|08:30 – 09:30||Registration Refreshments & Solution Expo Open|
|09:30 – 09:45||Welcome and introduction|
|Key Note 1: Optimising the World's Infrastructure – Jamie Thomas, Vice President of Tivoli Strategy and Developement|
|Key Note 2: Independent Analyst view of Service Management & Security – Will Cappelli, Gartner|
|Key Note 3: IBM Watson goes to Work
Speaker: Dale Lane, Software Developer – DeepQA (Watson), Emerging Technologies
In February 2011, IBM demonstrated it's latest Research breakthroughs in natural language processing and deep question answering. Named Watson, it made history when it was entered into the famously complex US television quiz-show 'Jeopardy!' where it comfortably beat two of the greatest human players ever to appear on the show. Since then, work has focused on bringing these breakthroughs to real-world problems. Dale will talk about the work that has been happening since Jeopardy! and some of the plans for Watson's future.
|11:40 – 11:50||Summary on morning sessions, key messages, intro to BP sponsors and Meet the Experts in Expo area|
|11:50 – 13:00||Lunch|
|Cloud & Data Center Optimisation||Smarter Physical Infrastructure||Leveraging Mobility||Managing Security & Compliance|
|13:00 – 13:55||
How Tivoli helped Star to meet the growing demands of a Cloud Service customer
Speaker: Mark Whitehead, Manager-Operational Management Systems, Star
Key areas covered as part of this session will include:3 key bullets:
Taking Smarter Action – Update from Maximo Development Labs
Speaker: Russell Bee, Lead Product Architect, Maximo Development
Balancing mobility and security of Bring Your Own Device in the Enterprise
Speaker: Peter Cutler, Client Technical Professional for the IBM Software Group Security team UK
This session we will highlight the spectrum of requirements to secure mobile devices, describe how some organisations have gotten started and introduce the concept of secure mobile device management. The focus will be on how to balance the security of just another device and benefits of Bring Your Own Device schemes.
Threats in the Digital Age
Speaker: Martin Borrett, Director of the IBM Institute for Advanced Security Europe
As we move towards a Smarter Planet, one which is increasingly instrumented, interconnected and intelligent new threats and challenges emerge from a security perspective. This is not just about the security of the internet but also the fact that increasingly systems and infrastructure we rely on every day are interconnected in new ways. In this session we will share highlights from the latest IBM X-Force Threat and Trend Report we will examine some of the notable security incidents of 2011 to understand what we can learn from them. We will share the strategy and focus areas for IBM's Security Systems Division as we help our clients meet their security needs in this challenging environment.
|14:05 – 15:00||
Enabling data protection optimisation with Tivoli Storage Manager, Butterfly Software
Speakers: Nick Turner (IBM) Tivoli Storage Sales Leader for UK,
Tom Hughes (Butterfly) Chief Sales Officer and Founder
In this session we will run through real life examples of how IBM and Butterfly Software have helped clients to create a case for optimisation of their data protection environments. Once the initial business case has been established we will explain how a data protection software optimisation project takes shape, how we scope the professional services and data migration effort and how we provide in year ROI savings with the majority of clients we work with.
Client session – Smarter Incident Management at Infinis
Speaker: Neil Douglas, IT Manager, Infinis plc.
Whilst an effective planned maintenance strategy is essential to sustained Asset performance; so is being able to react quickly to unforeseen events a critical factor in Infinis being able to meet their generation commitments in supplying renewable energy to the UK grid.
In this presentation, Infinis - one of the UKs leading renewable energy generators – will illustrate how connecting Maximo to their Assets in real-time is delivering a smarter incident management process and improved revenue through reduced downtime. From plant alarm at a remote site to dispatch of a technician through optimised scheduling, Maximo is at the heart of an inter-connected solution.
Topic 3.2 |
Endpoint Management: a customer's deployment experience
Speaker: Peter Whitlam, Chief Architect, Steria Limited
Steria have been working closely with the IBM software teams over the past year to deliver effective and efficient client solutions. This session will focus in on one Steria's client deployments utilising the IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager solution. Peter Whitlam will discuss the customer requirements, solution deployment, it's successes and plans for the future.
Providing Your Business, Total Security Intelligence
Speaker: Steve Jenkins, VP of European Sales, Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
As the world becomes more digitised and interconnected, more doors are being opened to emerging threats and leaks. Security is needed to be made a top concern, from the boardroom down. All organisations, no matter the size or industry, need to put security first, allowing for the analysis of people, data, applications and infrastructure to be carried out easily and intelligently and providing instant information and visibility into business risks.
Hosted by the leader in Next Generation Security Intelligence solutions, this workshop will describe:
|15:20 – 16:15||
Topic 1.3 |
IBM's advanced analytics that enable's proactive and preventative management
Speaker: Richard Gleeson, IBM Product Manager, Tivoli Software
Client session with Northern Ireland Electricity – Maximo and Syclo: Mobilising an Electric Utility
Speaker: Sam Gibson, NIE, C.Eng MIET
Northern Ireland Electricity manages the Transmission and Distribution network for 800,000 customers in Northern Ireland. Maximo 6 is being mobilised to a team of 80 craftsmen using the Syclo platform. Already deployed for around 10,000 substation inspections per year, this presentation will explain the further deployment of Syclo for all maintenance tasks, in an ISO 9001 environment, looking to PAS 55. It will also discuss enhancements to the Maximo and Syclo platforms to further leverage exceptional Asset Management functionality across the organisation.
Datacentre to Mobile Device: IBM Endpoint Manager
Speaker: Keith Poyser, Sales Leader: IBM Mobility and End Point. UK&I, Nordics, SPGI, Benelux.
This presentation will discuss the role that IBM's Tivoli End-point Management plays in the context of Mobile Device Management, and it's relevance to today's challenges of managing and securing roaming mixed devices against a backdrop of significant budget pressures in most enterprises.
How do I ensure the cloud is secure?
Speaker: Vaughan Harper, IBM Security Architect
Over the past several years, security concerns surrounding cloud computing have become the most common inhibitor of widespread usage.
|16:25 – 16:50||Question & Answer panel session|
|16:50 – 17:40||Celebrity Guest Speaker – Kriss Akabusi MBE|
|17:40 – 18:30||Refreshments served in the Solution Expo|
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