Innovate UK 2018 Agenda

Customer Conversations Made SMARTer

11 October 2018

INNOVATE 2018 will take place in London at the Tate Modern

October 11

8:30 – 9:30 | Registration and Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00 | Customer Conversations Made SMARTer
CEO James Brown
welcomes attendees to INNOVATE 2018 and sets the stage for an exciting day of learning how to make customer conversations SMARTer!

10:00 – 11:00 | Constantly Connected: The Hidden Forces Driving Our Digital Behavior
Digital Anthropologist, Strategist, and The New York Times Best-Selling Author, Rahaf Harfoush will explore how today’s consumers’ are predisposed to information overload and how technology is changing our relationship with the world. She will also pose five key questions businesses can ask when trying to make sense of consumers new constantly connected lives in order to respond most effectively.

11:00 – 11:30 | Networking Break

11:30 – 12:00 | The Conversation Cloud: Custom Ecosystems and View of the Customer
By assembling customised ecosystems comprised of best-in-breed technologies that address a company’s unique requirements, a tremendous amount of customer data can be collected and applied toward the creation of better conversations. In this session, Chris Murphy, Snr. Director of Product Marketing for Smart Communications will demonstrate how companies can extend their knowledge beyond basic demographics and gather much more valuable data about individual interests, habits, communications preferences and channels of choice.

12:00 – 12:30 | Building Smarter Customer Service Outcomes through SmartCOMMTM for Salesforce
Marc Francis, Principal Sales Enablement Manager at BT, will highlight the benefits of working seamlessly within the Salesforce environment to transform the customer service experience.

12:30 – 13:30 | Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 | Breakout Sessions

  • Migrating to the Cloud
    In this session, Dave Hotchner, VP of Professional Services at Smart Communications and Andy Copeland, Digital Transformation Lead with Capgemini will provide practical, real-world advice for customers interested in transitioning from NOW to SmartCOMMTM or from a legacy solution to Smart Communications.
  • Product Deep Dive: Spotlight on Recent Enhancements
    In this session, Marc Goldstein and Jayson Nathan, Solutions Architects with Smart Communications will focus on the most recent enhancement to the Smart Communications product portfolio—with particular focus on Smart Components.

14:15 – 14:45 | Networking Break

14:45 – 16:00 | The Road to SMARTer Conversations
In this session Simon Tindal, CTO of Smart Communications and Geoffrey Niven, VP of Product Management for Smart Communications, will share upcoming plans for innovative product enhancements designed to deliver more meaningful, multi-channel, interactive customer conversations.

16:00 – 17:00 | Stories from the Trenches
An up-close and personal chat with Smart Communications customers Colin Robertson, Enterprise Architect with Royal London Group, and Marcell Hillard, Special Projects Manager with Thomson Reuters discussing how they are making their customer conversations smarter.

17:00 – 17:30 | Closing Remarks

17:30 – 19:00 | Networking and Guided Gallery Tours

19:15 – 21:30 | Offsite Dinner

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