SOL 01 - Unlock the full potential of Office 365 using Hyperfish
Jakob Maciolek - Hyperfish

Hyperfish helps organizations bring people together by ensuring their profile information is always complete and up-to-date. Hyperfish understands what's invalid, and automatically starts a conversation with end users to collect and validate their information. Users can quickly and easily manage their information from anywhere via mobile or internet connected device. Hyperfish continually monitors your environment to ensure consistency and compliance to standards as your organization changes. Hyperfish improves IT service delivery, increases employee engagement and helps unlock the value of your SharePoint/Office 365 investment.

SOL 02 - Learn from customers: how the Nintex platform can be used together to build rich business processes with great user experiences
Nintex

When your business relies on compliance with regulatory and financial requirements to stay in business, you can’t afford to make a mistake. Join us to hear first-hand how William Blair used Nintex to automate their manual processes.
As a global investment firm, William Blair will discuss how the implementation of workflow and forms has helped them to:

  • Reduced Dependence on Paper
  • Better Utilize Employee Talents
  • Empower People to Think Critically and Innovate

MORE ABOUT WILLIAM BLAIR
Founded in 1935, William Blair is an independent and employee-owned investment banking and asset management firm with over 1,300 employees, more than $92.7 billion in client assets and transactions in more than 35 countries, for 900 companies.

SOL 03 - How to Protect Your Critical SaaS Data
Ian Gillespie - Backupify

More and more businesses are relying on Office 365 to get things done. But with all of that cloud data comes a whole new set of concerns for IT professionals. What if a user accidentally deletes or overwrites a file? When employees leave the company, can you prevent their files from leaving with them? How can you protect your organization from app outages, misconfigured workflows or even ransomware attacks? Learn how to protect your critical business data with Backupify, the leader in cloud-to-cloud backup, enabling enterprises to extend data protection and accessibility best practices to the cloud. More than two million business customers rely on Backupify to protect SaaS data in Office 365, G Suite, and Salesforce.

SOL 04 - How to Boost Microsoft Flow with Rich Process Automation Functionality for End-to-End Digital Transformation
Bre Huston - K2

With K2 Flow Connector, take Microsoft Flow to a whole new level. Do more than just build simple , event-driven business processes - K2 Flow Connector enables you to connect your systems and environments OOB (with no coding required!), while adding rich functionality, automation, and customization across your workflow and process spectrum. Learn how this partnership bolsters your Business Process Management and Digital Transformation topologies through a live demo of example processes like:

  • Handling social media events to establish employee or customer sentiment, and responding accordingly;
  • Reacting to changes in a Dynamics CRM or Salesforce opportunity and kicking off a business process;
  • Starting a complex workflow form from a Jira event or any of Flow’s other 140 built-in connectors

Walk away with tips on how to give your existing Microsoft Flow instance a big boost. You’ll learn how to build and scale the processes you've always wanted—from the most basic to the highly complex—in a fraction of the time typically required

 

SOL 05 - How to create a Branded, Multi-lingual, User Targeting O365 Global Intranet
Ricardo Martinez Salas - Protiviti

Nemak is a leading provider in the global automotive industry. The company employs more than 23,000 people at 38 facilities worldwide, generating revenues of US$4.3 billion in 2016. Recently, the Nemak Communication team partnered with Protiviti to design and implement a new corporate Intranet on O365 with key goals of creating a design building a 10 language site that targets content from a centralized location in Monterrey, Mexico around the world. Using search, custom user profile updates, the video hub and much more, the success of this project was agreed to on a global scale.

 

SOL 06 - SPFx based Intranet – Saketa Intranet Suite
Ujjwal Saketh - Saketa

The Saketa Intranet Suite (SIS) is a disruptive, ready-to-go intranet for Office 365, comprising engaging widgets and an intuitive interface. Built on the latest SharePoint framework, it comprises a wide range of fully responsive widgets, to maximize collaboration among employees. Completely flexible and adaptable to suit the design language of any organization, the Saketa Intranet Manager serves as the perfect interface between the employee and the organization. Come see us at SPFest, Chicago.

 

SOL 07 - BPM for professional services
Shyamal Addanki - FireStart

In this session, Shyamal will share a few ideas of how a lean BPM, like FireStart, can be used by professional service organizations, such as law firms. Law firms are a typical example of organizations with strong process-driven operations, strict governance requirements, and large non-technical user base with a small IT support team. Implementing a user-centric BPM drives adoption across the firm and reduces the administrative workload on attorneys while ensuring quick resolutions and clear, consistent communication through the value-chain.

Presenting with Shyamal will be Neal Gerber Eisenberg, a leading Chicago law firm that represents a number of Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, nonprofits and high net worth individuals.

SOL 08 - SharePoint Migration – Handle with Care
Michael Smith - Metalogix

Is your technology suited to help you upgrade to a more powerful platform on-premises or in the cloud? If you are like other organizations, then you are probably unsure of how secure your governance strategy is, how optimized your storage is, and how easily you can translate your old platform to the new one. Without proper planning, your SharePoint migration could lead to sensitive data exposure, late delivery, and a negative user experience. Join us to learn about the latest industry best practices and free tools that will help you easily navigate technical roadblocks, performance challenges and security concerns as you embark on your SharePoint or Office 365 migration journey.

SOL 09 - Groups and Teams Governance Made Easy with AvePoint
Justin Walker, Senior Solution Engineer, AvePoint

By design, Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams are poised to change the way every individual in your organization works together – from Millennials to Baby Boomers. Learn how to strike the balance between enforcing governance over Groups and Teams, and getting your users what they need quickly with AvePoint.