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Track Sessions

How can your enterprise innovate, differentiate and win in the digital world? You'll find out at our track sessions on topics for virtually every industry and the Software AG products your business depends on every day: Adabas & Natural, Alfabet, Apama, ARIS, webMethods and Terracotta. Look for the latest details on the Digital Business Platform, covering business & IT transformation, analytics & decisions, processes, integration and in-memory data. See how you can use what's new and plan for what's next to make an impact on your enterprise.

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Tuesday: October 13, 2015

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Air France:

Business Process Management: A Way to Achieve AF Transformation


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Transport

Kiabi Europe:

Towards Company Digitization by Using APIs


Product(s): ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Retail

Apama & Terracotta World:

Getting Started in Predictive Analytics


Product(s): Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Across Industries

Medtronic:

Using MFT for Integrating Cloud Apps


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing

Royal Philips:

Philips Excellence: Moving BPM into a Digital World


Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch / Innovation Showcase
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

ARIS World:

ARIS 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Across Industries

Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Hessen:

The Digital KV Platform: The Digital Business Platform in Action


Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Public Services

Market America/SHOP.com:

Make In-Memory Web Performance your Competitive Advantage


Product(s): Terracotta
Industry: Trade

Standard Register, Inc.:

Agility IS Possible in a Legacy Technology World


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Other Services

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products:

Full Product Traceability for J&J Consumer R&D


Product(s): Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

VEA:

ARIS and Alfabet Journey Together - ITPM, BPM and EA


Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS
Industry: Across Industries

CloudGen with Tory Burch:

Accelerate Integration Projects, Enable Partners & Grow Business


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Retail

ProSoft Panel Discussion:

webMethods Adopted as a Strategic Enabler of Disruptive IT Trends


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries

Tata Consultancy Services:

Optimizing Supply Chains & Logistics with Global Operations


Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Across Industries

Deloitte with TECO Energy:

Synchronizing Companies with an Integrated Process Design


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Energy

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm    Coffee Break
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Pfizer, Inc.:

ARIS Cloud


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing

EDF:

Platform-as-a-Service for APIs & Integration


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Energy

iQor:

Breaking Down Barriers to Become a Digital Enterprise


Product(s): ARIS, Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing

Software AG:

webMethods Integration Cloud Deep Dive


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries

UnitedHealth Group:

Alfabet - Making Business-IT Transformation Manageable


Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Financial Services/Insurance

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

SWIFT:

From Craftsmen to Industrialization at SWIFT


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Financial Services

Fiserv:

From RIP to ROI with the 5 Cs of Integration


Product(s): Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Financial Services

Schwering & Hasse:

Quality Excellence in a Continuous Production Process with the Internet of Things and Apama


Product(s): Apama
Industry: Other Services

Alte Oldenburger:

Lessons Learned from SOA-fying a Monolithic Legacy Application


Product(s): Adabas & Natural, webMethods
Industry: Financial Services/Insurance

BUT International:

Transforming IT Systems to Enable a Unique Customer Experience


Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Trade

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Digital Use Case I:

IoT: Making the Industrial Internet Work for You


Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Manufacturing

Digital Use Case II:

GRC: The Killer App for Business Enablement


Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Across Industries

Digital Use Case III:

Customer Centricity: I Want It All and I Want It Now


Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Retail and Other B2C Industries


Wednesday: October 14, 2015

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Diplomat:

ARIS Enables Diplomat to Realize SAP Solution on Time and Budget


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Logistics

webMethods World:

webMethods 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries

travel-BA.Sys GmbH & Co. KG:

ITESA- Smart Big Data Solutions with Apama, Adabas & Natural


Product(s): Adabas & Natural, Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Travel/Hospitality

Maersk Drilling:

Digital Process Management in Highly Regulated Industries


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Energy

Alfabet World:

Alfabet 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map


Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Across Industries

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch / Innovation Showcase
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Solvay:

ARIS in the Cloud


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing

DSM:

Digital Strategy as an Enabler for Competitive Advantage and Customer Intimacy


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing

Standard & Poor's:

Intranet of Things


Product(s): Apama
Industry: Financial Services

Discount Tire Company:

Discount Tire’s Journey to the Digital Enterprise


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Trade

Coach:

Building the IT Foundation for Business Growth – It’s in the Bag


Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Manufacturing

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Amazon Web Services:

Enterprise Cloud Adoption Strategies


Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Across Industries

CrossVista with Investec:

Enable Your DevOps Process Using TEAM Server for webMethods


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Financial Services

Wipro Ltd. with Lexmark, Inc.:

Operational Intelligence Platform for an Internet of Managed Printers


Product(s): Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Manufacturing

Cognizant with Prudential:

Insurance and the Digital First Enterprise


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Financial Services

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm    Coffee Break
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Hermes Fulfilment GmbH:

Becoming Process-Oriented Logistics Company with ARIS


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Logistics

Oriflame Cosmetics:

Oriflame's IT Supports Business Innovation through Effective Integration


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing

Software AG:

Upgrading from webMethods Broker to Universal Messaging


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries

Outerwall:

Empowering Business with Value-Added Services


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Other Services

Credit Suisse:

Insight, Experience and Benefits from Architecture Management


Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Financial Services

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Saudi Telecom Company:

Transforming STC BS Processes & Systems Using ARIS


Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Telecommunication

Genentech:

Integrating Force.com Applications Using OData and webMethods


Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing


Air France:
Business Process Management: A Way to Achieve AF Transformation
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 13, 2015
Strong competition, financial issues and an industry evolution require new and collective projects, so Air France has deployed a transformation plan. BPM is at the heart of it to unify efforts, enable continuous improvement and strengthen Air France's customer-focused approach. This session will share global feedback on the project and details on concrete implementations.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Transport
Use case: Customer Experience Management
Speaker(s):
Pierre Girault,

SVP, Quality Development and IMS Coordination, Air France

Kiabi Europe:
Towards Company Digitization by Using APIs
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 13, 2015
The global aim of this project is to restate IT's role as a services provider to the business in a digital world. Setting up APIs ahead of the information system will allow Kiabi Europe to leverage fast delivery of omni-channel applications, more especially for mobile apps used by employees and customers. The first step to digitalization was the integration of the webMethods platform by modernizing the data-flows information system and interacting with third-party partners.
Product(s): ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Retail
Use case: APIs in a Digital World
Speaker(s):
Jean-François Rompais,

IT & Architecture Leader, Kiabi Europe

Anthony Pierson,

IT Business Manager, Kiabi Europe

Apama & Terracotta World:
Getting Started in Predictive Analytics
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 13, 2015
How can you harness the hidden patterns in data to improve business performance? Find out from this panel of industry experts. See how predictive analytics used with streaming analytics and in-memory data management increases customer lifetime value and reduces fraud risk and downtime. Learn how data from the Internet of Things improves customer lives. Look at our product road map, including how new and future releases of Apama and Terracotta fit into this new world.
Product(s): Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Apama & Terracotta Road Map
Speaker(s):
Giles Nelson,
SVP, Product Strategy and Marketing, Software AG

and senior executives from leading IoT companies.
Medtronic:
Using MFT for Integrating Cloud Apps
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 13, 2015
Moving files in the extended enterprise requires not only support for higher scale with fewer resources but also dealing with the relentless challenges—challenges like security and compliance, errors and exceptions, and the time and opportunity cost of problem resolution.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Managed File Transfer in a Digital World
Speaker(s):
Daren Stundahl,

IT Architect, Medtronic

Royal Philips:
Philips Excellence: Moving BPM into a Digital World
11:15 am - 12 pm · October 13, 2015
Royal Philips is on a transformation journey to digital leadership and to reassert its relevance as a key innovator in healthcare. Philips strongly believes in a structured, process-driven approach to transform the company and has established the Philips Business System to deliver on its mission and vision, underpinned by ARIS 9 and Alfabet. Learn about critical transformation success factors, including governance, quality and regulatory constraints and user adoption.
Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Process Transformation for Digital
Speaker(s):
Frits Wiegel,

Lead Business Process Architect, Philips

ARIS World:
ARIS 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Join us to learn about the latest innovations and trends that drive the ARIS road map. In this session, you will learn all about the highlights and new use cases of the latest ARIS release like customer experience management, the mobile framework and the new API. You also will get a “behind the scenes” view of upcoming major themes in future releases.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: ARIS Road Map
Speaker(s):
Georg Simon,

SVP PM Business & IT Transformation, Software AG



Dr. Helge Hess,

Senior Vice President ARIS Product Management, Software AG

Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Hessen:
The Digital KV Platform: The Digital Business Platform in Action
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Learn how a German governmental organization implemented the Digital Business Platform. The platform is the base for a highly specialized solution unique to the German healthcare market. Though the requirements are unique, the Digital Business Platform delivers all the functionalities to transform the KV Hessen into a Digital Enterprise.
Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Public Services
Use case: Digital Business Platform
Speaker(s):
Ralf Rückert,

CIO, Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Hessen

Market America/SHOP.com:
Make In-Memory Web Performance your Competitive Advantage
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Research indicates your Web performance directly affects your customer conversion rate. As an e-commerce company, Market America strives to push Web performance to the next level. Not only do we need ultra-low latency transactions, but we also require the website to be available 24/7 and to scale to the ever-increasing workload. In this session, we'll talk about how in-memory data management gives us a competitive advantage in our performance, scalability and availability
Product(s): Terracotta
Industry: Trade
Use case: Big Data Management
Speaker(s):
Michael Brady,

Chief Information Officer, Market America/SHOP.com

Standard Register, Inc.:
Agility IS Possible in a Legacy Technology World
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Two years ago at Innovation World, Standard Register presented "Finding Business Value (and Hope) in a Legacy Application Environment." Today, Standard Register is well down the path of integrating technology in support of the business. Mergers and acquisitions are a way of life for this company as it is about to be acquired by a new owner. The work done to create an agile technology environment that leverages the Software AG product stack has been and will continue to be critical to driving progress for this business and its customers.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Other Services
Use case: IT Agility in M&As
Speaker(s):
Diana Tullio,

CIO, Standard Register, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products:
Full Product Traceability for J&J Consumer R&D
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Built on the Digital Business Platform, "Element" provides full product traceability from suppliers to manufactured product by persisting data in-memory and providing it as a "data as a service" to a purpose-built user interface. The platform provides integration, in-memory data management, a unified interface (Open CAF) and the capability to extract information from PDF documents into usable data.
Product(s): Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Process Visibility
Speaker(s):
Jim Ludovici,

Senior IT Manager, Johnson & Johnson

Bill Gerken,

Senior IT Manager, Johnson & Johnson

VEA:
ARIS and Alfabet Journey Together - ITPM, BPM and EA
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 13, 2015
The journey towards a seamless offering of ARIS and Alfabet is well underway. There are many challenges down this road in working with different groups in your organization to align on strategy, structure and integration scenarios not only for ARIS and Alfabet but various other information sources that will serve to leverage the value of your investment in these leading technologies from Software AG.

VEA will discuss client field experiences and also demonstrate some real-world examples of ARIS and Alfabet working together. Our discussion will focus on many of the critical decisions you must evaluate to be successful in your initiatives.
Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS
Industry: Across Industries
Speaker(s):
Zach Bennett, CEO and Chief Architect, Visual Enterprise Architecture
Dr. Ulrich Kalex, SVP Product Line Management and R&D, Software AG
CloudGen with Tory Burch:
Accelerate Integration Projects, Enable Partners & Grow Business
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 13, 2015
In fashion, time counts. Technology must meet the demands of a quickly changing market. Tory Burch uses webMethods to orchestrate interactions between strategic business partners and systems. Hear how partner CloudGen uses its tools and frameworks to enable change. CloudGen helped Tory deliver 120+ integrations in only six months when upgrading the system and adopting new products. Tory Burch’s IT infrastructure enables them to rock the runway through agile operations that enable business growth.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Retail
Use case: Agile Integration for Digital Transformation
Speaker(s):
Sri Harsha Veerapaneni,

Manager Data Integration, Tory Burch LLC

Sasi Pallempati,

President, CloudGen

ProSoft Panel Discussion:
webMethods Adopted as a Strategic Enabler of Disruptive IT Trends
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Panelists discuss the maturity of webMethods, from a tactical integration tool to a strategic enabler of disruptive IT trends, including cloud, mobility, big data and analytics. Hear from:
  • AEP - how service virtualization and mobility enablement advanced their mature ESB landscape
  • DTC - how a refined SOA strategy allowed for smooth and quick roll out their SAP solution and the cloud
  • OUC - how customer experience solutions surrounding smart grid and smart metering are enabled through ESB
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Panel Discussion on Innovative Digital Use Cases
Speaker(s):
Kathryn LaChapelle,
Product Manager, Enterprise Applications, Discount Tire Company (DTC) / Renault-Thomas Corporation

Ravikanth Linga,

Integration Architect, Vantiv

George Delacova,
Solution Architect, Information Technology, Orlando Utilities Corporation (OUC)

Ram Kanumuri,
Vice President - Integration Services, ProSoft Technology Group Inc.

Tata Consultancy Services:
Optimizing Supply Chains & Logistics with Global Operations
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 13, 2015
Learn how to gain end-to-end operational visibility to optimize your entire manufacturing value chain in real time. Discover how role-based cockpits facilitate identifying actionable insights and communication between roles to ensure the value of critical insights is realized. From the shop floor to the board room, every stakeholder has a focus. A single insight cockpit leverages existing SAP ERP, MES, TMS, WMS and other applications to ensure data and collaboration clarity.
Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Gain Operational Intelligence Using Digital Business Platform
Speaker(s):
Kanchan Saha,

Global Solution Head, Global Operations Solution, Tata Consultancy Services

Sean Riley,

Global Industry Director, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics, Software AG

Deloitte with TECO Energy:
Synchronizing Companies with an Integrated Process Design
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 13, 2015
TECO Energy realized that a CRM implementation offered the opportunity to synchronize disparate systems and processes for electric and gas companies. TECO Energy selected Deloitte as a partner to guide them towards industry best practices and to model the system in ARIS/IndustryPrint 5. The goals: Allow easier business expansion and meet growing customer needs.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Energy
Use case: Using ARIS for Deloitte's IndustryPrint
Speaker(s):
Clayton Dean,
Manager, Credit and Collections, Customer Financials (FICA) Lead, TECO Energy



Durgesh Tiwari,
Senior Manager, Technology Consulting, FICA Lead, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Pfizer, Inc.:
ARIS Cloud
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 13, 2015
As a long-standing user of the ARIS platform, Pfizer, Inc. made the decision to migrate to the ARIS Cloud Enterprise offering. This session will share the process in which Pfizer evaluated the solution and benefits it sees by moving forward with ARIS Cloud Enterprise. This presentation will also highlight the mechanisms being used for process adoption within the user community.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Migration to Cloud
Speaker(s):
Debra Boykin,

Director, Business Process Management, Pfizer, Inc.

EDF:
Platform-as-a-Service for APIs & Integration
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 13, 2015
EDF, the world's largest producer of electricity, is providing a Private Cloud Platform (PaaS) based on Software AG products, including CentraSite, webMethods Mediator and the webMethods ESB with out-of-the-box agile services for business innovation and Digital Enterprise enablement. More than 1 billion services are treated each month to optimize business agility.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Energy
Use case: APIs in a Digital World
Speaker(s):
Himer Martinez Graterol,

webMethods Center of Expertise Officer, EDF

iQor:
Breaking Down Barriers to Become a Digital Enterprise
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 13, 2015
To become a digital business, iQor needed to harness any data from many diverse channels in a real-time or near real-time way. Success demands a data ecosystem, execution environment, immediate performance and 99.9 percent uptime. Investment in data science enables predictive analytics and improved business outcomes. Hear how iQor overcame technical, cultural and financial barriers and applied a webMethods integration solution and Software AG Process Performance Manager to become an intelligent business organization.
Product(s): ARIS, Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Digital Business Platform
Speaker(s):
Chris Hall,

Sr. Director, IT Solutions, iQor

Software AG:
webMethods Integration Cloud Deep Dive
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Hybrid integration is becoming more important as organizations expand their cloud initiatives. In this session, Sachin Gadre, Senior Director of Product Management, and David Overos, Director of Product Marketing, showcase the latest capabilities of webMethods Integration Cloud, including how to create sophisticated integrations with the new easy-to-use graphical UI, and expanded connectivity capabilities.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Hybrid Integration for Hybrid Cloud Adoption
Speaker(s):
David Overos,

Director, Product Marketing, Software AG



Sachin Gadre,
Senior Director, Product Management, Software AG

UnitedHealth Group:
Alfabet - Making Business-IT Transformation Manageable
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 13, 2015
See how Alfabet can help manage the business-IT transformation for an organization that wants to simplify and modernize its business and technology landscape. This presentation also covers defining the business capability model and the business processes and aligning them to technology. It also covers developing current, transition and target state architectures, migration plans and the project portfolio.
Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Financial Services/Insurance
Use case: Business & IT Alignment
Speaker(s):
Sharad Patel,

Director, IT Architecture, UnitedHealth Group

Ulrich Kalex,

SVP Product Line Management, Software AG

SWIFT:
From Craftsmen to Industrialization at SWIFT
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Order To Cash (OTC) is implementing process variants for all products/services at SWIFT using an SAP® workflow. How did ARIS Connect support industrializing the development process? How did ARIS integrate with the SAP workflow? What were the pain points addressed using ARIS? Where is SWIFT today and what is its strategy in the future? ARIS Connect is strategic in reducing time-to-market and increasing quality in new ordering processes. Learn more in this session with SWIFT.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: Order Management
Speaker(s):
Jamal Daiki,

Associate IT Manager, SWIFT

Fiserv:
From RIP to ROI with the 5 Cs of Integration
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Customer experience is an opportunity for service companies to innovate and differentiate. Our clients demand 24/7, real-time access, as well as high levels of accuracy and security. The only way to excel across all these areas is via integration. Fiserv leverages Software AG's industry-leading integration platform to help our clients succeed in a disruptive digital market. Hear how our integration approach puts financial institutions in the driver’s seat using future-proof technology today.
Product(s): Terracotta, webMethods
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: Customer Experience Management
Speaker(s):
Vishal Pasari,

Director, Product Management, Fiserv, Inc.

Schwering & Hasse:
Quality Excellence in a Continuous Production Process with the Internet of Things and Apama
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Get an overview of the benefits of high-speed analysis and visualization of big data on the shop floor of a continuous manufacturing plant and the seamless integration of operational production data in the ERP system. Apama is responsible for the analysis and visualization of the data within the correlator and displays it to dozens of touchscreen terminals for production control. Workers have full control of and insight into the quality of the production process.
Product(s): Apama
Industry: Other Services
Use case: Quality Management for Manufacturing
Speaker(s):
Dirk Jaeger,

CEO, Jaeger Prozessinnovationen Informatik GmbH

Alte Oldenburger:
Lessons Learned from SOA-fying a Monolithic Legacy Application
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 13, 2015
How do you modernize a monolithic legacy application to meet the requirements of today's service-oriented world? In this talk, Stefan Macke shares his insights from SOA-fying a 15-year-old Adabas & Natural insurance application with the help of webMethods Integration Server, a bunch of unit tests and a domain-specific language for creating a canonical data model. He presents technical, architectural as well as organizational lessons learned from the modernization project.
Product(s): Adabas & Natural, webMethods
Industry: Financial Services/Insurance
Use case: Modernizing Legacy Applications for Digital Transformation
Speaker(s):
Stefan Macke,

Software Architect, Alte Oldenburger

BUT International:
Transforming IT Systems to Enable a Unique Customer Experience
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 13, 2015
BUT International has engaged a restructuring program to address customers in a connected world and across channels. The company decided to transform its IT systems on a three year plan in order to give customers the optimal service—regardless the sales channel used—by providing real-time pricing, inventory information, and consistent and reliable content. This program will allow the company to get better customer conversion, secure margins, deploy proactive offers and foresee business needs.
Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Trade
Use case: Customer Experience Management
Speaker(s):
Eric Isel,

Skill Center & Solution Director, BUT International

Digital Use Case I:
IoT: Making the Industrial Internet Work for You
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm · October 13, 2015
The Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0 or The Industrial Internet is connecting the physical and digital worlds while redefining and creating brand new business models. Greg Gorbach, VP, Information-Driven Manufacturing, ARC Advisory and other industry leaders discuss critical IoT topics. Learn which IoT use cases deliver a bang for your buck, where you should you start, and whether you will need to rip and replace. See how industry leaders are using IoT to redefine business models.
Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Digital Use Case
Speaker(s):
Greg Gorbach,

VP, Information-Driven Manufacturing, ARC Advisory

Digital Use Case II:
GRC: The Killer App for Business Enablement
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Is GRC a necessary but ultimately costly exercise or an engine for growth? Something that eats into your bottom line or something as adds to your topline? Neil Word-Dutton, MWD Advisors, and industry leaders explore this topic as well as how GRC provides real-time insights into operations. Learn how bringing fragmented GRC together into a single version of the truth can help mitigate risk and—more importantly—act as an engine for growth.
Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Digital Use Case
Speaker(s):
Neil Ward-Dutton,
Co-founder and Research Director, MWD Advisors
Digital Use Case III:
Customer Centricity: I Want It All and I Want It Now
5:45 pm - 6:30 pm · October 13, 2015
Technology, and in particular digitization, is redefining the way consumer-oriented industries are interacting with their customers. Connected and empowered customers demand extraordinary levels of customer centricity from their favorite brands. Customers expect to interact on their terms via any channel. Nikki Baird of RSR and other industry leaders explore customer centricity and the role of digitization plays in the flawless execution of the customer promise.
Product(s): Digital Business Platform
Industry: Retail and Other B2C Industries
Use case: Digital Use Case
Speaker(s):
Nikki Baird,

Managing Partner, Retail Systems Research



James Holton
Solution Development Manager, John Lewis Partnership

Diplomat:
ARIS Enables Diplomat to Realize SAP Solution on Time and Budget
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 14, 2015
Diplomat adopted the Business Process Excellence way to becoming a process-oriented company as part of the global expansion of the group. The reason: to achieve rapid and highly efficient SAP@ roll-out projects around the globe and apply a uniform corporate culture and standards throughout its global operations.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Logistics
Use case: Digital Business Platform for SAP
Speaker(s):
Shay Michel,

CIO, Diplomat

webMethods World:
webMethods 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 14, 2015
The webMethods suite is a key component of Software AG’s Digital Business Platform delivering capabilities on-premises and in the cloud. webMethods 9.8 and 9.9 releases in 2015 provided enhancements in integration, API management, agile processes and operational intelligence. webMethods Cloud releases in 2015 matured the AgileApps and Integration Cloud offerings and launched the new API Cloud. Join the Senior VP of webMethods Product Management Subhash Ramachandran to hear about these new capabilities and see the road map for exciting innovations planned in 2016.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: webMethods Road Map
Speaker(s):
Subhash Ramachandran,

SVP Product Management, Software AG

travel-BA.Sys GmbH & Co. KG:
ITESA- Smart Big Data Solutions with Apama, Adabas & Natural
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 14, 2015
iTESA is a research project embedded in the “Smart Data – Innovation from Data” program of the German Ministry of Economics and Energy. iTESA is planned to develop an automated alert system providing real-time risk information to travelers and assisting entrepreneurs in the duty of taking care of their employees. Learn more at www.smart-data-itesa.de
Product(s): Adabas & Natural, Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Travel/Hospitality
Use case: Big Data for Monitoring and Alerting
Speaker(s):
Eyk Pfeiffer,

Managing Director, travel-BA.Sys GmbH & Co. KG

Maersk Drilling:
Digital Process Management in Highly Regulated Industries
11:15 am - 12:00 pm · October 14, 2015
Not every industry is alike, and not every industry sets equal demands to control of processes. For Maersk Drilling, operating offshore drilling platforms, compliance audits—both by customers and authorities—are an everyday part of life. This has created a distinct use case for our process-based management system and a generally applauded solution. This presentation demonstrates our ARIS-based management system and discusses the challenges for companies facing similar demands.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Energy
Use case: Corporate Management System
Speaker(s):
Wouter van Doesum,

General Manager, Business Process Improvement, Maersk Drilling

Alfabet World:
Alfabet 2015 Update and 2016 Road Map
11:15 am - 12 pm · October 14, 2015
Learn about the latest innovations and trends that drive the Alfabet road map. Hear about the highlights and new use cases of Alfabet release 9.9 (GA October 15, 2015) including solution configuration in the cloud, cloud-based integration, data retention planning and management as well as threat management. The session also provides a look at the major themes for future releases.
Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Alfabet Road Map
Speaker(s):
Ulrich Kalex,
SVP Product Line Management, Software AG
Solvay:
ARIS in the Cloud
1:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Based on the latest collaborative, easy modeling features of ARIS Connect, Solvay ramped up the first stage of its Process Digitalized Portal with success.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Digital Process Management
Speaker(s):
Francesco Dilillo,

IS ERP Integration Manager, Solvay

DSM:
Digital Strategy as an Enabler for Competitive Advantage and Customer Intimacy
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 14, 2015
A Software AG customer since 2002, DSM uses webMethods and ARIS for real-time process integration, B2B integration and BPM. Architecture patterns like canonical data modeling and a single BPM solution have reduced capital investments and IT complexity. Costs for functions like HR are lower thanks to streamlined processes and SaaS integration. Software AG consulting is helping to update 800 interfaces and processes in webMethods 9. Get an inside look at this project, slated to go live early 2016.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Customer Experience Management
Speaker(s):
Alex Verwijmeren,

Team Manager, DSM

Standard & Poor's:
Intranet of Things
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Intranet of Things is a 360-degree view of our process life cycle. By leveraging Apama Streaming Analytics technology, we are looking at our data from analyst data entry to market dissemination. We are shifting left quality checks to achieve zero defects.
Product(s): Apama
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: Streaming Analytics
Speaker(s):
Mark Wang,

Director, Integration Services Group, Standard & Poor's

Discount Tire Company:
Discount Tire’s Journey to the Digital Enterprise
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 14, 2015
For the past 54 years, Discount Tire Company has been functioning on philosophies it believes in and the skill of the salesmen in its stores. This approach has enabled the company to be a market leader in the tire retail space. In this presentation, learn what it means to be a Digital Enterprise and how Discount Tire is preparing for a digital transformation while holding true to its operating philosophies.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Trade
Use case: Integration as the Foundation for Digital
Speaker(s):
Yogananda Karra,

Integration Architect, Discount Tire Company

Coach:
Building the IT Foundation for Business Growth – It’s in the Bag
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Working with an established EA and portfolio management practice, Coach faced the limitations of an in-house tool when attempting to get the breadth of stakeholders on-board that was needed as the company expanded through acquisitions and organic growth. Facing major transformation projects in which collaboration across diverse business units was critical, Coach built a solid foundation and stable environment for effective and efficient operationalization of the company strategy.
Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Aligning Organization  for Digital Journey
Speaker(s):
Luis Garzon,

Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture & Enterprise Solutions, Coach

Amazon Web Services:
Enterprise Cloud Adoption Strategies
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 14, 2015
The cloud brings many benefits to organizations of all sizes. Adopting the cloud is a journey, requiring a thoughtful strategy to optimize the benefits enabled by cloud. This track is for anyone interested in key considerations in technology, people, process and business to create a strategy for successful cloud adoption. We will explore how to select projects for the cloud, how to improve economics, how to plan and execute migrations, and how to manage change in large-scale IT.
Product(s): Alfabet, ARIS, webMethods
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Adopt Software AG’s Cloud Solutions Deployed on AWS
Speaker(s):
Marcus Fritsche,
Senior Professional Services Consultant,
Amazon Web Services Germany GmbH
CrossVista with Investec:
Enable Your DevOps Process Using TEAM Server for webMethods
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Investec uses Software AG’s webMethods to enable several business-critical processes. In this session, Investec explains how implementing CrossVista TEAM Server for webMethods resulted in fewer bugs in production and a more efficient end-to-end DevOps process, saving time, money and headaches. CrossVista also provides an overview of how to extend TEAM Server’s DevOps processes to/from ARIS, CentraSite, Alfabet, Jenkins, the Software AG Global Consulting Services Test Tool and more.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: DevOps for Continuous Integration
Speaker(s):
Richard Roche,
webMethods Architecture & Development, Investec

Dan Schirf,
Vice President, Sales, CrossVista
Wipro Ltd. with Lexmark, Inc.:
Operational Intelligence Platform for an Internet of Managed Printers
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Wipro implemented a location-based solution for Lexmark, Inc. so customers, service partners and account managers can see and manage assets worldwide, all the way to their location in a building. The solution provides an elegant user experience and uses Software AG's operational intelligence platform for real-time actionable analytics on 1.5 million status updates a day. Asset managers can optimize asset use and placement while proactively managing services, reducing costs and maximizing asset uptime.
Product(s): Apama, Terracotta
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Improving Customer Satisfaction Reducing Cost Using IoT and Analytics
Speaker(s):
Larry Walker,

Sr. Manager Data Integration and Business Intelligence, Lexmark Inc.

Supam Banerjee,

Regional Practice Manager, BAS-CES, Wipro Ltd.

Cognizant with Prudential:
Insurance and the Digital First Enterprise
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm · October 14, 2015
Discover how Cognizant’s software solutions helped Prudential enhance customer engagement, improve operational agility and increase profitable sales growth. Hear directly from Prudential, their vision: To become a Digital First enterprise focused on personalized engagement with seamless touch points, agile processes and agile workers. Learn how Cognizant delivered on that vision by architecting and implementing a sales enablement solution on Software AG’s Digital Business Platform.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: Digital for Improving Customer Engagement
Speaker(s):
Glenn Siegmund,

VP & CIO, Prudential Annuities at Prudential Financial

Robert Sala,

Vice President, IT Operations and QA, Prudential Annuities

Alfredo Reyes,

Assistant Vice President, Cognizant

Hermes Fulfilment GmbH:
Becoming Process-Oriented Logistics Company with ARIS
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Hermes Fulfilment is one of the leading full-service e-commerce providers in Europe. Two years ago, top management decided to restructure all core processes and develop a central BPM system to provide consistent documentation of processes and responsibilities. The session describes how Hermes Fulfilment used ARIS to provide insight into a jungle of business processes and serve as a bridge between customer demands and conducted services.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Logistics
Use case: Customer Experience Management
Speaker(s):
Dr. Simon Heinrichs,

BPM Project Leader, Hermes Fulfilment GmbH

Oriflame Cosmetics:
Oriflame's IT Supports Business Innovation through Effective Integration
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Oriflame’s average annual growth of 14 percent over the past 20 years and expansion into more than 40 countries has brought many business challenges as well as challenges for Oriflame’s Global IT Group: to incorporate new markets, adapt requirements and manage disparate business needs. At Oriflame, the one business constant is clearly change. To increase flexibility and readiness to adapt for future business demands, Oriflame had to better align its enterprise architecture and also standardize its integration enterprise-wide. This enabled IT to exchange partners more easily, deploy solutions quicker, employ shared services and support local customizations without compromising enterprise-level IT control.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Continuous Delivery for Innovation
Speaker(s):
Jaroslav Kratochvil,

Solution Delivery Director, Oriflame Cosmetics

Software AG:
Upgrading from webMethods Broker to Universal Messaging
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Universal Messaging will be replacing webMethods Broker as the messaging provider for the webMethods suite. Learn about what this means for you and your current use of Broker, about the simple migration path from Broker to Universal Messaging and about when you should plan to switch. You will also hear from customers who have already migrated and how the transition went for them.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Across Industries
Use case: Upgrading Messaging Infrastructure for Digital
Speaker(s):
Rohit Aggarwal,

CEO, Brain Capital LLC



David Skergan,

IT Architect, Duke Energy

Guruprasad Vyapaka,

IT Architect, Duke Energy

Jonathan Heywood,

Senior Director Product Management, Software AG

Outerwall:
Empowering Business with Value-Added Services
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Learn how Outerwall leverages Software AG's robust platform to maximize business value and exchange business data with a focus on building consistent design patterns, re-usability and a self-service capability so customers can manage their own business data. Outerwall's strategic ESB 2.0 Initiative will focus on less custom development and more configuration-based integrations, enabling faster time to delivery for the business.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Other Services
Use case: Faster Integration for Business Agility
Speaker(s):
Sambu Yechuri,
Sr. Manager, Platform Services, Outerwall

Dave Grina,
Systems Engineer, Outerwall
Credit Suisse:
Insight, Experience and Benefits from Architecture Management
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Credit Suisse’s CATI (Continuous Architecture and Technology Improvement) program has the goal of providing one global, structured and organized platform, enabling IT to plan target states to advance the enterprise strategically and to identify redundancies in business functionality to eliminate waste. The Alfabet-based CATI delivers a holistic and common overview regarding the characteristics, dependencies and technical footprint of an application in particular and for the IT landscape in general.
Product(s): Alfabet
Industry: Financial Services
Use case: Transforming IT for Enabling Digital
Speaker(s):
Roland Christen,

Head of Architecture Tools/VP, Credit Suisse

Saudi Telecom Company:
Transforming STC BS Processes & Systems Using ARIS
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 14, 2015
STC is the largest telecom group in Middle East and currently transforming its business support systems. STC uses ARIS extensively for managing and analyzing architecture and process information. This presentation focuses on how STC is harnessing ARIS capabilities to build and manage a robust enterprise architecture.
Product(s): ARIS
Industry: Telecommunication
Use case: Business and Architecture Transformation
Speaker(s):
Horia Ioan Andronescu,

ARIS & Process Governance Consultant, Saudi Telecom Company

Paul Jardine,

Solution Architect, Saudi Telecom Company

Genentech:
Integrating Force.com Applications Using OData and webMethods
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm · October 14, 2015
Are you interested in the Open Data Protocol, OData? Join this session to discover what the next revolution in data will be. The session covers: 1) introduction to OData; 2) why there is a need for a new standard; 3) how to build OData interfaces using webMethods; 4) integrating with Salesforce® using OData; and 5) lessons learned and best practices.
Product(s): webMethods
Industry: Manufacturing
Use case: Integrating Cloud Applications for Digital Transformation
Speaker(s):
Srinivasa Namburu,

Integration Lead/Architect, Genentech