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Seeking Business Value in AI?: Understanding what AI really is, beyond the hype

16th October 2018, London

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Location: Searcys


AI (Artificial Intelligence) is one of the most talked about topics in technology in recent years. But is the acronym being used too readily? What does AI mean to you? And how do we unlock the business value from AI investments?

During this exclusive dinner, we invite you to hear Dr. Paul Fermor’s thoughts on deciphering the AI technology landscape and how these technologies can be applied to real-world business today and explore how companies are already using this tech, even if they haven’t realised it yet.

Join us for the exclusive dinner to:

  • Hear from the analytical mind of Dr. Paul Fermor, on what these technologies really mean to business and why these technologies are important
  • Discuss over dinner with your peers where the real business applications of AI lie and how to create business value from AI.
  • Learn how other organisations have succeeded in scaling their AI initiatives to proven business processes


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

  • What does AI mean to you?
  • How are you already using it today?
  • How could AI and similar technologies help your business now and in the future?

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Paul Fermor, UK Solutions Director for Software AG.

Paul has spent his career creating solutions for very large-scale data analysis & real-time processing in a variety of applications, ranging from medical imaging to capital markets trading. He holds a first-class honors degree and PhD in Physics from the University of Surrey.

Paul enjoys slicing through the complicated to find the not-so-obvious answer and asking the right questions to find out the things that we don’t know we don’t’ already know. His expertise in streaming analytics is second to none and his experience in a multitude of industries gives him a unique perspective on data.

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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