Identify trends to define your future competitive landscape

In the past few years, businesses have been challenged to implement dramatic change and innovation through IT to create a competitive advantage. But that level of invention doesn’t come easy or cheap. This event is designed to help you face the challenge head on and drive your business forward.

Spend a day out of the office at BusinessConnect to investigate the major technological shifts that can project you to the forefront of your sector. A range of expert speakers from numerous industries will share the background, the problems and solutions they came across while addressing key business challenges.

IBM BusinessConnect is a combination of intimate roundtable forums, keynotes and workshops covering key trends around analytics, big data, e-commerce, social, mobile, cloud and security.

Join us to:

- Ensure you're not overwhelmed by the unstoppable rise of mobile
- Garner the knowledge to use cloud computing to develop your business innovation
- Discover the true role social now plays in customer, employee and partner interaction
- Hear how analytics can pave the way for you to outperform competition


Don’t miss out – register to attend IBM BusinessConnect today.

Date and location

London

Twickenham Stadium
Tuesday, Oct 8th, 2013

 

Register today by calling Jonathan Palma at 0207 186 1430 or completing our quick online registration form.

Complimentary admission is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis and attendance is limited to ensure an effective learning experience, abundant peer-networking opportunities and access to our expert presenters. Apply today to ensure your seat is saved in advance!

Agenda

08:30-09:30

Registration

09:30-11:00

IBM Vision Keynote

11:00-11:30

Break

11:30-12:00

Smarter Commerce
Maximising the potential of your online business

Social Business
Danny Wilks - Business Unit Executive, IBM Collaboration Solutions
What is a Social Business?

Mobile
Mike Spradbery - UKI Mobile Lead, IBM
Part 1: Enterprise Mobile Platform & Analytics: Getting to a Mobile Strategy

Cloud
Moe Abdula - Vice President Strategy Smart Cloud Foundation, IBM
Unleash Business Innovation with Next Generation Cloud Computing

Security
Professor Angela Sasse - Director of the Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research, University College London
Staying Ahead of the Threat - What to Watch Out For

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Lauren Walker - UK Big Data Analytics Leader, IBM
Customer Centricity – the Competitive Differentiator

12:00-12:30

Smarter Commerce
Visualising the future of the consumer, creating the journey for a consumer

Social Business
Jamie Smith - Director, Strategy & Infrastructure, South Staffordshire College
Transforming Education in the Digital age and why business leaders need to take notes

Mobile
Mike Spradbery - UKI Mobile Lead, IBM
Part 2: Enterprise Mobile Platform & Analytics: Getting to a Mobile Strategy

Cloud
Geert van der Linden - Cap Gemini, CIO
Business Value from Global Standardisation Programme

Security
Joanne Martin - IBM, CISO
IBM Case Study: Ensuring Your Workforce Maintain Key IT Security Practices in the Digital World

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Lauren Walker - UK Big Data Analytics Leader, IBM
Customer Centricity – the Competitive Differentiator - Real-life use cases

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:30

Smarter Commerce
How well do you know your customers? Do you have a single view of your customers across all channels?

Social Business
Matthew Rea - SSP, CIO
Finding Expertise and sharing knowledge

Mobile
Simon Peel - Mobile Business Leader Europe, IBM
How to Rapidly Develop and Integrate Mobile Apps

Cloud
Mark Tomlinson - CTO, Cloud Computing, IBM UKI
Accelerate Cloud deployments with Expert Integrated Systems

Security
Panel Discussion chaired by Lauren Walker - UKI Big Data Analytics Executive, IBM
Big Data Security Analytics for Fraud and Security Detection - Think Like An Attacker

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Using predictive analytics to transform automotive engineering

14:40-15:10

Smarter Commerce
How are you rising to the challenge of delivering revenue growth, while reducing costs and acquiring new customers?

Social Business
David Kelly - VP, EMEA, Kenexa, an IBM Company
Create a smarter workforce

Mobile
Keith Poyser - Sales Leader: IBM End Point Manager and Mobility
Empower your Mobile workforce and extend your Enterprise

Cloud
Ian Smith - IBM Director Product Management
The intelligent way to avoid data meltdown

Security
IBM Case Study: Providing new and innovative customer experiences and limiting reputational risk

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Details will be provided soon

15:10-15:40

Break

15:40-16:10

Smarter Commerce
How can you best apply your customers preferences to drive customer loyalty in the current economic environment?

Social Business
Improving Recruiting and On-Boarding

Mobile
Vijay Dheap - IBM Mobile Security Solutions and IBM Master Inventor
Delivering confidence to seize the mobile opportunity

Cloud
Andy Evans - Director, AMS Enterprise Group
Implementing world class asset management at Tube Lines

Security
IBM Case Study: Managing safe and efficient user access to services across the enterprise

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Details to be provided soon

16:20-16:50

Smarter Commerce
Panel Discussion: A unique opportunity to pose your burning questions to the panel speakers.

Social Business
Exceptional digital experience

Mobile
Bill Loller II - Worldwide VP Tealeaf on Mobile
Using Analytics to determine what makes a good App

Cloud
Henry Cressey - Head of ICT, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
Applying Process & Integration technologies to Deliver Value and Efficiency across UK Emergency Services

Security
Panel Discussion chaired by Brendan Byrne - Associate Partner, Security & Privacy Services, IBM
Security is an enabler to business success

Smarter Analytics & Big Data
Panel Discussion chaired by Lauren Walker - UKI Big Data Analytics Executive, IBM
How to Harness the Power of Big Data Analytics

17:10-17:30 Closing session

17:30-19:00 Reception

Speakers

Moe Abdula
IBM Vice President Strategy Smart Cloud Foundation
Lars-Olof Allerhed
CTO, IBM MobileFirst Europe
Brendan Byrne
Associate Partner, Security & Privacy Services, IBM
Henry Cressey
Head of ICT, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service
Vijay Dheap
IBM Mobile Security Solutions
Andy Evans
Director AMS Enterprise Group
Mark Fieldhouse
Business Unit Executive, IBM Software Solutions Group, Business Analytics
Michael Gilfix
IBM Director, Enterprise Mobile Platform & Analytics
Geert van der Linden
CIO, Cap Gemini
Bill Loller II
Worldwide VP Tealeaf on Mobile
David Kelly
VP, EMEA, Kenexa, an IBM Company
Joanne Martin
CISO, IBM
Simon Peel
Mobile Sales Leader Europe. IBM
Keith Poyser
Sales Leader: IBM End Point Manager and Mobility
Matthew Rea
SSP, CIO
Prof. Angela Sasse
Director of the Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research, University College London
Ian Smith
Director Product Management, IBM
Jamie Smith
Director – Strategy & Infrastructure, South Staffordshire College
Mike Spradbery
UKI Mobile Lead, IBM
Mark Tomlinson
CTO, Cloud Computing, IBM UKI
Lauren Walker
Big Data Analytics Leader, IBM UK
Danny Wilks
Business Unit Executive, IBM Collaboration Solutions

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