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Leaders define vision. A business turns vision into value. CIOs build the capabilities that transform businesses. Ergo, CIOs are enablers for turning vision into value. Are you ready to “turn vision to value”?- In order to learn how, come join us and hear Todd Williams speak

When: 11/21/2014
From 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM
Where: The Georgian Club
100 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Presenter: Todd Williams
Contact: Michelle Riber

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Leaders define vision. A business turns vision into value. CIOs build the capabilities that transform businesses. Ergo, CIOs are enablers for turning vision into value.

To achieve this, CIOs, like you, must build value-driven organizations that are seasoned yet adaptive, structured yet agile, pragmatic yet innovative. It is not a simple feat.

To understand the need to stick to the four core principles (reading and adhering to corporate strategy, project alignment, initiative prioritization, and disseminating the plan to your organization), this keynote will show that:

• An IT strategy that meets corporate goals must drive all of your work.

• Work cannot start until the people to complement the strategy are in place.

• Processes need to fit the individual projects (not too lean,

not to heavy, and sized for each project).

• To achieve success, certain key areas of your organization and your projects are more important to monitor.

• The four tenants help you focus on building and leading powerful organizations that provide value, accelerate business growth, and make your IT group a strategic component of your company.

Are you ready to “turn vision to value”?




About Todd Williams:


Todd Williams’ goal is to improve how companies implement their strategic plans—from definition to ensuring the proper people are in place. Utilizing twenty-five years of experience he helps companies ranging from start-ups to multi-billion dollar corporations achieve their goals. Qualifications in executive consulting, project rescue, failure prevention, and engaging people in the solution, allow him to help you bring strategy to life.

As an expert witness, Mr Williams has used his skills to assist companies that have fallen prey to unqualified third party integrators that were not focused on the correct methodology or delivering an end result that provided a useable solution.

In his book, Rescue the Problem Project: A Complete Guide to Identifying, Preventing, and Recovering from Project Failure (AMACOM), he defines a project audit and recovery process for rescuing red projects that focuses on root cause correction and prevention. He is also a writer for The CEO Magazine, American Management Association, his own Back From Red blog, and contributes to numerous other publications, including Fortune/CNN Money, CIO Update, ZDNet, Enterprising CIO, and IT Business Edge.

He is a professional member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), National Speakers Association, Project Management Institute, and the Society for Information Management (SIM).


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