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Global Summit 2014 Tampa
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May 12-15, 2014 | Tampa Convention Center

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Accelerate Smarter Commerce with Cloud

Cloud isn’t just a buzz word. Cloud enables markets to transact with less friction; To connect more effectively; To serve and delight the customer faster.

Today, IBM Software as a Service empowers marketers, merchandisers, procurement, supply chain, sales and commerce, and other industry professionals with the tools to win. Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2014 is THE place to discover how cloud and SaaS are transforming businesses and driving growth.


Engage with IBM thought leaders through several focused SaaS and Cloud experiences

  • + SaaS Discussion and Luncheon
    Tuesday, May 13th from 12:00pm to 1:30pm.
    Senior IT and business leaders like you will share experiences and strategies for driving innovation through SaaS. This intimate forum will focus on how Cloud and SaaS solutions accelerate time to value, help to overcome challenges and help you meet your business goals. Send an email to cmurad@us.ibm.com to register. Space is limited, reserve your spot today.
  • + # 1116 Accelerate Your Business with Cloud-Based Solutions
    Wednesday, May 14th 3:30- 4:30 p.m. in room 23
    Do you see the speed of change in your industry as an opportunity or a threat? Are you looking to deliver greater value faster? Learn how the CIO role is evolving as a champion of SaaS for internal stakeholders. Hear ways clients are collaborating across business and IT to reduce the need for "shadow IT" and how cloud-based solutions can help organizations win in the marketplace.
  • + #1117 How LOB and IT Lead with SaaS: Strategies of Winning Organizations:
    Find out how forward-thinking enterprises are leveraging SaaS (Software as a Service) to propel their businesses forward. Hear the results of new research from the IBM Center for Applied Insights and a global survey of over 800 Business and IT decision makers driving SaaS and Cloud adoption decisions. The study uncovered that over 80% of respondents embrace SaaS to enhance the customer experience, enable more strategic business decisions, and accelerate internal and external collaboration. Learn how leading companies are using SaaS as a competitive advantage across the enterprise.
  • + #1118 Embracing SaaS: A Blueprint for IT Success
    Tuesday, May 13th from 1:30- 2:30 p.m. in room 25
    Learn about six key issues every CIO should consider when defining an enterprise SaaS strategy. Use this blueprint to map SaaS adoption to a broader cloud architecture while preserving the innovation and agility your internal business stakeholders require. All attendees will receive the printed eBook version of the presentation.
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Connect with IBM Smarter Commerce

  • Day 1: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville

    Day 1: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville (YouTube, 01:13:09)

    Experience the excitement of the IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit Nashville 2013 Opening General Session. Watch as Jay Baer, President, Convince and Convert; Craig Hayman, GM, Industry Solutions, IBM Software Group; Manoj Saxena, GM, Watson Solutions, IBM Software Group; and Wayne Peacock, EVP of Member Experience, USAA speak about 'The Customer Journey: Your customer in context'. Learn more: http://ibm.com/smartercommerce.
  • Day 2: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville

    Day 2: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville (YouTube, 01:24:01)

    Experience the excitement of the IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit Nashville 2013 General Session. Watch as Jay Baer, President, Convince and Convert; Paul Papas, Global Leader, Smarter Commerce, IBM Global Business Services; Nathan Summers, Digital Director, Jaguar Land Rover; a client panel including Anthony Abate, VP and Chief Procurement Officer, Cigna; Gayle Ramsay, Head of Customer Contact and Leads Management, BMO Financial Group; Greg Wilde, VP IS&S Global Solutions, Ceva Logistics; and Scott Wilson, VP, eCommerce, United Airlines; and Porter Gale, Author and Social Media Expert speak about 'Engaging a demographic of one'. Learn more: http://ibm.com/smartercommerce.
  • Day 3: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville

    Day 3: Smarter Commerce Global Summit 2013 Nashville (YouTube, 01:37:13)

    Experience the excitement of the IBM Smarter Commerce Global Summit Nashville 2013 Closing General Session. Watch as Jay Baer, President, Convince and Convert; Dr. Michael Haydock, IBM Chief Scientist for Business Analytics and Optimization; Phil McKoy, VP Target.com and Mobile Experience, Target; and Jeremy Gutsche, Author, Speaker, Chief Trend Hunter at TrendHunter.com speak about 'Innovation: Satisfying customers at the speed of life'. Learn more: http://ibm.com/smartercommerce.