The Industry Insights & Futures track is aimed at business professionals and leaders within companies of every size. Start your day with a keynote session from Microsoft senior leaders on how technology will impact business and society and discover how building trust in the positive impact of technology will be essential, as we move into the new era of automation with AI.
You can then choose from a wide-range of different industry-specific sessions and hear from industry experts covering technology-driven disruption in retail, banking, manufacturing and the public sector.
Sessions will also cover business topics such as:
Tech Trends Decoded
From Bots to Blockchain, Mixed Reality to Artificial Intelligence, our technology experts will provide an overview of emerging technology, it's impact on business and talk you through customer examples of how it's already being used to create value.
The Power of Social
In this session, we will look at how to build your personal professional brand across social, coach you on getting the most out of social professional networking, create a LinkedIn profile page you can be proud of and help you find the right people to connect with.
Increasing Your Customer's Lifetime Value
Hear from Microsoft's UK CMO, Scott Allen on how Microsoft uses technology to deliver superior customer experiences, whilst increasing customer value and reducing churn. Take away practical insights about big data, marketing analytics and the role of AI in better connecting with customers and growing profitable revenue.
To close the day there will be a keynote to look ahead at the impact a new kind of computing - Quantum Computing - will have on business and commerce. The keynote will be delivered by two of the world's leading researchers into this new kind of computing and will tell the story of how we'll be able to solve problems that are simply impossible with current computers.
How cloud can enable your city or organisation
This session aims to provide real life examples of how the UK Government can achieve digital transformation through Data and BI powered by the cloud by sharing insights on how to become a more connected city that delivers secure and superior citizen experiences whilst cutting costs and empowering civil servants.
Building Connected Cities: Empowering Cities & Citizens
In this Senior Government Executive forum, Government Leaders and a Smart City representative from Ernst & Young will discuss how the right digital strategy can empower Government to deliver securer citizen services that meet modern day expectations and create safer, digital cities.