HIGHLIGHTS

FEATURED PROGRAMMES

ConnectGov 2016

CIO Academy Asia kicked off the inaugural ConnectGov Leader Summit 2016 in Bhutan in high gear with an invigorating line-up of speakers and in the company of over 140 esteemed Asia Pac CIOs, government and business leaders as well as partners.

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INSPIRE Beyond SG50

INSPIRE Beyond SG50 features a collection of anecdotes by 55 CIOs and business leaders. The stories give a peek into how the CIO play an integral and pivotal role in helping businesses and organisations to meet challenges and realise their vision.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMMES

TechMavericks Talkshow | Turning Buzz into Business!

May 2017 - Adding "Like", "Comment" and "Share" functions to digital touchpoints have become bread and butter for business executives, but few have yet to harness the power of social media. Find out from the experts on how you can turn your ideas into viral posts on social media!

ConnectGov Leader Summit 2017

July 2017 - ConnectGov Leader Summit is a platform where thought leaders, government CIOs and corporate tech experts come together to share key learnings and insights. Delegates will be transported to Mongolia, "The Land of Blue Sky“, to energise thinking process and make meaningful connections.

OTHER PROGRAMMES

RETHINK CIO SERIES

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The reThink CIO forum is CIO Academy Asia’s initiative to bring together some of the best minds to critically review, or rethink, the roles of a CIO in an organisation. CIOs will put their thinking caps and re-evaluate the value they bring to their organisation from a business perspective, coupled with the sharing of best practices and ideas amongst fellow professionals.

An Overview of Israel’s CyberSecurity Industry

The reThink Cybersecurity Israel is an experiential learning trip organised by CIO Academy Asia for CISOs, CIOs and Heads of info-Security in public and private sectors. The objective of the trip is for delegates to network with others on the trip, and connect with leading experts from government, corporations, incubators and universities in Israel. A total of 30 delegates from both private and public agencies from Singapore and the Philippines attended this first-of-its kind study trip.

reThink CIO: Finance-as-a-Service, Singapore

February 2017 - Much has been said about how financial technology is disrupting financial services, but what does it mean to you and your business? Join us for insightful discussions on how you can chart a new course by optimising business of technology in the financial services, leveraging FinTech.

reThink Cybersecurity Israel

March 2017 - CIO Academy Asia’s inaugural Experiential learning trip for CIOs, CISOs, Heads of IT and Info-security executives.

CONNECTGOV

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ConnectGov

Over 140 APAC CIOs, government and business leaders as well as partners shared their insights on leading in a disruptive world at the inaugural ConnectGov organised by CIO Academy Asia. CIO Academy Asia kicked off the inaugural ConnectGov Leader Summit 2016 in Bhutan in high gear with an invigorating line-up of speakers and in the company of over 140 esteemed Asia Pac CIOs, government and business leaders as well as partners.

BUSINESS VALUE MANAGEMENT

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CIO Academy Asia’s business Value Management Workshop aims to give CIOs a deeper insight into how they can broaden their scope of influence by adopting new levers, roles and governance practices that go beyond purely technical capabilities with CIOs finding levers where IT and business units intersect.

Driving and Communicating IT value by CIOs – IT Value Management Workshop

30 March 2017 To understand the nuances and the imperatives of IT value management, CIO Academy Asia (CIOAA) conducted a half-day workshop on 30 March in Singapore. Data management and cloud solutions provider, NetApp, was the main partner for the workshop. Over 30 IT leaders participated in this workshop where they discussed and learnt about how they can highlight the value of IT to their stakeholders and deliver IT value to the business.

Explore the Opportunities presented by Blockchain Technology

16 November 2016 CIO Academy Asia is happy to have partnered with ANZ and Telstra to conduct an insightful awareness workshop on blockchain, held at the newly launched ANZ BlueSpace Innovation Studio.

Closing the chasm between business and IT – IT Value Management Workshop

1 September 2016 CIOs from Singapore gathered at the pristine yacht Club on Keppel Bay for a workshop on managing value in IT. Burning questions like how IT and business should adopt a collaborative approach, grow mutual understanding and navigate shortening business cycles were also discussed.

CIO ROUNDTABLE

Roundtable discussions gather CIOs, business leaders and thought leaders share their insights, knowledge and expertise with the wider community of IT professsionals and management executives in business, government and community organisations.

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CIO Forum @ CommunicAsia

1 June 2016 Held in conjunction with the annual CommunicAsia, the forum addresses the latest issues and challenges faced by CIOs through keynote address, presentations and moderated panel discussion led by experts.

Digital Transformation CIO Roundtable

5 October 2016 If the hubbub during the networking breakfast at the event’s start was any indication, participants gathered for CIO Academy Asia and HPE’s CXO Roundtable Discussion were definitely raring to engage and tackle the topic of disruption.

The Next-generation Datacenters – CIO Roundtable (Hong Kong)

14 October 2016 A great session on “Datacenters of the future” was successfully conducted at the Conrad hotel in Hong Kong where top C-level thought leaders from different industries shared their insights about the next generation datacenters.

CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP

Cybersecurity has become a top-of-mind concern for many IT leaders, especially for CISOs, with the rapid increase in malicious attacks. The cybersecurity workshops serve to enable CISOs and CIOs share knowledge in adopting cybersecurity best practices.

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Cyber Resiliency Roundtable in Hong Kong – Alvin Rodrigues, Fortinet

11 November 2016 - CIO Academy Asia and Fortinet hosted a select group of CIOs and CISOs at the W Hotel in Hong Kong on 11th November 2016, for the last leg of the Cyber-resilience roundtable series.

Cyber Resiliency Roundtable in Singapore – Paul Hadjy, Grab

27 October 2016 - CIO Academy Asia hosted a luncheon event on 27 October at the St Regis Hotel about Cyber-resilience with #Fortinet. Passionate views were exchanged about the recent DDOS attack and the lessons we can learn from this saga. Big takeaways on convincing the C-level executives about investing in cybersecurity solutions based on business portfolio risks and the importance of having an info security education framework not only organisation-wide but also on a national level.

Cyber Resiliency Roundtable in Jakarta – Agus Wicaksono, Chevron Indonesia & Setiaji, Jakarta Provincial Government

6 October 2016 - CIO Academy Asia together with Fortinet had a dinner discussion at Raffles Jakarta on 'How CyberResilient are we?' with several C-level executives in Jakarta. Candid views were shared about the existing cybersecurity threat landscape and how organisations should prepare themselves from being attacked. It was unanimously agreed that our defence posture should be driven by our business needs and not from a technology angle. Other issues like cybersecurity policies and frameworks were also discussed. Fortunate to have speakers Pak Setiaji (Head Jakarta Smart City), Pak Agus (GM, IT Chevron) and Alvin (Fortinet, Chief Security Strategist, APAC) to share their insights.

Cyber Resiliency Roundtable in Philippines – Allan S. Cabanlong, Philippine National Police, Nilo Cruz, Development Bank of the Philippines & Regilito Tamayo, Bureau of the Treasury

31 August 2016 - A select group of CIOs and CISOs gathered in Manila on 31 August 2016 for the first leg of the Cyber-resilience roundtable series hosted by CIO Academy Asia and partnered with Fortinet. Major Allan Cabanlong, Chief, Regional Information Technology Management Office 1 of PNP, kicked start the session by sharing interesting perspectives on his proposal on Cyber Security for the Philippines Government.vv

DISTINGUISHED CEO SERIES

This series of roundtables is a platform created for C-level thought leaders helming senior executive positions from various tech domains. It will provide opportunity for them to share their insights on current trends and their leadership perspectives.

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In Conversation with: Paulo Rosado (CEO, Outsystems)

14 November 2016 Join us in an exclusive, invite only lunch roundtable, with OutSystems' Founder & CEO, Paulo Rosado to discuss how you can accelerate your digital transformation journey in a trusted way.

STRATEGIC COLLABORATIONS

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IoT Asia 2017

Asia’s leading and award-winning event returns on 29 and 30 March 2017 with a 5,000 sqm exhibition featuring 8 thematic zones and a brand new conference programme focusing on innovation and value generation.

CIO CARE

CIO Care is an effective channel for the CIO community and tech partners to make a difference to various youth committee groups, social enterprises and voluntary welfare organisations across the region.

Mercy Relief: When Disaster Strikes

A typhoon. An earthquake. A volcano eruption. In the aftermath of a disasters, aid workers often bear the responsibility of saving lives and alleviating the suffering of survivors. But what really, goes on behind-the-scenes? How [...]

TechMavericks Talkshow | Turning Buzz into Business!

May 2017 - Adding "Like", "Comment" and "Share" functions to digital touchpoints have become bread and butter for business executives, but few have yet to harness the power of social media. Find out from the experts on how you can turn your ideas into viral posts on social media!

Storage 101X : An Introduction to Data Storage and Management Technologies MOOC

If you are a student in Information Technology or an IT professional seeking a career in the storage industry, then Storage101x is a great foundational course to start learning about enterprise storage. In this course you¹ll learn about the different types of enterprise storage systems and storage networking technologies. You also learn the basic concepts of business continuity, storage security, and storage management.