Origina Empower 2021

EMPOWER 2021 is the inaugural summit for enterprise IBM software users hosted by Origina. Hear exclusive discussion from industry leaders and IBM experts on how the latest developments at IBM impact your business and affect the decisions you make. 

WHEN:

May 13th, 2021 15:00 GMT +1
10:00 ET

WHERE:

Virtual Event

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EMPOWER 2021: Speaker Lineup

Hear from industry experts who have worked within the IBM world for decades as they discuss how the revolving door of news headlines at Big Blue will impact customers on a long-term and day-to-day basis. Get guidance and advice on how to navigate IBM’s latest changes and how to protect your business’ critical software investments. 

JoAnn

JOANN rosenberger

vp analyst,
gartner

Tomas O'Leary

tomás o'leary

founder and ceo,
origina

Rowan

rowan
o'donoghue

co-founder and cto, origina

Piaras McDonnell

piaras macdonnell

ibm license expert, itam consultant

Tom Nimblett

tom
nimblett

ocoo business management, tiaa

Cliff Saran

cliff saran

managing editor, computer weekly

Ron Belt

ron
belt

Partner, capitalmind

Bob Von Dolen

Robert vondohlen

vp it strategy & vendor management, citizens bank

Keon Dingjan

koen dingjan

ibm audit defense specialist,
it asset alliance

Eric Cunningham

eric cunningham

ceo & chief customer officer, paas

Josh

josh warren

DIRECTOR OF SALES, NORTH AMERICA, ORIGINA

EMPOWER 2021: AGENDA

TIME

15:00 GMT/10:00 ET

15:10 GMT/10:10 ET

TOPIC

EMPOWER 2021 Kick-Off!

Tailor Your IBM Negotiations with Gartner’s Four-Step Framework

SPEAKER

Tomás O’Leary, ORIGINA

JoAnn Rosenberger, GARTNER

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 16:15 TO 17:00 GMT/11:15 TO 12:00 ET

TRACK 1: PROCUREMENT

Breakout Room 1: How to Win Stakeholder Approval for IBM TPSM

 

Facilitators:
Josh Warren, ORIGINA
Eric Cunningham, PAAS
Robert VonDohlen, CITIZENS BANK
Srinivas Ghodke, T-MOBILE

TRACK 2: SAM AND ITAM

Breakout Room 2: IBM License and Audit Defense Tips and Tricks

 
 

Facilitators:
Piaras MacDonnell, ITAM CONSULTANT
Koen Dingjan, IT ASSET ALLIANCE

TRACK 3: CIO AND IT OPERATIONS

Breakout Room 3: Maximize the Value of 3rd Party IBM Support: A Customer’s Perspective

 

Facilitators:
Rowan O’Donoghue, ORIGINA
Tom Nimblett, TIAA

FIRE SIDE CHAT - 17:00 TO 17:40/12:00 TO 12:40 ET

IBM Current State & Future

Facilitator: Cliff Saran, COMPUTER WEEKLY

Panelists:

  • Tomás O’Leary, Founder and CEO, Origina
  • Ron Belt, Partner at Capitalmind and Non-Executive Director, Origina
  • Eric Cunningham, CEO and Chief Customer Officer, PAAS
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WHY ATTEND EMPOWER 2021?

IBM is selling off software products your business relies on, splitting up its company, and trimming the number of customers that get top care from its teams.

You have a chance to get off the train: are you going to step onto the platform while you still can, or stick around and see where it goes next? 

Enterprises will...

  • Hear exclusive insights from respected industry analysts
  • Learn how IBM’s latest changes directly affect your business
  • Understand why third-party IBM support is a fast-growing sector
  • Figure out how to maximize return on investment for IBM software.

Professionals will...

  • Hear from distinguished speakers on the current outlook for IBM
  • Gain actionable guidance on short-term and long-term IT roadmaps
  • Discover how third-party IBM support has become a competitive advantage
  • Observe how to navigate a relationship with IBM to position yourself for success

Register For EMPOWER 2021 Today!