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IBM Smarter Government Summit 2012 - Strategies to Reduce Costs and Improve Government Performance


Join industry thought leaders, strategists and your fellow government peers for this important, one-day federal government event in Ottawa on February 16. There is no cost to attend. Seating is limited.

Gain insights that can help you to enable smarter, more effective government: government that can collaborate across departments and with communities— to manage operations and resources more effectively, become more transparent and accountable, and give citizens access to the types of services and information they need.

Specifically, you will hear how federal departments and agencies can reduce costs and improve their overall performance and program outcomes by:
· Consolidating and optimizing key government infrastructures and applications
· Turning information into insight by leveraging IBM software solutions for data management, enterprise content management and advanced analytics
· Better managing and deploying government resources and assets
· Driving more productivity through improved collaboration and a modernized workplace.

Breakout Session Tracks

Track #1
Turning Information into Insights to Improve Government Performance
Hear the latest industry insights and best practices for applying advanced analytics and sound information management principles to better support line-of-business decisions and improve government performance. Learn about solutions that can deliver more transparency, accountability, and improved program outcomes to Canadians through performance measurement, monitoring, planning and budgeting, as well as predictive modeling, and information management.

Track #2
Optimizing and Consolidating Government Infrastructure
Hear from industry experts on the latest solutions and technical recommendations for getting the most out of your IT infrastructure. Learn how to improve your storage efficiency and ROI, as well as gain enhanced visibility and tighter control over your IT assets. This track will also feature concrete strategies and approaches for minimizing the risk associated with Data Center migration or re-location projects.

Track #3
Optimizing Applications to Reduce Costs and Improve Service Delivery
As government entities continue to face tough times, this track will look at new operating and service delivery models can reduce costs and deliver more value for citizens.

Track #4
Enabling Smarter Work
Social networking and collaboration solutions—enabled through Mobility and the Cloud -- are transforming the way we all live, work and play. Hear what these innovations can mean for public sector organizations in terms of improving employee productivity, supporting better teaming and collaboration, as well as enabling new, more efficient service delivery models for Canadian citizens.

Solutions Showcase
Visit the IBM Smarter Government Solutions Showcase throughout the day to meet with key IBM subject-matter experts. Get the latest IBM product updates and view insightful demos in the areas of:

· Business Analytics & Performance Management
· Collaboration and Mobility Solutions
· Software Management & Security
· Service & Asset Management
· Information Management
· Decision Management & BPM
· Intelligent Operations
· Storage & Virtualization Solutions
· IBM Global Business Services

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Venue information

The Westin
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Time Description
7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration / Breakfast / Solutions Showcase
8:30-10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks / Keynote Presentation
10:00-10:20 a.m. Break / Solutions Showcase
10:20-11:05 a.m. Breakout Sessions (Wave 1) - across 4 tracks
11:10:11:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions (Wave 2) - across 4 tracks
12:00-12:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Wave 3) - across 4 tracks
12:45-1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch / Solutions Showcase
1:30-2:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Wave 4) - across 4 tracks
2:20-3:05 p.m. Breakout Sessions (Wave 5) - across 4 tracks
3:05-4:00 p.m. Networking Reception / Solutions Showcase