2019 Digital Business Automation Kick-off (GAUTENG)

  • March 13, 2019
  • 7:30AM - 2:00PM
  • IBM Client Centre, 90 Grayston Drive, Sandown, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
  • +27 82 775 6538

You are invited to join Highbury Solutions for their 2019 Digital Business Automation Kick-off event on the 13th March 2019, hosted at the IBM Client Centre in Sandton. During the event Highbury and IBM will share with you how to build a roadmap to Business Automation, showcase the strength of utilising the IBM Digital Business Automation (DBA) Platform and discuss use cases implemented in South Africa across various industries.

Other interesting topics will include the IBM Vision, 2018 results, and the IBM DBA Strategy. The event is relevant to C-Levels, Line of Business and sessions just for IT. Topics and Demonstrations will include: Capture with Intelligence, Process Modelling Tools, Workflow Automation, Content Management, Governance, and Robotic Process Automation.

Parking will be available in the IBM Building. Please ensure you have your ID or Drivers’ License available for security purposes. At the lifts in the basement parking area, press A for Atrium. A Highbury team member will meet you in the IBM Reception area for registration.

RSVPregistrations closed 6 March 2019


Our keynote speaker is Bill Lobig, VP for IBM Digital Business Automation, Content Services.

Bill leads the Content Services business, GTM, and Partner/Channel strategies for IBM Digital Business Automation. Bill has over 15 years of experience in the Enterprise Content Management space as well as holding various roles in the IBM Watson AI, Data, and Machine Learning businesses. Bill has extensive experience delivering and delighting clients with content and operational business process-based applications and currently focused on infusing AI and intelligence into the IBM DBA platform.

Armand Lange, Worldwide Sales Leader for DBA/Capture/Europe, Digital Business Automation will share with us the Datacap Portfolio offering. We will run two tracks; a Business Session and a Technical Session. Please indicate your choice during the RSVP process.

  • 7:30 AM — 9:00 AM
    Breakfast and Registration
    To accommodate traffic breakfast will be available from 07:30 AM
  • 9:00 AM — 9:15 AM
    Welcome Note
    Craig Holmes, VP Partner Ecosystem, IBM Southern Africa
  • 9:15 AM — 9:30 AM
    Introducing Highbury Solutions
    Annalise Olivier, Head of Sales and Marketing, Highbury Solutions
  • 9:30 AM — 10:15 AM
    The IBM Vision, 2018 EU & MEA Results
    Bill Lobig, VP IBM Digital Business Automation, Content Services
  • 10:15 AM — 10:30 AM
    Tea / Coffee Break
  • 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
    Why the IBM DBA Platform as the Automation platform of choice
    Bill Lobig, VP IBM Digital Business Automation, Content Services
  • 11:30 AM — 1:30 PM
    Break-out sessions
    For details select the 'BUSINESS SESSION' or 'TECHNICAL SESSION' tab above
  • 1:30 PM — 2:15 PM
    End of day
  • 11:30 AM — 12:15 PM
    Capturing – IBM’s new comprehensive portfolio
    Armand Lange, Worldwide Sales LeaderDBA / Capture / Europe Digital Business Automation
  • 12:15 PM — 1:00 PM
    Preparing for Automation with Process Modelling A Use Case Discussion
    Christo Fogwill – Head of Service Delivery, Highbury Solutions & Annalise Olivier – Head of Sales and Marketing
  • 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM
    How can Highbury help customers implement a Data Governance Framework as part of an Automation strategy
    Simon Jeggo, Highbury Solutions
  • 11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
    Implementing Capturing in the Financial Services and Banking Sector, lessons learned, including a demonstration of IBM Datacap – From capturing, to classification, to extraction
    Madoda Khambule – Technical Lead, Highbury Solutions & Tshukela Bambo, Technical Lead, Highbury Solutions
  • 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM
    Presentation – IBM Business Automation Workflow
    Phumlani Nhlapo, IBM Cloud
  • 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM
    Demonstration - How to use IBM Datacap with RPA
    Allister Duimpies, IBM Technical Sales Digital Business Automation