InterConnect 2013 Special Evening Event
InterConnect 2013 Special Evening Event
On Thursday, 10th October, you are invited to an evening of networking, fun and special performances. Join us at the Event Plaza overlooking Singapore's bay and iconic cityscape for this special evening event. Also enjoy a dazzling laser light show, Wonder Full - this amazing convergence of light, music and sound is the largest light and laser show in Southeast Asia
Cloud as a Growth Engine for a Smarter Enterprise
Through the IBM Institute for Business Value study, IBM has learned for the second year in a row that CEOs have identified ‘technology’ as the most important external force impacting their organizations. In fact, those that are effectively applying disruptive technologies like cloud computing, are outmaneuvering their competitors, delivering new products and services to market more quickly, driving new economics, and transforming entire industries and business models in the process. Determining the correct strategy and mix of cloud delivery models has become a strategic imperative. IBM has helped thousands of clients realize the transformational benefits of cloud, providing the expertise, cloud technologies and choice of delivery models, including NEW SaaS and IaaS technologies with SoftLayer, needed to effectively design, deliver, and consume cloud services that produce better business outcomes. Join this general session to understand how IBM can help you Think it. Build it. Tap into it.
Today's customers are smarter. They decide when, where and how the buying process begins and ends, and who will be part of it. They are mobile and social -- connecting with you and each other -- and have high expectations. Winners take loyal customers and make them advocates. They maximize every moment in the customer journey by creating and delivering intuitive customer interactions with a smarter approach to commerce. From adaptive procurement to supply management, to personalized marketing and seamless cross-channel sales, to relevant and responsive customer service, find out how to deliver a delightful customer experience every time, in every context. In this exciting keynote, learn how to engage with your customer in context -- predicting their needs, preferences and intentions to deliver seamless, intuitive customer interactions.
We are in the midst of upheaval in the world of IT Security. Attackers are highly organized and using increasingly sophisticated methods to gain entry to your most sensitive data. At the same time, Cloud and mobile are eliminating the concept of the perimeter. Join us for this insightful discussion of how today's CISO is building a more secure enterprise using analytics, asset-based protection, and activity monitoring to protect the crown jewels of the organization.
Successful companies are doing business in motion leveraging the pervasiveness of mobile technology to create and deliver new value to customers, employees and partners. Realizing the full potential of mobile requires creating a successful mobile strategy that addresses both the business opportunities related to mobile and the infrastructure required to drive deeper engagements needed to make the business goals a reality.
Come learn how to create a mobile enterprise with IBM MobileFirst. Based on thousands of engagements and backed by our research findings from 630 global IT leaders, IBM mobile executives and renowned subject matter experts will offer a strategic approach for how to put your business in motion, including how to create a mobile first customer experience, launch a mobile first business transformation, deploy mobile first applications, and institute a mobile first IT infrastructure.
Expert Integrated Systems
Mobile, social, big data & analytics are redefining client engagement and transforming business. In the face of this, cloud computing is quickly becoming the new IT delivery model. The IBM PureSystems family can help you speed deployment of these strategic initiatives while lowering overall risk and costs. By simplifying the entire IT lifecycle, IBM PureSystems offerings have already helped thousands of clients fundamentally change the economics and experience of IT.
Lean Enterprises with DevOps
Business outcomes increasingly depend on software delivery proficiency. Digitization of business processes and customer interaction is exploding. Businesses must adapt more rapidly to changing market expectations and exploit new technologies like Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, and Social. But how do you transform and where do you start? DevOps provides an approach to achieving a leaner enterprise, enabling organizations to better leverage their software delivery capability to reduce cycle times and optimize the balance among speed, cost and quality. This session will summarize the IBM DevOps know-how and entry points for improving the efficiency of your enterprise software supply chain. By reducing overhead, duplication and rework, you can invest more in innovation and customer feedback that improve business competitiveness and profitability.
Marketing & Client Experience
In an era where customers are in control, a new kind of leadership is emerging. The most successful enterprises will be those that act now to translate today's most transformative technologies. Hear how today's leaders are embracing social, cloud, mobile and big data & analytics technologies to put customers at the center of their organizations for better interactions in order to drive improved results and business growth.
Financial leaders are balancing innovation, growth, risk management and cost reduction to prioritize and optimize their finance transformations, which requires the ability to operate at the strategic level while simultaneously managing business performance. Hear how today’s technologies can help to deal with the increasing complexity of business and the escalating volume and variety of data being generated to address your biggest imperatives.
Product & Service Innovation
New kinds of business challenges require innovative solutions to adapt to market changes and provide better quality services. Understand how to address these requirements faster with IBM technologies in order to gain competitive advantage by providing value to your clients, suppliers and employees.
Architecture & IT Optimization
While businesses are attempting to grow, infrastructure is facing enormous pressure to improve at a faster rate and a lower cost. Hear how IBM can help you optimize your investments, unleashing enterprise value while fundamentally changing the economics of IT.
Business leaders identify technology as the leading force in today's IT world, impacting new models of client engagement driven by mobile, social, big data and analytics. These changes are driving new IT demands. The challenge is minimizing the cost, time and effort spent integrating, tuning, deploying, running and maintaining today’s changing infrastructure. Hear how IBM technology can help you achieve all of these objectives for sustained business outcomes.
How Social Businesses are Driving Results with a Smarter Workforce
Becoming a social business is more than participating in social media. Social businesses have more productive and engaged workforces motivated to deliver exceptional experiences to their clients and deliver measurable business results. In this session, you will learn how social businesses are delivering results in the ‘age of digital.’
IBM Big Data & Analytics: Competitive Advantage in the New Era of Smart
To effectively compete now and into the future, you must become data-savvy and insight-driven to deepen customer engagement, optimize operations, prevent threat and fraud, and capitalize on new sources of revenue. To do this, IT becomes the essential business partner to achieve these compelling strategies. Hear how IBM delivers innovation and proven industry know-how in advanced analytics and big data to transform your business and achieve breakthrough results.
Browse through a comprehensive array of technology showcases and IBM Business Partner offerings
Meet Your Peers & Subject Matter Experts
Join your peers in organized round tables, discussion groups and one-on-one meetings. Share your experiences and explore the common opportunities and challenges. Browse through a comprehensive array of technology showcases and IBM Business Partner offerings. Spend some time with Subject Matter Experts and get hands-on with key technology offerings.