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IT Executive Focus (ITEF)

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Nationwide
Ongoing programme
Purpose: 

See www.itef.ie

This is a series of strategic offerings for CIOs and Senior ICT Executives.

Our client IT executives are telling us that they:

  • Don't have the time to attend many events
  • Find that events are not the precise focus they would like, and have too much generic international focus
  • Cannot connect to, discuss and learn from peers at events
  • Don’t have enough time to explore or read the research available to them
  • Get too much vendor push and not enough independent advice
  • Pay too much for multiple sources of information
  • Don’t have the opportunity to bring their team together for discussions
  • Pay too much for basic advice and guidance

ITEF is a value for money, Irish-based programme for IT executives

We deliver a programme of events, research and peer connection focused on member priorities – YOU drive the agenda focus

Each member receives personalised advisory services

Each member can avail of personalised events and research

We are based in Ireland, with years of international experience

See www.it-exec-focus.ie for further details on ITEF

Suitable for: 

Suitable for CIOs and Senior ICT Executives who

  • Want an Irish forum with international experience
  • Have a demanding mix of initiatives
  • Have a larger team
  • Need more custom support, e.g. Team events
What’s good about the course? : 

Facilitated events with your peers plus expert input and advice

Direct personal senior adviser

Bespoke research pitched at just the right level

Members decide event and research focus

Events

  • Members prioritise event topics and agenda
  • Professionally prepared and facilitated events
  • Events are designed for discussion and peer connection
  • Focused at CIO Level / business managers responsible for IT

Bespoke Research

  • Members prioritise research topics and agenda
  • Professional and independent research
  • Focused at CIO Level / business managers responsible for IT

Personalised

  • Ongoing independent advice and guidance from experienced IT professionals each with over 20 years experience

Custom

  • Events or research tailored to member specific requirements

 

Keep ICT Executives up to speed with current trends & developments

Attend events with an Irish focus from international experts

Have access to white papers on relevant current topics

Have an opportunity for peer to peer networking with like minded professionals

Objectives:

Keep ICT Executives up to speed with current trends & developments

Attend events with an Irish focus from international experts

Have access to white papers on relevant current topics

Have an opportunity for peer to peer networking with like minded professionals

Benefits:

Completely member-focused and flexible / configurable groups

  • Members prioritise events and research agenda based on their needs
  • Personal advice for each member

Irish focused and independent

  • With international experience, deep experience and guidance to bring to members

Strong focus on peer network

  • With strong guidance and facilitation

Better value for money 

  • Subscription-based quarterly billing with very attractive price points 
  • No charge for additional senior delegate

Detailed Content:

Sample 12-month Event List

January – Outsourcing – strategic approaches and when to use them

March – Applications Architecture – how to engage the business to rationalise

May – Innovative and Disruptive Technologies – the impact of consumer products and what’s next

July – Critical Program Management – lessons from 40 years of ERP and other major programs

September – Cloud Computing Models – What’s real, what to look for in the business case

November – IT Governance – what relationship and chargeback models work and when Tailored Event for Member: offsite with IT management team to discuss planning for next year

Sample 12-month Research Agenda
 
•Advisory Notes
 
January – Best Practice – Outsourcing contract structures, what is necessary vs what is optional
February – Case Study – Benefits Realization
March – Best Practise – Architecture Definition
April – Best Practise – How to Cope with Business Demand for Gadgets
May – Lifecycle of IT technologies and when to jump in
June – Case Study – Managing Risk in Critical Programmes
August – A Review of Cloud Computing Terms
September – Case Study – Cloud Computing for Finance and CRM
October – IT Chargeback Models and their Implications
November – IT Business Relationship Management Models
 
•Tailored Research for Member: Security implications of mobile and tablet platforms
 
Advisor Meetings
 
Monthly meetings of 1-2 hours specifically focused on member issues
Topics set 2-3 weeks in advance to enable preparation of specific topic and any expert dial-in required.
Flexible to cover any topics and issues of the day
Provides expert advice, counselling and guidance