Brexit is causing a sense of ‘out of control’ for many. Even now, the impacts are uncertain, and it’s going to be extremely helpful for business managers to know how to respond, to help support and project managers to be more “agile”, and to make the services we provide adaptable?

We know it will mean change: to partners, collaborations, suppliers, pricing, even markets and customers. As business and technology leaders, what are we doing to ready our business for change,

Hear how others and experts have helped business rethink itself and be more “agile”. Share your concerns and hear responses from IT professionals and business leaders.

Speakers:

 

Jeremy Acklam has been crusading to make travel better primarily through driving change and innovation in the rail industry for over 20 years. 

In 1998 whilst CTO at Virgin Rail, Jeremy was responsible for launching thetrainline.com for Richard Branson, the first site to enable the British rail travelling public to book fares direct and access cheaper advance fares more easily.

In 2002, he was instrumental in the creation of the UK’s Integrated Transport Smartcard organization which produced a standard system for contactless travel across.  Jeremy Acklam has been crusading to make travel better primarily through driving change and innovation in the rail industry for over 20 years.

In 1998 whilst CTO at Virgin Rail, Jeremy was responsible for launching thetrainline.com for Richard Branson, the first site to enable the British rail travelling public to book fares direct and access cheaper advance fares more easily.   

In 2002, he was instrumental in the creation of the UK’s Integrated Transport Smartcard organization which produced a standard system for contactless travel across the UK’s rail and bus networks. Between 2002 and 2007 he managed the development of European-wide rail interoperability, securing the agreement of 450 European rail companies.

Jeremy co-founded Global Travel Ventures Ltd with the mission to make travel easier by introducing Account Based Ticketing to UK National Rail to guarantee the lowest available fares for commuter journeys, planning to be operational in 2019. Jeremy speaks regularly on rail industry matters in the media and has presented at conferences worldwide and at Government, Party Political and European Commission events in over 20 countries.

 

 

Rod Willis is co-founder of Assentire Ltd which specialises in ‘Accelerating Collaboration’ and ‘Advancing Agile Mindsets’ so that organisations through ‘Design Thinking’, ‘Continuous Improvement’ and ‘Agile Learning’ strategies that bring about lasting behavioural change across an organisation.

He is the creator of the ‘getCollaborating.com’ and ‘getAgileMindsets.com’ providing several frameworks and serious play games designed to enhance collaboration through agile learning practice. This work is now in use across Europe, Australia and New Zealand and is now distributed globally by APMG with a Collaboration Certificate due to be released in the spring of 2019.

Overview of Agenda:

18:30   Refreshments and networking

19:00   The speakers set the scene (15 minutes each)

19:30   Topic-based groups

20:15   Groups report back

20:30   Sharing, Q&A

21:00   Meeting ends; further networking may be possible before we vacate the building at 21:30

Travel:  If you come by car, please use the customer parking spaces on the left the building. If you come by public transport, you can take the free shuttle bus from Reading Station but will need a taxi or lift back.

Will catering be provided?
canapes, sandwiches, soft cold drinks, coffee and tea

About the organiser: 
This event is organised by the BCS Elite group, find out more about the group at https://www.bcs.org/category/14631

Refund Policy:
A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received within 7 days before the event.

How can Technology keep Businesses Agile Post-Brexit? - Elite
Date and time
3 April, 6:30pm - 9:15pm
Location
Oracle Customer Visit Centre
Building 510
Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park
Reading
RG6 1RA
Price
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