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Intelligence everywhere: how Business Applications can revolutionize your business

11th December 2018, Toronto

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Venue: JOEY


Businesses rightly see the latest technologies as crucial to maximizing competitive advantage – that’s why IDC say spending on digital transformation will reach $1.7 trillion in 2019 (42% up on 2017). Some of these efforts will succeed, but others will fail because true transformation requires more than technology. Who would you bet on: the business with the smartest things or the one with the smartest people?

Tomorrow’s most successful businesses, truly intelligent enterprises, will have both.

Intelligent technology supports and connects people and partners as well as linking a company’s information. It empowers people to think differently; to make more successful decisions; and to do more with less – wherever they are and whatever tools they’re using. It puts intelligence everywhere. It is the infrastructure that helps people process information and ideas.

How do you know if your organization is ready to be an intelligent enterprise capable of taking full competitive advantage of the information currently locked in your applications? What is your Intelligent Enterprise Quotient? And how well equipped is your business to take intelligent advantage?

One clever idea: Join Meet the Boss, Avanade and a select group of senior business and innovation leaders for this unique evening, as we learn from organizations embracing today’s Digital Business Applications and discuss proven ways to power competitive advantage in the intelligent enterprise.


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 Avanade

Discussion Topics

  • Taking advantage of the opportunities Digital Transformation offers demands more than technology – it requires the right skills, culture and business strategy as well as the right partnerships. Where is your company today in maturity/readiness to take advantage of digital transformation? Who are some of your current proponents for change and what are some of the challenges you face?
  • How does an organization get started on a Digital Transformation? What solutions/tools would help in this journey to improve employee engagement and customer experience?
  • How do you get the rest of the organization interested in Digital Transformation and build a business case?



Peter Goth, Global Black Belt at Microsoft

Global Black Belt, Chief Architect, Educator, CEO, CIO, Speaker, Sales, Service – many roles with many diverse companies across a 35 plus year career – Peter is passionate about the success of the clients that he works with.  He has participated in some of the most impactful corporate digital transformations, from very large to very small, over the past decade.  Peter currently works with Microsoft’s most strategic customers and partners in Canada and globally helping them realize the business value that true transformation can bring.

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.

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