7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Future of Work Session: Voice, Natural Language, and Digital Assistants: How to Deliver New Customer and Employee Experiences While Avoiding a Security Nightmare.
Description: Voice, natural language UIs, and digital assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Microsoft Cortana are surging in popularity. Just like mobility in the past decade, these new technologies will bring new opportunities for the enterprise, as well as new security and implementation challenges. In this session,Jack Madden breaks the hype down into key components and concepts.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
General Session: Security Safeguards: New Priorities and Demands in the Enterprise
Moderator: Adam Stein, Principal, APS Marketing, Inc.
Description: As organizations expand their technology reach into such areas as IoT, robotics, machine learning and customer-focused portals that allow even more access to the supply chain, they should also prepare for an increase in security threats that could cripple business operations. This not only involves using new tools and techniques to safeguard data and operations, but also strengthening collaboration and communications between IT and business, and establishing a cyber risk management culture throughout the organization. This session will provide a best-practice approach to cyber-security protection, as well as offer tips on the best application of budgets, people and training procedures as more people in the organization are called upon as a front-line forced to mitigate risks and revenue losses.
9:50 AM - 11:45 AM
Case Study Presentations
Description: 25 minute case study sessions. Solution providers and their End User customers discuss challenges faced, strategy, implementation, outcome, and the future.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Future of Work Session: Transforming Your Business Approach to Secure Cloud and On-Prem Apps
Interviewer: Maribel Lopez, Founder, Lopez Research LLC
Description: Industry analysts peg Enterprises spending more than $380 billion on their workplace process, customer and application software in 2018. Spend is often tied to modernizing customer engagement via a digital transformation (DX) to dramatically reshape the global economy as the 3rd Platform’s second chapter hits full stride. In this chapter, digital innovation – and IT industry growth – is fueled by open innovation ecosystems, massive data sharing and monetization, and hyper-agile cloud and on-prem application deployment technologies. A new “IT world order” emerges around changing technologies, new offerings, evolving business models, and emerging DX use cases. New IT industry leadership positions will emerge, established IT vendor ranks will be disrupted, and IT buyers will need to adjust and adapt to properly position for future success.
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM
Future of Work Session: AI in the Enterprise: A Practitioner's Viewpoint On How to Find Quick Wins and Avoiding Speed Bumps
Description: While technology companies have made significant progress over the last few years experimenting with AI and bringing related capabilities to market, AI is still in early adoption phases at many enterprises. This session will focus on tips for how to get started with AI, where to find appropriate business opportunities to apply AI solutions, how to find AI partners and talent, and steps to take to avoid early missteps.
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Future of Work Session: ET6 Exchange Analyst Lightning Round
Moderator: Maribel Lopez, Founder, Lopez Research LLC
Description: Quick conference takeaways from our conference chair and the ET6 Advisory Board.
3:15 PM - 6:10 PM
Meeting Zone for 1:1 Meetings
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Awards Dinner Celebration & Entertainment
Description: An elegant dinner followed by entertainment and an ET6 awards reception.