13 July 2021
Editor in Chief
09:50AM - Day 1
. James Bourne, Editor in Chief, Techforge
Presentation: Identifying opportunities for cloud migration and where to focus
- An overview of cloud ecosystem trends, market developments and outlook
- Understanding the business benefits of adopting cloud technology
- How to build a business case for your organisation
- Discussing predictions for the next steps in cloud technology and how this will impact not only businesses, but society as a whole
Panel discussion: Demystifying the cloud for your transformation journey
- Public, private, hybrid – What are they and which is right for you?
- Making sense of hybrid vs multi vs distributed vs edge computing
- Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service – Understanding each and their unique advantages
- Assessing the technical feasibility for the transition
Presentation: Developing a trusted public cloud offering for data-sensitive businesses
- Data is the strategic asset of our time. As more enterprises are moving their sensitive data to the cloud, are security measures keeping up?
- How to enable opportunities amidst changing customer demands and regulatory frameworks?
- The importance of having a robust data governance strategy
Presentation: Leveraging cloud capabilities for improved customer experience
- How can cloud be used as an enabler for better customer engagement?
- How to personalize the customer experience
- Your customer relationship and their user journey – implementing genuinely transformational ways of working
Presentation: Embracing new ways of working and finding the right expertise
- How companies need to adjust with new approaches to match the ever-evolving digital landscape, particularly in a post-COVID world
- How to combat internal resistance to change, gain stakeholder buy-in and overcome cultural barriers to innovation
- How to secure the right talent and expertise for your cloud migration journey
- Training, compliance and maximising collaboration – bringing colleagues with you onto the migration journey
Panel discussion: Managing cost, security, governance and compliance
- Mitigating migration challenges – what to watch out for
- Exploring how to remove barriers to adoption
- Cost management and containment – can conducting financial analytics help to keep cloud costs in check?
- Exploring the latest updates in cloud regulation and how to meet them
Keynote presentation: Cloud Transformation Case Study
- What does a successful cloud transformation look like, and how do you go about achieving it? Advice on best practices
- Understanding your ROI: how do you measure success?
- How to keep people engaged, productive, and connected while re-evaluating existing communication and collaboration tools
- How to maximise your cloud potential to drive business wins going forward