Networking & IT Innovation
San Francisco, CA
Analyst Series, Live in San Francisco CA
Thursday Nov. 4 | 5:00-8:00 PM PT
We’re combining our two most popular events, Live IT Innovation and IDC Analyst Series, to bring you an evening filled with cocktails, networking, good food, and cutting-edge information from IT innovators. TechTalk events are designed to bring the technology community together to relax, network and hear about the latest mission-critical technologies in a social setting. Enjoy your beverage of choice; munch on appetizers; connect with colleagues and discuss cutting-edge technology with innovative IT manufacturers and their partners.
This event features market analysis from our strategic research partner, IDC, the global leader in market research and analysis. Following the event you’ll be granted access to its highly-valued research package. IDC's CIO Recovery Guides empower IT executives with the strategies needed to optimize IT’s contributions to business success in a post-COVID-19 world.
Speaker: IDC Adjunct Research Advisor, Cora Carmody
Cora Carmody is a globally recognized CIO, having been appointed as the first CIO of Litton PRC (now part of Northrop-Grumman Information Technology) and most recently as the CIO of Jacobs Engineering. Prior to becoming a CIO, Cora held various positions (programmer, systems engineer, program manager, and others) in projects benefiting the U.S. intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and other customers. In 2002, Cora founded the "Technology GoddessesTM" program to mentor girls (K-12) in all aspects of technology – which led Jacobs to receive the Inaugural “Engaging Youth in IT” Award from Computerworld and the CIO Executive Council, June 2013.
Cora has an M.S. degree in Computer Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University and B.A. and M.A. degrees in Mathematics from the Johns Hopkins University. Her work is cited in The Leadership Challenge, 5th edition, by James Kouzes and Barry Posner; The U.S. Technology Skills Gap, by Gary Beach; and numerous articles and interviews. She is a frequent speaker on many IT topics such as leadership, IT strategy, STEM, and enterprise architecture.
Harris' Restaurant, 2100 Van Ness Ave San Francisco CA 94109
|5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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|6:00 pm - 6:15 pm
|Starburst Data helps companies modernize their dat...a strategy by bringing analytics to data where it lives. We enable companies to make faster & better decisions on more complete data.
|6:15 pm - 6:30 pm
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|6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
|6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
|BlackBerry provides intelligent security software ...and services to enterprises and governments around the world. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety, and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in the areas of endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption, and embedded systems. BlackBerry’s vision is clear - to secure a connected future you can trust.BlackBerry. Intelligent Security. Everywhere. For more information, visit BlackBerry.com and follow @BlackBerry.
|7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
|7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
|OpsRamp is the availability platform for hybrid, m...ulti-cloud and cloud native infrastructures. Built on SaaS and used by the world’s biggest enterprises, OpsRamp unifies the monitoring of public cloud, cloud native and data center infrastructure on a multi-tenant platform. Then harnessing the power of AIOps, OpsRamp helps IT ops teams understand critical alerts, determine root cause and create powerful automation runbooks to take action on these insights. OpsRamp is where IT operations and DevOps teams can get the visibility, control and insights they need to maintain availability, drive application performance and keep digital experiences running smoothly. Because today’s businesses depend on digital. Now more than ever.Want to try it yourself? Sign up for your free two-week trial, or visit opsramp.com to learn more.
|Open bar, hearty appetizers, and networking