Will Your Company Thrive

in the Digital Economy?

In this Issue...
  • 2016 Theme Announced
  • Early Bird Registration is Open
Happy New Year!

As we prepare to celebrate Darwin day on February 12, we recall how dinosaurs went extinct: they failed to adapt. It is a stark reminder of the challenges facing companies today as they adapt to the digital economy. Which companies will thrive and which will fail? Join us at the 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium to find out. Early Bird Registration is open!
2016 Theme Announced 

I am please to share with you the 2016 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium theme:

Thriving in the Digital Economy
Book: Leading Digital
According to MIT Sloan research (Leading Digital) companies that thrive in the digital economy are 26% more profitable than their industry peers. These companies excel in the strategic use of data, in leading digital innovation, in creating new business opportunities through platform strategies, and in adapting to the changing nature of work and the workplace. The 2016 Symposium will provide insights into ways CIOs can help their organizations Thrive in the Digital Economy.

More than a dozen keynote presentations and interactive panel discussions tied to this year's theme will feature business leaders, technology trendsetters, and thought leaders from academia. 

Topics to be addressed include:
  • How the On-Demand/Gig Economy is Redefining the Future of Work
  • Big Data 2.0: Next-Gen Privacy, Security, and Analytics
  • Redesigning the Digital Workplace
  • Working and Thriving in an Age of Brilliant Machines
  • Best Practices for Managing a Digital Innovation Portfolio
  • The Owner's Guide to Platform Strategies
  • Maximizing the Strategic Value of Your Data
  • Transform Your Business Through IoT
We'll share more information with you as it becomes available.

Early Bird Registration is Open!

Registration for the nation's premier CIO event, the 13th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, is now open, with early-bird savings of up to 40% available until March 1st.

This elite conference will bring over 700 CIOs, senior IT executives, technology innovators and MIT academic thought leaders together on the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts for a full day of networking and collaboration to explore innovative technologies and leading-edge research.

Join us and gain actionable academic knowledge coupled with real world insight to help your organization thrive in the digital economy.
Lindsey Anderson
 The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized by:

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association MIT Center for Information Systems Research
MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association
MIT Center for Information Systems Research

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