2017 Microsoft Australia Partner Summit "Market Opportunity" Series - Digital Transformation MPN18211 (Nov 2017)

Learning path description

This course is designed to build your skills and help you drive the transformation of your partner business focussed on the digital transformation opportunity. Also hear from Microsoft and 3rd party thought leaders


Difficulty Level : Beginner
Role : Business Decision Maker
Country : Australia
Market Opportunity - The real pace of digital transformation [0 h 0 m]

Digital transformation is the new hot topic, and like cloud before it, everyone says they are doing it, but are they really? Trevor Clarke, Strategist, Tech Research Asia will outline the real landscape of digital transformation in Australia and across the Asia Pacific region. Learn about the strategies and technologies attracting attention, and the ones that are being implemented and yielding impactful results. Trevor will give focus to enterprise and government customers and the current and future opportunities for partners. There are bets to be made on industries and technologies such as AI and conversational user interfaces, IoT, and the API economy. To win them, you need to pivot your business. Join this session to learn what this requires

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Vision Keynote - From the universe to the workplace & how a digital world demands new thinking [0 h 0 m]

From the universe to the workplace - this is the path to be traversed in this fascinating keynote that explores how a blend of new ideas, technology and mindsets is required to adapt to a rapidly transforming business landscape. We will take you to the stars to explore the nature of disruption and lessons we can learn from the intellectual honesty and excitement that characterises science at its best. Then it's to the new world of digital leadership and inclusion, as unchartered challenges and opportunities continuously emerge in the digital age. We end the journey in the workplaces of Australia, to look at why people, culture and mindset are the most powerful catalysts of change and sit at the heart of successful business transformation.

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Partner Keynote: Industry Focused, Partner Powered [0 h 0 m]

A unique opportunity to hear from two of Microsoft's leading champions of the partner ecosystem Toni Townes-Whitley, Corporate VP Industry; and Joel Borellis. Hear their take on the global landscape founded in the industry opportunity, and the importance of building the right skills for customer demand

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Closing Keynote - Turbo-charge your innovation: the secrets of Australia's most innovative companies [0 h 0 m]

The closing keynote for Partners on day two, will take an inspiring and practical look at how to turn your organisation into a lean, mean, innovation machine with Amantha Imber, Founder of leading innovation consultancy Inventium. Amantha holds a PhD in organisational psychology and helps companies cross-industry, to innovate more successfully. Amantha is the co-creator of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list, ranking Australia's top innovators; and is the author of two books: “The Creativity Formula” and “The Innovation Formula

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