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The worldwide economy, business models, and the overall IT market are shifting under our feet.  Innovative technology can make the difference between survival and extinction in this time of dramatic change.  But that technology needs to be carefully selected and implemented and must be coupled with astute management practices. Only with this combination can enterprises build a solid foundation for future success. 
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Almost 60% of companies in the CEE region have not yet formed a digital transformation (DX) strategy, while the main goal for those that have is to improve automation and efficiency. Main drivers for DX initiatives in CEE companies include the adoption of new technologies used by partners and customers, the emergence of new business models, and — obviously — staying competitive in their market.
Following the huge success of the local editions of IDC CIO Summits across the CEE region, we're sure that you would not want to miss the chance to be part of the IDC CIO Summit 2018, taking place in Warsaw on October 25.

Key Topics

Major ICT trends, IT drivers and best practices will be at the forefront of a compelling agenda developed by leading IDC analysts and an advisory board.

Efficient IT

  • Automation of back office processes
  • Managing internal client and internal customers self-service
  • Security for today’s challenges
  • How to prioritize IT tasks: things IT must do vs. things IT would like to do
  • DevOps and making IT-business relation more agile

Data as a valuable resource

  • Data-driven decision making
  • Data governance and data quality
  • Using data to build actual business value
  • GDPR – technologies that support companies
  • Data scientists and how to find them

Talent sourcing

  • New skills in demand
  • Replace human labor – algorithms, RPA, automation
  • New delivery models – on-demand, cloud, as a service
  • How to deal with insufficient supply of talent
Key Speakers

Advisory Board



Strategic Partner(s)

APN Promise S.A.


APN Promise provides innovative IT solutions for large and medium businesses, public administration, educational institutions and health services. Our strategic partnership with Microsoft, high competencies and over 25 years’ experience result in effective integration of existing systems as well as creation of dedicated solutions on customer’s demand. We specialize in Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence and designing products based on Artificial Intelligence.


Summit Partner(s)


Veritas Technologies LLC

Veritas Technologies empowers businesses of all sizes to discover the truth in information—their most important digital asset. Using the Veritas platform, customers can accelerate their digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimization, compliance readiness and workload portability—with no cloud vendor lock-in. Eighty-six percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Veritas today to reveal data insights that drive competitive advantage.

Platinum Partner(s)

Cloudware Polska Sp. z o.o.

Cloudware Polska – specialists in IT systems integration

Cloudware Polska is an integrator of IT systems. This is much more than just building systems’ modernization. It means connecting modern technologies and solutions of leading manufacturers in order to gain brand new tools – complex, scalable and better adjusted to individual companies’ needs. We also provide recruitment services and we outsource IT staff.


Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 300,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.  

Webtown-Informatika Kft.



Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.


Gold Partner(s)


Commvault is a leading provider of cloud backup & recovery, and data management solutions.  Our customers leverage the Commvault Data Platform to modernize IT operations, significantly increase efficiency and better leverage their data. Commvault solutions comprise one of the industry’s leading portfolios in application and data protection, disaster recovery, cloud, virtualization, governance, search/analytics and endpoints.  For more info, please visit:


Networking Partner(s)

Netia SA

Netia SA provides comprehensive, integrated and user-friendly on-line solutions. Netia's business offer includes a wide range of ICT solutions, from voice solutions (traditional and IP), data transmission and Internet access, to a number of modern integrated solutions based on cloud computing and advanced Data Center services.

Among them, such services as Unified Communications or Cloud Server, providing a secure and scalable IT infrastructure, deserve special attention. Netia also offers state-of-the-art solutions for distribution of content over the Internet (Netia CDN - Content Delivery Network) and video conferencing (Netia Video Anywhere), which allows for conducting multi-party video calls in 4K quality.


HPE is an industry-leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.

SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed – today and tomorrow.

Together, HPE and SUSE can speed your journey to a modern, flexible, and available infrastructure while offering you enterprise-class reliability powered by leading-edge innovations and quality engineering. Every day we continue to proudly build our partnership to bring our customers the best joint solutions.

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Slack Technologies

Slack is the leading global collaboration hub that makes people’s working lives simpler, more pleasant and more productive. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of every kind use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco CA, and has nine offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit




Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 9,300 customers in more than 120 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100.

Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings.

The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications across on-premises, endpoints and elastic clouds.

Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, HP Enterprise, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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IMNS Polska Sp, z o.o.

Our company provides support to organizations in managing information security in both technological and organizational areas. We equip organizations with solutions and help them implement adequate management and control mechanisms. We possess the necessary competencies within performing information security audits, adhering to agreed standards, regulations and recommendations, such as: Recommendation D, IT Guidelines of Financial Supervisory Authority, ISO 27001, National Interoperability Frameworks, GDPR.
The benefits of cooperation with IMNS include:

  • a comprehensive approach on information security within consulting, technical solutions and training, under business lines such as: IMNS Consulting, IMNS Systems, IMNS Academy,
  • extensive experience in the industries particularly sensitive in terms of security,
  • our own methodology of work and system of enhancing operability and level of service,
  • technical solutions provided by trusted renewed partners, the leaders in the field of security,
  • a flexible approach to specific client’s needs as well as custom-made trainings.

We offer tried and tested technologies of well-establish producers specialising in information security. The solutions include among others advanced protection of network edge, as well as services made available through the Internet, solutions for logs management and their correlation, comprehensive systems for protection and monitoring of resources and users, systems for security vulnerabilities management and technological risk, other.


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