13 July 2021



James Bourne

Editor in Chief


Associated Talks:

09:50AM - Day 1

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Welcome Address

. 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