Hyland Summit 2021 guest speakers announced

Hyland Summit - Future-proof your content services and hear from Gartner senior director analyst Michael Woodbridge

Are you ready to accelerate your digital transformation strategy? Get the latest insights from content services experts — including guest speaker Michael Woodbridge, senior director analyst at Gartner® — at this year’s Hyland Summit, 3-4 November 2021.

The free virtual conference provides opportunities for attendees to develop their digital transformation strategy, engage with subject matter experts and hear success stories from peer organisations. No matter your role within your organisation, the Hyland Summit offers valuable, relevant content. You will find sessions and events based on your industry, role or product use.

Plenaries, sessions and speakers of note

Main plenary guest speaker: Michael Woodbridge, Gartner® senior director analyst

Woodbridge is a Research Director within the Digital Workplace, Content and Insights group. He has extensive knowledge of enterprise content management (ECM), enterprise file sync and share (EFSS), and collaboration technologies. He draws upon 20+ years in information technology and experience working for two Tier 1 consultancies.

Join Woodbridge at 2:30 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 3 November as he discusses trends in the evolution of work and how content services solutions are changing to keep up with the times.

Hyland executive main plenaries:

Bill Priemer, Hyland president and CEO
Scott Dwyer, Hyland senior VP of product and strategic planning
Ed McQuiston, Hyland executive VP and chief commercial officer

Kicking off the Hyland Summit on Wednesday, 3 November at 10:30 a.m. GMT, Priemer will discuss how Hyland can help you accelerate your organisation’s digital evolution and what our vision and strategy for the future looks like. Then, Dwyer, joined by other product leaders, will explore Hyland product advancements, the cloud and improving your digital strategy and customer relationships.

On Thursday, 4 November at 10:30 a.m. GMT on Thursday, 4 November, McQuiston will share customer stories of how modernised, agile processes transform stakeholder experiences.

Session: Intro to Nuxeo Digital Asset Management (DAM)

Earlier this year, Hyland was delighted to add the Nuxeo platform to its portfolio of offerings. The Nuxeo platform goes beyond the world of traditional DAM. Join this session to learn how to manage digital assets with a full-featured range of DAM functionality and discover so much more. Searching and storing rich media assets is just the beginning. Now, accelerate product development and leverage every step in your creative value chain using the Nuxeo platform.

Session: Why You Should Upgrade to Alfresco Content Services 7

The end-of-support clock is ticking on several older Alfresco releases, so now is the time to evaluate and plan for your organisation to make the move to Alfresco 7. With expanded extensibility and scalability, a fully cloud-native platform and numerous innovations, you’ll see big benefits by upgrading to Alfresco Content Services 7. From larger organisations that require consulting services to upgrade their on-premises implementations to those that prefer upgrading to a fully managed Alfresco Cloud implementation, Hyland provides both the tools and expertise to make your upgrade as fast and painless as possible.

Join this session to learn about the key reasons to upgrade to Alfresco 7 and the options that Hyland provides to get there.

Session: Introduction to OnBase Workflow: Automating Processes to Empower Your Distributed Workforce

Digital transformation is not only a necessity in today’s world — it can be a great competitive advantage. Organisations that get the right information to the right person at the right time will thrive in today’s business climate as well as in the future. You may have begun your own digital transformation journey by recognizing all the problems with paper documents, but your journey significantly accelerates when you allow digital documents to work for you through the power of business process automation. This session is your introduction to the wide world of automating business processes with OnBase. Learn about:

  • The functional pillars of workflow
  • How OnBase Studio makes the process of creating code-free workflow solutions
  • Complementary products that take automated processes to the next level

Session: Value Consulting: Building a Powerful Business Case with Return on Investment (ROI)

Organisations evaluate and prioritise projects based on the value they are expected to deliver. Hyland’s Value Consulting practice can help you identify and communicate both the financial and intangible benefits of your Hyland projects. These include value metrics like ROI, payback timeframe, present value and net benefits, as well as intangible benefits like alignment to strategic goals, improved customer service and business continuity. This session will provide an overview of Hyland’s Value Consulting methodology, including a review of real-life examples and deliverables. Whether you’re looking to expand, move to the Hyland or Alfresco Cloud, justify a new investment, or better calculate your own internal value, this session will provide a number of methods for measuring the value of your Hyland solution.

Attendees will also have access to the Exhibit Hall — a great place to network with industry experts — where they can engage with booth staff via message boards, live chat and video. To see more sessions and Hyland Summit details, view the full agenda and secure your spot by registering today.

If you are interested in learning more about the impact Hyland can have on your digital transformation efforts before the Summit, make sure to grab a complimentary copy of the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Content Services Platforms. We are thrilled to share that Gartner has named Hyland a Leader — for the twelfth year in a row. Take a look and see how Hyland is set up to help you now and well into the future.

*Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms, Michael Woodbridge, Marko Sillanpaa, Lane Severson, Tim Nelms, October 18, 2021


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