IT Value Summit 2020 –

Join Your Peers and Thavron experts on August 11, 2020, to discuss the opportunities to define, measure, discuss, and report IT Value to the organization at every step of your journey.

For this Free one day summit, each session will include practitioners who have successfully improved the value discussion at their organization. Learn their pain points, successes and join lively discussions to empower you to have IT Value discussions in your organization.

These sessions are designed to be a round table summit discussion series, so plan to turn on your video ( if possible) and audio and join in the discussion that is shaping our domain.

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Summit Kickoff-

10am- 11am EDT

What is Value? A discussion of how to define and measure value, with take away examples of value metrics.

Session led by Nan Braun: Thavron Solutions

Cost Management – How can I talk Value when I don’t know all of the details?

11am-Noon EDT

You don’t have to have full maturity to talk value with the business/organization at large, and start having real impact on business outcomes.

Session led by Ginger Allen: Guidewell Solutions/Florida Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Internal Transparency- Not Just Self Reflection

Noon- 1pm EDT

If you are not going to show your analysis and reports outside of IT, how do you demonstrate value? Is this just a financial exercise, or can you impact real change?

Session led by Cathy Wagner: Minnesota State IT (MNIT)

The Value of AppTCO: A Panel Discussion

1-2 PM EDT

Getting to AppTCO and unit rates can take a lot of work and data from your organization. Is it really worth the effort? Join a panel of your peers who will share their journey with AppTCO, and then we will open up for discussion and Q/A

Moving the Value Conversation Forward- the Power of Services that are Actionable Levers

2-3 PM EDT

Having actionable levers for the organization can be transformational in the value perception outside of IT as well as real performance differences. Get lessons learned and join the discussion around the wins and potential problems in defining services for the organization.

Session led by David van Deusen ( recently retired) NYS Office of the State Comptroller

Enterprise Architecture and IT Finance- Natural Partners 3-4 PM

Having the right internal partners can significantly impact your success in designing and/or supporting value discussions. Enterprise Architecture is an often overlooked, but powerful partnership. Learn and Discuss how to build this relationship and the impact it can have.

Session led by Bryan Drake