Empowering Public Sector Digital Transformation with Microsoft Technologies

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 | Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Register to attend and find out how Microsoft Technologies are transforming the Public Sector

Wednesday 3rd July 2019
10:00 - 14:00

Amba Hotel Marble Arch
Bryanston St, Marylebone, London W1H 7EH.  View Map

Who should attend: IT, Technical and Procurement Decision Makers, Business Owners, and Managing Directors

Join GCI and Microsoft’s Public Sector Modern Workplace Director, Craig Fellows, for a breakfast briefing at the Amba Hotel Marble Arch in London where we’ll demonstrate the importance of the Modern Workplace for Public Sector organisations. You’ll also hear from GCI customer, Thrive Homes, who will discuss their personal digital transformation journey using Microsoft technologies.

The Modern Workplace: With threats such as changing employee expectations, a widening skills gap, geographically-diverse teams, and an increasingly complex threat environment, we will explore how to transform your organisation with market-leading technologies such as Teams, 365 and Azure solutions. The Modern Workplace suite provides seamless communication, multi-device experiences and safe asset keeping with intelligent security. Combined or stand-alone, these solutions can address multiple technology issues that are often associated with Public Sector organisations. 

  • Learn from Microsoft’s leading Public Sector Modern Workplace specialist about current trends in the Public Sector and how to transition to the Modern Workplace.
  • Hear from GCI’s customer Thrive Homes about their fascinating digital transformation using Microsoft technologies including:
    Azure - Trusted by 57% of Fortune 500 companies, Azure helps your Public Sector organisation to securely build, manage and deploy applications using your favourite tools and frameworks.
    Teams - A sleek platform which integrates popular Office 365 apps with audio, web, video conferencing features for seamless and secure collaboration
    O365/ Windows 10 - Provides users with the basic productivity applications necessary to get work done in the modern enterprise.
    EMS - Provides a flexible, comprehensive solution that enables you to protect users, devices, apps and data with intuitive mobile workforce management
  • Understand how to build a sustainable adoption strategy around collaboration, governance and compliance.
10.00 Registration and Refreshments

10.30 Microsoft Modern Workplace trends - Presented by Craig Fellowes- UK Public Sector Modern Workplace Sales Director at Microsoft

11.15 How to bring it all together - Microsoft Teams, Office 365 and Azure - Presented by Lyndon Evans - Microsoft Partner Director at GCI 

12.00 Lunch 

12.45 Thrive Homes case study - Presented by John Stenton - IT Manager at Thrive Homes 

13.20 Q&A 


Craig Fellowes

Craig Fellowes - UK Public Sector Modern Workplace Sales Director at Microsoft

Craig has been leading the Modern Workplace business in Public Sector for nearly 7 years. He is very passionate about the services Public Sector organisations provide to citizens and communities as well as how Microsoft and their partners can help customers achieve more in an ever-changing world. Other areas of interest for Craig are the ways in which customers are transforming but very quickly realising how they can only achieve true change not only with Technology but also through Cultural transformation in parallel.

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John Stenton

John Stenton - IT Manager at Thrive Homes

John is an experienced, technical and results driven IT leader who previously worked on digital transformation projects for both global and UK companies, including: Dun & Bradstreet, Computer Sciences Corporation and Nasdaq. Today and with 20 years of experience under his belt, John is responsible for the IT Management of Thrive Homes, who are a medium sized housing association based in Hertfordshire. Here he has undertaken key projects to transition customers and colleagues into the Cloud including Azure, O365 and Skype for Business and in the future is looking towards PowerBI, MS Dynamics and SharePoint.

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Lyndon Evans

Lyndon Evans - Microsoft Partner Director at GCI

Lyndon is a passionate IT evangelist who has focused exclusively on developing Microsoft UC and Cloud Solutions for the last 10 years. He holds P-Seller status with Microsoft, helping to articulate the benefits of technology and its deployment. In his current role, Lyndon works closely with Microsoft and GCI’s Sales teams, orchestrating and directing a sales focus built around Microsoft’s Productivity, Azure and Cloud platforms. Lyndon is also a Fellow of the British Computer Society and holds an MSc in Computing.

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