2019 Technology Update – Hybrid Cloud: A Transformation Journey

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MONDAY, JULY 22nd

Technology has never moved at a faster pace.  The breakneck speed at which innovation continues to drive transformation highlights more than ever, that it is not cost-effective to continue to install the latest and greatest technology year after year.  With advancements in operating systems, hybrid cloud technology, and the onset of data being used as a resource, the path ahead is becoming difficult to navigate.

Organizations are left scrambling to stay in front of the trends while ensuring their teams are agile and find the most efficient means to ensure their systems are functioning at their best.

This year, our annual Technology Update will not only focus on which innovations are driving trends with our keynote speaker, Alex Salkever, who is a well-regarded futurist and author, but we will hear from a variety of industry experts who know what it takes to get through complex technology transformations successfully.

LOCATION:

Medina Golf and Country Club
400 Evergreen Rd
Medina, MN 55340
AGENDA:
Registration & Breakfast
Technology Update Seminar
Lunch & Demos
Networking and Golf
Awards, Beverages & Appetizers

We will be at a new location this year, the Medina Golf and Country Club, home of the MN Golden Gopher Classic!  So come and check out the superb educational sessions we have planned for the morning, and stay to network and golf the newly renovated course.

Global Futurist, Shawn DuBravac to Headline Evolving Solutions’ 2018 Technology Update

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We are so excited to welcome Global Futurist, Dr. Shawn DuBravac as our keynote speaker for our annual Technology Update on July 23rd.  Dr. DuBravac is author of the New York Times Best Seller Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery, 2015), which explores how the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity in the realms of business, healthcare, finance, transportation and culture. 

DuBravac is a well-regarded futurist and trendcaster who writes frequently on disruptive technological shifts. He advises companies and C-level executives on market opportunities and industry strategy and is president and founder of Astra Insights which provides consulting, research and advisory services to CxOs on a myriad of topics including digital transformation strategies, business model disruptions, the pace of technological change and overcoming myopic thinking. For over a dozen years DuBravac served as chief economist for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer tech companies and owner and producer of CES. 

DuBravac has been widely published on the topics of technology, finance and economics. His keen insights regarding the economic drivers of the global tech industry and future trends have made him a highly sought-after keynote speaker and commentator. His analysis has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, Wired, Los Angeles Times, Barron’s and on-air with CNBC, Bloomberg, CBS and other media outlets. 

He was the primary driver of smartphone and cyber-security equity indexes, developed in partnership with NASDAQ, and the CTA consumer confidence index. In 2012, DuBravac was named to Dealerscope’s “40 under 40” list of people to watch in the consumer technology industry.  

DuBravac has taught in George Washington University’s MBA program, George Mason University’s MBA program, at the University of Mary Washington and currently teaches at Marymount University. He holds economic degrees from Brigham Young University and George Mason University.  

DuBravac shares his many insights and ideas at ShawnDuBravac.com and on Twitter at @shawndubravac.  If you are interested in hearing what DuBravac has to say at our Technology Update, contact your account executive for details.