|08:20||—08:30||Q&A with Healthcare Pitch Slam finalist|
Join Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences for an interview with AnesthesiaOS, winner of the HCLS pitch days and participant in Thursday’s Pitch Slam.
|08:30||—08:45||Dell and Deloitte|
Come learn about Dell and Deloitte’s new collaborative programs and GTM strategies
|08:45||—09:00||Information Security for the Endpoint|
Geoff Haydon, CEO at Absolute Software will discuss how firmware-based technology can be a game changer for Dell customers when it comes to protecting and securing information stored on the endpoint.
|09:00||—09:15||Bringing Simplicity Back To The Datacenter with Nutanix & Dell|
Enterprise datacenters have become incredibly complex over the years. This complexity is driving up costs and slowing IT down. Enterprise IT is dealing with infrastructure issues rather than innovating to enable business growth. A few years ago, Internet companies developed a better architectural approach to buying, deploying and managing infrastructure. This new approach, called web-scale, is now available as a turnkey solution to enterprises at any scale. This session will cover how Dell & Nutanix are bringing web-scale to the masses with their new joint solution – XC Series Web-scale Converged Appliance.
|09:15||—09:30||Engaging Audiences With Real-Time Content|
During live events such as DellWorld, it is imperative to keep audiences engaged and informed about the latest news and happenings that are unfolding in real-time. This session will explore how brands can leverage new technology to curate and amplify the best social content from their events in real-time through live publishing and social curation applications.
|09:30||—09:45||Associate PPM Manager, Zones, Inc|
Discover how Zones, Inc., supports business, healthcare, public sector and specialty markets by applying innovative technology solutions. This includes leveraging Dell’s Solutions Configurator (OSC) to have more control over enterprise configurations and reduce cycle time for a quicker response to their customers.
|11:30||—11:45||Rack Ready Solutions|
Speed and agility are critical to companies as they battle against an ever increasing number of competitors. And because IT infrastructure forms the backbone of many of their offers to their clients, it’s essential that they move swiftly to maintain their differentiation in the marketplace. Through a combination of market leading technologies and best in class automation, as well as refined build-out methodologies, Fusionstorm can show you how to cut your deployment times in half. Additionally, our unique approach to the use of labor means a customer’s IT team can stay focused on their core business while we handle the build and deployment process, saving both time and money.
|11:45||—12:00||Microsoft Cloud OS: Transforming IT in a Cloud-First, Mobile-First World|
Microsoft Cloud OS transforms datacenters, unlocks data insights, and enables modern apps & enterprise mobility. Join Microsoft’s Tony Meleg, Claude Lorenson and Jill Tracy from Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise product group as they discuss Microsoft's best in class datacenter and cloud technologies supported by Dell.
|12:00||—12:15||Creating Customer Value Through Owned Content|
It’s easy to find product specs, case studies and white papers, but what really helps customers make critical buying decisions? Who do they trust and how can a large enterprise or small business tap into the power of owned digital platforms and content to provide value and utility to a nomadic customer.
Traditionally security has been the practice of point solutions for point challenges. The result is desired security but the cost is a disjointed mix of technologies, solutions, and practices with no rhyme or reason tieing them together. Imagine if security (all securty) could use a shared context to determine, and adjust to, the changing access needs and risks of users. In this session Dave Martinez, will discuss the concept of risk scoring and context-based security that spans tarditional security silos.
|12:30||—12:45||Understanding Value in the Channel|
Not just a server sale - customers are looking for a trusted partner that can provide end-to-end solutions that include hardware, software and services, while keeping up with the latest technologies and best practices. In this increasingly complex environment, how are partners responding to the fast pace of changing customer needs.
|12:45||—01:00||Geoff Colvin and Michael Chui hosted by Bob O’Donnell|
Join Geoff Colvin, longtime editor and writer for FORTUNE magazine and host of the opening session’s panel on the data economy and panel participant, Michael Chui, Partner at the McKinsey Global Institute in a spirited conversation about the transformative impact big data will continue to have on the technology industry, economy, and society.
|01:00||—01:15||Turning data into insights|
Turning large stores of data into actionable insights is a journy that builds on several levels of deepening analytics maturity. John will address the different stages of analytics maturity and how Dell can help you build your capabilities.
|01:15||—01:30||How to conduct a successful proof of concept|
What are the key factors that will enable you to take your cloud project from the experiment phase to the pilot phase?
|01:30||—01:45||Advanced DRAM Making a Big Difference with Servers|
Digital infrastructure is being transformed by a rapidly increasing concentration on performance-enhanced virtualization, cloud and software-defined networks, while data centers work hard to improve their power efficiency. High-performance, power-efficient Samsung DDR4 DRAM memory is helping to optimize Dell PowerEdge servers in virtually all data center environments. Our guest today is Sylvie Kadivar from Samsung Semiconductor, who will discuss the benefits of advanced, high-density DDR4 to all of our listeners.
|01:45||—02:00||Storage Architectures in the Realm of Big Data|
Rapid adoption of analytics and big-data business models are changing the way IT organizations are architecting and managing the storage systems required to retain and access this information. Over the years, architectures such as object storage, HSM, and scale-out NAS have evolved to adapt to the needs of big data. Mike Davis will explore the boundaries and tradeoffs among these different approaches and discuss how they address the needs of specific workloads and uses cases.
|02:00||—02:15||Keynote: Andrew McAffee and Erik Brynjolfsson|
As co-authors of the New York Times Bestseller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a time of Brilliant Technologies, (a Michael Dell recommended read!), Andy and Erik will offer their unique insights into today’s digital economy and the economics of information.
|02:15||—02:30||Setting the Standard for Excellence in Storage |
The need for storage is exploding in the data center as well as the consumer market. Unsurprisingly, NVMe and PCIe SSDs are driving the best in storage from a performance, power efficiency and space utilization perspective. Samsung is said to have the highest performing and highest density SSDs today. Joining us today is Ryan Smith, Senior Manager of SSD Marketing for Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. to share expert insight into the growing use of SSDs as replacements for hard disk drives and to review the most critical SSD features for improving the customer experience and Dell’s bottom-line ROI.
|02:30||—02:45||Alexis Ohanian hosted by Daniel Newman|
In this insightful conversation, Alexis Ohanian, Brooklyn-based entrepreneur, investor, author, and most notably co-founder of reddit, will discuss the opportunity technology provides everyone to be an entrepreneur. He’ll also offer his expertise and insights for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, and talk about the interesting path that lead him to become the face for the movement against SOPA and PIPA in early 2011.
|02:45||—03:00||Q&A with pitch slam internet of things finalists|
Join Liam Quinn for an interview with the three Internet of Things finalists before they present at Thursday’s Pitch Slam.
Bryan Jones, VP, Dell Marketing, will host an interview at the News Desk focused on marketing as a social business and the future of social sales.
|03:30||—03:45||Converge without Compromise|
A dive into building converged infrastructures that combine compute, networking, and storage resources into rapidly deployable and easier to manage IT building blocks. Ensure your datacenter is ready for the future and the shift towards software defined technologies.
|03:45||—04:00||Enabling Rapid Innovation with DevOps and PaaS|
In this interview, we will be chatting with Julio Tapia and Chris Morgan from the OpenShift by Red Hat Partner Ecosystem team about DevOps and PaaS and its impact on enabling rapid innovation for companies and partners alike.
|04:00||—04:15||Workplace Transformation - Mapping from the Cubicle to the Future Workplace|
Listen as Intel’s IT Expert discusses the latest data, research trends and usage models for the future of the workplace to include No Wires, No Passwords & immersive collaboration.
|08:00||—08:15||Q&A with Pitch Slam Education finalists|
Join Jon Phillips for an interview with the three Edtech finalists before they present at Thursday’s Pitch Slam.
|Jon Phillips – Dell, Managing Director of Global Education Strategy; Joe Troyen – PenPal Schools, CEO; Nick Lum – Beeline Reader, CEO; Ben Levy – eduCanon, CEO|
|08:15||—08:30||New Reality of Mobile Solutions |
Everything you've been told about Mobility is Wrong. The top misconceptions around Mobile Solutions and what the new reality is.
|Sean Wisdom, Director Global Mobile Solutions Marketing, Dell; Roger Bjork, Director Global Enterprise Mobility Management, Dell; Dan O'Farrell, Director Cloud Client Computing Solutions, Dell|
|08:30||—08:45||Align with the business on Big Data initiatives|
The benefit of aligning IT with business priorities is no secret, but when it comes to Big Data, such close cooperation is essential. Learn more about how to link Big Data projects to strategic business challenges to ensure the organizations gets the answers it needs from data.
|Uday Tekumalla, Solutions Marketing Manager, Dell|
|08:45||—09:00||IAM when IAM seems beyond your reach|
For many organizations, particularly those in the SMB space, Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a daunting task. Not only must these organizations maintain secure access, they must also do it with compliance and governance hanging over their heads. In most cases, the only option is to do the best you can and hope noting goes wrong. In this discussion, Todd Peterson, IAM Evangelist for the Dell One Identity solutions will talk about the prerequisites of IAM, how to better achieve compliance, how to satisfy governance demands, and do it all without major capital investments and with current staff and skill sets.
|Todd Peterson, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Dell|
|09:00||—09:30||Social ROI: Making big data analytics work for you|
Shree Dandekar will host a 30-minute live streamed event at the News Desk with two social business influencers and a media attendee focused on how social analytics can help small and medium business mid-market and how companies should prioritize social analytic offerings.
|Shree Dandekar (Dell), Bryan Kramer (Dell), Nik Rouda (ESG) , Mark Burgess (Blue Focus Marketing)|
|09:30||—09:45||Dell World from the Eyes of the CMO|
Technology’s major forces- cloud, mobility, big data, social, Internet of Things – have disrupted the way we do business today. Companies must embark on digital transformation to harness these tools, meet customer expectations and stay competitive. Karen Quintos, SVP and CMO of Dell, will share how Dell has integrated digital across the enterprise, partnering with IT to leverage data analytics, serve up insights across the business and personalize the customer experience. Now, Dell is taking its combined marketing and IT expertise to help support customers on their own digital transformation journeys and stay on the forefront of modern marketing.
|Karen Quintos, CMO|
|09:45||—10:00||Hadoop in action at Omneo|
Dell customer Omneo will discuss how they implemented a Dell Cloudera Hadoop platform to power its supply chain cloud solution, saving their clients $15-25 million annually and enabling interactive analysis versus waiting days for data.
|Karim Lokas, Senior Vice-President - Strategy, Product, and Marketing, Omneo|
|10:30||—10:45||Global Analyst Perspective on Dell World|
Industry analyst Martin Hingley, CEO of ITCandor, provides his perspective on the news from Dell World; its impact on the broader IT industry; and how trends in converged infrastructures and cloud computing are changing how customers do business
|Martin Hingley, CEO, ITCandor|
|10:45||—11:00||Real World Insights: Innovating with Cloud, Security and Big Data|
Four companies share their experiences transforming their businesses and driving results for customers. Cloud: Envision Technology Advisors and FusionStorm. Security: ForeScout and Absolute Software
|Daniel Serpico, President & CEO, FusionStorm; Todd S Knapp, CEO, Envision Technology Advisors; Marty Davis, Worldwide Director of Business Development, ForeScout; Mark Grace - Vice President, World-wide OEM and Business Development, Channel, Absolute Software|
|11:15||—11:30||Digital transformation, avoid becoming digital preyDigital transformation, avoid becoming digital prey|
What is “Digital Transformation?” How does it leverage technologies like cloud, social, mobile and big data/analytics? And why all of a sudden does it seem to be the buzz word du jour? Listen as Barton George, director of developer programs, Dell Services, discusses this topic that has become imperative for enterprises and organizations big and small. He will explain what is happening in the industry, the various components of digital transformation and how some traditional companies are leveraging digital to drive new revenue streams and avoiding becoming the next Blockbuster or Kodak. Join the conversation and learn how to make digital Darwinism work for you
|Barton George, Director of Developer Programs, Dell Services|
|11:30||—12:30||Closing keynote: Leaders in disruption, inspiring a new way of thinking|
Disruption is arguable the most overused buzz word in our industry, and yet it accurately describes the evolution taking place in the world. Michael will host a session featuring Peter Diamandis, founder and chairman of X PRIZE and bestselling author of Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think.
|Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO at Dell; Dr. Peter H. Diamandis, Chairman and CEO at X Prize Foundation|