There are lots of special events and programs that make Enterprise 2.0 Conference exciting, informative and fun - and your Free Expo Pass gives you access to it all. Here are ten great reasons for you to register using discount code EXPOPASS today!1. Gain a competitive advantage. You need to figure out how to evolve your business and this is the largest and most important gathering for people like you - people figuring out how to make their business succeed where others will fail. Get a road map for transforming your business at Enterprise 2.0 Conference.2. Attend Keynotes and General Sessions, where you'll hear from industry thought leaders including:
Christian Finn, Director of SharePoint Product Management, Microsoft
Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, Center for Digital Business, MIT Sloan School of Management
3. Stay ahead of the curve. Leaders who understand how to be collaborative, flexible and transparent will be the most sought-after leaders of tomorrow.4. Explore the Expo Pavilion and meet with fresh start ups and established vendors, all in one place, to find the right tools and technologies for your business:
• Adobe• Alcatel-Lucent• Atlassian• IBM• Jive• Microsoft
• nGenera• Novell• Social Text• Spigit• Xobini• Yammer5. Talk to the experts. Only at Enterprise 2.0 Conference are you able to learn and network side by side with Enterprise 2.0 visionaries, including expert speakers, advisory board members and early adopter attendees.6. Participate in Enterprise2Open - the official "unconference" - where you and other attendees fill in a grid with topics you'd like to discuss or schedule a session you want to present yourself. It's open to anyone with an attendee badge, so use the offer below to register and participate!7. Impress your boss and colleagues. Go back to the office with battle-tested ideas to make it easier for everyone in your company to share ideas, be more productive and use technology in ways they never imagined.8. See the coolest, craziest and "must-have" products or services from four finalist companies at Launch Pad, where they'll make their pitch the E2 audience, live. Voting has begun to determine who makes it to the main stage. Check out the nine semi-finalists and cast your vote by October 14.9. Network with peers and enjoy libations on the Expo Floor on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.Tuesday, November 33:00 - 5:00 pmSponsored byWednesday, November 43:00 - 5:00 pmSponsored by10. Take advantage of valuable content through Sponsored Sessions, including:Social Software - Creating Value Today and Establishing Opportunity TomorrowWednesday, November 410:15 - 11:00 amSponsored byThe Virtual Experience - The Future of WorkWednesday, November 411:15 am - 12:00 pmSponsored by
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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