bit continues in moving on the road to become a global R&D organization. We have consistently and successfully helped our clients by providing effective IT solutions tailored to a wide range of industries. Over the years, we have crafted strong relationships with leading technology providers. 32bit is Platinum Business Partner of IBM in Turkey and Software Solution Partner of Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters) in MEA. Partnering with the top providers in their respective industries allows us to offer our customers a range of products, services and customized solutions they demand. 32bit’s mission is to provide customers solutions tailored to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology. 32bit has a solid track record of enterprise-wide digital transformation projects at Turkey’s Top 200 companies on several sectors of activity, giving us a solid technical and functional expertise in this area. Our comprehensive suite of integrated software solutions, including real time data acquisition, BPM, RPA, Enterprise Content Management and Cognitive Data Capture provide scalability, flexibility and efficiency to support long-term growth.
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 52 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.
At Infovista, we believe the critical networks that people and businesses depend on should run flawlessly. That’s why we build solutions that simplify the modern networks you rely on every day to deliver maximum visibility and exceptional user experiences. We are the technology partner your business can’t run without. Managing the performance of modern networks and the vital applications that run on them has become extremely complicated. A digital matrix, it’s easy for operators to get lost and businesses left behind. Enterprises and network operators require a level of guidance precious few technology partners possess. Infovista’s expertise in data and analytics is second to none. We offer complete visibility and unprecedented control of your network and business-critical applications, leading to brilliant user experiences and maximum value. No one else provides this totality of vision and this level of control.
Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 21,000 employees, is focused on supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises across five continents. Orange Business Services is not only an infrastructure operator, but also a technology integrator and a value-added service provider. It offers companies digital solutions that help foster collaboration within their teams (collaborative workspaces and mobile workspaces), better serve their customers (enriched customer relations and business innovation), and support their projects (enriched connectivity, flexible IT and cyberdefense). The integrated technologies that Orange Business Services offer range from Software Defined Networks (SDN/NFV), Big Data and IoT, to cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration, as well as cybersecurity.
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber-attacks. FireEye has over 6,300 customers across 67 countries, including more than 40 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.
Kron, the access security leader of Turkey, provides high-technology solutions for the operational productivity and security needs of the businesses in telecommunications, finance, power, healthcare and primarily, cyber security sectors. Furnishing innovative approaches to security and operational processes needed in order to achieve the digital transformation goals which has become the most current matter of all organizations today, Kron offers its products and services in all global markets to those who need them. Kron, which has increased its locations across the globalized world in line with its objectives of being close to its customers, understanding them better and supplying its services on time, currently carries on its activities with its staff in Istanbul, New York, Ankara, Dubai and Islamabad.
Barikat has been established in 2008 and only deals with cyber security. Our main goal is to increase level of our customers cyber security maturity. Our technical staff provides many services and consultancies needed to create a solid security posture for any modern organization. Barikat holds NATO grade security clearance for premises and National Defense Ministry level for whole staff. Organizations require a wide range of trainings to create and enhance their cyber security workforce. Our R&D department researches technologies and methodologies needed to increase cyber security level and develops products, services and methodologies needed in a modern organization to increase it as well.
Biznet Bilisim was founded in 2000 in Ankara, Turkey to create solutions for corporate users’ information security requirements. Our goal since our inception has been to create solutions to secure the most valuable asset of organizations – the information – against any threat and create the big picture of information security. Today, we have a significant portfolio of products and services that include all pieces of the big picture of Information Security including project designing and installation, consultancy, test and audit services in both IT and OT (ICS / SCADA) systems. Biznet Bilişim is the first company in Turkey that has beed approved by Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) in making PCI DSS audits. We, at the same time, make R&D invesments and develop genuine software in cyber security.
InfoSec Bilgi Teknolojileri Ltd. founded in 2013 and the founders of the company are Turkey’s leading Information Security consultants. InfoSec is providing Information Security Consultancy and Information Security Products with leading technical knowledge and experience with an aim of being a “Trusted Partner”. InfoSec has a focus of Check Point, Forcepoint (Websense), HP ArcSight, Infoblox, Cisco Sourcefire, ObserveIT, Titus, Tufin and Algosec security products. Also, company is providing technical trainings and consultancy services of these products. InfoSec is Turkey’s first and the only (ISC)²© - OTC (Official Training Center) and Websense - MENA ATC (Middle East and North Africa Authorized Training Center).
Logsign is a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution which provides security analyses and compliance to regulations in one platform. Founded in 2010, Logsign believes that cyber security is a teamwork and that security products have to be much smarter. With this conviction, it focused its endeavors on Security Intelligence and SOC solutions. It actively provides services for more than 500 medium and large scale firms and governmental agencies. It is working to be an irreplaceable team-mate for all of its stakeholders in the field of cyber security, to raise its customers' security awareness to the maximum and to reinforce their position concerning security.
Pukta was established in the year 2001 with the objective to give service to organizations in the area of Information Technologies. Pukta, currently offers high quality information services to over 200 contracted clients including outstanding public and private sector organizations in the country; and gives on site support services at various provinces in Turkey.
Secure Future was established by focus and experienced IT Professionals. Secure Future delivers niche cybersecurity solutions based on User & Entity Behaviour Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning to the leaders in different sectors for managing their security rules based on their risk. Secure Future also providing 7x24 proactive Cyber Intelligence and security services with experienced engineers. By using S.O.S. ticketing system, customers can open ticket, monitor status, access knowledge-base and schedule reports. Secure Future has strong partnerships with international vendors like: Securonix, Imperva, ALLOT, Cylance, CVV+, Fujitsu, Recorded Future, Verint, Cato Networks, Symantec, BehavioSec.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security features without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 360,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.
Picus Security has developed the Continuous Security Validation and Mitigation (“CSVM”) platform to continually test, mitigate, and report on the response readiness of a client’s overall security posture. The CSVM platform simulates real-world attacks to identify the weaknesses and strengths in the system and then provides both actionable recommendations to minimize risk exposure as well as detailed reports to maximize decision-making on future security investments.
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed – today and tomorrow.
Medianova provides global CDN solutions and cloud platforms with wide experience in streaming, encoding, cloud storage, caching, micro caching, hybrid CDN and web site acceleration. With its network footprint in 20 countries and 100% SSD powered anycast network, Medianova is one of the fastest https secure CDNs in France, UK, Germany, Austria, Poland, Romania, Belarus, Turkey and in Middle East based on Cedexis & Catchpoint real user data.
The turk.internet.com network attracts one of the most demographically attractive online communities on the Web nationally and internationally: a community that consists of highly educated professionals with buying power, who hold technical or corporate management job titles and who use turk.internet.com as integral parts for their Web enabling expenditures and Internet education.
The 'IDC CIO Awards 2019' have been designed to recognize the efforts of the region's foremost IT leaders in conceptualizing and successfully delivering game-changing digital transformation initiatives for their organizations.
With a focus on the tangible benefits brought about by such initiatives, awards will be handed out in the following categories:
Discover more about IDC's latest research focus and the insights that will shape discussions at the Middle East and Africa CIO Summits 2019.
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