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Key Sessions

Spencer Izard

KEYNOTE: Harnessing technology to achieve digital business goals

Ovum

Yuval Dvir

KEYNOTE: Anticipating the augmented customer - Preparing for the next evolution of engagement

Google

08:00 09:00 (60 mins)

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Registration, Refreshments And Networking

08:50 09:00 (10 mins)

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Opening remarks

  • Spencer Izard - Chief Analyst, Enterprise Advisory, Ovum

09:00 09:20 (20 mins)

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KEYNOTE: Harnessing technology to achieve digital business goals

  • Spencer Izard - Chief Analyst, Enterprise Advisory, Ovum

09:20 09:40 (20 mins)

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KEYNOTE: Anticipating the augmented customer - Preparing for the next evolution of engagement

  • Yuval Dvir - Head of Online Partnerships, Google

09:40 10:00 (20 mins)

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Presentation: The role of Big Data and Analytics in optimising business processes

10:00 10:30 (30 mins)

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Lessons from the field (Interviews): Digital Transformation - What’s working and what’s not?

  • Charles Ewen - Chief Information Officer, Met Office
  • Dylan Roberts - Chief Digital and Information Officer, Leeds City Council
  • Chris Richardson - Chief Technology Officer, Informa

10:30 11:30 (60 mins)

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Morning break (speed networking)

11:20 11:50 (30 mins)

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Panel: The evolving role of cyber-security in anticipating digital business risks

  • Martyn Croft - CIO, Co-founder of the Charities Security Forum, The Salvation Army UK
  • John Seglias - Group CDIO, DEFRA

11:50 12:10 (20 mins)

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Ovum expert view: Privacy and security implications for new technologies such as AI, VR, IoT

  • Rik Turner - Principal Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum

12:10 13:00 (50 mins)

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Panel: Finding innovation in disruption

  • Discussing how disruptive technologies can find their home in business
  • Lightning Talks: Disruptive Technologies Demos
  • Block chain by industry – Real world examples
  • IoT as disruptive technology in different organisations
  • Advanced robotics and automation use cases
  • Autonomous vehicles’ use in business
  • Sebastian Steinhauser - CEO, Parcelly
  • George Zarkadakis - Digital Lead, Willis Towers Watson
  • Alexander Lorke - IT Portfolio Director, Royal Mail

13:00 14:00 (60 mins)

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Lunch (hosted lunch tables)

14:00 14:01 (1 mins)

Adopting cloud services

Chair's remarks

  • Roy Illsley - Principal Analyst, Ovum

14:00 14:20 (20 mins)

Adopting cloud services

Ovum expert view: IaaS updates

  • A Market overview
  • Who’s doing what, where are why – a review from Ovum’s ODM on IaaS 2017-18
  • Differentiation points between service providers
  • Future outlook for IaaS/PaaS
  • Roy Illsley - Principal Analyst, Ovum

14:20 14:50 (30 mins)

Adopting cloud services

Panel: Leveraging cloud to diminish shadow-IT

  • Overview of different cloud models to provide business value
  •  Using cloud to decrease shadow-IT
  • Data centre and private cloud technologies
  • Containers-as-a-service and cloud-native computing
  • Add-on services in the cloud
  • What changes were needed in IT and Organization roles/responsibility and structure
  • Economics of the cloud
  • Greg Hawkins - Chief Technology Officer, Starling Bank
  • Terry Willis - CIO, Age UK

14:50 15:10 (20 mins)

Adopting cloud services

How to maximise benefits from the cloud

  • Analysis of the real benefits from the cloud
  • How the cloud fits in to an already crowded IT environment?
  • Lessons learnt from moving to the cloud
  • Is there just one cloud or is it a multi-cloud world, arguments for and against
  • Q&A
  • Ian Van Reenen - Vice President of Engineering, Endpoint Products, Autotask Corporation

15:10 15:40 (30 mins)

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Afternoon Break

15:30 15:31 (1 mins)

The evolving enterprise role of Big Data, Analytics and AI

Chair's remarks

  • Tom Pringle - Head of Applications Research, Ovum

15:30 15:50 (20 mins)

The evolving enterprise role of Big Data, Analytics and AI

Ovum expert view: Making Artificial Intelligence an Enterprise reality

  •  AI, just buzzword bingo?
  •  Automation is the enterprise reality driving AI adoption
  •  What capabilities should enterprises consider?
  •  The role of data in powering AI: risk and reward
  • Tom Pringle - Head of Applications Research, Ovum

15:50 16:10 (20 mins)

The evolving enterprise role of Big Data, Analytics and AI

Man vs. Machine: The future of travel - How we use artificial intelligence to improve the UX and drive impact

  • Bao Dinh - Director, EMEA, Hotel Tonight

16:10 16:30 (20 mins)

The evolving enterprise role of Big Data, Analytics and AI

Case study: Data - More valuable than oil, cheaper than brickwork

  • Mark Evans - Partner, Head of IT, Rider Levett Bucknall

16:30 16:31 (1 mins)

Evolving the digital workplace

Chair's remarks

  • Adam Holtby - Senior Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum

16:30 16:50 (20 mins)

Evolving the digital workplace

Enterprise mobility: A vital piece of the digital transformation puzzle

  • Adam Holtby - Senior Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum

16:50 17:20 (30 mins)

Evolving the digital workplace

Panel: How to enable the workforce to achieve more through enterprise mobility

  • Enterprise mobility trends
  • Mobility as a key factor to digital transformation
  • Evolving beyond just device management
  • Optimizing business operations with mobile apps
  • Adopting a more unified endpoint management approach
  • Mark Evans - Partner, Head of IT, Rider Levett Bucknall
  • Dylan Roberts - Chief Digital and Information Officer, Leeds City Council
  • Moderator Adam Holtby - Senior Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum

17:20 17:50 (30 mins)

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Joint presentation followed by Q&A: How to prepare your organisation for the GDPR

  • Overview of GDPR and what it is
  • The scope of GDPR and current state of progress
  • What organisations will need to do and how to prepare for it
  • Q&A
  • Rik Turner - Principal Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum
  • Alan Rodger - Senior Analyst, Ovum IT, Ovum

17:50 18:50 (60 mins)

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NETWORKING DRINKS

18:00 19:00 (60 mins)

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ON THE RADAR AWARDS

Information about the Awards and application forms will be available from late July, with a deadline to apply by mid September. Keep an eye on this space!