HEAR


EUROPE'S LEADING EXPERTS

VIEW


PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATIONS

VISIT


INNOVATIVE EXHIBITOR SOLUTIONS

what

The goal of the paper-free workplace has been around for decades, with many people believing it would be achieved by now. But the transition hasn’t been smooth for most organisations. The Digital Workplace Ireland Conference 2017 takes place at the Aviva Stadium on the 10th May and will feature talks and presentations from Europe's leading independent experts on how organisations are creating and shaping a digital workplace, one that will dramatically reduce paper usage and improve back end business processes. There will also be a European expert panel discussion as well as stands and practical demonstrations from the leading Irish and International providers of digital workplace solutions.

why
Setting the vision, strategy and culture of a company requires that you make good decisions at the right time. And with today's workplace constantly changing and developing, the pace of this change has increased dramatically over the past few years. The rigid and traditional perception of the workplace, with its static locations and times is being revolutionised by a new generation workforce and customer who think and communicate in a radically different way - a digital way. The organisations that will thrive are the ones who will embrace this change and shape their future around the new digital workplace.

who

Attending this Conference is a must for the main influencers and decision makers in organisations. CEO’s, CFO’s, CIO’s and Heads of IT, HR and Operations set and drive the organisational vision and goals to create and shape a digital workplace, one that will dramatically reduce paper usage and dependency, create business process efficiencies, increase staff productivity and job satisfaction, unlock and leverage valuable data currently trapped or lost within an organisation and deliver it to the right people at the right time to improve organisation performance through performance and analytics.

SPEAKERS

Dr. Ulrich Kampffmeyer – KEYNOTE

Based in Hamburg, Germany Dr. Kampffmeyer is an internationally well-known Consultant and Expert, Keynote Speaker and Presenter in the areas of Information Management, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management, Knowledge Management and Change Management.


Read more.
He has advised a large number of well-known organisations in Europe on strategy, compliance, planning, organisation and implementation of digital information management systems. He is publisher of several DLM/AIIM Industry White Papers for electronic document, records management, and content management for public and private sector organisations in Europe.

In his keynote presentation, Dr. Kampffmeyer will cover the journey from Enterprise Content Management to Enterprise Information Management (and beyond) in five key steps. He will present the current state of the market, future trends and the key considerations that organisations must understand before they embark on the digital transformation.


Click here for Conference Timetable

Greg Milliken

Based in Dallas Texas, Greg has over 20 years senior management and Board level experience in a variety of Silicon Valley technology companies.


Read more.
Greg is the Vice-President of Marketing at M-Files where he oversees worldwide marketing initiatives. His in-depth knowledge and expertise in ECM (Enterprise Content Management) has helped businesses that are experiencing a proliferation of documents, information, business systems and repositories - everything from ERP and CRM systems to shared network folders, ECM systems and new file sharing services like Box and Dropbox. The larger the company, the more complex the digital workplace becomes.

In his presentation, Greg will introduce you to the Intelligent Metadata Layer, a new approach to ECM where context is king, where value drives consumption and where migration becomes a thing of the past.


Click here for Conference Timetable

Abby Bokri

Abby Bokri is ​a digital workplace solutions expert ​​from​ United Planet GmbH in Freiburg, Germany. ​Abby has worked...


Read more.
with hundreds of companies to build custom and efficient solutions that meet their digital workplace requirements.​

In Abby’s presentation, she will introduce some of the practical solutions and applications currently in use by some of the organisations that she has worked with. These use case scenarios vary from intranet solutions, where the customer’s desire was to improve communication and team work between different departments, to extranet portals, that facilitate the sharing of documents and information with external contacts. Abby will also touch on the growing importance and popularity of social collaboration within the Digital Workplace and how United Planet’s end customers have looked to social collaboration platforms to satisfy their requirements in this area.


Click here for Conference Timetable

Nik Healy

Nik is the CTO of Pawpear, an Irish based document, content and information management solutions provider.


Read more.
Nik has over 15 years experience working with organisations to design business solutions that improve efficiencies and accuracy, save money and free up resources by combining data capture, content management, workflow, collaboration and portal technologies.

In his presentation, Nik will discuss the practical considerations, resources and organisational environment that is required for a successful deployment of a solution that will eliminate paper and improve business processes. A perceived problem, a supplier solution and an available budget are not the only elements required for a successful deployment and roll out of a solution and Nik will cover the other components that lead to the most successful outcomes and the highest user adoption rates.


Click here for Conference Timetable

Niall McConnell

Niall is the Managing Director of Pawpear, an Irish based document, content and information management solutions provider.


Read more.
Niall specialises in the areas of data capture and extraction and digital and automation solutions for financial departments.
In his presentation, Niall will discuss how financial departments, the backbone of every business, can implement changes that will reduce paper usage, remove data bottlenecks and automate key, but labour intensive processes.

Many financial departments are still manually inputting and processing financial data – purchase invoices, delivery dockets, purchase orders, bank statements, credit card statements, expense receipts and claims forms etc. And it’s irrelevant whether financial documents arrive in the post or via email - the requirement to process both paper and electronic versions requires manual effort that cannot be scaled, is slow, inefficient and prone to data errors. It also results your finance staff spending the majority of their time inputting data rather than analysing it, the latter obviously being more valuable to your organisation in terms of reduced financial risks and the timely preparation of financial reports and accounts.


Click here for Conference Timetable

Julien Berteraut

Based in Freiburg Germany, Julien is an expert in the areas of intranets, extranets and business collaboration solutions.


Read more.
He has helped hundreds of European organisations implement solutions that unite people and data using flexible working and knowledge platforms.

In his presentation, Julien will discuss how the rigid and traditional perception of the workplace, with its static locations and times is being revolutionised by a new generation workforce, customer and partner who think and communicate in a radically different way - a digital way. These changes are putting pressure on organisations to find solutions that unites people and data, where collaboration, communication and processes are improved whilst at the same time protecting the data within the organisations control. The modern extranet is an extension of these functions but to external 3rd parties. This enables organisations share information with business partners such as suppliers, customers, members, project teams etc. and enable them to interact with the same information.


Click here for Conference Timetable

John O’Shea

John is an expert in the areas of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Currently, the Commercial Director of Capventis in Dublin...


Read more.
previously he headed up the online publishing divisions of INM and The Irish Times, both of whom had significant BI and analytics capabilities.

He also led Zamano from start-up to AIM flotation, and was an early web development leader in Webfactory, Ireland’s leading web agency. John has mentored a number of start-ups and early stage companies, focusing on business intelligence, calability and leadership.

In his presentation, John will share how hundreds of organisations in Ireland and the UK are discovering the actual value of providing the right data to the right people at the right time. From financial performance to manufacturing KPI measurement, from logistics support to talent management to uncovering the latest trends and opportunities to the biggest data challenges facing businesses today.   John will discuss te best ways to add value to your company by leveraging the best technologies in the marketplace to align to the requirements of the business.


Click here for Conference Timetable

TOPICS COVERED

Document Management

icon-docDocuments are the lifeblood of your organisation, and fast access to their correct version is a vital and basic requirement for all organisations. However, sometimes finding the right document when you need it seems impossible. Where was that file saved? Who edited it last? That’s where a Document Management System (DMS) comes in.


Read more.
In making the decision to deploy a DMS, the main goals of most businesses are always the same – more efficiency and control, go paperless. Sensible as these goals are, unfortunately many companies chose the wrong strategy to achieve them. For starters, a document management strategy involves much more than just saving or scanning files to a newly created cloud based document filing/storage location. A DMS must be more than just an alternative file storage solution and be flexible and configurable to your business rather than the DMS’ vendor deploying the solution.

At the Conference, you will hear from the leading independent experts about the latest European and Worldwide DMS trends and see practical demonstrations of some of the leading edge DMS available today. You will also have the opportunity to talk to the representatives of the companies behind these innovative new systems to see if they can add value to your organisation.


Enterprise Information and Content Management

automationAs companies strive to create order from the content chaos and sprawl that has been caused by the unprecedented amounts of information they have, and continue to produce, Enterprise Information and Content Management (EIM and ECM) has become one of the fastest growing requirements for IT. Organisations rely on fast access to up-to-date content to make smarter and faster decisions to stay ahead of the competition.


Read more.
The challenge of eliminating content chaos and enable employees to quickly locate the exact content they need is a challenging task for most organisations. By providing employees with quick access to up-to-date information that resides within your various internal business applications and databases organisations eliminate the information silos that typically exist and break down the barriers between your employees and their information. Structured data and unstructured content is freed from the confines of applications, platforms and information silos.

At the Conference, you will hear from the leading independent experts about the latest European and Worldwide EIM and ECM trends and see practical demonstrations of some of the leading edge EIM and ECM’s available today. You will also have the opportunity to talk to the representatives of the companies behind these innovative new systems to see if they can add value to your organisation.


Finance and Accounts Payable Automation

financeMany financial departments, the backbone of every business, are still manually inputting and processing financial data. And while electronic invoicing is supposed to reduce paper volumes, the reality is that most of these electronic invoices are printed as soon as they are received so they can be put through the approval or payment verification process.


Read more.
Whatever about the inefficiency and unnecessary cost of this practice, it pales into insignificance when compared to the real and substantial costs associated with a manual accounts payable function - data entry, verification, matching and migration represents the biggest cost to a financial department. Irrespective of whether invoices arrive in the post or via email, the requirement to process both paper and electronic versions requires manual effort that cannot be scaled, is slow, inefficient and prone to data errors. It also results your finance staff spending the majority of their time inputting data rather than analysing it, the latter obviously being more valuable to your organisation. And it doesn’t matter if you have an accounts package or expensive ERP – that only make the problem bigger as these applications require an ongoing supply of data to leverage their power. And if you have to manually enter that data, then it defeats the purpose of the investment.

At this Conference, you will learn more about finance and accounts payable automation and view practical demonstrations of how automation is replacing manual processes in the financial department and unlocking the potential in your accounts package or ERP.


Business Process Automation, Operating Procedures & Workflows

automationThe successful implementation and management of back and front end business processes plays a pivotal role in the overall performance of the organisation. Processes for HR, the supply chain, compliance, CRM, contract lifecycle management, projects, operations etc. are managed easier, quicker and with less errors when they are automated rather than paper based. With automation, employees, departments, external third parties and the relevant company data are incorporated in the process chain or workflow and automatically directed through the standard operating procedures as set by the organisation.


Read more.
This ensures that everyone always knows what needs to be done thanks to time and action controlling. There is also a full audit trail to identify when these procedures are not being followed to enhance employee and organisational performance.

Automation and business process improvement is a theme that runs through the entire day of this Conference. If your organisation could benefit from automated processes then don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to achieve this goal.


Intranets, Extranets & Social Collaboration

dataThe rigid and traditional perception of the workplace, with its static locations and times is being revolutionised by a new generation workforce, customer and partner who think and communicate in a radically different way - a digital way. These changes are putting pressure on organisations to find solutions that unites people and data, where collaboration, communication and processes are improved whilst at the same time protecting the data within the organisations control.


Read more.
Classical intranets are primarily used to disseminate employee information and this information is often arranged hierarchically meaning that users can read editorial posts but cannot comment on or share them – think the “digital bulletin board”. Modern enterprise portals can achieve considerably more than that. These perform many more functions way beyond the dissemination of information, ranging from digitalisation of standard business processes such as annual leave requests, through to the improvement of teamwork using social collaboration tools just like your own internal Facebook, Yammer or Linked In. The modern extranet is an extension of these functions but to external 3rd parties. This enables organisations share information with business partners such as suppliers, customers, members, project teams etc. and enable them to interact with the same information.
 
At the conference there will be an expert talk and demonstration of these platforms so if your organisation needs to find new ways to communicate and share information with staff and third parties, then you can’t afford to miss this.

Data Capture & Extraction

dataData capture and extraction solutions automate and accelerate business processes by capturing and extracting data from all types of paper and electronic documents and forms, transforming the data into accurate and actionable information, and migrating it to business applications, processes and workflows.


Read more.
Data entry, capture and extraction is normally a manual process and scanning, naming, indexing and extracting information is labour intensive, expensive and time consuming.
Most organisations today are plagued with a wide variety of documents and forms, both paper and digital that employees must extract information from and enter onto a spreadsheet, database or into a business application. Data capture and extraction relieves this pain by enabling users to scan stacks of different document types within a single batch and rather than having a user manually sort pages prior to scanning, it classifies, sorts, separates and extracts data from each individual document with a single simple process.

Find out more about Data Capture & Extraction at this Conference.


Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

dataThe ability to access and interrogate accurate business data is a critical ingredient in the formulation of strategies that drive informed business decisions, business decisions that drive success. Assuming you know what data is needed, for what end, and that it exists, the challenges are having the capability to access it, organise it and deliver it to the right people at the right time.


Read more.
For data to be liberated and usable, it needs to be presented in a way that is of immediate value with advanced visualisation that drives user understanding of even the most complex data, or delivered with tools that allow business users to self-serve and create their own value. But equally important, effective data governance is essential to providing trusted, timely, high quality data to all users. From financial performance to manufacturing KPI measurement, from logistics support to talent management to uncovering the latest trends – business intelligence and data analytics are key. At this conference you will learn from the experts about how to add value to your company by leveraging your company data by using the best technologies in the marketplace.

CONFERENCE TIMETABLE

TIME DESCRIPTION SPEAKER
08.15 - 08.50
Registration
 
08.50 - 09.05
Opening
 
09.05 - 10.00
KEYNOTE - Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Market and Trends
Dr. Ulrich Kampffmeyer
10.00 - 10.45
Building the business case for creating order among paper and content chaos
Nik Healy
10.45 - 11.00
Break - SPONSORED BY PAWPEAR
11.00 - 11.45
The Future of ECM: The Intelligent Metadata Layer
Greg Milliken
11.45 - 12.15
Collaboration solutions for internal, external and social business use
Julien Berteraut
12.15 - 12.45
Expert Panel Q&A Session
 
12.45 - 14.00
Lunch- SPONSORED BY CAPVENTIS
14.00 - 14.30
Data Capture and Extraction for Finance, Business Process Automation and Migrations
Niall McConnell
14.30 - 15.15
A Guide to Business Intelligence Solutions and Analytics Applications
John O'Shea
15.15 - 15.30
Break - SPONSORED BY PAWPEAR
15.30 - 16.15
The Digital Journey – An End Users Perspective
 
16.15 - 16.45
Practical Use Cases of Intranets, Extranets and Social Collaboration Solutions
 Abby Bokri
16.45 - 17.00
Close
 

OUR SPONSORS

THERE ARE ONLY A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES
SO DON'T MISS OUT