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Date: February 25, 2009
8:00 AM EST Show floor opens
11:00 AM EST Understanding the Foundations of the Information Agenda
12:00 PM EST Chat with our experts
1:30 PM EST Data Management for a Lean Economy live session
2:30 PM EST Chat with our experts
6:00 PM EST Show floor closes
Data in Action Virtual Event
Solutions for an efficient environment
Date: February 25, 2009
Join us for a special online event with live webcasts featuring the key trends and innovations that are shaping the next generation of Data Management products. Chat with industry experts and IBM innovators about the evolution of traditional Data Management practices in the age of SOA, Web 2.0 and the continuing data explosion into new smarter practices and paradigms for managing information.
See how this smarter data revolution is creating new opportunities for organizations to refresh their approaches, and in the process: Gain better access to data Increase data security Lower costs
Learn how customers who have made the change are now reaping the rewards, and what it took to get them there.
Get all the benefits of a world class Information Management event without the hassle and expense of travel. Register today!
Understanding the Foundations of the Information Agenda
Speaker: Andy Warzecha, VP Strategy, IBM Information Management
The new millennium has brought huge transformations to the field of Information Management, altering the IT landscape as companies seek to boost efficiency and lower costs while handling ever increasing amounts of information digitally. Not only has data volume and complexity driven this change, but the escalating requirements to improve business insights, to streamline processes, and to support the extended enterprise has meant evolution of the underlying technology that supports this. IBM' has described the Information Agenda as the viewpoint that is helping organizations succeed in harnessing the powerful technologies available and taming the information wave. This presentation, by IBM's VP of Strategy, Information Management, Andrew Warzecha, will help attendees understand these transformations, and the key role that highly evolved Data Management technology plays in the adoption of a successful Information Agenda.
Data Management for a Lean Economy: Strategies to Cut Costs, Improve Performance, Reduce Risk
Speakers: Ray Wang, VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research and Lise Neely, Product Marketing Manager, Optim & Data Studio
Please join Lise Neely and Ray Wang for a discussion of the Integrated Data Management market. Organizations worldwide are turning to cost-cutting strategies to manage through lean times. Meanwhile, the mandate of data management is being redefined, with greater scope, in an effort to provide greater value across the full life cycle of business data. Learn how Integrated Data Management strategies can help your organization fulfill both mandates. Improve data management productivity across the players in the value chain - from Developers to DBAs to Business Users. Cut storage and maintenance costs for immediate ROI, while boosting the performance of mission critical applications and databases. Ray Wang, Forrester Research, will discuss findings from a recent IBM-sponsored survey of North American IT decision makers. Lise Neely, IBM, will describe how IBM clients are evolving their data management strategies to improve the quality of service, respond rapidly to new, data-intensive new business opportunities, and improve support for compliance initiatives.
Expo Booth namesInformation Agenda. Optimize Data Growth, Lower the Cost of Data, DBA Efficiency, and Development Productivity.
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