• A premier educational conference

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    Global Directions is a biannual industry technology and educational conference hosted by Kodak Alaris. The agenda provides actionable insights that will impact how leading organizations manage content, leverage social media, automate customer interaction, apply governance, and effectively collaborate around documents and an array of other business content.

    2013 presentations

    Ray Kurzweil at Global Directions 2013

    Ray Kurzweil Presenting at Global Directions 2013

    Ray Kurzweil says the exponential progression of information technology defies linear expectations and will increase at least a billion fold in the next 25 years. View this excerpt from his keynote address at Kodak Alaris' Global Directions 2013 conference.

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    Global Directions 2013 Highlights

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    Watch highlights from the Global Directions ‘13 keynote panel discussion. The panel was moderated by The Wall Street Journal's Michael Hickins (Editor, CIO Journal) and featured industry thought leaders from Google (Ray Kurzweil), Microsoft, IBM, and Salesforce.com.

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    Salesforce.com Exec Comments on Kodak Alaris' Global Directions Conference

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    Bruce Richardson, Chief Enterprise Strategist for Salesforce.com, shares his thoughts on the benefits of participating in the Global Directions conference.

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  • Theme for Global Directions 2013


    • FAST DATA FOR FAST BUSINESS: INTELLIGENT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ACROSS THE ENTERPRISE
    • Getting the right information to the right people at the right time is the goal of every business. Organizations want information "fast" and on demand.  Never before has technology enabled this dream to become a reality, until now.  The technology is in place; now it's a matter of learning how to use it.

    Event Experience


    • More than 40 presenters, 7 keynotes, 1 keynote panel, 1 healthcare panel
    • 86% rated the conference excellent or very good
    • 74% said the conference exceeded their expectations
    • 76% are extremely or very likely to recommend the conference to colleagues