8:00 Reception and coffee
8:30 Welcome and introduction 8:45 Keynote: Leadership through technology and the role of IBM systems in digital transformation
The evolution of IBM systems over the last 50 years has crossed multiple technology waves, none greater than that of the digital transformation wave. This keynote examines how innovation has forced organizations to digitally redefine their existence in order to survive. 9:30 Embracing emerging technologies to drive innovation and business transformation
Emerging technologies make an interesting read, but how big a part do they play in your business strategy. This session will consider several of these potential game changing technologies and show the value they could bring to your organization to improve agility, increase levels of management information and provide more insight to one of your organization’s greatest assets, data. 10:00 Coffee
10:15 Management dashboards: taking performance from the backroom to the executive office
Technology is key to supporting any organization and its true value should be visible at the c-level, but not just as a cost. This session will discuss the importance of presenting the right level of information to senior executives to support more informed decision making around business operations, risk and future strategic initiatives.
10:45 Are you ready to accelerate legacy modernization and transform your digital user experience?
Are you concerned about meeting customer expectations; without the costs, timescales and risks associated with redevelopment and redeployment? This session looks at the challenges of transforming your business systems (Mainframe, Power) to support the digital world through an effective ECM and modernization strategy.
11:15 How Enterprise Architecture and Product Portfolio Management can help you transform your organization
Transform your organization by adoption of EA/PPM solutions. This session will demonstrate how EA/PPM is integral to strategic decision making that harnesses the massive amount of unstructured data erupting with new technologies such as big data, video analysis, IBM® Watson® Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT). 12:00 Lunch
13:15 Break-out Sessions
14:30 How to support a successful modernization strategy in your organization (including open discussion / Q&A)
Every established organization that existed before the age of web and mobile faces the challenge of how to modernize their business systems. This session will review the key points discussed throughout the day, including from the separate tracks with a view to helping all attendees relate these to supporting their own modernization objectives.
15:15 Close of Main Session return to Break-out rooms as noted