VMware’s VMworld 2016 is around the corner with a number of activities and sessions on the internet of things (IoT), and Deloitte Digital is thrilled to participate! Join us for the latest in IoT innovations and hear from our IoT practice leader Andy Daecher.

VMware’s conference VMworld 2016 is August 28 to September 1 in Las Vegas, and we’re excited to participate in a number of activities and sessions on the internet of things (IoT). We’ll be at the IoT Demo Pavilion, featuring live and interactive demos, showcasing our Patient 360 sales accelerator. Patient 360 is an IoT-based demo experience that can deliver better patient experiences by providing data and analysis to drive outcomes and productivity in the healthcare marketplace.

Andy Daecher, Deloitte Digital’s Internet of Things practice leader, will speak during two sessions:

Mini keynote and panel discussion: Are you ahead of the IoT curve?
Tuesday, August 30, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The talk will include a panel discussion hosted by Mimi Spier, senior director and head of BD, GTM Strategy, Marketing, Internet of Things at VMware Inc. Speakers: Joe Biron, senior vice president at ThingWorx; Greg Bollella, CTO, Internet of Things, VMware Inc.; Andy Daecher, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and chief IOT executive at Deloitte Digital; and Andy Rhodes, executive director, Commercial IoT Solutions, at Dell

According to Forbes, companies who are implementing IoT initiatives will see a 27 percent revenue increase by 2018. As a tidal wave of IoT use cases hit your organization, your IT may struggle to support, manage, and secure these workflows. Whether you are struggling to quickly deliver business value from your IoT implementations, worried about security, or concerned about how to support your data center by optimizing it for IoT, this session discusses all these enterprise IoT issues and more. Come see the VMware strategy unveil, witness a demo in action and hear a panel of leading industry experts share practical customer examples and tips for success.

Best Practices to Make IoT Real in your Enterprise
Wednesday, August 31, 8 to 9 a.m.

Host: Chris P, editor of Eweek. Speakers: Andy Daecher of Deloitte Digital; Mimi Spier of VMware; Jason Shepherd, Director of Strategy and Partnerships for Dell’s Internet of Things (IoT) division at Dell; and Manish Yashwant Director, IoT Business Transformation and Partner Development at ThingWorx

According to Business Insider, enterprises will spend $255B by 2019 in IoT. And according to Forbes, those who invest in IoT should see on average a 27 percent return on investment. Whether you are in manufacturing, healthcare, retail, or government, IoT is rapidly transforming and disrupting traditional business models and operational processes, but to achieve this can be a daunting process. Come to this session to learn how you can help drive and enable IoT use cases in your organization. Building and delivering on a successful IoT use case requires strategic planning and a more holistic approach. Come learn from specialists experts at Deloitte Digital, ThingWorx and VMware how different industries are implementing IoT in their businesses and best practices for your IT organizations to support this change.

And don’t miss these other IoT events at VMWorld:

  • Get a sneak peak of VMware’s IoT efforts during Sanjay Poonen’s keynote at 9 a.m, August 30. Sanjay is executive vice president and general manager, End-User Computing, and head of Global Marketing and Communications.
  • Learn more about how to drive digital transformation at the CIO event from VMware CTO Bask Iyer and guest speaker Bill Ruh from GE Digital. If you are a CIO and interested in attending, please contact mspier@vmware.com.
  • Be the first to hear about VMware’s IoT strategy in their Product Spotlight mini keynote. Also learn about practical customer examples, see a demo in action, and get tips for success from partners and customers.
  • Attend Breakout Sessions/Quick Talks that focus on both the technical and business impacts and challenges of IoT in the enterprise.


Your registration at VMworld gets you into the Welcome Reception, Hall Crawl, and VMworld Party. So come join the fun! For more details or to register, check out their Content Catalog.

Questions? Contact Mimi Spier at mspier@vmware.com.