We are living and working in unprecedented times as elements in the external environment come together to create a perfect storm. This talk will unpack and consider the impact of these elements and suggest a set of navigational strategies.
& Government Relations
National Cyber Security Alliance
Everyone has a role to play in securing the cyber ecosystem. Whether you are a technologist, parent, student, CEO, elected official or grandmother you can do something today to improve the Internet experience for all of us. Learn about some basic best practices and many free resources to impact cybersecurity at home, work and play. Leave this session with a list of tips and activities ready to be shared!
& Organizational Excellence
University of Toledo
Are you busier than you would like to be? Do you find yourself constantly running trying to get caught up? Do you look at your schedule and have a sense of being overwhelmed? Do your find your days being consumed by meetings, e-mails and activities that prevent you from getting your real work done? Is the organization that you work for asking you to do more with less with no end in sight?
If you answered YES to any of these important questions you probably need to make one of two choices: work even harder, longer and faster and hope to get caught up. Or develop a superior understanding of the power of learning how to slow down and S.T.O.P. and take control of your work, life and career! This will be a dynamic, interactive, and serious developmental presentation designed to equip participants with a “toolkit” that will make a real difference in your ability to achieve superior results.
This presentation took longer to put together than it takes to break into most of the US railway infrastructure.
New America Foundation & Popular Science
Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Cyberwar, 3D printing, bio-enhancements, and a new geopolitical competition; the 21st century is being shaped by a range of exciting, and scary, new trends and technologies. A best selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as “one of Washington’s pre-eminent futurists,” and a consultant for groups that range from the CIA and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs to Hollywood and the Call of Duty video game series, Singer uses an exciting speaking style to explore for an audience the key trends emerging today that will shape the world of technology and security tomorrow.
Chief Information Security Officer
While larger organizations are able to purchase the necessary equipment and hire security staff, small and medium sized businesses have difficulty keeping up. Hackers are very aware of this trend and are now targeting these smaller organizations with gaps in their security plan in the hopes of pulling off a successful breach.
Gartner is predicting that prices will continue to rise for security protection and firewall services. The industry could see as much as $170 billion in growth over the next four years.
What steps can organizations with budgetary restrictions take to protect themselves?
Learn how to implement free and low-cost effective solutions within your organization such as:
• Security Frameworks
• Implementation of Risk Management
• Use of Open Source Security Tools
• Information Sharing and Threat Intelligence
Senior Leadership & Organization Development Consultant
Through participation in this interactive session, participants will be able to:
- connect business and personal strategic challenges to the need to focus on engagement
- describe the elements of the current business environment that are coming together to create the strategic imperative for engagement
- describe the role of the manager in creating and supporting a high-engagement work culture
- take specific action to strengthen elements of engagement in their sphere of influence
- identify aspects of the organization’s culture that can be strengthened or enhanced to turn up the volume on engagement
- identify opportunities for personal development related to turning up the volume on engagement.
Participants will leave the session armed with an understanding of the strategic backdrop, a useful conceptual model, a set of sample strategies and a handful of specific actions for turning up the volume on engagement in the arenas where they work.