The Logistics Cloud
ConnectShip Technology Conference
Dave Barnes, UPS Chief Information Officer, spoke about the power of technology to drive logistics at the ConnectShip Technology Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He said: "In the UPS logistics cloud, customers don't have to waste precious resources on creating their own global network. They tap into ours."
Redefining IT's Value to the Enterprise
Forrester IT Forum
Las Vegas, NV
Dave Barnes, CIO, delivered a keynote address to 900 senior-level technology professionals at the Forrester IT Forum in Las Vegas. Barnes explained that at UPS, "there's no IT strategy, only a business strategy." He described the multi-faceted process through which IT works to collaborate with business leaders across units and functions to innovate, drive growth and support business strategy objectives.
The Intelligent CIO: Shaping future strategies for the enterprise
Economist CIO Agenda
New York, NY
Dave Barnes, CIO, participated in a panel discussion with technology executives from leading companies at the Economist CIO Agenda in New York. The session focused on the use of information technology to grow closer to customers, including new developments in the social media arena. The session was moderated by Debra D'Agostino, Deputy Director, Americas, Economist Intelligence Unit, and also featured Gary Plotkin, CIO, Hartford Financial, and Mary Sobiechowski, CIO, Sudler & Hennessey.