IBM i IT leaders and developers can get their 2019 off with a bang by joining Fresche Solutions & IBM for the Digital Transformation virtual conference 2019.

Taking place entirely online on 16th January, the virtual conference gives IBM i IT leaders the chance to hear from experts on the most pressing issues facing IT today. You can attend the conference for free, in the comfort of their own home or office, by registering here.

The virtual conference centres on digital transformation, with sessions from leaders and experts across the IBM i community. The presenters all have years of experience helping clients leverage their organisation’s investment in IBM i, and are perfectly placed to lead discussions on various digital transformation topics.

Digital Transformation Virtual Conference 2019

The virtual conference looks set to be an exciting day of learning, with sessions including:

Digital transformation, culture & challenges

Jim Duggan

Formerly of Gartner, Jim Duggan will open the day by walking us through some of the key topics around digital transformation, including mobile cloud, societal & generational aspects, and market analysis findings.

How to improve business with digital transformation

Arnab Bag

In this session, IBM’s Arnab Bag will discuss innovation through digitisation, why IT strategies should focus on user-experience, how to leverage existing assets to design modern systems and more.

AI & Watson in the real world

Brendan Kay

With a focus on real-world examples, Fresche’s CTO in Software Products, Brendan Kay will show us the business value that can be derived from AI, and how Watson or other AI can be used in existing organisations.

Why go open-source on IBM i?

Mike Pavlak

One of the world’s leading experts on PHP / open source on IBM i, Mike Pavlak from Fresche will use this session to discuss the various open-source options available on the IBM i including Node.js, PHP and Git on IBM i. Formerly of Zend, Mike is now an IBM i strategist and will cover the pros and cons of each approach in this session.

Design thinking as the importance of user experience

Nick Hampson

Understand the value that can be derived from a solution-based approach to problem solving in this session with Fresche’s Nick Hampson.

Innovating for change: Aligning IT initiatives to business value

Chris Koppe

Fresche’s very own Chris Koppe, SVP of transformation & modernisation services will round out the day with a session on aligning IT initiatives with key business objectives.

Think Tank

Moderated by Trevor Perry

As well as the action-packed agenda, the event will close with an exciting Think Tank session chaired and moderated by leading IBM i strategist and evangelist, Trevor Perry. Trevor has worked for Fresche for the past 12 years and has been an IBM i Champion for five years. Regular followers of this blog will know that Trevor presents and hosts many events and webinars on the subject of IBM i strategy and green screen modernisation best practice. The Think Tank will give virtual attendees the opportunity to debate with the speakers. Each presenter will participate in a discussion on topics chosen by attendees throughout the day.

Join Fresche Solutions’ Digital Transformation Virtual Conference 2019 by registering here.

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