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McGladrey Emerging Technology Conference Presents New Innovations for Resetting Technology Strategies


CHICAGO, IL  – McGladrey LLP, the leading U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, recently announced the sixth annual McGladrey Emerging Technology Conference. The popular event is a provocative exchange of technology ideas and information, and will be held at eight locations nationwide through early spring.

Advances in mobility, data storage, cloud computing and business intelligence are changing the way many companies do business, presenting opportunities for growth and efficiency gains. With the technology pendulum clearly swinging to dynamic new innovations, now is the time for executives to embrace change and reset existing technology strategies.

Companies must implement emerging technology to stay competitive; however, it is difficult to determine which solutions bring the greatest benefit amid a growing number of options. This event is an opportunity to learn more about solutions that can transform the business and how to develop a road map for successful implementation.

"This event is a tremendous opportunity for management to learn about emerging technologies, and the capabilities they present to effectively help reach business goals," said Brian Becker, national leader, Technology Consulting for McGladrey LLP. "The open dialogue and best practice discussions are invaluable in helping organizations determine how to make proper technology investments."

The event's keynote speaker is acclaimed global futurist, and best-selling author Jack Uldrich. Uldrich will share his insights on emerging technologies and how they will change the business world as well as everyday life. His past works include, The Next Big Thing is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business; Jump the Curve: 50 Strategies to Help You Company Stay Ahead of Emerging Technology; and Unlearning 101:101 Lessons in Thinking. McGladrey speakers will include Soren Burkhart, Ashish Gadnis, Aaron Donaldson, Mike Nafziger, Lee Voight, Diego Rosenfeld and others.

The conference will focus on six hot topics that will drive improved innovation throughout the organization, including:

  • Mobility security and management
  • The new converged data center
  • Developing an effective business intelligence platform
  • Realistic cloud strategies
  • Microsoft Office 365TM and Lync®
  • New methods to connect people and technology

Events will be held in Minneapolis, Coralville, Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Overland Park, Kan.; Irvine, Calif.; Schaumburg, Ill.; Philadelphia and Boston. The conference will begin with registration and breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and continue through 3:00 p.m. Up to 4.5 CPE credits will be offered for qualified participants.

To learn more about the McGladrey Emerging Technology Conference, contact Nancy Nafziger at 612.455.9482.

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