10:40 am – 11:40 am | Presentation | Room: Oceana 3-5
How to Survive and Prosper in a Transformation
Heraclitus said “change is the only constant in life”. With the today’s breakneck pace of technology and business innovation, you could adjust that for the business world by saying, "Businesses who don’t constantly adapt will die." The question is, how do you thrive in the midst of these constant and mostly needed disruptions? This presentation is a step by step survival guide that leaders and individuals can use to prosper in the face of change. Participants will be treated to the experience and learnings of two seasoned technology professionals. The topics will include understanding change, defining your place in a transformation, selling your team's place, setting clear and aligned goals, and helping your organization to successfully transform.
- Step-by-step process to deal with transformation/change
- Selling team value
- Goal setting
- Reintegrating team after change
Director Business Architecture
Aaron has a passion for problem solving, creativity, and translating business opportunities into solutions. Over his career he has held a variety of roles that include application developer, business analyst, product manager, solution architect, adjunct instructor, and development manager to list a few. Aaron has spent considerable time in his career focused on distilling common "productizable" solutions from custom or diverse solution implementations. He is currently a Director of Technology at Asurion where his focus is on establishing a practice of business architecture. Aaron earned a BS in Management Information Systems and a MS in Computer Systems Management from the University of Maryland. Outside of work, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife, six daughters and grandsons, escaping with scifi/fantasy novels and working off stress on the basketball court.
Aaron's 2017 Presentations:
- How to Survive and Prosper in a Transformation
Thursday, November 9, 2017 (10:40 am – 11:40 am)