ICT as the Enabler for Business Transformation
Thursday 19th October 2017, Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
|9:00 - 10.00||
Registration, tea and coffee
|10:00 - 10:20||
Joint Chairs Welcome
by Arwyn Morris, Assistant Director of ICT at Ceredigion CC and Chair of Socitm Cymru
by Darren Mepham, CEO at Bridgend CBC and Chair of Solace Wales
|10:20 - 11:00||
Keynote address: Systems Thinking
Asking good questions - the first step to good answers
by John Rogers, Systems Thinking & Transformation Lead at Wiltshire Council
|11:00 - 11:15||
Tea and coffee break
|11:15 - 11:45||
Main sponsor: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
|11:45 - 12:30||
1. Title TBC
2. Title TBC
|12:30 - 13:30||
Lunch and networking
|13:30 - 14:00||
Welsh Government - Results of the dissemination workshop
|14:00 - 14:45||
|14:45 - 15:45||
1. GDPR Workshop
2. AI - LB Enfield’s strategy on utilising AI/bots
LB Enfield is a progressive and innovative council seeking to exploit new technologies and capabilities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public service delivery. This session will give you a view of the drivers and ambition influencing the strategic direction of technological travel at the council and present some initial feedback from our findings from investigating the use of AI and bots to deliver more cost effective services.
by Nadira Hussain, Head of ICT at Enfield Council and Socitm Immediate Past President
3. Reforming Local Government - Regionalisation
|15:45 - 16:30||
A national approach to digital - Case study from Scotland
|Socitm and Solace Cymru members:||Free|
|Public Sector, non-member:||£149||Find out how to become a member|
|Suppliers to public sector:||Varied||If you would like your company present at the event, please download our sponsors pack|
Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
Royal Welsh Showground LLanelwedd,
Builth Wells, LD2 3SY
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19th October 2017
From 9:00 to 16:00
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Amazon Web Services
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Armor Defense Ltd
Armor is the first totally secure cloud company that protects customers’ vital assets and helps prevent data breaches through managed multi-layer security for public and private clouds. The Armor team also applies extensive military cyber security experience for proactive threat detection, response and remediation. Forward-thinking organizations trust Armor for data security and compliance to stay ahead of cyber threats in the cloud.
SBL was established in 1987, our headquarters are based in York, and we are a value added IT reseller, widely recognised as the market leader in information security.
We offer a comprehensive portfolio of IT software, hardware, services and training, we have an in-house professional services team who enable the delivery of a comprehensive and innovative range of IT solutions to suit a range of goals. Our commitment to innovation and agility is core to our philosophy at SBL. We embrace the dynamics of the changing market, delivering what our customers need today while anticipating what they will need tomorrow. Since our foundation we have developed and invested in sophisticated and mature business processes which have been purpose built to accommodate our customers needs.
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cyber security solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centres, cloud environments, networks, and endpoints. Optimized for leading environments, including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, VMware, and more, our solutions enable organisations to automate the protection of valuable information from today’s threats. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defence with centralised visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. Trend Micro customers include 45 of the top 50 Fortune Global 500 companies, and 100% of the top 10 global automotive, banking, telecommunications, and petroleum companies. With over 5,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organisations to secure their journey to the cloud.
Canon helps organisations deliver on their business plans. As a world-leading innovator since 1937, we leverage an unrivalled portfolio of high-quality imaging technology and services for the management of documents - at every stage of their lifecycle. Each day, 11,000 highly skilled and friendly Canon professionals work alongside businesses in more than 116 countries in EMEA, combining keen advice on specific business challenges, industries and processes, with an understanding of local market dynamics. A member of the Global Fortune 500, Canon is today one of the world's most admired and trusted brands, and the most innovative imaging company of all time. With sustained financial stability, solid processes, and with continued commitment to R&D investments, you can continue to trust us and be sure that together we will keep growing and innovating into the future.