FOCUS DAY ON DATA EXCELLENCE

8:15 am - 8:30 am Registration and welcome coffee or tea

So, you have successfully implemented RPA into your business but you are stuck.
Undeniably this effects data, processes and IT play into your speed of the RPA journey. Find
out how process mining becomes more and more a critical success-factor in taking your
Automation journey into new levels

• How we established our digital roadmap?
• Process is Key: Why process mining is always an enabler
• Lean and Agile: Sometimes this doesn’t work - troubleshooting
• Focus on an end to end perspective
• How to leverage the knowledge and finding for your RPA - AI Success
How the data experts ensure that reading and understanding data can deliver massive
business transformation - analyzing is fundamental
• Managing a smart data exploration journey
• Data labs as the way to analyze data from all perspectives
• Dashboards: Visualization is the enabler for every non-expert to understand and be
 involved in the data topic
• What can we learn from a business perspective and take away for our RPA journey?
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Michael Burkhalter

CDO - Head of Data, Insights & Innovation
Credit Suisse

10:00 am - 10:30 am Registration and welcome tea or coffee

10:30 am - 10:45 am Welcome introduction by Program Director

10:45 am - 11:00 am Opening remarks by the chairperson

11:00 am - 11:25 am Morning Keynote | Data Preparation with Python - It‘s all about productivity: A comparison of data frames in Pandas, Spark and Turi

Bogdan Pirvu - Head of Data Science, Novomatic AG
• Understanding your scenarios and making the right choices
• Pandas, Spark or Turi Create?
• How we mastered that challenge at Novomatic AG
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Bogdan Pirvu

Head of Data Science
Novomatic AG

11:25 am - 11:55 am Match and Meet | Identify your group while at the same time getting to know many of your peers in a short amount of time.


11:55 am - 12:20 pm Case study | From a data lake to a data warehouse - Data eco-system for a successful automation deployment

Marco Preis - Project Lead for Automation, Infineon
• Understanding the business, data and reporting side - the path to automation
• Where to start the journey
• Structuring data for every business unit
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Marco Preis

Project Lead for Automation
Infineon

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Networking luncheon

Interactive Discussion Groups

Table 1

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Roadmap to RPA - AI: How do we keep data innovation an enabler of this journey
Dr. Klaus G. Paul - AI Hub and Emerging Technologies Capabilities Lead, R²Data Labs, Rolls Royce
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Dr. Klaus G. Paul

AI Hub and Emerging Technologies Capabilities Lead, R²Data Labs
Rolls Royce

Table 2

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Understanding Data – Crucial to strategy

2:00 pm - 2:25 pm Hiring data scientist as a winning strategy

• Don’t mess with our data - structuring is key
• Getting the format and coding right is the 101
• Where to find them?

2:25 pm - 2:50 pm Storytelling - How building data is done at HRS - Governance in focus

Sébastien Foucaud - Chief Data Officer, HRS Group
• Data cleansing and prep - no one wants to do this job!
• Integrating it into the business units and tech-eco-systems - trouble everywhere
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Sébastien Foucaud

Chief Data Officer
HRS Group

2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Refreshments and Networking

3:20 pm - 3:45 pm Evening Keynote | RPA built to scale: Data management change requests standardization through RPA a CBRE use case

Iris Velikonja - Business Process Excellence and Automation Sr. Manager, CBRE
• Starting the journey: Dare to code when many decision points are possible
• Design to scale: Building bots to adapt to a future global platform
• Deploy and educate: RPA as a midterm solution to a global, wider scale transformation
 playing a critical role in the mindset change of the users
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Iris Velikonja

Business Process Excellence and Automation Sr. Manager
CBRE

• Preparation for this painful journey
• How do we get help? External versus internal talents
• Who is the carrier of which data pools?
• How to ensure this culture and acceptance applies to the RPA - AI roadmap
• Enacting succesfull data governance – a steady driver to data excellence
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Sébastien Foucaud

Chief Data Officer
HRS Group

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Dr. Klaus G. Paul

AI Hub and Emerging Technologies Capabilities Lead, R²Data Labs
Rolls Royce

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Girish Pai

Director – Automation and AI Transformation CoE
Ericsson AB

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Peter Barber

Director
Allstate Northern Ireland

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Michael Burkhalter

CDO - Head of Data, Insights & Innovation
Credit Suisse

4:25 pm - 4:30 pm Closing remarks by the chairperson

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Deep Dives in our Workshops | Deepen your knowledge in three specific deep dive workshops

Deep Dives

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm WORKSHOP C I DATA PREPARATION - HOW WE STRUCTURED DATA IN 12 MONTHS TO D GET READY FOR OUR AI JOURNEY

Girish Pai - Director – Automation and AI Transformation CoE, Ericsson AB

Your business case is at stake -the market is moving
fast and so is technology. It is crucial to know how to
align the business and the data to roll out real AI business cases.
• Restructuring our data lake and giving business
 units opportunities to create
• How involvement across all business units was
 our enabler
• Data management tools used for our cognitive
 Automation
• Establishing a coding lab for future AI deployment
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Girish Pai

Director – Automation and AI Transformation CoE
Ericsson AB

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm WORKSHOP D I ESTABLISHING DATA GOVERNANCE PLATFORMS TO MANAGE YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA AND ENABLE ENTERPRISE WIDE INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION

It is crucial to know how to align automation efforts
with a right data governance platform strategy.
• Why to use data governance
• How to use it and what tools are available
• SWOT analysis
• Discussion 

4:45 pm - 6:15 pm WORKSHOP E I HOW WE PROVIDE INTERNAL RPA SERVICES FOR EVERYBODY IN THE OTTO GROUP

Patrick von Hardenberg - Senior IT Project Manager, OTTO Group

In a decentralized IT Landscape, we deliver all kind of
internal services around RPA solutions. From providing
a full IT Infrastructure over RPA software licenses to
a full service in how to identify and automate processes. With no central RPA program for the whole Group,
the focus lies in convincing the different departments
that RPA can help give the people the time back for
value-adding activities. Therefore, low cost rates are a
prerequisite.
• Different price models for different services and
 processes
• How to find internal customes
• Communications channels for development and
 operations
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Patrick von Hardenberg

Senior IT Project Manager
OTTO Group

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm End of focus day & Evening get-together

Join our evening get-together and take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts. Or join to relax and round out your focus day.