14.00 - 14.30 - REGISTRATION - Welcome coffee
14.30 - 14.45 - NEPTUNE SOFTWARE
Welcome and Introduction to the Afternoon
[Natalie Kouzeleas, Neptune Software]
In this session Natalie will provide an overview to Neptune as an organization, what makes its platform special and why Neptune’s capabilities are fundamental to Digital Innovation for the Enterprise.
14.45 - 15.15 - STAY RELEVANT & REINVENT – The pace of change is demanding a new way of approaching IT
[Andrea Sangalli, IDC Retail Insights]
Andrea will present on the key trends in the market and why CIOs need to adopt a new way of working incorporating new capabilities into their organization to drive simplification, speed and differentiation (including key findings of the annual IDC Global Retail Innovation Survey 2019).
15.15 - 15.45 - How HITACHI RAIL Limited delivered efficiencies in the Manufacturing Process
[Gareth Jones, Hitachi Rail Limited]
Hitachi will describe how over the period of 2 years they have been able to mobilize their processes to achieve significant performance efficiencies and employee satisfaction. With a small internal team they were able to develop and manage over 60 Enterprise applications.
15.45 - 16.00 - COFFEE BREAK
16.00 - 16.30 - WHIRLPOOL's JOURNEY towards achieving Enterprise Agility and Digital Innovation at Scale
[Daniel de Rooij, Whirlpool EMEA]
A practical and down to earth account of Whirlpool’s journey towards continuous development and innovation. Daniel will start with why it has become critically important to embrace change faster, also talking about key capabilities which need to be developed from DevOps, to Cloud to RAD, as well as why Neptune was chosen to help support their journey.
16.30 - 17.00 - NEPTUNE SOFTWARE More than a Rapid Application Development Platform
[Oliver Swanton, Neptune Software]
An overview of the Neptune DX Platform and its key capabilities. Showcasing an innovative use case developed in conjunction with our Partner’s Zebra Technologies and explaining why the Neptune DX Platform can provide a platform for IT simplification and business Innovation.
17:00 - 18:00 - PANEL DISCUSSION:
How to Drive Innovation in the Enterprise and what large organizations can learn from Start-Ups
18:00 - 21.00 - ONWARDS DRINKS & NETWORKING RECEPTION