April 13th 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Microsoft Paddington, LONDON

In modern day business we all work in a digital workplace in one way, shape or form. But what makes an intelligent workplace? And more importantly what makes it successful? More and more companies are beginning to realise that employees are their greatest asset.

Sam Marshall is the owner of ClearBox Consulting and has specialised in intranets and the digital workplace for over 18 years, working with companies such as AstraZeneca, Vodafone, TUI Travel, and Sony. His current activities focus on intranet and digital workplace strategy, the business side of SharePoint, and the use of social tools for collaboration and internal communication.


Larraine Solomon is the Vice President of Internal Communications, Employee Engagement and Change at Monster, a global leader in connecting people to jobs. She is also the Managing Director of Inspiring Conversations, a delivery focussed communication and engagement consultancy. With over 20 years’ experience leading communication functions in large complex organisations, she specialises in helping business leaders and employees across the globe to connect with each other, develop meaningful dialogue and achieve significantly better business results.


Gonzalo Marcos is a technical evangelist at Nintex, subject matter expert on process automation and mobility. Born and raised in Spain, he has lived and worked in Canada, Italy, Spain and UK. Now, based in London, he is responsible of the Technical enablement of the Nintex partners in EMEA. As an evangelist, Gonzalo regularly speaks at international conferences and is involved as a thought leader in online communities.


Alex Franklin is Lead Consultant at Core Technology Systems (UK) Ltd, with 20 years’ experience in architecting collaborative solutions including intranets/extranets, document management platforms, knowledge management platforms and process automation applications. Alex is passionate about collaboration, and the “people” side of technology. He has worked with customers to design, build and adopt solutions in sectors such as Insurance, Finance, Media, Education, Local and Central Government and various charities.


Christoph Smaltz is a consultant and project leader from Germany with more than 10 years of experience in social technologies. He is passionate about how companies can become more networked, agile and innovative organisations. Most recently he served as Head of Digital Transformation at Zeppelin Holding in Germany responsible for implementing a digital workplace and helping its employees and the organisation to become more digital. Before that he was an independent consultant after having been with Headshift, a UK based social business consultancy in London for five years.


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9:00 – 10:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 11:00 Nintex – Process and integrations: Should everything live in one place?

As the need for a holistic one workplace one tool requirement becomes ever more important, Gonzalo discuss’s and discover how this is not only possible but with modern technology, easy.

11:00 – 12:00 Sam Marshall (Clearbox Consulting): Employee experience and the digital workplace

We use more tools than ever in our jobs, and our productivity is suffering. A focus on improving employee experience across our digital workplaces not only improves effectiveness, it can also enhance our employer brand. But getting it right takes a joined-up approach that goes beyond technology alone. In this presentation I’ll present a framework to help design your digital workplace. I then explore the role of Office 365 within this, and where we should focus for a more intelligent approach. You’ll come away with a practical set of steps, and insights into the strategic approach of some of the leading organisations in this space.

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:00 Beezy By Core – Core announce their new partnership with Beezy and their specific Beezy offering.

Discussion and presentation on how the hand held approach to rolling out a new digital workplace solution from both a technical and adoption point of view can really help make the digital workplace a success.

14:00 – 15:00 Customer Panel

David Fletcher from Beezy will quiz three experienced customers on what they think is the best way to approach delivering a digital workplace to the business and really proving the business how you can show and measure a tangible ROI

15:00 – 16:00 Drinks and Networking