NZ Cognitive Computing for Business Forum

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The combination of technologies including artificial intelligence, robotics, natural language processing, machine learning and IoT will extend human intelligence and is set to have a disruptive impact across all industries.

By automating back of office functions and offering cognitive powered solutions, organisations will heighten customer experiences, achieve cost savings, new levels of efficiency, accuracy and more!

To prepare your organisation for the cognitive computing revolution and help you decipher this evolving world, the NZ Cognitive Computing for Business Forum will provide insights from first-hand experiences which you can adopt to develop your own strategies, and cover essential steps including organising and preparing your data so that it can be fully operationalised.

Highlighting practical implementations of cognitive computing locally and abroad, this event will cover topics including:

  • International trends and perspectives
  • Practical examples of how these technologies can be applied
  • Chatbots and personal assistants
  • Workforce transformation and change management
  • Data preparation and business intelligence
  • The benefits to business including cost savings and enhancing customer experiences
  • Security – The changing threat landscape and customer data protection

Who will attend?

  • C-level executives (COO, CDO, CIO, CEO)
  • Technology Strategy Managers
  • Automation Engineers and Test Analysts
  • Heads of Departments
  • Enterprise Technology Leaders and Strategy Managers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Business Architecture and Design Capability Leads
  • Business Intelligence Specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • Directors
  • Legal professionals
  • Research Managers
  • Digital/IT Consultants


8.30 – Registration and coffee
9.00 – Opening remarks from the Chair
9.10 – International keynote: Cognitive computing and the impact on business – A global to local perspective
9.50 – Keynote: Putting a face on cognitive computing
10.30 – Morning break and refreshments
11.00 – Technology Spotlight
11.30 – Panel: Workforce transformation – The rise of new opportunities and how we will develop and support teams through this change
Technology in Action case study Quick-fires
12.10 – The rise of the personal assistant – How chat bots will revolutionise the customer experience
12.25 – #2 Realising the potential of mixed reality – Applying Virtual Reality to bring concepts to life and enhance the user experience
12.40 – #3 The cognitive IoT revolution – Connecting IoT applications to deliver intuitive business solutions and customer experiences
12.55 – Technology in Action case study Quick-fires: Q&A
1.10 – Lunch
2.00 – Driving business performance improvements through Digital Automation™
2.30 – Case study: Unlocking efficiencies and business benefits – Successfullly integrating RPA to automate key business processes
3.00 – Practical applications and benefits of NLP (natural language processing)
3.30 – Afternoon break and refreshments
4.00 – The changing security landscape and key considerations for business
4.30 – Applying business intelligence to power cognitive computing
5.00 – Closing Keynote: A glimpse of the future – Preparing for the cognitive computing revolution
5.35 – Summary remarks from the Chair and Networking drinks

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