FREE Virtual Conference

Technology Solutions to Help You Thrive Through Dramatic Change

20th to 22nd April 2021

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Event Sponsored by QUANTIQ & Powered by Microsoft



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Day 1 - April 20th, 2021


April 20th, 9:00 - 9:45

Digital Transformation for the Cost of a Cup of Coffee

Ashley Gatehouse, Chief Marketing Officer
QUANTIQ

During this session we're going to challenge some of the received wisdoms about Digital Transformation and show you how for the cost of a cup of coffee, organisations of every size and shape can radically transform using modern cloud-based platforms and applications to thrive though this period of dramatic change.





April 20th, 10:00 - 10:45

Accelerating Digital Transformation with Microsoft Catalyst

Kevin Ingrey, Solution Enterprise Architect
QUANTIQ
Gina Timm, UK Partner Market Strategy Lead (Business Applications)
Microsoft

Don’t be held back by legacy received wisdom that transformative technology projects are inherently high risk, high expense and lengthy to execute. Modern cloud enabled applications and platforms such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 and The Power Platform can be deployed fast and at a fraction of the traditional cost.

In this powerful 45-minute event, learn how to build, plan and execute business transformational strategies with a proven, innovative approach from Microsoft Dynamics.  Hear Kevin explore the IDEA Framework (Inspire, Design, Empower and Achieve) and explore the Envisioning Workshop where you can seamlessly align and optimise your technology plan, to help your organisation survive, adapt and thrive.





April 20th, 11:00 - 11:45

QuickStart - Accelerate your start in Finance and HR

Ross Jones, Consultancy Manager; Mads Chawhan, Finance Consulting Manager; Gareth Edward Jones, HR Consulting Manager
QUANTIQ

In today’s ever-changing landscape, organisations have never needed to be more agile and digitally led. Especially when it comes to software implementations, which can often be lengthy and costly processes.

In response to the increase, we’ve seen for Rapid ERP implementations, we have developed a series of “Out of the Box” ERP Modernisation Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance, Business Central, Customer Engagement and HR. In this webinar, you can understand the QuickStart Services we have on offer and get a feel for how fast we can seamlessly roll out a Rapid ERP implementation for your organisation.





April 20th, 12:00 - 12:45

How to Deliver Success from ERP and Business Change

Paul Jones, General Manager - Product
QUANTIQ

This not to be missed session will see Paul examine how organisations can deliver success from ERP and Change Management.

Paul will primarily focus on what success actually looks like and how organisations can plan for it. The session will include a deep dive into Managing Projects and Change whilst investigating the benefits of Customer Success Programmes.





April 20th, 13:00 - 13:45

The Do's & Don’ts of Dynamics 365 Licensing

(In Association with Bytes)

Deane Roe, Architect Manager, Principle Technologist
QUANTIQ

Software Licensing can seem like a black art to the uninitiated, but it offers material opportunities for most organisations to improve asset usage and cost optimisation. Learn how to evaluate your existing Microsoft Dynamics environment. Understand your entitlements and how to combine them for optimum effect to deliver your business outcomes. Understand the common pitfalls and how to avoid them, in order to ensure you maximise your ROI from your Dynamics licensing deployment.





April 20th, 14:00 - 14:45

Azure - Automation & Dev Ops

Bronson Dreyer, Azure Senior Architect
QUANTIQ

Azure DevOps enables you to build, test, and deploy any application to any cloud or on premises. Bronson will examine how to combine automation techniques with automated pipelines to provision and configure the infrastructure you need to run your applications and services.





April 20th, 15:00 - 15:45 

Re-thinking Your eCommerce Payment Experience in a Pandemic – from Direct Debit to Open Banking

Ed Adshead-Grant, General Manager, Payments & Cash Management
Bottomline

In this webinar, we’ll discuss:

  • What is all the hype around the new era of ‘Open Banking’?
  • How  do businesses re-think digital to harness the power of open banking payments?
  • The business case for adopting this
  • And, of course, we’ll tackle your questions too!




April 20th, 16:00 - 16.45

Navigating the Power Apps Solution Playground to Optimise Agile App Development

George Cusworth, Power Platform Consultant
QUANTIQ

If you're new to the Microsoft Power Platform, or if you've yet to encounter its commercial possibilities, this session should be at the top of your WinTEQ list!

A low-code, no-code, enterprise-grade platform: The Power Platform is the solution playground for agile app development and delivery across every industry.

Find out how to increase agility across your organisation by rapidly building low-code apps that modernise processes and solve tough challenges within days, not weeks or months, in this powerful session with real Customer Success Stories! In addition, George will explore the creation of a CoE to govern the creation of Power Apps and environments.






Day 2 - April 21st, 2021


April 21st, 9:00 - 9:45

What's new for 2021 in Finance & Supply Chain Management

Kevin Moore, Solution Consulting Director
QUANTIQ

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Supply Chain is a powerful cloud-native modern ERP application delivering enterprise grade solutions for managing critical enterprise workloads. Recently voted the users favourite ERP system because of its approachable and intuitive user interface, rich functionality and native connectivity to all other popular Microsoft applications, Finance & Supply Chain should be on everyone's shortlist when looking to upgrade to a modern ERP platform.

In this power briefing you'll learn all that's new within the application and how this powerful solution could transform your organisation.





April 21st, 10.00 - 10:45

What's new for 2021 in Customer Engagement

Steve Curtis, Solution Consultant
QUANTIQ

Wave 1 enhancements to Customer Engagement are due to be released from April of this year – great news for clients both old and new!

In this power briefing you'll learn about the new features coming within the application and how Customer Engagement can elevate your customer management and insights, across the enterprise.

Attend and hear about deeper personalisation and the additional channels to engage and reach your customers with Dynamics 365 Marketing.  You’ll learn about the exciting updates to the mobile app in Dynamics 365 Sales and much more with Dynamics 365 Customer Service and Dynamics 365 Field service!





April 21st, 11:00 - 11:45

What's New for 2021 in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Andy Mason, Senior Solution Consultant
QUANTIQ

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is the dedicated ERP application designed specifically for smaller to medium sized organisations. Feature-rich, this cloud-native ERP application can be deployed rapidly. If you're an SME and looking for a future-proof ERP solution to help support and power your growth, Business Central could be your ideal solution.

Attend and get a low down on everything you need to know, from Application Improvements; Enhanced Integrations with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and working with the Power Platforms – this power briefing is one not to miss!





April 21st, 12:00 - 12:45

What's new for 2021 in Dynamics 365 Commerce

Dan Burdge, Retail and Buying Merchandising Consultant and Liam Kerrigan, Principle Technologist
QUANTIQ
Martin Shave, Business Applications Industry Lead for Retail, Travel & Transport
Microsoft

Omnichannel retailing excellence has been elevated from a competitive advantage to a survive and thrive necessity over the recent year. However, for many delivering on seamless customer experiences across online and instore environments is materially hindered by legacy, highly customised on-premise solutions that are no longer fit for purpose.

Hear how Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce can deliver unified, personalised and seamless shopping experiences from Cloud for Retail; Omnichannel Point of Sales to Customer Insights – this will be a truly inspirational session, one not to be missed!





April 21st, 13:00 - 13:45

Customer Insights:  Powerful, Real Time Customer Data Platform

Matt Vardy, Enterprise Architect
QUANTIQ

If your data environment feels like it's too large to manage, or is creaking under the weight of the data, or if you're one of the countless organisations trying to align on a single version of the truth so your data works in real-time to drive intelligent decision making, then Microsoft Customer Insights could be your answer.

This session will include demonstrations of both ‘data ingestion, modelling and insight building’ and ‘driving meaningful data across engagement channels’ as well as a sneak peek into the upcoming features and the roadmap for Dynamics 365 Customer Insights.





April 21st, 14:00 - 14:45

Learn How QUANTIQ’s NEW Azure Practice Strategy Paves the Way for Optimised Digital Transformation in the Cloud

Hanna Lydiate, General Manager Azure
QUANTIQ

Announcing the launch of QUANTIQ’s specialist Azure Practice.
By leveraging future proofed digital operations platforms and cloud-based enterprise applications, QUANTIQ's Azure Practice works closely with our specialist Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Applications and Analytics Optimisation teams to bring together everything you need to rapidly and securely transform your critical enterprise workloads.

This not to be missed session will delve into the solutions on offer and detail the reality of what this could mean to your organisation.





April 21st, 15:00 - 15:45

Retail Transformation – ‘The Intelligent Connected Store’

Dan Burdge, Retail and Buying Merchandising Consultant and
Liam Kerrigan, Principle Technologist
QUANTIQ

Calling all Retailers – if you are going to attend any WinTEQ session, this is the one for you!

Dynamics 365 Connected Store will allow you to gain real insights helping you to engage and increase shoppers; enhance the shopping experience and safety element; optimise staffing and increase profitability and empower employees to act in real time.

Dan and Liam will cover everything you need to know from creating excellence in customer service to typical implementation requirements!





April 21st, 16:00 - 16:45

Beyond the Pandemic: Procurement’s Time to Shine

Alex Ashley-Roberts, Proactis, Director

When aligned with business survival in the face of global crisis, the strategic value Procurement can provide, beyond just savings, became much more recognisable and demonstrable.

This session explores why recent events catapulted Procurement onto the centre stage, accelerated function maturity and created the chance for Procurement teams to shine.

Join Alex to:

  • Understand the growth journey procurement functions go through.
  • Hear front line stories of change and value delivery.
  • Gain actionable ideas move your team forward.





Day 3 - April 22nd, 2021


April 22nd, 9:00 - 9:45

Azure - Governance & Security

(In Association with Six Degrees)

James Longworth, Azure Lead Architect
QUANTIQ

As organisations embrace the rewards of cloud computing to connect with clients and optimise operations, new challenges can also emerge. One of the biggest hurdles in the adoption of cloud computing is ensuring that users have the right skill set to manage the underlying technologies, as well as the understanding of how to manage and automate the Microsoft Azure platform.

If this sounds familiar, this session is for you!  James will examine the Cloud Dilemma many of us face today– agility versus control, governance considerations and the disciplines of governance that should not be ignored!





April 22nd, 10:00 - 10:45

Power Platform - Power Apps

(In Association with Computacenter)

Paul Matthews, Power Platform Consultant
QUANTIQ

The Power Platform offers limitless possibilities – from analysing data, building solutions, automating processes and creating virtual agents.  However, do you wonder what solution is right for you and your requirements?

This deep dive into the Power Platform will see Paul examine the different types of Power Apps which are available as well as demonstrate when you should use each type of app! In addition, Paul will explore the creation of a CoE to govern the creation of Power Apps and environments.





April 22nd, 11:00 - 11:45

What’s Dataverse & Why Should EVERYONE Care!

Deane Roe, Architect Manager – Principle Technologist
QUANTIQ

If you've ever had to bring data from multiple systems and applications together, you know what an expensive and time-consuming task that can be. Without being able to share and understand data easily, each application or data integration project requires a custom implementation adding cost, time and complexity.

Attend and hear how Microsoft Dataverse simplifies this process by providing a shared data language for business applications to use. Discover how Dataverse's metadata system makes it possible for data, and its meanings, to be shared across applications and solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power Apps, Power BI and Microsoft Teams. As well as, having the ability to ingest both structured and unstructured data from legacy, operational, marketing and third-party online sources, creating one version of the truth across all your critical workflow applications.





April 22nd, 12:00 - 12:45

Power Platform - Power BI. Discipline at the Core & Flexibility at the Edge. Sealing the marriage between Self-Service & Corporate BI

Stuart Lock, Business Intelligence Team Lead
QUANTIQ

If you're interested in creating a data driven culture with business intelligence for all, then this powerful session is for you!

Stuart will examine the Evolution of BI:  Corporate versus Self-Service BI; Discipline at the Core with Shared Power BI Data Models and Flexibility at the Edge with Empowered Analysts and Users.

And don’t just take our word for it…the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms has just been announced. For the fourteenth consecutive year, Microsoft has been named a Leader.  This is a session not to be missed!





April 22nd, 13:00 - 13:45

Power Platform - Power Automate

Jon Russell, Power Platform Consultant
QUANTIQ

Ever thought how you can streamline repetitive tasks so that your employees can get on with the important matters?  If so, come and hear Jon review how Microsoft Power Automate can help you take care of what is important and automate the rest, allowing your organisation to focus its’ attention where needed!





April 22nd, 14:00 - 14:45

5 Reasons to Choose Power Apps Portals

Aaron Gumbs, D365 Customer Engagement Team Manager
QUANTIQ

In recent times we have seen a growth in organisations delivering low-code apps to employees across their business with Power Apps.  Are you one of these organisations, and are you now thinking, how can we do the same for people outside your business?

If so, this is the session for you!

Power Apps Portals allow you to build low-code, responsive websites which allow external users to interact.  In this webinar, Aaron will provide an overview of the Power App Portal and the Microsoft Cloud whilst examining how the Power App Portal can provide a personalised and second to none experience for your clients.





April 22nd, 15:00 - 15:45

Power Platform - Build a Unified Customer Profile with Customer Insights in Dynamics 365

Dan Barzotti, Senior Solutions Consultant
QUANTIQ

Dynamics 365 Customer Insights enables you to transform customer data into actionable insights.  This highly demonstrative session will look at Customer Insights in depth, allowing you to examine Customer Profiles, Data Sources and Data Ingestion to Prediction Models, Actionable Segments and more!

If your organisation is missing the connected experience, join this session to find out how you can unify your data.





April 22nd, 16:00 - 16:45

Getting the most out of your Technology Investment

Peter Martin, Chief Information Officer
Andrew Hayward, Chief Sales Officer
Jerry Dromey, Sales Director
QUANTIQ

We believe in the transformational power of technology, and during WinTEQ you will hear from QUANTIQ experts and special guest speakers on everything that is new and fundamental in the world of Dynamics 365, The Power Platform and Azure.

This session will bring WinTEQ to a close and examine how you guarantee your Dynamics 365 System is always fit for purpose whilst ensuring that you get the most out of your technology investment.  Peter will take you through the essentials to seamlessly run your Dynamics 365 Environment whilst examining a variety of support programs that can help you no matter where you are in your transformational journey.

This will be a must attend, and the perfect ending to a busy 3 days!




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