Connecting your business: practical steps to new revenue streams with IoT

23rd May 2018
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Venue: Devonshire Club

Synopsis

Organisations all over the world are looking to use new and existing endpoints to create revolutionary business processes and realise cost savings or revenue from IoT projects. As such, it is more important than ever for these projects to succeed and progress from the sandbox and into production, without a hitch.

There are three best practice principals at the foundation of all successful IoT projects: rapid deployment, open and connected architecture, and a secure, compliant environment.

Rapid deployment of IoT projects depends on connecting to ‘things’ quickly and securely, then gathering usable data to make decisions. There are multiple protocols and standards to conform to, so an open environment that can conform to several industry standards is key. And with the opportunity to connect an ever-increasing number of end points, it’s important that your environment is secure by design.

Join us to explore these ideas and discover how to connect your business and create new revenue streams. Hear from IoT evangelist Anthony Sayers on why each of these principals is important; discuss with your industry peers how to better monetise your own IoT initiatives; and learn how other organisations have succeeded in scaling their IoT pilots to proven business processes.

Agenda

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Welcome Reception & Cocktails
6:30 – 6:40 pm – Introduction from Master of Ceremonies
6:40 – 7:00 pm – Keynote Speaker
7:00 – 9:00 pm – Three-course dinner complemented with table discussion points
9:00 – 9:30 pm – Wrap up and closing remarks from Software AG

Discussion Topics

  • Making it rapid: how do we speed up deployment of IoT projects?
  • Making it open: with endpoints using different interfaces, protocols and standards, how do we make existing business end points available outside of their silo?
  • Making it secure: with all the cross-domain protocols and standards, how do we secure our environment from the edge to the core?

Keynote Speaker

Anthony Sayers

Anthony Sayers, IoT Evangelist, Software AG

Anthony Sayers is a Senior technology expert and strategist focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) that drive business outcomes.

Accomplished in being able to translate the fast changing technology landscape within the digital transformation era and relating that to organisational impact. Anthony joined Software AG in November 2017 as the Internet of Things Evangelist to create strategic IoT technology partnerships that deliver complete ‘end to end’ solutions to enable broader customer success.

In his role as an Evangelist, Anthony passionately shares his vision for the future world and how technology is helping to shape it in many global forums as well as his own blog posts and with the customers he works with each day. His vastly experienced career has included being elected for two consecutive terms on Dell’s President Council as a strategic advisor and a frequent keynote speaker at large Industry, IT and IoT events around the globe.

About Software AG

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps companies with their digital transformation. With Software AG’s Digital Business Platform, companies can better interact with their customers and bring them on new ‘digital’ journeys, promote unique value propositions, and create new business opportunities. In the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Software AG enables enterprises to integrate, connect and manage IoT components as well as analyze data and predict future events based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Digital Business Platform is built on decades of uncompromising software development, IT experience and technological leadership. Software AG has more than 4,500 employees, is active in 70 countries and had revenues of €879 million in 2017.

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