Wednesday – April 5, 2017

8:00 - 9:00 am

Breakfast & Solutions Showcase

9:00 - 11:30 am

General Session

11:30 - 12:45 pm

Lunch & Solutions Showcase

11:30 - 12:45 pm

Lead Customer Lunch (Invite only)

The Lead Customer Lunch is for customers only.  If you would like to learn more and participate, please contact your Account Executive.

1:00 - 3:45 pm

Supporting Agile Cultures - Part II

Speakers:
Robert Rasmussen, CEO, Agile 6
Ernie Ramirez, COO, Agile 6
Brian Derfer, CTO, Agile 6

Supporting Agile Cultures continues on Day 2…

New approaches for managing Agile teams include applying design thinking, breaking down information silos, creating an environment of innovation where new ideas can flow and flourish, building trust, and improving the link between individual effort and organizational success. Together, we will look at how to create the culture that has the built-in capacity for agility.

Topics on Day 2 include:

  • The US Digital Services and Playbook
  • Human-Centered Design – Agile Roles, Ceremonies, and Artifacts

1:00 - 1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

Application Innovation Showcase

Financial Services - Turning Digital Disruption into Opportunity

Speakers:
Michael Heffner, Global Capital Markets and Banking Industry Lead, Appian

The FinTech revolution is disrupting the financial sector. Learn how innovative companies are staying ahead of market trends by using Appian’s digital platform to help create new products and services, and shape new business models.

Insurance - Transformation Trends in Financial Services and Insurance Around the Globe

Speakers:
Kate Gingras, JD, Financial Services & Insurance, Global Lead, Appian
Deb Smallwood, Founder, Strategy Meets Action

FSI companies around the world are transforming to accommodate different market conditions. Saturated markets change to retain, growing markets change to handle volume, and both change to accommodate new buying and selling models. In this session hear how different market conditions and social patterns are driving different transformation trends.

Life Sciences & Healthcare - How to Accelerate Time to Market and Value to Your Patient

Speakers:
Evi Cohen, Global Practice Leader - Life Sciences, Appian

This Pharma and life sciences session will discuss Product Life Cycle Management in the digital era, exploring a digital transformation platform approach and best practices to improve your probability of success. Hear about innovative ways to leverage proven technology and enhanced processes to deliver greater efficiency, improved patient safety and compliance, and acceleration of products to market.

2:00 - 2:45pm

Breakout Sessions

Application Innovation Showcase

Presented by Anne Lenz, Executive Director, QLD Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.

Financial Services - Transforming for Operational Agility

Speakers:
Guy Mettrick, Practice Leader - Financial Services, Appian

How are leading financial institutions using Appian technology to drive operational excellence? Hear first hand success stories that illustrate the importance of agility to drive efficiencies and innovation that extends from the back office through to the customer journey.

Insurance - From Idea to Production and Beyond: Fueling your Transformation Engine

Speakers:
Kate Gingras, JD, Financial Services & Insurance, Global Lead, Appian

How do you bring new technology into your company and progress the transformation? Join this session for a discussion of approaches and best practices through customer case studies about how to start the process and then successfully transition with an Agile and flexible model by deploying Appian’s low-code platform for digital transformation.

Life Sciences & Healthcare - The Patient of One: Increasing Member and Patient Engagement

Speakers:
Scott Polansky, Practice Lead Healthcare Payers, Appian

As the healthcare industry changes, health insurance companies are looking at their members, and potential members, through a new lens. The growth of public and private health exchanges has created an opportunity to shift acquisition and retention strategies for health insurance companies to a retail approach where individuals are the target. Hear how your peers are responding to customer and digital innovation trends.

3:00 - 3:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

Application Innovation Showcase

Financial Services - Customer Panel: Drive Business Innovation through Collaboration

Speakers:
Michael Heffner, Global Capital Markets and Banking Industry Lead, Appian
Bill Raczyk, Director of Business Process Improvement, Options Clearing Corporation​

Join this session for a lively discussion on the challenges of driving business innovation when 70-80% of IT resources are focused on maintaining legacy business systems. Learn how forward thinking companies are defining collaborative roles for business and IT. Hear about an approach to create a responsive business apps layer as a digital overlay to your enterprise architecture.

Insurance - Transforming the Journey: The Many Faces of FSI Customers

Speakers:
Kate Gingras, JD, Financial Services & Insurance, Global Lead, Appian

While modernization initiatives promise results, without strategic purpose and a clear business case, insurers could easily lose sight of what will deliver the most value. It’s time to consider how an innovative framework for digital transformation can help you improve customer experience and maximize all of your customer journeys.

Life Sciences & Healthcare - The Changing Healthcare Landscape: Clinical Research and Trials

It’s a well known fact that the pharmaceuticals industry is focused on clinical trials and research. But as the landscape of healthcare changes, this is becoming an increased venture for healthcare providers as well. Come hear how our Healthcare provider customers are running and monitoring clinical trial performance using Appian, including managing the metrics of trials and ensuring the financial aspects stay on course.