Schedule: Sponsored sessions

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Location: Conference Room F
Adam Stanley (Research In Motion)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
The BlackBerry Web application platform has gone through some amazing enhancements in the past year: WebWorks SDK, WebKit, Flash, new development tools, HTML5, Web inspector, etc. Come to this session to learn how to easily transform your amazing HTML5 and Flash content into exciting BlackBerry Smartphone and PlayBook applications. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
With mobile payments just the tip of the digital wallet iceberg, there are many new products and services on the horizon that will improve the consumer payment experience. This session will examine what is happening in this space today, and explore what Visa is doing to reinvent how consumers pay and get paid. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Cliff Conneighton (Elastic Path Software)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
The continual evolution in connected technology and prevalent presence of social media has moved ecommerce beyond the traditional retail model. The new frontier in ecommerce is now in digital media, content, and how it is delivered—the “internet of things”. As consumers demand more than just a shopping cart, enterprises must provide an experience that is frictionless, social and everywhere. Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
Join us and learn how IBM can Modernize your existing applications, and leverage your existing skills set to achieve the latest WEB 2.O Social and Mobile User Experiences. Learn how you can exploit your diamond in the rough to grow your business, improve customer satisfaction, and lower operation costs by improve self-service and employee. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Alois Reitbauer (dynaTrace Software)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 3 ratings)
This talk is about the hard rules of delivering exceptional performance. Your users won’t wait more than 2 seconds for a web application to load. They expect interactions to be instantaneous. If you subtract network time and client side processing this less from less than a second to a couple of hundred milliseconds. Learn what this means for your business applications. Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Chris Hinkley (FireHost)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
FireHost's Senior Security Engineer will discuss the need for acute awareness to secure data in the Cloud, and how the advancement of the environment has also accelerated the way this technology can be breached. The session will also include case studies on attacks and what you need to be asking yourself and your provider. Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Anthony Franco (EffectiveUI), Michael Salamon (EffectiveUI)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
While many of us have an intuitive feel for what works and what doesn’t, understanding the techniques required to validate your hunches with regard to design is a skill that will define the next generation of executives. Attendees will walk away with an understanding for the design process and the basis for design decisions. Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Drew Jenkins (SoftLayer)
Priorities of SMB CIO’s. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Ben Saren (Litle & Co.)
Digital payments are customer expressions - statements of behavior and interest. Payments intelligence is the next layer of CRM which Web 2.0 demands. Join this discussion about the future of digital transactions, what they tell you about your consumers, what you need to learn from the data, where to get it, and how to act on it. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Coach Wei (Yottaa Inc)
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(1.00, 2 ratings)
A million years ago, the secret sauce for successful websites was SEO. Nowadays everyone is doing SEO. The secret sauce today is WPO (Web Performance Optimization). Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Abe Pachikara (Microsoft), Evan Burfield (Synteractive)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Join our discussion to learn how you can make a material difference in this election cycle about issues important to you, by combining the social marketing skills you use for work assignments with free resources such as: OData based service implementation for mobile apps; tap polling/election data; and TownHall. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
What are the key trends that impact marketing today and have the potential to transform the discipline? How are marketing executives responding to the increasing influence of social media, big data and the escalating demands of more knowledgeable, empowered customers? How are they managing the digital transformation that is changing the way people communicate and interact? Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Danilo Diaz (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
In this session we will show you how to take advantage of the proven Windows Phone platform and design principles that allow developers of all skill levels to create engaging and intuitive apps. Read more.
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Location: Conference Room F
Galileo Vieira (Microsoft)
Think Hotmail is spammy, that it has miniscule storage space, or that it’s old and outdated? Join the discussion to hear what we've learned by listening to our customers and see some of our recent product innovations. Read more.
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Location: Riverside Ballroom
Bob Buffone (Yottaa)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
Slow websites are bad for business and bad for users. Learn how to prevent them by learning the patterns for making a website slow. Read more.
  • Visa
  • IBM
  • HP
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • dynaTrace
  • EffectiveUI
  • Elastic Path
  • FireHost
  • IBT
  • Litle & CO
  • Plimus
  • Quest Software
  • Research In Motion
  • SoftLayer
  • Yottaa

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