Enabling employees to work smarter, anywhere, anytime is the new paradigm driving the workplace environment. While tools are aplenty, the question now remains: ‘What does the user need to be more productive?

Taking into account the applications, data, devices, security and speed – we need to understand what the end goal is. Putting the user at the heart of the workplace, we’ll determine the environment CIOs should create to ensure tech is enabling people rather than hindering their progress.

Greg Morley, Group Chief Information Officer, United Living Group

Effective Flexible Working – What is the formula?

Working will never be the same again. It’s now the norm to work remotely, specified hours, on various devices. But more than not, there are challenges. What should a flexible working policy look like? What are the dos and don’ts? Greg has worked extensively over the last couple of years with leadership and stakeholders to trial and define the most effective modes of working.

Dominic Mason, Senior Information Technology Consultant

Remote Working Survial Guide

Dominic is a digital transformation consultant helping CIOs and CTOs bring certainty to their deliverables. He often works with distressed programmes, or those in danger of becoming decoupled from the users and seriously under-delivering on the expected ROI. In his current gig, he has only 3 CRMs, but 49 ERPs across a global engineering organisation.

Sunny Dhami, Senior Director, EMEA Product Marketing & GTM, RingCentral

Pressing the button on remote working

The conversation around remote working has reached fever pitch. With so many businesses having to tell their employees to work from home, many people are adopting remote working for the first time. Fortunately, today’s technology helps make remote working a viable reality for many companies, so in theory the transition could be seamless. This presentation will discuss the ways in which leaders are dealing with the current situation they are faced with globally, and how they are empowering their teams to be functional wherever they are located.

Event Chair: Christine Ashton, former SVP IT, Thomson Reuters

CIO WaterCooler