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CIO Insights: Intelligent Business Operations

Apparo's 6th CIO Insights Forum covered Intelligent Business Operations: Getting the Most Leverage on June 2, 2014. Attendees heard from Janelle Hill, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner. Ms. Hill is a world-renowned expert in applying process thinking to achieve excellence in business operations. With more than 25 years of technology industry experience, she is the thought leader behind Gartner's ITScore for BPM Maturity and has worked with all levels of business and IT leaders to plan and implement their process maturity journey. During this interactive dialogue, Ms. Hill as offered her expertise on creating more intelligent processes, how operations are changing with near real-time operational insight, and what technology it takes to enable intelligent business operations (IBO).

Thank you to our forum sponsors, facilitator and speaker for participating in this informative forum. Below is the agenda for the event. For more information contact Maureen Smelewski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, we are the valuable partner to clients in over 14,000 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, we work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA., and has 6,100 associates, including more than 1,460 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 85 countries.

CIO Insights: Intelligent Business Operations
Monday, June 2, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
4100 Coca Cola Plaza, Charlotte


5:30 - Registration & Networking

6:00 - Welcome
Onyeka Nchege, CIO, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

6:05 - Introduction of Topic & Speaker
Facilitator: Jason Hurd, SoftwareAG

6:15 - Speaker & Presentation
Janelle Hill, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner

7:15 - Q&A: Open Dialogue

7:30 - Wrap-up