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Series 2: Future Focus
Building the future with technology

 

 
 

Series 1: Building the Digital World
Interconnecting a digitally complex future

Join fellow digital and technology leaders every Wednesday at 12pm, throughout August and September for a series of 45 minute webinars designed to help you discover how to prepare for a digitally complex future.

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Equinix

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Series 1: Building the Digital World


SERIES 1: BUILDING THE DIGITAL WORLD

In this Series, we explore The Platform Economy, The Digital Ecosystem, The Smart World and The Future of IT Infrastructure.

Series 2: Future Focus


SERIES 2: FUTURE FOCUS


In this Series, we’ll discover what’s on the horizon for industries facing disruption and the architecture to support the new business principles.

PAST EPISODES

SERIES 1: BUILDING THE DIGITAL WORLD

Interconnecting a digitally complex future

Technology moves at speed. We look at how key technology concepts are shaping businesses through the eyes and experiences of those building and applying them, to discover how to prepare for a digitally complex future.

Series 1, Episode 1: The Future of IT Infrastructure with James Tomkins, Chief Architect, Met Office, Patrick Yates, Global Solution Architect, Equinix & David Ardley, Director of Platforms, Genomics England

Building the digital economy requires a new approach to infrastructure and networks. IT leaders are rearchitecting the enterprise to exploit large data volumes and deliver applications at unprecedented speed. We explore how enterprises are approaching these challenges, and the implications for compute, connectivity and cloud computing.

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Series 1, Episode 2: The Smart World with Nathan Marsh, CDO, Costain, Petrina Steele, EMEA Strategy Lead for IoT, Global Connected Vehicles and Smart Mobility, Equinix & Carl Bayliss, VP, Mobility and Home Energy, Centrica

With more devices, sensors and machines interconnecting than ever before, the transition to a smart world is underway. 5G rollouts gaining speed have the potential to accelerate this innovation, enabling new possibilities for smart cities, transportation and richer real-time user experiences. We explore how to enable and prepare for a smart world of ubiquitous computing.

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Series 1, Episode 3: The Platform Economy with Kaladhar Voruganti, VP Technology Innovation, Equinix & Dr Leon Gommans, Science Officer, Air France KLM Group, endowed professor Data Exchange Systems, University of Amsterdam

In just 5 years, platform or internet businesses have overtaken banks and oil majors as the most valuable companies in the world. We explore how platforms are fundamental to the digital business, how to enable platforms in your own enterprise, and what Platform 2.0 looks like.

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Series 1, Episode 4: The Digital Ecosystem with Michael Eyles, Head of Digital Ecosystem, Technology Strategy & Architecture, BBC & Matt George, Field Development Senior Principal - Cloud, Media and Retail/Ecommerce, Equinix

Delivering optimal digital experiences requires building digital ecosystems with multiple third parties at both the application and network level. What do digital ecosystems look like, how do you build and manage them, and how do you capitalise on this complex operating model?

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SERIES 2: FUTURE FOCUS

Building the future with technology

Throughout history, adversity and difficulty have forced humans to innovate. Today this is the case more than ever, with budgets cut and teams working apart. The barriers to innovation have grown, alongside the need for it. Examine what it means to be an innovative organisation and how disruption can be a driving force for good in Series 2: Future Focus.

Series 2: Episode 1: The Future of Media with Kris Langbridge, Head of Global Transformation and Live Video Distribution, Red Bee Media & Matt George, Field Development Senior Principal - Cloud, Media and Retail/Ecommerce, Equinix

Digital media companies have harnessed technology to reshape business models and deliver world-beating digital products. We explore what’s next for this disruptive industry, and how it can deliver ever richer experiences to content-hungry audiences.

Date: Wednesday 9 September

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm BST

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Series 2, Episode 2: The Future of Transport with Petrina Steele, EMEA Strategy Lead for IoT, Global Connected Vehicles and Smart Mobility Program, Equinix & Que Tran, Head of IT Europe & Russia, DP World

It’s transport, but not as we know it! With transport leaders harnessing data in new ways, a smarter transportation system is being born. We explore how data-rich transportation networks are evolving, and the implications for technology strategy from key industry players.

Date: Wednesday 16 September

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm BST

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Series 2, Episode 3: The Future of Commerce with Scott Robertson, Lead Architect - Cloud & Compliance, Co-op Technology & Matt George, Field Development Senior Principal - Cloud, Media and Retail/Ecommerce, Equinix 

With the retail industry facing major disruption, IT leaders are executing unprecedented levels of innovation in response. We examine how rapid digitisation of processes, cloud adoption and network strategy can build resilience and drive efficiencies to shape the future of retail, supply chains and logistics.

Date: Wednesday 23 September

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm BST

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Series 2, Episode 4: The Future of Banking-as-a-Service with Adrian Mountstephens, Head of Banking and Ecosystems, EMEA, Equinix, Jason Maude, Chief Technology Advocate, Starling Bank, Eric Mouilleron, CEO, Bankable & Simon Jones, Chief Customer Officer, ClearBank

Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) has the potential to transform the banking landscape, enabling innovative banking and payments services to be launched rapidly. We explore whether BaaS could be a crucial component in the post-pandemic recovery, how it can boost profitability, and the challenges in adopting this new technological model.

Date: Wednesday 30 September

Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm BST

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