NearForm Webinar 20th June, 2019
Online Webinar

Event Description

Join NearForm's webinar as they discuss Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation

SPEAKER ANNOUCEMENT
 

NearForm are pleased to announce their speakers for the upcoming webinar on the 20th June 2019

  • Clare Dillon - Head of Strategic Partnerships,  NearForm 
  • Gordon Suttie - Director, Digital Advisory, EY
  • Conor O'Neill - Chief Product Officer, NearForm
  • Patrick Stewart - Senior Director of Product, Skycatch

 

The role of IT in the organisation is not just about technology and solutions anymore, it’s about agility and speed and the way of ‘doing’ IT to become dynamic responsive service providers to the business. The evolving business-oriented strategic role of the CIO as they transition into innovation leaders is not new but as businesses strive to remain competitive in an increasingly automated and digital world, the CIO has a growing multi focus on not just technology implementation but people and processes too.


Together with Clare Dillon, Head of Strategic Partnerships at NearForm, we’ll hear from organisations who have witnessed and those who have undergone successful transformation of their culture through re-thinking of their approach to people and in-demand skills; to processes and methodologies for continuous development; and to technology alternatives and sources of innovation.


Our panel will discuss:

  • Why innovation stalls and obstacles to avoid
  • When and how to disrupt your existing delivery model
  • How much should enterprise IT think and act like a start-up
  • Risk & reward of open source solutions and methodologies
  • IT redesign: best practice, winning approaches and getting your board on board

 

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Schedule
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15:30 - 17:00

Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation

The role of IT in the organisation is not just about technology and solutions anymore, it’s about
agility and speed and the way of ‘doing’ IT to become dynamic responsive service providers to
the business. The evolving business-oriented strategic role of the CIO as they transition into
innovation leaders is not new but as businesses strive to remain competitive in an increasingly
automated and digital world, the CIO has a growing multi focus on not just technology
implementation but people and processes too.


Together with Clare Dillon, Head of Strategic Partnerships at NearForm, we’ll hear from
organisations who have witnessed and those who have undergone successful transformation of
their culture through re-thinking of their approach to people and in-demand skills; to processes
and methodologies for continuous development; and to technology alternatives and sources of
innovation.

Words from our attendees

  • I thought the quality and mix of contributions and the engagement from the audience was excellent. 

    It felt more like an interactive team exercise in some respects, than a sit back and listen conference, and for me was more enjoyable and genuinely helpful for that. Similar folks, passionate about their brands and their work, but with different best practice to share – very collaborative, which I personally like.

    So all good and thanks for the chance to take part. It’s always a drain on time, which none of us have, but it was worth it.
     

    - Tim Sinclair - Marketing & Retail, Alrayan Bank
  • Another great event − one of the best I have attended ! Please pass on my thanks to all of the team at global events
    which has helped make this CIO event one of the best I have attended. A great event theme, with good topics,
    interesting round table discussions, super location and excellent gala dinner event with both Tori and the cancer research theme.

    - Vince Sparks - IT Director, Stobart Group
  • I just wanted to say congratulations on a great event and thank you all for your help, especially Ceri and Sarah who have spent time in advance and at the event with me to help me get the most out of the days here.I have really enjoyed the event, and made some good new contacts as well as insights into common challenges we are all facing in the CIO community. It’s been run superbly so thank you, and I look forward to the future events.

    - John Nother - Group CIO, Card Factory
  • This was our first experience with Global Business Events and first impressions are important. I was impressed by the level of seniority at the event. The venue worked well, the size of the event was good for networking and the 1−2−1 business
    meetings were strong. Well done and I look forward to the next event’.

    - Rob Simms - Sales Director, BOX

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