Agenda - IDC IT Forum 2017 | Events | IDC CEMA

08:30 – 10:00

Registration & Welcome Tea / Coffee

10:00 – 10:05

Welcome Address

Mohamed Zizi
Country Manager

10:05 – 10:30

Innovate, Disrupt, and Transform

Mervin Miemoukanda
Senior Research Analyst, Software

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This session aims to present the changing IT landscape that is highly driven by the continually evolving business scenario. The business stakeholders are having an increased impact on the way IT is run. New business initiatives will call for an agile IT infrastructure, management, and most importantly, the adoption of new technologies. This presentation will also examine the challenges that IT executives will face in times ahead, and what strategies can they adopt to overcome some or most of these challenges.

10:35 – 11:10

Company of the Future is a Platform

Mourad EL MAHJOUBI
Directeur Général Afrique, Visiativ

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Symbols of change induced by digital: GAFA and NATU. Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon or Netflix, AirBnB, Tesla or Uber, this new generation of companies has one thing in common: the platform. What about the African company? How it can take advantage of digital technology and thus change paradigm to reinvent itself.

11:10 – 11:45

Accelerate the Digital Transformation

Babacar Kane
General Manager - Senegal & West African French Speaking Countries, IBM

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Cloud is at the heart of the digital transformation in companies and is the way to be innovative, agile in an increasingly competitive market. How to manage the transition to Cloud? How to adopt this business model? The challenge remains!

11:45 – 12:10

Tea/Coffee Break & Networking

12:10 – 12:30

Document Management

Omar Chekrouni
Managing Director, ARKEOS

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Today businesses face several challenges regarding document management. Different solutions can be put into place to alleviate those challenges and difficulties. Discover how we can help you for that.

12:30 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: Innovate, Disrupt & Transform

Mervin Miemoukanda
Senior Research Analyst, Software

Mourad EL MAHJOUBI
Directeur Général Afrique, Visiativ

Babacar Kane
General Manager - Senegal & West African French Speaking Countries, IBM

Omar Chekrouni
Managing Director, ARKEOS

This discussion will address the below questions

  • The term 'innovation' has different meanings for different individuals, businesses, and even business functions. So what does it mean for the role of IT within your organization?

 

13:00 – 13:05

IDC Summary & Close

13:05 – 13:10

Raffle Draw !!

13:10 – 14:00

Lunch & Networking

Please note that the topics identified above are representative only. The conference agenda will be kept up to date.