Summary: It’s a bumpy road, but we’re moving in the right direction for a recovery from the effects of the
Summary: It’s a bumpy road, but we’re moving in the right direction for a recovery from the effects of the coronavirus. Join us for insights & a live Q&A focused around the specific needs of tribal hotels & casinos.
• Supporting a hotel casino in a post-COVID-19 world
• Aligning marketing, revenue management & sales to plan your campaigns, rates & promotions
• Balancing hotel occupancy targets with capacity constraints
• Optimizing game speed, monetizing other spaces & targeting best players
Presenter: Dan Skodol, Vice President of Data Science and Analytics, Cendyn
Presenter Bio: Dan Skodol is Vice President of Data Science and Analytics Cendyn. Dan came to Cendyn following the acquisition of The Rainmaker Group in 2019. With over ten years of Revenue Management experience in gaming, hotels, multifamily real estate, and airlines, he is responsible for researching and designing enhancements and innovations within Cendyn’s product suite, as well as supporting thought leadership topics and studies via analytics. Dan previously held Director of Revenue Management roles for two casino organizations in Atlantic City and Archstone Communities. He holds a BA from Yale University and a Master of Management in Hospitality.
(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Summary: Tribal Organizations are facing a difficult but addressable scenario: IT and Cybersecurity staffs are shrinking while cyberthreats like extortion through ransomware are becoming more frequent
Summary: Tribal Organizations are facing a difficult but addressable scenario: IT and Cybersecurity staffs are shrinking while cyberthreats like extortion through ransomware are becoming more frequent and more expensive. There are short and long-term strategies Tribal Organizations can use to counter threats while reducing costs and staying compliant. In this webinar, you will learn about the current and emerging threats and see several strategies to determine which is right for your organization.
Presenter: Michael Hamilton, CISSP, CISO, President, and Founder of CI Security
Presenter Bio: Michael Hamilton, CISSP, is the CISO, President, and Founder of CI Security, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and information security consulting services. Michael’s roles over 30 years in information security include Chief Information Security Officer for the City of Seattle, Vice-Chair of the Homeland Security State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Coordinating Council, Policy Advisor to Washington State, and Managing Consultant for VeriSign Global Security Consulting. Current InfraGard Sector Chief advising the Washington State emergency management division and the Governor during COVID-19.
(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presenter: Mac Quig, Sr. Azure Solution Specialist, Microsoft Presenter Bio: Mac has worked in the Federal IT industry for 6+
Presenter: Mac Quig, Sr. Azure Solution Specialist, Microsoft
Presenter Bio: Mac has worked in the Federal IT industry for 6+ years covering everything from Defense and Intelligence to Civilian agencies and Healthcare/Tribal Nations. Previously worked at Veeam Software as a Federal Account Executive helping customers with their disaster recovery and virtual back-up strategy. Most recently worked at a start-up called, FSLogix, which was purchased by Microsoft to help create what is now known as Windows Virtual Desktop. Mac has a deep background in Cloud adoption and has been certified in Microsoft’s AZ900 and soon AZ103 Admin. He enjoys helping customers find the perfect balance of efficiency, collaboration and technical capability to assist in taking customers to the next level. Mac has worked with Tribal customers in the DevOps, Backup and Recovery, IaaS and PaaS and Data and AI business areas to create a full cloud portfolio that ensures organizational success. Personally, Mac is working on building a new house for him and his wife and loving Pitbull.
Presentation Summary: The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven guidance that’s designed to help you create and implement the business and technology strategies necessary for your organization(s) to succeed in the cloud. It provides best practices, documentation, and tools that cloud architects, IT professionals, and business decision makers need to successfully achieve their short- and long-term objectives for the cloud.
By using the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure best practices, you can better align your business and technical strategies to ensure success. The CAD (Cloud Adoption Framework) is implemented in 4 main phases and 2 sub phases. First, Define the strategy; understand motivations, business outcomes, business justification, and the first adoption project. Next the Plan phase; Rationalize the data, initial organization alignment, skills readiness planning and cloud adoption timeline. Then the Ready phase; dive into readiness guide, define landing zone, expand the blueprint and validate best practices. The final phase, Adoption, is grouped into two different alignments. One is migrate the other is innovate. The two sub categories are Govern and Manage which will be covered under Plan, Ready and Adopt.
We will chat about the resources available to you to achieve cloud success and what that looks like across your organization.
(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Presentation Summary: Remote work brings with it new and different challenges to tribal organizations. Take advantage of
Presentation Summary: Remote work brings with it new and different challenges to tribal organizations. Take advantage of Dell’s expertise to empower your tribal employees with tools to get it done. Learn about VMware’s intelligence-driven digital workspace platform that simply and securely delivers and manages any app on any device by integrating access control, application management and multi-platform endpoint management. Join Dell and VMware experts for an educational webinar for tribes of all sizes.
Presenter: Randy Kendzior, Client Product Executive, Dell
Presenter Bio: Randy Kendzior is a respected technologist with a focus on workforce and digital transformation strategies. He works closely with Dell customers to address their business challenges. He is a known subject matter expert on client solutions, endpoint security, and emerging technologies.
Presenter: Cameron Villers, Workforce Transformation Executive, VMware
Presenter Bio: Cameron Villers helps customers accelerate their workforce transformation journey through an integrated approach to the complex digital workspace. He brings years of experience as an enterprise account executive for VMware.
(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm