Monetising your data assets has become the single most important priority amongst today’s IT and business executives Without a coherent data strategy, your organisation may well be subsumed by one or more of the digital natives who have designed their entire business models to be data centric. But this task is complicated by the explosion of data sources and volumes, the fragmentation of data in your legacy applications, and the shortage of data science skills.
Most public sector organisations are following a cloud-first strategy that can involve multiple cloud vendors. Much of the early rational for Cloud was based on flexibility, cost reduction and improved security This requires tighter governance and appropriate guard rails to deliver these anticipated benefits
Joining us as our guest speaker we have CIO UK top CIO for 2019 Malcolm Whitehouse previously at DWP, RSA and currently The University of Manchester.
Over the next decade the workplace will change out of all recognition. The millennial and associated ‘prosumer’ workforce will expect to use a wide range of devices and applications to conduct their business as well as to run their family and social lives. The era of ‘Bring Your own Everything’ (BYoE) has finally arrived. In this context IT organisations will need to support a multiplicity of software platforms such as Windows, Android and iOS as well as devices (fixed and mobile).
VP Solutions Engineering UK&I, Salesforce
(formerly MD Technology and Operations, Deutsche Bank)
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