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Beyond the Hype: What Collaboration and Social Media Really Mean for Corporate IT
The Corporate Executive Board Explores How Social Computing Challenges Conventional IT Governance During One-Day Summit

ARLINGTON, Va., Jun 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Corporate Executive Board (CEB) (NASDAQ: EXBD), a leading research and advisory services company, will host a one-day summit on June 16th at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center in Chicago, Ill. The Summit will help CIOs and IT leaders to break through the noise surrounding collaboration technologies and establish the context that is critical to the future success of the corporate IT organization.

Practical sessions featuring Fortune 100 case studies will provide insight on how social computing is challenging the formula of risk, cost and enablement for IT. Additionally, attendees will discuss how social media can provide an opportunity to drive productive information sharing, mitigate user risk and impact the bottom line.


Collaboration and Social Media @ Work


Wednesday, June 16th


University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Gleacher Center
Chicago, Ill.


CIOs, and leaders of Fortune 500 IT organizations along with Corporate Executive Board executives, including:

Opening Session: David Kingston, managing director, Information Technology Practice, CEB. What social media and collaboration mean for the Future of Corporate IT. The opening session will draw on survey findings, Fortune 500 experiences and economic analysis to demonstrate how companies are addressing opportunity, risk, and productivity for the IT organization.


IT executives will learn that even small efforts to improve collaboration through technology can have an outsized bottom-line impact of 0.3 to 1.0 percent savings in total enterprise costs. In addition, attendees will be exposed to real world data on the use, value and adoption of 24 social computing technologies from an analysis of more than 50 organizations.

ATTEND/COMMENT If you are a member of the media who would like to attend the Summit or if you would like to schedule a briefing on Collaboration and Social Media @ Work, please contact Joni Renick, or 571-303-4074.

About The Corporate Executive Board

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SOURCE: The Corporate Executive Board

The Corporate Executive Board
Joni Renick, 571-303-4074