Cloud software has become the de facto platform for businesses of all sizes. It frees organisations to innovate, grow and respond to change. It lets you focus on tomorrow, not today.
As the original cloud business software company, NetSuite has led the market for two decades. At the Next Ready Business Tour London you will see why it is the chosen platform for 40,000 organisations - in every sector and country on the planet. Learn what’s new, what’s coming next and what the future of cloud – and business – looks like.
Join us for a packed day of information, demonstrations, thought leadership and networking:
CEOs, CFOs, FDs, CIOs, HR, Sales & Marketing and Services professionals, from any size company. You may already be using cloud, be evaluating cloud or just want to know more.
SVP and Managing Director, EMEA, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Senior Marketing Director, EMEA, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, Oracle NetSuite
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Deputy Dean, London Business School
Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and founder of the Hot Spots Movement
Group Vice President, Product Management, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Partner, Financial Reporting Advisory, RSM
Partner and Head of Manufacturing, London Region
CEO, Cloud Industry Forum
CEO, Buster + Punch
Director, Retail247 Consulting Ltd
|9.00 am – 10.00 am||Registration and refreshments|
|10.00 am – 11.00 am||
Next Starts Now Keynote
Mark Woodhams, SVP and Managing Director, EMEA, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
David Turner, Senior Marketing Director, EMEA, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Katrina Horton, Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, Oracle NetSuite
|11.00 am - 11.30 am||
Fast Forward: Building High Growth Organisations
Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Deputy Dean, London Business School
|11.30 am – 12.00 pm||Networking Break|
|12.00 pm – 1.00 pm||Industry-Based Breakout Sessions|
|1.00 pm – 2.00 pm||Lunch and Networking|
|2.00 pm – 3.00 pm||Role-Based Breakout Sessions|
|3.00 pm – 3.30 pm||Networking Break|
|3.30 pm – 4.10 pm||NetSuite Solutions Demonstration and Product Roadmap|
|4.10 pm – 4.45 pm||NetSuite Customer Panel Discussion|
|4.45 pm – 5.30 pm||
The Future of Work: Building Organisations that People WANT to Work for
Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice at London Business School and founder of the Hot Spots Movement
|5.30 pm – 7.00 pm||Cocktails and Networking|
Omni-channel Retailing: Make Your Next Order the ‘Perfect Order’
In retail today, the omni-channel experience is no longer an aspiration, but an expectation of today’s consumer. Customers increasingly expect to order online, pick up in store, return goods at the most convenient location - the anywhere, anytime experience. But it’s not as simple as just being both online and on the high street. Join this session to hear how, with the help of a unified cloud based software platform, today’s retailers are overcoming the challenges of omni-channel, and delivering the ‘perfect order’ to their customers.
Delivering Products, Services and Experience: Addressing the Next Big Challenges for Modern Product Companies
Manufacturing and Distribution companies are under pressure to modernise their business to support today’s customer. No longer is it purely about the product; it’s also about the services that come with it, and the post-sale customer experience. Without digital transformation, manufacturers and distributors run the risk of being left behind. Join this session to hear from industry experts and your peers on how you can evolve your business, overcome the challenges of today’s industry, and future-proof your business.
What’s Next for Software? Trends and Opportunities in the Cloud
The rapid shift to cloud software across all markets presents both significant challenges and exciting opportunities to the software sector. Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum will discuss cloud adoption and trends in the sector, highlighting areas of growth and potential for software companies. The session will also highlight the new features from NetSuite that can help software companies succeed and grow.
Which Market Next? How Services Firms are Harnessing the Cloud for International Expansion
When it comes to international expansion, acting local but delivering consistent and flexible services internationally is essential. In this session, Adrian Drozd, Research Director at Frost & Sullivan will explore how harnessing cloud solutions can support the international growth ambitions of services firms of all sizes, with examples of recent and upcoming developments in the NetSuite solutions.
Get Ready for What’s Next: How Cloud Business Software Can Set You Up for Change, Growth and Innovation
Whatever industry you’re in, you can be sure that change is the only constant. This session will look at how cloud business software is helping businesses transform themselves and how you can prepare to cope with – and drive – change, growth and innovation. Including customer experiences, industry thought leadership and exciting technology examples.
The ‘Next-Ready’ Finance Function: Supporting Innovation and Growth
NetSuite’s ‘CFO Centre of Excellence’ analyses industry and broader market trends and looks at how technology can help CFOs meet the key challenges they face. This session looks at how the finance function and the role of the CFO is evolving, specific challenges like IFRS 15, and recent research funded by NetSuite. It also highlights how recent and upcoming developments in the NetSuite solutions can help finance professionals respond.
The Future is Now: How Cloud Can Help you Scale, Respond to Change and Become a Leader in Your Market
CEO, Managing Director, Business Owner, Company Founder: whatever the title, today’s business leaders are all facing the same challenges as they take their business to the top. Hear from fellow CEOs on how they are addressing problems such as international growth without excessive cost, scaling the business without collapsing your IT infrastructure, and keeping the customer at the heart of the business.
Security, Safety, Certainty: How Cloud Secures Your Future
One of the key concerns we hear from CIOs regarding cloud is around system and data security. In this session, Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum will discuss research based on cloud security concerns and look at how organisations keep their private data more secure than ever before. NetSuite’s CIO Centre of Excellence will also discuss how NetSuite’s solutions are helping CIOs protect company data from malicious attacks.
Putting People at the Heart of Your World
Join HR specialists as they discuss how to empower your people and overcome the challenges of engaging them in an increasingly technology led, self-service business environment.
Success in Customer Experience - Why Culture will Always Eat Strategy for Breakfast
Join customer experience guru Tim Wade as he talks about the importance of culture to sustain and elevate your business strategy and the effect that culture has on creating great customer experiences. The session looks at the benefits of sales and marketing systems integrated into your business systems, and will demonstrate NetSuite’s unique Sales and Marketing automation capabilities.
The Oracle NetSuite Next Ready Business Tour is proud to have Systems Accountants as our overall event sponsor for the day.
SystemsAccountants provide niche recruitment services and tactical consulting solutions, to enable clients to implement, support, develop & optimise Finance, ERP and Analytics systems, and deliver finance and business change. We’ve built an unparalleled global network of NetSuite professionals vetted ‘in person’ by our teams in London, Chicago, New York and Rotterdam.
Monday, 16th October 2017
9.00am – 7.00pm
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is situated in London’s South Bank, within minutes of Westminster and Waterloo London Underground stations and London Waterloo National Railway station.
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