Virtual Forum: Improve Business Growth with AI-Powered Automation

Virtual Event - 11.00am CET/ 10.00am GMT
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Summary

Capitalise on AI and Automation and reclaim employee time, boost productivity and support innovation.

Prepare your organisation for a major shift. According to IDC Research, the worldwide economic impact of converged AI and automation across all lines of business functions, by the end of 2022 will be close to $3 trillion.

AI-powered automation can distinguish your company from your competition and bolster revenue growth. This powerful duo allows you to propel teams into cycles of innovation that support business goals and efficiently serve customers.

Join industry experts from CIO, IBM and IDC on Wednesday 24th March at 11:00am CET/10.00am GMT for a virtual event, Improve Business Growth with AI-Powered Automation. We’ll explore the questions to ask, present solution options, and deliver use cases to meet the AI-Automation challenge. Apply to attend today.

Agenda topics include:

  • An exploration of how to decide which business and IT processes can be automated
  • How to engage with workflows that have become automated
  • A view into a company's continuous improvement when automation is bolstered by both AI and machine learning
  • How automation can help organizations work with structured or unstructured data

Agenda

Wednesday 24th March 2021 - Please note all time below are Central European Time (GMT+1)
  • 11.00am– 11.05am – Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Scott Carey, Group B2B Editor, IDG UK

    11.05am – 11:25am – Why AI-Powered Automation Is Critical Now

    Ritu Jyoti, Program Vice President, Artificial Intelligence Research, IDC

    11.25am – 11.45am – Executive Interview The IBM Approach: Watson and AI-Powered Automation

    Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow, VP & CTO, AI Automation, IBM and Charles Penton, Contributing Editor, CIO

    11.45am – 12.15pm – Thought Leadership in AI & Automation: Use Cases and Getting Started

    Emmanuel Treny, Director of Sales, IBM Automation, EMEA; Paul Weller, Head of Architecture - Natwest Retail Banking; Neil Ward-Dutton, Vice president, AI and Intelligent Process Automation European Practices, IDC; Interviewer: Scott Carey, Group B2B Editor, IDG UK

    12.15pm – 12.45pm – Breakout Session: Using AI to Resolve IT Incidents

    Robin Hernandez, VP, IBM Hybrid Cloud Management & Watson AI Ops; Chris Farrell, Technical Director and Observability Strategist, Instana; Stephen Elliot, VP, IT Infrastructure and Cloud Practice, IDC; Interviewer: Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor, CIO

    12.15pm – 12.45pm Breakout Session: Automate Integration

    Savio Rodrigues, VP, Application Platform & Integration, IBM; Thor Ingham, CTO, Avella; Maureen Fleming, VP, Intelligent Process Automation Research, IDC; Interviewer: Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor, CIO

    12.15pm – 12.45pm Breakout Session: Automate Business Operations

    Ed Lynch, VP, Business Automation, IBM; Jimmy Wang, Director, EWA Product Management, TD Ameritrade; Neil Ward-Dutton, VP, AI and Intelligent Process Automation European Practices, IDC; Interviewer: Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor, CIO

    12.15pm – 12.45pm Breakout Session: Zero Touch Network Operations

    Ciaran Ryan, VP, Telco Network Cloud, IBM; Tomasz Wasilewski, Senior OSS & MANO Portfolio and Solution Manager; Mark Leary, Research Director, Network Analytics and Visibility, IDC; Interviewer: Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor

    13.00pm – Program Concludes

Speakers

Charles Pelton

Charles Pelton, Contributing Editor, CIO

Ciaran Ryan

Ciaran Ryan, VP, Telco Network Cloud, IBM

Ed Lynch

Ed Lynch, VP, IBM Workflow, Digital Business Automation, IBM

Emmanuel Treny

Emmanuel Treny, Director of Sales, IBM Automation, EMEA

Jerry Cuomo

Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow, VP & CTO, AI Automation, IBM

Jimmy Wang

Jimmy Wang, EWA Product Management, TD Ameritrade

Mark Leary

Mark Leary, Research Director for Network Analytics and Visibility, IDC

Mary Johnston-Turner

Mary Johnston-Turner, Research Vice President for Cloud Management, IDC

Maureen Fleming

Maureen Fleming, Program Vice President, Intelligent Process Automation research, IDC

Neal Ward-Dutton

Neil Ward-Dutton, Vice president, AI and Intelligent Process Automation European Practices, IDC

Ritu Jyoti

Ritu Jyoti, Program Vice President, Artificial Intelligence Research, IDC

Robin Hernandez

Robin Hernandez, VP, IBM Hybrid Cloud Management

Savio Rodriquez

Savio Rodrigues, VP, IBM Application Platform & Integration Offering Management, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software

Scott Carey

Scott Carey, Group Editor UK B2B - IDG UK

Stephen Elliott

Stephen Elliot, VP, IT Infrastructure and Cloud Practice, IDC

Tomasz

Tomasz Wasilewski, Senior OSS & MANO Portfolio and Solution Manager, Atos

Event Sponsor

 

IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world. For more information about IBM visit: www.ibm.com

Who should attend

Registrations are now open for senior IT executives, including CTOs, CIOs, CSOs CISOs, IT directors and managers.