IT Business Partner Forum June 21st 2018

For IT professionals who share the vision for Strategic IT Partnerships

You will gain insight into the role of IT Business Partnering and have the opportunity to discuss through workshops and Q&A sessions. In addition, there will be many occasions for informal networking.*
We have chosen 3 themes that are being run as separate tracks in the afternoon:
  1. Getting Started - Led by Paul Kirkham
  2. Beyond Service Partner - Led by Gavin Berman
  3. Masterclass - Led by James O'Driscoll
We're extremely pleased to announce that we're being hosted by our sponsor, NFU Mutual in Stratford Upon Avon, with Steve Rix, Head of Demand Management, as our keynote speaker.
In addition, we have a Convergence Essentials® public workshop (discount for booking together) and an Influence Workshop either side of this event.
Last but not least, we will be having a dinner together the night before - details to be arranged separately.
We look forward to seeing you there!

*Unfortunately non-attendance cannot be refunded.

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The Three Themes

In response to our survey, as a delegate, you have said you will be wanting to share experiences, understand the latest research and take part in workshops on:

Getting started

The Getting Started Track will be for those in discovery mode or react to operational issues.
For more information please see Talk Proposals

Beyond Service Partner

The Beyond Service Partner track will be ideal for those who are interested in progressing up the BP maturity scale.
The track will include a case study on the efforts made by UK Parliament to move up the scale.
For more information please see Talk Proposals


The Masterclass Track will be for people want to delve into more specialist areas that touch on the IT Business Partnering role.
For more information please see Talk Proposals

We will be reaching out to our associate community and we will be continuously updating this website as we confirm talks.

For the Community by the Community

Click on the links to explore the event website

Jackie Ross

Head of Business Relationships, UK IT
DS Smith

Theresa Jacobs

Snr IT Business Partner

Samantha Cooke

IT Business Relationship Manager
NFU Mutual

James O'Discoll

Managing Associate
Gilbert Scott Associates

Who is helping organize the event?

Paul Kirkham

IT - Business Partner

Gavin Berman

Business Partner
Parliamentary Digital Service

Luke Radford

Principal Digital Business Partner
Department for Transport

Daniela Pescetelli

Project Manager
Baxter Thompson Associates

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