Enterprise IT Leaders to Gather at ASG Technologies EVOLVE Conference

Inaugural Customer Event Showcases Innovations in Digital Transformation, Data Management and Governance, Workspaces and Content Solutions
Enterprise IT Leaders to Gather at ASG Technologies EVOLVE Conference

Press Release Date & Location

  • Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • Location: Naples, FL
ASG Technologies today unveiled details of its inaugural customer conference, EVOLVE, taking place in Washington D.C. from September 18-20. The event will bring industry experts, senior IT executives and company leaders together to discuss organizations' evolving systems and processes to meet the demands of digital business, including content solutions, workspaces, data management and governance along with performance and workload management and optimization. 
The event will provide the ASG customer community with a forum for sharing best practices and lessons learned, as well as an opportunity to collaborate with ASG executives and product management leadership. Attendees will also hear from industry experts and analysts about strategies for enabling the digital enterprise. 
“It’s an important time to bring together our customers and partners, as enterprises face both opportunities and challenges while looking to capitalize on the benefits of digital transformation," said Charles Sansbury, president and CEO of ASG Technologies. “Over the next couple of years, we’ll continue to see a hybrid approach to IT that marries the benefits of cloud with the ability to leverage legacy applications. We will address this strategy and others that will enable companies to grow and succeed during this time of transformation and disruption.” 
Cheryl McKinnon, principal analyst of Forrester Research, will lead a keynote session exploring "Five Trends Changing the Landscape of ECM." The session will address several themes uncovered in a recent commissioned Technology Adoption Profile conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of ASG Technologies, "Today's Content Management Demands a Modern Approach," including the rise of intelligent content services, cloud, analytics and the need to engage external stakeholders.

Jeff Ma, senior director of business insights at Twitter and member of MIT Blackjack Team, will weave tales from the blackjack table with strategies for leveraging trusted data to increase your odds in business. Ma, who was the inspiration for the best-selling book Bringing Down the House and the hit movie, 21, will keynote the session “The House Advantage: Using Data to Win.”
Customers and partners will participate in interactive panel discussions on topics like the fast-approaching deadline for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. Data-management leaders will also come together for a panel on data and metadata management techniques and tools, while delving into the increased role and requirements of governance in the expanding data environment. Speakers include:
  • Mike Smith, PhD, head of data strategy, governance & privacy - US consumer, commercial & mortgage of Citi
  • Jesse Canada, vice president of business metadata, rules and reference data management for Citizens Bank
  • Lynn Rohland, managing consultant, RGP
  • George Suskalo, senior manager, data management, EY
In addition to general sessions, conference tracks include: Driving Value with Data, Realizing IT Environment Potential, the Content Services Revolution and Evolving Strategy through Effective Software.
Event sponsors include Trillium Software, Prominence Advisors, RGP and Ephesoft. To learn more about EVOLVE or to register, please visit the event website here.