IT Management Program

IT Management Program
9 - 11 March 2016

Cisco Live’s IT Management Program is designed to give IT managers, directors, and VPs the knowledge and skills to transform their IT organisations and drive positive change in their careers.

We are excited to announce a dedicated IT Management Program, exclusively targeting IT Leaders at Cisco Live Melbourne 2016!

This three-day event is designed specifically for IT leaders to focus on personal, business and technology leadership. We’ll explore the most important technology shifts impacting IT organisations today - cloud services, Agile methodologies, the impact of digitisation and the Internet of Everything. Network with your peers and meet with Cisco IT executives, and benefit from the latest industry thought leadership.

Register early to secure your place, as space is limited.

About IT Management Program at Cisco Live

Businesses increasingly rely on the IT department to lead innovation and drive value. This requires a leader equally at ease with changing business strategies and evolving technologies. Cisco Live's IT Management Program brings together the special mix of business savvy and technical expertise you need to help your organisation innovate and thrive.

If you have specific questions regarding the IT Management program offering, please email us.

Who Should Attend

The IT Management Program at Cisco Live is designed for people with their feet in both the IT and business worlds. It offers a mix of business and technical sessions in an interactive forum that can help you find answers to the biggest questions facing today's IT leaders. The program is suited for:

  • IT Managers
  • IT Directors
  • Vice Presidents of IT
  • Project managers
  • IT architects
  • Middle and senior level IT leaders

Your Host

Julie Canepa

Regional IT leader for Australia and New Zealand at Cisco Systems.

Julie Canepa is responsible for driving strategy to enable business & IT alignment in terms of growth, productivity and user experience across Cisco’s IT service portfolio.

Julie has been in the IT industry for 20 years developing practical experience working in a variety of global and regional leadership roles. She has held several IT leadership positions at Cisco specialising in sales, commerce, supply chain systems and operations. Key initiatives include Cisco's global ERP initiatives, Cisco's Commerce solutions, and delivering CRM, mobile first, and as-a-service capabilities to Cisco's Sales teams.  Her strong commitment to operational excellence and aptitude for partnering cross-functionally has resulted in great synergies between business and IT.

Julie is an active member of her community with special interest in promoting STEM education and women in technology initiatives.  She resides in Sydney, with her husband and 3 children.


Benefits of Attending

Information is the essential commodity in helping you build and sustain a competitive advantage. The IT Management Program delivers the kind of information you need in a variety of ways. At Cisco Live, you can:

  • Attend exclusive IT Management sessions presented by Cisco and industry executives.
  • Learn how Cisco prioritises its own IT objectives.
  • Understand how to use the latest technology to support your business objectives.
  • Hear about Cisco’s strategic vision for the next 12 to 18 months.
  • Network with peers across a breadth of industries, which share your interests.
  • Speak directly with key executives at Cisco.


Wednesday 9 March 2016

Time Agenda
8:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am The New World of IT
9:30am - 10:00am Fuelling Business Outcomes through Digitisation
10:00am - 10:30am Morning Tea
10:30am - 11:45am Cisco Live Keynote
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:40pm Architecting a Foundation for Success - The Data Centre of the Future
1:40pm - 2:20pm Securing a Digitised World
2:20pm - 2:30pm Break
2:30pm - 3:00pm Embracing the Next Generation of Cloud
3:00pm - 3:30pm Software is Eating the World - What are you doing about it?
3:30pm - 4:00pm Spearheading Big Change with Big Data
4:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Tea
4:30pm - 5:30pm Adding Value to your Business - Best Practices and Lessons Learnt
5:30pm - 6:00pm Break
6:00pm - 7:30pm Happy Hour (and a half) - World of Solutions

Thursday 10 March 2016

Time Agenda
8:00am - 8:30am Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am Innovation is Not Optional
9:30am - 10:15am Nurturing your Talent Pipeline
10:15am - 10:30am Building your Future Workforce through STEM Mentoring - Cisco and CSIRO’s Journey
10.30am - 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am - 12:00pm Cisco Live Keynote
12:00pm - 12:50pm Lunch
12:50pm - 1:35pm The Power of Connections
1:35pm - 2:30pm Inspiring Change to Build a Fast(er) IT Team
2:30pm - 3:15pm Dynamic Workplaces of Tomorrow
3:15pm - 4:00pm Productivity Beyond the Workplace
4:00pm - 4:30pm Afternoon Tea
4:30pm - 5:30pm The Importance of Culture (Panel Session)
7:30pm - 11:30pm Cisco Live Customer Appreciation Event

Friday 11 March 2016

Time Agenda
8:45am - 10:15am Table Topics with Cisco Executives
10:15am - 11:15am Morning Tea
11:15am - 12:30pm Cisco Live Guest Keynote
12:30pm - 2:00pm Lunch & World of Solutions Closing
*Please note the agenda is subject to change

Sample Sessions

Session ID Session Title View Session
ITMGEN-2645 Dealing with Today’s Cyber Security Challenge View Now
ITMGEN-2650 Customer Experience- How Cisco IT Moves the Needle

View Now

ITMGEN-2651 Talent 2020- Get Ready for the Next 5 Years View Now
ITMGEN-2629 Preparing for Strategic Technology Transitions View Now

Customer Testimonials

Thank you so very much for offering the IT Management stream as an alternative to 'technical only' sessions. I will be recommending it to all of my colleagues who manage IT departments.
- Cisco Live 2015 IT Management Attendee

I Always love seeing how Cisco IT tackles problems. Great to see we are not alone in our thinking.
- Cisco Live 2015 IT Management Attendee

3rd year attended and gets better every year. The IT Management stream is great for my role.
- Cisco Live 2014 IT Management Attendee

I liked the mix, breadth, and depth of sessions. Content is very relevant to today's issues.
- Cisco Live 2014 IT Management Attendee

Great networking opportunity and to meet / catch-up with major Cisco leaders and partners.
- Cisco Live 2014 IT Management Attendee

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