Why attend?

As our businesses and society face these uncertain times, leadership and ingenuity are required like never before. The most resilient among us are built for change — organizations that strategically align their trusted information to business decision-making.

Join our Smarter Business Virtual Exchange: a free on-demand event designed for leaders to accelerate business transformation, define new ways of working, strengthen supply chain resiliency and enhance customer loyalty.

Enroll now to get access to keynotes, business sessions and digital content, hear from analysts and peers, chat and set up meetings and access valuable content.

 

Ready to build smarter? Your business transformation starts here.

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Earn loyalty and engagement

Discover how to engage customers virtually; learn about agile customer service innovation on Salesforce; and find out how to turn AI aspirations into a digital transformation.

 

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Enhance core business applications

Find out about modernizing and deploying enterprise applications, Azure analytics solutions with SAP, flexibility and resiliency for SAP applications.

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Build smarter supply chains

Learn about reducing operational costs and ensuring supply chain resiliency, optimizing processes, responding to challenges and preparing for the future.

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Build resilient business operations

Find out about enabling efficient manufacturing, 5G success at enterprise scale, smart solutions for business continuity and worker safety.

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Build resiliency with automation and AI

Learn about resiliency and adaptability with automation and AI, digitizing operations and creating intelligent workflows and more.

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Enable your workforce for resiliency

Discover how to transform your talent strategy, reimagine your ways of working and create a dynamic resilient enterprise.

Keynotes

Building a Smarter Business

Svein Tore Holsether, President and Chief Executive Officer, Yara International
Mark Foster, Senior Vice President, IBM Services
Carol Chen, Vice President Global Lubricants Marketing, Shell

In times of uncertainty, adaptive organizations built for resiliency and change can emerge even stronger. Innovative business leaders that have recognized this will require new skills and methods, new governance and management approaches, and a mandate to rethink how work gets done.


Talent Strategies: Emerge smarter with intelligent workflows and humanity

Tina Marron Partridge, Managing Partner, Talent & Transformation, IBM 
Susan Kay, Programme Director Matrix, Compass Group 

As businesses seek resiliency and adaptation while still accelerating business transformation, it’s time for leaders to rethink what matters most for the health of our organizations and workforces. It's time to create smarter businesses built for change and rooted in humanity.


Innovation in a virtual-first reality with the IBM Garage

Debbie Vavangas, Vice President and Global Garage Lead, IBM
Shelley Kalms, Chief Digital Officer, Woodside Energy

Enterprises are adapting to new ways of working as they pivot from old patterns of work and physical models to the new normal. The most successful businesses will be able to pivot and adapt with speed and scale.

Featured speakers

Mark Foster

Senior Vice President, IBM Services

Tina Marron Partridge

Managing Partner, Talent & Transformation, IBM

Debbie Vavangas

Vice President and Global Garage Lead, IBM

Paul Papas

Global Managing Partner, IBM

Garrick Keatts

Americas SAP Practice Leader, IBM

Sherri Savage

North America Leader for Intelligent Connected Operations, IBM

Jonathan Wright

Global Lead Cognitive Process Re-Engineering and Supply Chain Management, IBM 

Thomas Ivory

GM and Global Leader, IBM Automation

Guest speakers

Dave Bartoletti

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals, Forrester Research

Svein Tore Holsether

President and Chief Executive Officer, Yara International

Carol Chen

Vice President Global Lubricants Marketing, Shell

Susan Kay

Programme Director Matrix, Compass Group

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