Tech Executives Forum

The Next Normal – Top Accelerators to Thrive & Emerge Stronger

What's it all about?

After responding to the breathtaking pace of change caused by the COVID-19, New Zealand organisations are now turning their attention to reviving their business, with a focus on digital agility, resilience and efficiency.

At this Techweek event IBM, NZTech and IDC are partnering to provide an action guide to accelerate the imperatives of the next normal.

Themes that will be tackled include rethinking customer experience as businesses reassess technology priorities and partnerships, reinforcing business continuity plans, and tackling cyber-risk while empowering a remote workforce in virtual workspaces.

This event is for senior IT decision-makers from tech-buyer organisations only.

However, if you would like to attend this event, you can send us an email to express your interest - Maria Protopopova -

You can drop into this event at any time.


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Monday 27 Jul
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Free event
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Doug Robinson

Managing Partner for Global Business Services of IBM A/NZ

Doug is responsible for leading teams of service professionals helping clients take advantage of the exponential technologies to capitalise on next generation business models as cognitive enterprises across the Australian and New Zealand regions.

He is an experienced Senior Executive, with expertise in customer experience, digital transformation, integration and re-engineering workflows. With a sharp focus on driving client value harnessing AI, blockchain, automation, IoT, 5G and cloud computing, he is able to use his expertise in agile and human centered design to reinvent the way work is done and how it is scaled for maximum impact.

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Louise Francis

Country Manager and Research Director, IDC Australia and New Zealand

Reporting to the IDC A/NZ Managing Director Louise is responsible for:
- managing the business performance, research, and strategic direction of New Zealand in collaboration with the global IDC leadership team;
- providing customers with strategic advisory services to make more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research leveraging IDC's deep portfolio of expertise;
- acting as an interpreter and facilitator for change to IDC customers positioning themselves as digital leaders on the global stage;
- collaborating with the wider IDC research community on customised projects and developing innovative research solutions for customers;

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