CGMA Hosts IT Leadership Webinar with Donny Shimamoto
January 18, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsJanuary 18, 2017 - Donny Shimamoto was announced as the featured presenter for a CGMA webinar, How to Turn a Tech Team Into a Strategic Partner. The session will discuss how non-IT executives can evaluate the effectiveness of their IT departments and IT leader to ensure that they are obtaining the most return on investment from their IT department. The webinar will be held on January 18th at 11am Eastern time.
Donny is the immediate past chairman of the AICPA's Information Management & Technology Assurance Executive Committee, and former member of its Governing Council and Assurance Services Executive Committee, and an honoree of multiple industry awards. He has worked on several international collaborations between the AICPA and CIMA related to business intelligence and is also a frequent speaker on how management accountants can help add-value to their organizations.
The webinar will provide attendees with questions for the CIO or IT service provider that will help IT take a broader role in the business including compliance and leadership. Suggestions for corrective actions will be provided for those times when business owners and managing partners do not feel they are getting the answers they need.
Attendees will learn how to evaluate the IT function's alignment with the overall business strategy. Shimamoto will demonstrate how the IT budget reflects the role of IT in an organization, and strategies will be given to balance the internal versus outsourced IT model.
Donny has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People by Accounting Today in 2013 and 2014, a Top Thought Leader in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor from 2012 to 2016, he received the 2009-2010 President's Award from the Hawaii Society of CPAs, was named to CPA Technology Advisor's 40 Under 40 list in 2007, 2009 and 2014, a Hawaii Top High Tech Leader in 2004, and was recently awarded the AICPA Standing Ovation Award.
About Donny Shimamoto
Donny C. Shimamoto, CPA.CITP, CGMA, is the founder and managing director of IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, an advisory-focused CPA firm specializing in organizational development and business process outsourcing for small businesses, middle market organizations, and nonprofits. Donny (@DonnyITK) is a recognized thought leader and educator in the Accounting Technology, IT Risk Management, and Performance Management fields; his dedication to helping accountants and organizations leverage strategic technologies while proactively managing their business and technical risk is paramount. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards and can be seen across the U.S. educating audiences year after year. For more information, visit http://www.donnyitk.com/ where you can find Donny inspiring the next generation of business professionals in his personal blog on leadership, business, IT and his life as a CPA.
IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC (ITK) is an advisory-focused CPA firm, focused on organizational development and business process transformation for accounting firms, nonprofits, and other businesses that are innovative and think BIG. ITK formulated the Intraprise Architecture model and consulting methodology that optimizes an IT strategy to support an organization's business strategy. ITK is a combined management consulting firm and systems integrator which results in expertise to right-size enterprise processes and leverage cost-effective technologies that enable organizations to gain a competitive advantage. ITK is focused on providing executive-level technology management, enterprise architecture, business performance management, information architecture and management, technology risk management, and operations optimization consulting services. Visit http://www.intraprisetechknowlogies.com/ for more information.