Agenda 2013

08.30 - 09.00 Registration and breakfast

09.00 - 09.10 Welcome and opening remarks
Stuart Sumner, Editor, Computing

09.10 - 09.25 Computing research: Enterprise mobility - harnessing the unstoppable wave

  • Key findings from an extensive survey of 400 IT professionals
  • The devices and ecosystems that are leading the pack
  • High-growth sectors where mobility is bringing real change
  • Who's in the driving seat?
  • Innovating in the mobile world
Speaker: Graeme Burton, Chief Reporter, Computing

09.25-10.10 Panel: Shaping your mobility strategy - where do you begin? How do you get started?

  • What is the real cost of implementing a mobility strategy and how do you balance it with the expected ROI?
  • How do you integrate mobility into the overall business strategy, as well as the IT strategy?
  • Is IT-as-a-service an achievable target?
  • Are there any new skills your IT Department will need to manage a mobile workforce?
  • What are the business benefits of flexible working, besides achieving significant cost savings due to downsizing your office space? 
Moderator: Stuart Sumner, Editor, Computing
Nathan Hayes, IT Director, Osborne Clarke
Alan Shields, Strategy and Architecture Manager for IT Services, BYOD Project Lead, Cambridgeshire County Council
Ruchir Rodrigues, Managing Director, Digital Strategy and Delivery, Barclays Bank
Philip Van Enis, Group IT Director, Bidwells

10.10-10.40 Case Study: Tackling the challenge of managing multiple devices

  • As the workforce becomes more mobile, how do you manage and support the wide range of devices and operating systems? How do you integrate them to the existing IT system?
  • How do you optimise the functionality and security of your company’s network while minimising cost and downtime?
  • Should IT supply every user with a standard device or allow employees to use their own device? Is it time to standardise on one platform following the chaos of unrestricted BYOD?
  • Do you have the right policies in place? How do you communicate them to your workforce?
Speaker: Phil Durbin, Head of Corporate Systems, The Salvation Army

10.40-11.10 Morning break and visit to the exhibition area

11.10-13.10 Opening Remarks 
Graeme Burton, Chief Reporter, Computing

11.10-11.40 Has BYOD started to lose its shine?

  • Has BYOD become an industry standard?
  • Should you support all the devices employees bring in or should you limit to a few choices?
  • How can you minimise the security risks as employees are connecting to the company network with their personal devices?
Speaker: Jim Henrys, Enterprise Strategist, Enterprise Solution Sales, Intel Corporation

11.40-12.10 Developing your mobile infrastructure

  • Do you have the right infrastructure to support enterprise mobility?
  • Business continuity relies on the increased wireless LAN dependency, how do you support this?
  • Should you invest in WLAN and mobile cellular technologies to ensure a robust wireless foundation?
  • Tips on designing and building your mobile network
 Speaker: Matt Walmsley, EMEA Marketing Leader, HP Networking 

12.10 - 12.40 Mobile Data Optimisation (MDO) - The missing piece in the enterprise mobility puzzle

  • How can you benefit from compression and data usage policies in the post-Blackberry Enterprise Server era?
  • Whereas MDM manages the devices, MDO manages the actual data usage itself - how can you leverage MDO to save 60% of data or £200 on your monthly per user roaming bill?
  • Visibility into the black box called a monthly phone bill: how can you itemise your data bill on a per app basis?
  • How can you eliminate bill shock forever?
Speaker: Roy Tuvey, Founder and President, Wandera

12.40 - 13.10 How can mobile application management help your business?

  • What is the difference between MDM and MAM?
  • Will the convergence of MAM with MDM help in productivity, cost-efficiency and interoperability?
  • Can business apps (especially for tablets) help your business grow
  • How do you manage and secure apps?
Speaker: David Renwick, Director of Innovation, EMEA, AirWatch 


13.10-14.00 Lunch and networking

14.00-14.30 Lessons learned from the first generation of mobile apps

Almost every enterprise is now building out a mobile apps program. But not every mobile app is a good app. Many first generation mobile apps were not well designed, readily adopted by users, or built for supportability. This session will discuss the traps and lessons learned over the last two years of mobile app development in the enterprise.

  • See how these pieces need to fit together to deliver a quality app initiative;
  • Design and Functionality Goals;
  • Developer timing; iteration rate of the most successful apps;
  • Deploying, managing and configuration;
  • Technology platform choices;
  • Policy and governance.
Speaker: Nigel Hawthorn, Director EMEA Marketing, MobileIron 

14.30-15.15 Panel: Managing security and data protection

  • The biggest IT challenge is to ensure that all devices and apps in your ecosystem are secure and free from malware, how do IT departments manage this?
  • Managing risk by developing the right policies - how should you cope with lost data and how can you legally protect your data?
  • How can companies who have offices abroad monitor the usage of data in different countries with differing data protection laws?
  • Tackling the privacy concerns related to features that are not appropriate for the workplace, such as cameras
  • Overcoming all other challenges, such as the short lifecycle of the devices
Moderator: Kate Craig-Wood, Managing Director, Memset 
Ashley Jelleyman, Head of Information Assurance, BT
Josko Grljevic, IS Director, 
Andrew Bull, Director of Delivery and Operations in Information Management Services (IMS), HMRC
John Robinson, IT Director, Global Infrastructure, Tata Global Beverages
Rashpal Kullar, Head of ICT Architecture Strategy and Compliance, The Hyde Group

15.15-15.35 Afternoon Break and Networking

15.35-16.05 Case Study: Having an EM strategy in place - lessons learned from an early adopter

  • How did we actively pursue mobility as a key IT strategy?
  • What was the investment we made?
  • What challenges did our CIO and IT department have to overcome?
  • Have our employees become more efficient?
Speaker: Gloria Mendez, ACE Mobility Implementation Programme Leader, Eli Lilly

16.05-16.45 Panel: Enterprise of the future - what will the office of the future look like?

  • Which is the primary work device of the future - desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone, ultrabook, hybrid or some combination of all of these?
  • Will touch-screen functionality migrate to desktop and laptop platforms?
  • How does a bespoke Enterprise App Store benefit businesses?
  • Will a user-centric EMM strategy help to increase security and reduce costs?
Moderator: Ashley Jelleyman, Head of Information Assurance, BT
Paul Boyns, Head of IT Strategy and Policy, BBC
Steve Watt , CIO, University of St. Andrews
Stuart McSkimming, Head of Information Technology , Shelter UK
John Adegoke, EMEA Technology Compliance Director, GroupM

16.45-16.50 Closing remarks

16.50 Drinks reception and networking

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