UNBOXED: Sopris & Microsoft

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Transforming the Enterprise with Business
Applications Designed for a Digital World


The digital economy is entering a new age that presents unprecedented challenges for organizations as business applications and digital tools bring about significant changes in the way we work, communicate, and sell. Join Sopris Systems and Microsoft for this interactive session will explore challenges in the AEC industry and offers strategies and solutions to help organizations harness their strengths and mitigate risks.

Industry Challenges
Industry veteran, James Walsh, will lead a discussion of the challenges faced by AEC organizations as rapid adoption of technologies and digital innovations continue to disrupt traditional business models and shape the way we do business.  This wide-ranging discussion will include a discussion of how:
- Top technology trends are altering the nature of the industry
- The impact of digital transformation on the AEC enterprise
- Digital transformation is can unlock productivity gains and significant competitive advantage

Microsoft Perspective
Ted Kempf, U.S. Director of Service Industries at Microsoft, will provide an overview of Microsoft’s long-standing commitment to professional services organizations and its unparalleled research and development investment, Microsoft offers solutions, support, and experience to help firms meet the many challenges of succeeding in today’s rapidly changing digital world. Ted will cover:
- Microsoft’s AEC Industry Roadmap and Mobile First Strategy
- Microsoft solutions contributing to the transformation of the industry

Panel Discussion
Digitization can extend the reach of organizations, improve management decisions, and speed the development of new products and services. Our panel discussion, facilitated by Matt Pfohl, Executive Vice President of Sopris Systems, will explore strategies and solutions that allow firms to:
- Effectively and efficiently utilize information technology by aligning IT strategies with business strategies
- Optimize business intelligence solutions to unlock productivity gains and significant competitive advantage

Hands-On Solutions Workshop and MTC Tour
We will close the session with time for hands-on demos and small group discussions of the strategies and solutions discussed and practical tips for next steps in your own organizations transformation.


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