Collaboration in the cognitive era


Collaboration in the cognitive era

As personal social networks become more ubiquitous, collaboration in the workplace is coming into its own. The ability to share information, find resources, work on projects, using social tools makes life easier, faster and more productive and creates a more engaged workforce.

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Event details

Date: Tuesday 17 May 2016
Venue: Park Plaza Victoria London
Twitter: #ibmsocbiz

Time Description
09.00 - 09.45Registrations
09.45 - 09.50Open / Welcome
  • Danny Wilks, Business Unit Executive UK & Ireland, IBM Social & Smarter Workforce Solutions
09.50 - 10.30Collaboration in the cognitive era
  • Inhi Cho Suh, General Manager IBM Collaboration Solutions

    Inhi will discuss how work and collaboration are evolving in the face of unprecedented change. She will talk about IBM's strategy, the solutions we are bringing to market, and the partnerships we are establishing. As you'd expect, Inhi will talk about the latest developments in our roadmap and the capabilities we'll be bringing to our customers in 2016.

10.30 - 11.10Demonstration - See how it all fits together
  • Chris Moore and Leon Beckett

    See how your business can be more productive, respond to customers faster, and beat off competitive threats by allowing people to work together better.

11.10 - 11.30Break / Networking
11.30 - 12.00Collaboration in the Cloud
  • John Brett, CIO, Mears Group
  • Adam Hunt, CTO, Mears Group
12.00 - 12.30The IBM-Box partnership
  • Iain Fletcher, VP EMEA pre-sales and Sales Engineering, Box

    In 2015, IBM and Box announced a huge strategic partnership, encompassing everything from deep product integration to joint go to market efforts.
    We will share more on why are we partnering, what the future will bring, and what it means for customers.

12.30 - 13.00Adaptive Experiences
  • Andrew Grill, Managing Partner, IBM consulting

    Today's digital economy requires speed & agility to deliver the right experiences to customers, partners and employees - anytime, anywhere.
    Accelerating the design, delivery and dynamic update of personal experience across all channels helps deliver the ultimate customer experience.
    Find out more, and how to incorporate Social Business into your marketing, commerce and service efforts.

13.00 - 13. 45Lunch

Like what you've seen this morning? Stay and find out more with a series of in-depth demos and break-out sessions.
What's new and available now and what's around the corner. Ask questions of our technical experts to find out how our solutions are being developed and will fit in to your wider infrastructure.

13.45 - 14.15The Future of Digital Experience
  • Stuart Crump, IBM
14.15 – 14.45The Future of Notes, Domino and Application Development (Xpages)
  • Andy Porter, IBM
14.45 – 15.15Verse and Connections update: What’s the latest on Verse and Connections?
  • Omar Davison, IBM
15.15 -15.35Break
15.35 - 16.05Social Communications: Chat, Meetings, Bots and what's new in 9.0.1
  • Leon Becket, IBM
16.05 - 16.35Toscana update: Why all the excitement?
  • Sam Crisp, IBM
16.35 - 17.05

Services. IBM Social Business Apps: Enhance IBM Connections deployments by providing targeted solutions for users

  • Steven Wong, IBM
Breakout sessions
  • Watson, help me collaborate - Find out how IBM will embed its cognitive experience 'Watson' into Verse and Connections - Omar Davison

  • Digital Experience - How to set up and manage engaging Digital Experiences for your customers, partners and employees alike - Stuart Crump

  • Request a meeting with Inhi Cho Suh, or any of the other subject matter experts there on the day.

17.05Drinks and networking

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