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To wrap up INFOCUS Envision 21, several JD Edwards executives participated in an "Ask Me Anything" Q&A with conference attendees. They began with a bank of questions that was compiled throughout the conference, and then addressed questions from session attendees. Below is an outline of this interactive conversation. The participating executives included:

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For the INFOCUS Envision 21 keynote, Lyle Ekdahl, Senior Vice President of Product Development, and Paul Houtkooper, Senior Director of JD Edwards Development, presented how innovation and digitization can help you succeed during challenging times.

Mar 25 @  1:00pm

In our IT careers, we can find ourselves at a crossroads—trying to understand the best way to grow and develop. We want to maximize our professional impact, but we aren’t clear if we should focus on building technical proficiency, industry knowledge, or “people skills.” What does a strong roadmap for our career development look like?…

Organizations that have strong IT leadership, strong IT influence, get superior results. And not only do they get superior results, but they also get it with less effort. They get it with less rework. And so for us to commit ourselves to our own leadership and influence and how we can improve our leadership and influence can make a huge impact on the organizations that we serve.

Mar 11 @  1:00pm

In our IT careers, we can find ourselves at a crossroads—trying to understand the best way to grow and develop. We want to maximize our professional impact, but we aren’t clear if we should focus on building technical proficiency, industry knowledge, or “people skills.” What does a strong roadmap for our career development look like?…

Feb 25 @  1:00pm

In our IT careers, we can find ourselves at a crossroads—trying to understand the best way to grow and develop. We want to maximize our professional impact, but we aren’t clear if we should focus on building technical proficiency, industry knowledge, or “people skills.” What does a strong roadmap for our career development look like?…

Q&A topics include:
Any advice for a very small IT team in relation to the rest of the company? We want to do big upgrade successfully, but we may not be able to increase headcount despite projects moving forward.
How can we influence a leader to pause and focus more on the “why” when clarity is not there?
We're just starting to lead a project that failed seven years ago. We're trying it again with different technology. Any words of advice?