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Industry Insights: Accelerating digital transformation through adoption of best-in-class global platforms [IN-PERSON]

Join us in Canberra for a special edition of Industry Insights.

Event Start: Wed 21 Feb 05:30 PM
Event Finish: Wed 21 Feb 08:00 PM

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Registration End Date: Tue 20 Feb 10:00 PM


<em>*If you are not a current ACS member, you will be asked to &#39;create an account&#39;. Your details will be used for registration processes only. If you experience technical issues, please contact <a href="mailto:events@acs.org.au" target="_blank">events@acs.org.au</a>.<br><br><strong>This event series is intended for Professionals and Leaders. Based outside of Canberra? You may attend the session online! Please follow the link and register <a href="https://www.acs.org.au/cpd-education/event-detail.html?eventId=701GB000002Cc8M" target="_blank">here</a>.</strong></em><br><br>Chris Crozier will commence his presentation by giving context to the strategic environment Defence currently faces and the need for digital transformation to ensure Defence is ready to fight and win in the digital age.  Chris will also discuss the recent formation of the Defence Digital Group and the organisational changes being implemented to enable a more rapid adoption of best-in-class platforms, underpinned by best-in-class sovereign ICT capabilities, to deliver strategic decision advantage to the warfighter.<br><br>This session will highlight the strategic imperatives of adopting best-in-class capabilities including best-in-class automation where appropriate.  Chris will delve into the relationship between technology uplift and the speed of automation, underlining the importance of modernising underlying technology infrastructures and platforms, enabling maximum returns from automation initiatives.  From enhanced efficiency to heightened security, the session will navigate the advantages and challenges of aligning with best practices during digital transformations.<br><br>Key takeaways will include an understanding of how to strategically integrate best-in-class global ICT platforms to enhance overall organisational performance and how the combination of best-in-class platforms and automation can increase organisational agility.  Attendees will also gain insights into Defence Digital Group&#39;s three year platform strategy and roadmap, which is currently under development.<br><br>This event is proudly supported by <a href="https://www.tricentis.com/" target="_blank">Tricentis</a>.<br><br><strong>About our event sponsor - Tricentis</strong><br><a href="https://www.tricentis.com/" target="_blank">Tricentis</a> is a global leader in continuous testing and quality engineering. The Tricentis AI-based, continuous testing portfolio of products provide a new and fundamentally different way to perform software testing in both agile development and complex enterprise apps. An approach that’s totally automated, fully codeless, and intelligently driven by AI - enabling enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation by dramatically increasing software release speed, reducing costs, and improving software quality. <br><br><strong>Agenda</strong><br>5:30pm - Guest arrival and networking<br>6:00pm - Welcome introduction and housekeeping<br>6:05pm - Presentation by Chris Crozier<br>6:15pm - Panel Session + Q&amp;A<br>6:40pm - Audience Q&amp;A (both in-person and virtual)<br>7:10pm - In-person networking drinks<br>7:40pm - Event close<br><br><strong>Speaker</strong><br>- Chris Crozier, Chief Information Officer, Defence Digital Group, Department of Defence

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Chris Crozier

Chris Crozier

Chris Crozier was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) on 1 August 2023, leading the Defence Digital Group (DDG).

Prior to joining Defence, Chris Crozier was the Group CIO for Orica International, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of explosives for mining and civil construction.

As the Group CIO, Chris Crozier was accountable for global digital technology strategies and operations across a footprint of the organisation spanning 120 countries, covering business (IT), customer (internet of things), and manufacturing (operational technology) systems, including the governance of Orica’s digital ecosystems, architecture, data and cyber posture. Prior to this, Chris Crozier held executive roles within Orica as Vice President of Australia-Pacific region, Chief Digital Officer and Global Vice President Supply Chain, and BHP as Global CIO and Global Chief Procurement Officer.

As a 35 year veteran of the mining and resources sector, having commenced his professional life with Rio Tinto as a Research Engineer, Chris Crozier has experienced the highs and lows of the commodity cycle. He has worked in Asia for more than 25 years, residing in Singapore for 18 years. Chris Crozier has a Chemical Engineering Degree (Honours First Class) and Masters of Business Administration.

In his spare time, Chris Crozier enjoys endurance sports, including cycling, running and swimming.

Profile: https://www.defence.gov.au/about/who-we-are/leaders/chief-information-officer

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Anastasios Kyriakopoulos

Anastasios Kyriakopoulos

Anastasios has more than 30 years of professional experience in the tech industry across Europe, USA, Southeast Asia, and ANZ. An early adopter of automation for application lifecycle management and quality engineering, he sees automation as the key to true agility and transformation. 
Enterprise Applications like SAP have been a big part of Anastasios’s career, from implementing ERP centric test automation/management solutions to playing a key role in one of Hong Kong’s first SAP S/4 HANA implementations. Anastasios is an insight-driven automation enthusiast with an obsession for customer success. 
“Because ultimately, technology is made by people, for people.”
 

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    Event Finish: Wed 21 Feb 08:00 PM
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