The Business Value Proposition of the Cloud

session 1 | 9:30am - 10:15am | room 4
session 3 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm   | room 4
session 4 | 2:00pm - 2:45pm  | room 4

The cloud offers businesses of all sizes opportunities to transform themselves in many ways.  Companies are looking to deliver value by empowering employees, creating new ways to interact with their customers and partners, transforming products and services with digital assets, and streamlining operational processes for greater efficiency.  Cloud computing is at the heart of these transformations.  In this session we will explore the business value of moving applications to the cloud, and how cloud technology can help you rapidly and efficiently innovate and transform your business.  

about Tim Floyd, Director, Microsoft Technology Center

Tim Floyd is the Director of the Microsoft Technology Center in Minneapolis.  The mission of the Microsoft Technology Center is to help Microsoft customers envision, design and rapidly deploy solutions to meet their business needs, and is THE best place to experience the Microsoft cloud.  Tim is a 23 year veteran with Microsoft and has a MS in Management of Technology from the University of Minnesota.