Enriching the Customer Experience
Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Business
March 4 - 5, 2015 | Fluno Center | Madison, WI
For over a century, IBM has helped businesses innovate and deliver increased value. IBM helps clients solve their most pressing issues by combining forward thinking, business insight, research and industry experience with the latest technologies. Discover how IBM works with CIOs and CEOs to build smarter enterprises by offering a full portfolio of instrumented, interconnected and intelligent solutions.
Learn more at www.ibm.com/CIO.
AHEAD helps IT innovate by delivering Enterprise Service Management, Cloud Infrastructure, and Mobility solutions. We accomplish this by leveraging the AHEAD Innovation Framework, a prescriptive services lifecycle that helps clients drive consensus and accelerate time to value from a technical, operational, and financial perspective.
With more than 100,000 customers, salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. We are the leader in employee social networks, customer relationship management apps and development in the cloud. Companies can become social enterprises with salesforce.com’s social, mobile and open technologies and put customers at the heart of their business and engage and collaborate with them where they are on the social web. Built on the fast, easy and open benefits of cloud computing, salesforce.com provides the services for customers to realize success as a social enterprise.
Learn more at www.salesforce.com.
Solstice Mobile is an enterprise innovation and mobility solutions firm, delivering engaging strategies and products to the world’s leading organizations including Redbox, Sprint, Northern Trust, Rockwell Automation, and Discover. Founded in 2001, Solstice advises complex organizations on the use of emerging technologies and approaches that optimize engagements with their employees, customers, and partners. The company designs and develops individualized solutions that foster user engagement, optimize productivity, and drive revenue. Recognized as a thought leader and forerunner in the application of next-gen technologies, organizations of all sizes and industries rely on Solstice to transform and accelerate their business.
CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions to businesses of all sizes. Our solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions, while our advanced technology engineers assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions.
Cimphoni supports its clients with services across the entire SaaS lifecycle, from initial strategy and planning to application configuration and deployment to ongoing support post-implementation. This encompasses all elements required to ensure a reliable, secure and cost efficient SaaS environment, including application administration, integration, testing, single sign-on and business analytics. The Cimphoni team consists of IT leaders, operators and technologists who have practical, hands-on experience in transforming the performance of IT organizations and deploying and supporting technology-enabled solutions that deliver real business value.
Gartner offers world-class, objective insight on virtually any area of IT. Unparalleled expertise across our wide range of solutions. Gartner is the IT professional’s best first source for addressing virtually any IT issue because of our world-class, objective insight, the rapid access to that insight, and the low cost compared to the impact and other alternatives. Our rigorous research process and proven methodologies provide the foundation for unbiased, pragmatic and actionable insight.
American Digital is an Advanced IT Solutions Provider with a 30 year track record of success in harnessing the power of complex technology solutions.
As an HP national partner, American Digital provides custom system integration and consulting services across HP’s complete enterprise portfolio of server, storage and networking products. American Digital’s solutions include: Application Transformation for SAP, Oracle, Epic, and a host of other business critical apps, Data Center Consolidation, Assessments for Virtualization & Cloud Strategy, Storage Optimization, Network Integration, Managed Services and Security.
AD offers technical and TCO analysis, manufacturer comparisons and solution recommendations covering the entire IT lifecycle.
Based in the greater Chicago area, American Digital has offices nationwide and services a variety of markets including health care, finance, manufacturing and distribution and higher education.
Windstream offers a full suite of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including voice and data services such as VoIP, SIP trunking, MPLS, and dedicated high-speed Internet. Windstream also offers Unified Communications, managed services, cloud computing, disaster recovery, and networking services designed to help businesses increase productivity and improve operation efficiencies.
For more information, visit www.windstreambusiness.com
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. ServiceNow provides service management for every department in the enterprise including IT, human resources, facilities, field service and more. We deliver a ‘lights-out, light-speed’ experience through our enterprise cloud – built to manage everything as a service.
For more information, visit www.servicenow.com.
As a collaborative, innovative IT company that embraces change, PDS aspires to achieve the highest levels of technical expertise and operational excellence. While providing IT solutions, services and technologies, PDS builds strategic relationships with clients that result in improved performance measured by increasing productivity, decreased cost, higher satisfaction and greater business compliance. Founded in 1986, PDS partners with medium to large enterprise organizations in healthcare, corporate and government/education industries to provide strategic value and advanced technology solutions. PDS is a privately held company with offices through the Midwest.
Additional information can be found at www.pdsit.net
Ernst & Young LLP is a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. With 175,000 people in more than 150 countries, Ernst & Young LLP is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world. We're building a better working world by helping our clients, our people and our wider communities achieve potential.
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Specialized IT consulting firm focused on data center systems and storage, unified communications, advanced video, secure wireless and network infrastructure.
Learn more at www.netechcorp.com
Symantec protects the world’s information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment - from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world.
More information is available at www.symantec.com
Delivering complete and connected solutions Dell Software empowers organizations of all sizes to experience Dell’s “power to do more” by delivering scalable yet simple-to-use solutions that can increase productivity, responsiveness and efficiency. Dell Software is uniquely positioned to address today’s most pressing business and IT challenges with holistic, connected software offerings across five core solution areas, encompassing data center and cloud management, information management, mobile workforce management, security and data protection. This software, when combined with Dell hardware and services, helps customers simplify IT, mitigate risk and accelerate business results.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world.
More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com
von Briesen & Roper, s.c. is a Wisconsin-based law firm with a strong, diverse and thriving regional, national and international practice. Our attorneys provide exceptional client service and innovative, cost—effective and practical legal advice and representation. von Briesen’s Technology Attorneys help clients across all industries acquire, use, and protect their technology and data — through web and e—commerce; systems and software acquisition; data privacy and security; intellectual property; and dispute resolution. Lawyers who know and use technology.
For more information, please visit www.vonbriesen.com.
NVISIA is a software development partner that blends engineering and craftsmanship to deliver high stakes software platforms. We have a 23-year track record of transforming our clients' most important business ideas into great software. Our small teams of master practitioners and mentors are embedded with our clients' teams to quickly align core business systems with emerging technology and deliver highly-integrated solutions. Our ConnectedDelivery model ensures that our clients are equipped to independently extend their new platform for the next 10 years, long after we roll off.
NVISIA is a regional firm serving Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago.
Information Builders provides production-strength software solutions for business intelligence and analytics, performance management, information management, and data governance. Our WebFOCUS business intelligence platform is the world’s most widely deployed, has the highest user adoption, and serves internal needs as well as customer and B2B initiatives. Our iWay Software provides real-time integration and data quality solutions for all data warehouses and operational data. In addition to offering superior software, our customer service is rated the highest in the industry.
Learn more at www.informationbuilders.com
Founded in 1989, Concurrency, Inc. architects and integrates across all Microsoft enterprise platforms: SharePoint, System Center, Lync, Exchange, and Dynamics CRM, both on-premises and in the cloud. Concurrency specializes in helping clients with their transition to the cloud, specifically Office 365 and Azure.
As a consulting organization, Concurrency helps clients realize more value from their technology investments and increase business productivity by delivering creative solutions that consider people, process, and technology needs. Microsoft has recognized Concurrency with multiple partner-of-the-year awards, including 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist in Management and Virtualization; 2012 Microsoft Content Management Partner of the Year; 2012 Microsoft Central Region Partner of the Year; and 2012 & 2011 Microsoft Midwest Area Partner of the Year.
At Skyline Technologies, we’re in the business of building your business. We do it by developing technology that meets your challenges, solves your problems and supports your goals. We do it with focus, discipline and a simple formula: Listen first, plan second, build last. The end result? Real, transformative solutions tailored to the unique needs of your organization. That’s what has made us one of Wisconsin’s most respected technology firms – and, we hope, what will make us your technology partner.
See more at www.skylinetechnologies.com
Founded in 1994, SupraNet provides an array of technical services for businesses across Southern Wisconsin and beyond. We specialize in colocation, virtual colocation, disaster recovery, Internet connectivity, web hosting, email services, and network consulting. Our exceptional customer service and highly knowledgeable support staff are ready to help your business reach its fullest potential by working with you one on one to create an efficient and scalable solution. Find out what’s made SupraNet the premier ISP for 17 years.
Visit our website, www.supranet.net.