Think Digital Summit

Benelux

Think Digital Summit

Benelux

Accelerate your recovery and adapt to the new reality

Think Digital Summit is the livestreaming setting of our annual Think Summit for IT- and business professionals. This year's special Benelux edition will focus on the unforeseen challenges of the new economic reality, and how technology can support individuals, businesses and society.

More than ever agility is of importance. Together, we are striving to recover quickly and adapt to a social distancing economy. Think Digital Summit is about emerging stronger, finding ways to build resiliency and sustainability, and discovering new ways of working, fit for these unprecedented times.

Four channels with inspiration, business and technological talks will allow you to explore new ways of working and operating. Through local use cases we focus on providing valued outcomes to solve the most pressing challenges facing your organization. Learn from experts and peers, play with demos, and network with delegates of many leading organizations.

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Emerging stronger to a different normal

Innovation

Responsible Innovation and Sustainability with technologies such as AI and Quantum.

Relevant agenda items:

  • Is now the opportunity for rethink your story? - Jeremy Waite, IBM (Innovation Talks)
  • Accelerate the Discovery of Medical Insights and Treatments - Peter Staar, IBM Zurich Lab (Innovation Talks)
  • Applying Quantum Computing in the field: Einstein Telescope and CERN LHCb - Dr. Jacco A. de Vries (Tech Talks)
  • Design for Values in AI: preparing for tomorrow - Jeroen van den Hoven (TU Delft), Alex Corra (SVB), Dasha Simons (IBM) (Innovation Talks)
  • Call for Code. Coding an IoT Sensor with MQTT and Node-Red - Yves Debeer, IBM (Code @ Think)

 

 

Agility and efficiency

Accelerate agility and efficiency for remote business through a secure, flexible cloud and digital services for mobility, virtualization, collaboration and support.

Relevant agenda items:

  • Go Serverless with Java - Edward Ciggaar, IBM (Code @ Think)
  • Managing IT costs - Colruyt (Business Talks)
  • Agile…how it works in practice - Jan Blondeel, Crelan (Business Talks)
  • Data warehouse - Herman Bennema, Vektis (Tech Talks)
  • Cloud-native Java Hands on workshop by Edward Ciggaar, IBM (Code @ Think)
  • Hybrid Cloud for Data - Deloitte (Tech Talks)
  • The journey of ING to be digital platform bank - Henrik van Bruggen, ING (Innovation Talks)

 

 

Customer experience

Engage with your audience (clients and citizens) by adopting solutions for automation, digitization, remote service and omnichannel experiences.

Relevant agenda items:

  • AI in post-COVID world - rupture or acceleration - Jean-Philippe Desbiolles, IBM (Business Talks)
  • BAM Construct B.home app out of Garage sessions, Liebeth van Driel, BAM Construct (Business Talks)
  • The future of AI - Wouter Denayer, IBM (Tech Talks)
  • Save lives with Drones/IoT/Vis. Recog - Hans Boef, IBM (Code @ Think)
  • The journey of ING to be digital platform bank - Henrik van Bruggen, ING (Innovation Talks)

 

 

New ways of working

Remote collaboration with solutions to help you adapt now and activate a resilient, flexible workforce with employees who are productive, engaged and empowered.

Relevant agenda items:

  • 5 hours commutes, shifting tech stacks and getting sued, my life as an IBM Developer Advocate in NYC - Justin Halsall (Code @ Think)
  • Agile…how it works in practice - Jan Blondeel, Crelan (Business Talks)
  • GreenMe app - A (corporate) game-based app that incentives responsible and eco-friendly behaviors (Business Talks)
  • The journey of ING to be digital platform bank - Henrik van Bruggen, ING (Innovation Talks)

 

 

Trust and transparency

Address new cybersecurity and privacy risks with secure endpoint management, identity and access management, and threat defense.

Relevant agenda items:

  • Stop Human Trafficking - Chris de Meijer, DataExpert (Business Talks)
  • GreenMe app - A (corporate) game-based app that incentives responsible and eco-friendly behaviors (Business Talks)

 

 

Resiliency & Business Continuity

Enhance IT resiliency and business continuity by protecting enterprise and customer/citizen data, minimizing disruption to business operations, and reducing downtime.

Relevant agenda items:

  • What did we learn from 100 CTO Interviews? - Rashik Parmar, IBM Fellow (Tech Talks)
  • The future of AI - Wouter Denayer, IBM (Tech Talks)
  • Waterlevels of the future - Nancy Scheijven, Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) (Innovation Talks)
  • Managing IT costs - Colruyt (Tech Talks)
  • Implementing Robotic Process Automation the successful way - Solidaris (Business Talks)

 

 

Intelligent workflows

Reduce operational costs and ensure supply chain resiliency with solutions for demand forecasting, inventory visibility, secure data transfer and more.

Relevant agenda items:

  • Exploring COVID data - Damiaan Zwietering, IBM (Code @ Think)
  • The future of AI - Wouter Denayer, IBM (Tech Talks)
  • Data & AI Hands on workshop by Damiaan Zwietering (Code @ Think)
  • Waterlevels of the future - Nancy Scheijven, Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) (Innovaiton Talks)
  • Managing IT costs - Colruyt (Tech Talks)
  • Agile…how it works in practice - Jan Blondeel, Crelan (Business Talks)

 

 

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